10 ways to incorporate a tassel on your project

It's no secret that I LOVE tassels. In all forms. I love that you can add soft, swishy movement to a project by adding one. Or how pretty it looks in a planner. Why, yes... you are right, I do have a collection of tassels - a mix of happy vibrant colours....even though I will always have a weakness for white tassels...Here are 10 ways to incorporate a tassel on your project. :)

A quick mixed media tag tutorial

1. Add a classy touch to a vintage-inspired tag.

I wanted to make one of those timeless and elegant tags so I went with a muted colour palette. The white tassel was glued down at the top so that the bottom part swishes when you move the tag. :)

The mixed media canvas that was in the half-done pile for a while...

2.  Colour it to match your project.

The flowers and tassel on this project started out pink but were misted a shimmering lilac to create contrast and depth.

Embracing the cute stuff

3. Let it look pretty in your planner.

Hang a tassel or two in your planner. They can serve as a page divider or just look pretty in your planner. :)

A vintage-inspired mixed media canvas for Maya Road

4. Add vintage charm to a vintage-inspired mixed media canvas.

This cute little leather tassel from Maya Road really goes well with vintage ephemera.

Adding to my monogram collection
5. Accentuate a vertical design.

Except for the pink blooms and leaf, the monogram consisted mainly of white on white embellishments.  So the tassel provided another textural element while accentuating the vertical line of the letter.
Pastel colours and floral clusters...
6. Draw the eye to the focal point.

The tassel helped to guide the eye through the densely decorated mixed media canvas.

Meet my yum pan...

7. Add fun and whimsy to your project.

Try a little tassel trim for a fun and whimsical project.

A wall hanging for Xyron and Maya Road

8. Dress up the tail ends of a hanging project.

Instead of beads or ribbon, use tassels on your wall hanging.

Current faves on a mixed media canvas
9. Serve as a bow companion.

Fish tail ribbon ends are pretty but oh-so-normal. Why not let a tassel be your bow companion? *winks*

The one where a drill was involved....

10. Be a playful interactive element on a mixed media canvas.

I created this mixed media canvas as a functional decorative piece. You can hang bracelets or trinkets from the door knobs, switch out the photo and notecard and play with the hanging tassel.

There you have it...10 ways to incorporate a tassel on your project. Which one is your fave?


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Lizzyc said...

ooo I love all these wonderful ideas on using tassels! they look great... I know I have some in my stash somewhere!!!

Audrey Pettit said...

I always love your tips posts! You have so many amazing ideas! Now I want to go look for some tassels!! <3

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I always love your tips and I loveeeeeeee the way you incorporate tassels!!!!!!!!! These are all fabulous!!!!!!!!!!

Lisa said...

I absolutely love all the ways you've incorporated the tassels!! Your projects are stunning!! I don't think I can pick a fav...maybe the first tag, but they are all amazing!! I need to add tassels to my craft've inspired me!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

Cindy deRosier said...

Awesome! I can't pick a favorite. And tassels are so trendy right now!

Mitra Pratt said...

See and this is why I like you....a tassle collection...lucky girl! Loved this showcase! Oh my!

Karon said...

You are always so inspirational! TFS

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