I was cutting a few of these die shapes [Tim Holtz-alterations] for a friend and just had to use of some for myself.
The tag is by Crafty Individuals, but I added some stamped script and a few embossed swirls. The word ticket is a Darkroomdoor stamp. The shading is walnut stain, tea dye, and tumbled glass distress inks. It took more time to add twine to the bobbins and button holes as it did to assemble the tag, some days the fingers don't move how I would like them to.
The challenges, I had in mind for this tag are