Sunday, 6 July 2014

Garden Tag

 
Morning.  I think one of my most inspiring places just has to be out in the garden.  The colours, textures and beauty just make me want to make a card.  I also find so much inspiration at Splicoast Stampers as you know and the challenge today got my creative juices flowing. 
I began by cutting a tag using a tag die from My Favourite Things.  I inked up the flower stamp from the Stampin Up set called Spring Garden by colouring on the stamp with Memento markers.  I then sprayed with water and stamped.  While the tag dried, I stamped the sentiment....it is an oldie but still one of my favs.  I added the twine to the tag then sewed it onto my card front.
 
I am also adding my card to these challenges:
 
Curtain Call- BIRTHDAY BASH
 
 
 
Tag You're It- INSPIRED BY VIRGINIA
 
 
 
YNS- INSPIRATION PHOTO
 
 
 
 
 
The Mixed Media Challenge- TOUCH OF NATURE 
 
 
Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.
 
Supplies:  stamps- SU, PSX/ Memento markers/ Memento bl/ twine/ tag die MFT/ sewing machine

36 comments:

  1. Hollyhocks are so sentimental to me; I remember them in my grandfather's garden. But I just cannot get them to look pretty here in OH - the bugs just decimate the leaves! So I love seeing them on cards - yours is so bright and crisp, Karen!

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  2. What a beautiful way to spotlight those flowers on a tag! I can see the inspiration from Virginia's colors, too! Thanks so much for linking this up to Tag You're It! Hope to see you again, Karen!

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  3. Gorgeous card ... love all the bright colors of your garden tag! Would love if you link up to the new Mixed Media Card Challenge #1 - Touch of Nature. Loll xx

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  4. Karen, this is striking! I love the colors of your flowers and wish I had a patch in my garden that looks just like it.

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  5. This is such a pretty card Karen, the colours are beautiful, Cathy x

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  6. This looks like a hand painted watercolor,it's gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Tag You're It!

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  7. Very pretty and bright! Love the cheerful colors!

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  8. BEAUTIFUL flowers! Thanks for playing along with us the Tag You're It Challenge!

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  9. Oh, Karen, how beautiful! Your vibrant colors are fabulous, and I LOVE the layout! Super card, as always, sweet friend! Hugs!

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  10. Gorgeous tag and your colours are so vibrant. I must agree with you Karen on how lovely and peaceful it is to spend time in the garden. Such a happy place!

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  11. Karen the spritzed flowers are fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Tag You`re It!

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  12. Oh, this is so pretty! Lovely take on Virginia's tag!

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  13. Wow gorgeous, love the colorful flowers !

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  14. Love those colorful flowers!

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  15. Your blooms are gorgeous on your stitched tag Karen! Thanks for joining in on the first Mixed Media Card Challenge!

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  16. This is just stunning Karen! I love your flowers & CAS design. Thanks so much for joining us at Tag You're It!

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  17. This is fantastic karen! I love the colors and the design! Thanks so much for playing this week at MMCC!

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  18. Simply gorgeous. This caught my eye, and I just had to tell you how beautiful this is. Love this little tag/card. Completely perfect. Bev

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  19. What a simply gorgeous burst of colors and blooms!! Lovely and it is very eye-catching!!

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  20. love, love, love this! beatiful card! thanks for playing along with us at the Mixed Media Card challenge blog!

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  21. This is so lovely, Karen, you have captured the feel of a summer garden.

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  22. Beautiful, Karen, and congrats on getting a shout out at Moxie Fab World!

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  23. Haven'[t been around to comment lately. Saw this shout out on Moxie Fab and I can see why. It's gorgeous.

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  24. Beautiful card! So fresh and pretty! Thanks for joining us over at the Tag You're It! Challenge.

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  25. What a lovely card. Brought a smile to my face. Fresh and pretty flowers, love the watercolour effect. Thank you for joining us at the Mixed Media card Challenge

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  26. Love this beautiful card!

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  27. Beautiful card and I love the blue & orange combo. Thanks for joining our challenge at Your Next Stamp.

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  28. Love this! Love the water color and how you layered your tag! So simple and clean! Thanks for playing along with The Mixed Media Card Challenge!

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  29. Such a beautiful mixed media CAS card. Love it!
    Thanks for playing with us at MMCC. Hope to see you with us again in August!

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  30. Your card is so gorgeous..i love the colors and the construction! Thank you for entering our challenge at YNS!

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