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Thursday, November 25, 2010

November 2010 Papertrey Ink Blog Hop!

 November 2010 CHALLENGE:
Design a holiday tag or two using all of your favorite goodies and share it with all of us! 


I've made two designs for the Papertry Ink Challenge - one design for each of my sons. 
Both tag styles start with the Tag Sale #1 die cut in Kraft card stock and sponged with white ink. I chose the cute little images and sentiments from Tiny Treats: Christmas, stamped with Black Memento Ink and coloured with copic markers.  I then used the label die from Tea for Two to cut the images out.

Penguin -"Bundle of Fun"

This set of tags will go onto my youngest son's gifts - he loves everything outdoors - skiing, surfing, camping and hiking. 

I mounted the penguin image onto a red patterned paper that was stamped and cut with the Friendship Jar die and stamp set. After a cold day on the slopes, a cup of hot cocoa with marshmallows is always a great choice! (stamped with the image from  Friendship Jars Holiday Fillers.)  

Red dot sparkles were then added to the jar topper and the edges of the penguin die cut. Red and white striped ribbon finishes off the tag - ready for attaching to presents.


Gingerbread Man - "Sweetest Wishes"
 
This set of tags was made for my older son - he loves all things sweet, and each Christmas the gingerbread house, candies and cookies disappear very quickly !! 

I started with the same Kraft tag and then stamped the "Homemade gingerbread" sentiment from the Friendship Jars Holiday Fillers over the tag. The coloured gingerbread image was mounted onto red gingham fabric (couldn't find gingham paper) and then an embroidery stitch on my sewing machine was used to create the frame around the edge. 

A green felt and red rhinestone holly embellishment was added to the top of the tag and then finished off with the cute gingerbread and candy cane ribbon  tied with Pure Poppy baker's twine.


Tag Details:
Stamps: Tiny Treats: Christmas, Friendship Jars, Friendship Jars Holiday Fillers, Peace Be Still (snowflake)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Close to My Heart Cocolate, White Daisy, Crystal Blue.
Papers: Bella white card stock, Kraft card stock; SU patterend paper
Dies:  PTI Tag Sale #1, Tea for Two Label, Friendship Jar die and topper die.
Other Supplies: ribbon, gingham fabric, sewing machine, dot sparkles, Avon felt holly accent, Pure Poppy baker's twine, red marker

Hope you are all enjoying a Happy Thanksgiving in the United States.  
Happy Blog Hopping today as well!!

30 comments:

Peppermintpatty said...

Sooo Cute!!! / Karin

canyoupixelthis.com said...

Oh my!! Such gorgeous tags you've created!! So gorgeous!!

Chris said...

Beautiful, Karen!! The jars are great.

Lucky Girl said...

I love the friendship jar images on the tags...way to cute! :)

Lorraine said...

These are great, Karen! Love the jar with the marshmallows on top.

Terri E. said...

What a bunch of cuties! Way to rock the PTI tag challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E

eva said...

these are so adorable! i love the colors and how you have designated labels for your sons. too cute!

Kim O'Connell said...

GASP! Could these be any cuter?! I think NOT!

Jen said...

very, very sweet. These will make any present very special.

Kelly in Canada said...

these are just so cute and colourful. i love that you used the jar as a tag.

Tessa said...

These are both adorable!!!! So cute!

Karen said...

Oh, I love these jar tags--especially the one with the marshmallows peeking out of the top!

Terri said...

They are both super cute. I especially like the gingerbread man and great idea to use the jar as a tag too.

Debbie Gaydos said...

Oh my word... I LOVE my Tiny Treats, but I ALWAYS use them in a circle. LOVE them used in the FF here - way to think outside the box!! :)

Kara said...

so cute...love the marshmallows coming out of the jars!!

Marge said...

Both tags are WAAAY cute, Karen!!! I too LOVE PTI's dies & only wish I had more -- one day?!!! Thanks for leaving your sweet comment on my blog too!

Sharron said...

Fabulous tags--so bright & cherry and so festive! Love the jar image on the tags and the marshmallows look adorable!

Jessica said...

Oh my golly, I LOVE the idea of using the jars for tags! So cute

Stephanie said...

Your penguin tag is just adorable!!! I never would have thought about using the jar fillers on tags! Thanks for the inspiration!

BethieJ said...

Karen these are DARLING!! I LOVE you used the jars.. what a FUN idea!
Hope you have a GREAT day!

Monica K. said...

These tags are awesome! I love them!

Jen Carter said...

These are ADORABLE!! Love what you have done here!! Super, super cute!

Laurie said...

Too cute!! Love those jars!

steph said...

very cute tags! omg... i really need to make some tags... lol! thanks for the inspiration!

Rose said...

OH my goodness how cute is the jar tag!! what a great idea!! Beautiful tags, you put so much thought into them and in sure your boys will love them!

Michelle said...

Oh you must have the funnest collection of ribbon! And your lil' extras with the holly berry and the twine and the fun die cut really are so clever.

Kelly said...

Great job! I love the jars on the tags!

Danielle Therese Greenwood said...

Seriously, I just love these! I love what you did with the Jars, its so "outside the box" I would never have thought to do that!

Emily said...

The little penguin jars are just adorable! Love the marshmallows!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Your tags for your sons are SO CUTE! I'm getting so many wonderful ideas for creating tags and card images from hopping around. Your 'jars' are adorable! TFS