Friday, September 10, 2010

WMS Sneak Peeks - Day #2 - Tags For You

Hello dear friends! Welcome to Day #2 of the Waltzingmouse Sept Release Sneak Peeks! Didn't you just love everyone's creations yesterday?!

Today I made some tags. On my first project - I used the new Nutcracker Sweet set that has this great round stamp with the nutcraker's head and sentiment in it, the pretty garland, wreath and berries as well as the snowflake! There are also two complete nutcrackers as well as two size Christmas Trees plus many more sentiments and little trimmings!
First I did all the stamping - then I sponged around the edges with Ranger Tea Dye Ink and swiped down the center with Mustard Seed to brighten it. I layered the store bought tag to a piece of cardstock that I had punched on the bottom edge. Then I just trimmed close to all the edges around the tag. Finally, I spritzed the tag using a mini-mister filled with water and a little bit of Gold Perfect Pearls. It has a little shimmer all over IRL - hard to see in the pic. This would make a lovely gift tag.

For my second tag I used a sentiment and snowflake from Nutcracker Sweet as well as two stamps from the Music Background set. I stamped one of the music stamps randomly on the tag as well as some single notes.
Again - I sponged the edges, this time with Tumbled Glass, adhered the tag to a piece of punched card stock and spritzed with the water and Gold Perfect Pearls mix. It can blur the ink a little but I like the look! This would make a nice gift tag or bookmark don't you think?

Are you getting excited about all the new sets Claire has designed for us??! They'll be available to purchase on Sunday, Sept 12th so start writing down your wish list!

Off you go to check out Claire and the DT members linked below - let's see what new sets they are working with today! I'll be checking them out right along with you! We'll be here again tomorrow with more exciting things to show you! Can you stand it?!?!?

Julia (me!)
Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Nutcracker Sweets, Music Background (to be released 9/12/10)
Paper: store bought tags, Scarlet Jewell - PTI, Night of Navy - SU
Ink: Ranger Distress - Tea Dye, Forest Moss, Crushed Olive, Bundled Sage, Aged Mahogany, Mustard Seed, Chipped Sapphire, Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass
Accessories: Copics: YG11, YG95, E50, Mini-Mister, Perfect Pearls Gold, wrinkled Seam Binding - www.PrairieBirdBoutique.etsy.com, scalloped edge punch - SU, lacey edge punch - Martha Stewart, blending tool Inkssentials Ranger.

27 comments:

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hello Julia,

What pretty tags!! I love the colors on both, very different tags, but both in so warm and rich colors! And love the wrinkled ribbon you used, love them!

Hugs,
Wendy

Ann said...

All those little stamps are so pretty. Love the originality of these tags - won't see anything like them anywhere else and the recipient will feel really special.

Claire Brennan said...

So stunning Julia!! These are outstanding! Thank you!

Sandie said...

Beautiful tags. I particularly love the blue one, can't wait for those music stamps :D

Alice Wertz said...

these are so beautiful, Julia!! love them!

Crystal said...

Fantastic bookmarks Julia!!! WOWEEEWEE they are fabulous!

Kelly S. said...

WOW so gorgeous! I love the colors and the details on these, Julia!

Pauline said...

Beautiful tags Julia, love the crinkly ribbon, and the random music stamping, lovely and festive.

Bonnie said...

Beautiful Julia! I LOVE making tags and these are perfect!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What beautiful tags Julia! Love the "Old World" look!

Sue W said...

Gorgeous tags Julia!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

What a wonderful idea - to create awesome holiday tags with these sets. Well done, my creative friend.

Janine said...

these are fabulous Julia! Love the detail on the edge from the punch!!

Riet said...

What a wonderful tags Julia.

Hugs Riet.xx

Joanne Travis said...

Love your tags, Julia!! Both are gorgeous.

Monique said...

Hi Julia!! What wonderful sneak peeks. These tags will look wonderful on a gift. Great job. Hope you have a great weekend :)

anya said...

Boy, you are on to something here!! You've spoken to my tag-lovin' heart with these ones. Fantastic creations, Julia. I love them!

Carly said...

Oh wow I love these tags!! Gorgeous!!

Nancy said...

Gorgeous tags. I particularly like the music tag. The colors are placement of stamps is perfect.

Belinda said...

Lovely tags Julia! :) Love the use of the musical bg for the second one!

katrynka said...

I really love the designs of these tags! Quite artistic. Would make nice bookmarks or ornaments.

Cheryl B. said...

I love both the tags. Thanks for the summary of what is in the Nutcracker Sweets set. I'm looking forward to Sunday.

Lisa Lara said...

These are the most beautiful tags I have EVER seen Julia. Wow. Gorgeous.

Joan Ervin said...

These are beautiful, Julia...such awesome new stamps (you are such an enabler!!!) and I LOOOVE the colors abd details!!!

Peggy said...

These tags are GORGEOUS! I especially love the musical background!

Rose said...

Your tags are beautiful, I am just loving that Nutcracker Sweet set!

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