Saturday, 15 November 2014

You've Been Tagged


Welcome to the weekend.  Every year, I plan to make some special tags for my gifts but then run out of time.  So this year, I have tried to get a start on them early.  I am feeling inspired by the challenge at Splitocoast this am from the Harry and David Gourmet site.  Wow...beautiful gifts and lots of yummy food.  I saw this peppermint bark and hence my tag was born.


I began by cutting my tag from heavy white cardstock using a tag die from MFT.  I stamped the Nordic pattern from Simon Says Stamp down one side of my tag using Fired Brick Distress ink.  Love that crisp and clean pattern.  Reminds me of a cozy warm winter sweater.  The snowflake is from Lawn Fawn which I die-cut and stamped with the same Nordic pattern. 
I had a piece of old sheet music that I distressed with ink then cut to make into a bow and attached using a button.  Stamped the sentiment from PTI and done.

There is Christmas music playing on the radio.  I can't believe how quick it is coming.  Phew...better get going and make some more tags.


Adding my tag to these challenges:

CASology- FESTIVE

Addicted to Stamps- ANYTHING GOES

A Crafty Mess- ANYTHING GOES

Stamping With Loll- TWELVE TAGS FOR CHRISTMAS
(if you need to be inspired check out the beauties there!!)



Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping in to take a peek.

Supplies:  stamps- SSS, PTI/ snowflake die- Lawn Fawn/ tag die- MFT/ ink- Distress, Memento/ button/ old sheet music/ twine

15 comments:

  1. Hello, A lovely project, I love the image and the colour choice. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this month with our first challenge at A Crafty Mess Good luck. We would love to see you again next month.

    Teighan DT

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  2. Beautiful tag. So crisp and retro looking! I love how you've continued using the snowflake die in many ways. Awesome!

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  3. Oh, Karen, I am loving this Nordic pattern and love this card! And I love that snowflake die!! Beautiful card, my friend! Warm hugs!

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  4. Peppermint bark, Christmas sweaters, and bright and buttoned tags? What more could anyone want! I love this, Karen!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. Great bag for Christmas, I just love it great use of stamps and I love that big snowflake!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  6. Love this wintery themed tag, Karen. The bow made from the sheet music is so cute!

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  7. Such a beautiful creation Karen!

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  8. What a wonderful way to translate your peppermint bark (yum!) inspiration into a gorgeous tag! The nordic patterned stamp, paired with the sheet music bow: ingenious! Thank you for sharing your creativity in the ATSM Gallery!
    ~c

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  9. I can taste peppermint when I look at this tag! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  10. Gorgeous tag Karen. LOVE that nordic stamp ... so beautiful paired with the musical note paper. Thanks for playing along with my Christmas tag event. Loll xx

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  11. A gorgeous, and very inspiring tag Karen!! I love the vintage looks the sheet music bow gave it :)

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  12. Gorgeous tag with lots of beautiful details! Love this, Karen! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology.

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  13. What a beautiful and fun tag! I love the colors of it and I love the vintage sheet music bow!! Hugs, Brenda

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  14. This is so festive, love the sweater design in red and white, red button pops beautifully. Thank you for sharing with ATSM !

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  15. What a nifty tag! That music sheet bow is a perfect touch. It all works so nicely.

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