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Friday, December 9, 2016

Guesting Again at Tag You're It!


I get to play along with the talented design team at Tag You're It again! The new challenge features a beautiful tag from featured artist Laurie Willison

I was inspired by the colours; the patterned and die cut sentiment; and the trees going along the bottom of the tag. Here is where I took those elements:


To start, I cut down two die cut wine tags so that my finished tag would be close to square and would have a decorative bottom. While I really like the square shape of Laurie's, I wanted to leave lots of room around the sentiment I'd chosen. I die cut the sentiment from one of the tags as well as patterned paper — dots instead of stripes just because. After adhering the two layers of tag, I inset the patterned sentiment into the die cut negative, adding back the white "o" centre and tail of the "y". Instead of stamping, I used some die cut holly and berries, adding glossy accents to the berries for shine and dimension. A little cord and ribbon (Look at that bow! I will never tie as perfect a one again...) completes the tag. 

Supplies: white & Stampin' Up real red cardstock, American Crafts green glitter paper, Teresa Collins Santa's List patterned paper, Avery Elle Cheers, Papertrey Ink Wonderful Words: Joy & Lil' Inkers Holly Jolly dies, Marvy-Uchida corner-rounding punch, Lawn Fawn Mistletoe hemp cord & scrap green ribbon, Glossy Accents


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5 comments:

Susan said...

Love that polka dot sentiment, so pretty!

cm said...

Your polka dots and glittery holly are bringing me joy! So thrilled that you're our GD over at Tag, You're It!
~carol

Marybeth said...

Hi Lindsey and congratulations on you GD spot! What a darling little tag! Love the dotted Joy and pretty holly leaves!

Jen Mitchell said...

Super festive! I love the sparkly holly leaves. So happy to have you along with us at Tag You're It!

Barbara Godden said...

Great tag, love the polka dot die cut. Congrats on Guesting.