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Friday, October 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - Tags





I made these Christmas tags for the Papertrey Ink Blog Hop  which calls for making at least 5 tags.  I used some very nontraditional colors - dark gray, black and pearly white.  To make my tags, I used Smokey Shadow cardstock and my new favorite stamp set, Meadow Greens. I think it is very versatile - not just for spring.  "Peace" and the leaf are both from that set.  I cut out the tags using the biggest die from the Angled Labels Die Collection.

I embossed the leaf with a glittery embossing powder called Starry Night.  It was so glittery, the darn thing was hard to photograph.  I must have taken 20 pics before I got something that wasn't a blob of sparkle. Lol.

I used Perfect Pearls for the sentiment.  I think that made it pop out despite the sparkle on the leaf.  The ribbon is from American Crafts.

Thank you for looking!


Look at the glitter!

13 comments:

  1. What FABULOUS tags! Well done!

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  2. How cool!! I love the shimmer of the evergreen! Beautiful!

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  3. Very striking! Love the non-traditional colours.

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  4. These are so elegant Lori. Beautiful job.

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  5. These are beautiful. Peace is the perfect sentiment because they remind me of a peaceful starry night:-)

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  6. These are STUNNING! Love that color combo!!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  7. Stunning tags and love love the embossing! WOW! TFS

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  8. Totally unexpected. Beautiful. Will have to remember that stamp set's versatility.

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