Saturday, December 16, 2017

Another Tag and 2 Cards

My friend, Rosemary, has made a ton of incredible tags for The 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist.  Didn't plan to make any more, but she inspired me.  One of my favorites was by Angie on Day 11.  I love the unique tag shape, blue/green color combo, wreath & letter die cuts. 
My version is done with MFT dies & Lawn Fawn plaid paper.  The blue paper is from a printed paper pack I got years ago in a close-out & the silver glitter paper is Heidi Swapp.  The letters were brushed in Wink of Stella & covered with Crystal Laquer. 
I added a white shadow making them pop off the background.  Love the white/silver twine which matched great.  I'm also entering Stamplorations TAGplorations.
Angie Backman 01
Next, here's the card I made with that tag. 
Gave me a chance to use my newest embossing folder, Lumberjack Days.  I "had" to have it after seeing it on Carol's blog.  Oregon is known for the timber industry & produces the most real Christmas trees in the US.  I'm entering CropStopMFT Sketch ChallengeSSS Monday & SSS Christmas Card Day.
Christmas Card Day
My last card is a Valentine made for PTI CAWULizzie Jones made the card that inspired me on day one of the release.  I used PTI Rosie Posie original stamps & the step 2 stamps with Lovely Lady & Autumn Rose. 
The PTI love die was cut from the solid side of the printed paper & several times from white cardstock.  The roses & heart were brushed with Wink of Stella & the word was covered in Crystal Laquer. 
Finished off with  PPP stitched edge die & soft pink sequins.  This is really quite flat for mailing, but still has plenty of interest & dimension with the layers, I think.  I'm also entering HLS Anything Goes with Dies & SSS Wednesday.
Hugs To You Card 3
Hope you're enjoying the holiday season.  Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.

30 comments:

  1. two stunning cards, Greta - love that embossing for the background of your wonderful tag - and beautiful valentine - rosie posie is still one of my favorite stamps sets!!

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  2. Hi Greta i love your Joy tag its so pretty and what a lovely valentine card,well done my friend xx

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  3. Love your tag Greta - fabulous colours and die used. So glad you added it to a card using that lovely embossing folder.
    I so love the Love card in those soft colours. Awesome stamp,colouring and layout.

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  4. Your tag is so pretty Greta! And I LOVE your Valentine's Card... the flowers are lovely!

    Theresa

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  5. Gorgeous tag and the resulting card. Your Valentine's card is perfect.

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  6. gorgeous tag, greta!!! looks absolutely fabulous on the card front (and so clever to use it for the sketch challenge, too!!). your pti card is pretty darn amazing, too!!

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  7. Two beautiful cards Greta! That embossing folder on the first is the perfect backdrop for your tag.

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  8. Beautiful cards, Greta! Love the gorgeous Valentine flowers!

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  9. What a beautiful Christmas tag! I love the white shadow you added to your big blue letters -- it really sets them off!
    Thanks so much for linking up to Cropstop!

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  10. Love the unique shape on the tags and such a pretty card with a beautiful colour combination and bling x

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  11. Your tag is an inspiration! So pretty. and your PTI card is lovely. All beauties today!

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  12. Gorgeous JOY tag, Greta, and I love it on the card too! Pretty Valentine card too - so pretty with the heart for the O of LOVE!!

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  13. I like the shape of the tag you used Greta and it looks so pretty on the pine embossed card base! Your PTI card is lovely and feminine. Another fabulous pair!

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  14. Wonderful shape on your lovely tag, Greta! And, placing it against the pine embossed background is so pretty! Beautiful card with the love die sentiment and pretty flowers, too!

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  15. Your tag is wonderful and looks great on the embossed background! The second card is so very lovely in grey, pink and white. I am totally smitten!

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  16. Beautiful creations Greta! Love the sparkly wreath and the pretty roses! Hope you have a great Monday!

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  17. I just love these!
    Too bad I really couldn't find any time to play with the challenge, but I sure can admire yours!

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  18. I love these creations! Beutiful tags and such a pretty and elegant card... Sending you the biggest hug, and thanks for just being there.

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  19. Really pretty card! I love pink and grey and sparkle any time!

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  20. Beautiful tag, Greta! I love how you turned it into a card, great idea! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome work with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge! hugs, Maura

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  21. That tag is so pretty. I love the shape and the wreath. I like how you added the silver over the wreath. That is gorgeous. Valentines - oh my gosh - I just finished Christmas cards! I'm not ready for this but yours is lovely. I do like that die. Thank you for sending a panel of your new embossing folder. It made me happy.

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  22. A beautiful tag Greta and it makes a really lovely card. Your love card is very pretty and I love e the colours. Barbxx

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  23. wow, luv these cards...super designs, colors, and papers! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  24. Your tag is fabulous with the awesome dual wreath! Thanks for joining in at TAGplorations

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  25. this is such a sweet card
    thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers
    Barb Housner (DT)

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  26. your tag is very beautiful!!! Thank you for joining in with us at STAMPlorations TAGplorations December challenge!!!

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  27. Two great creations!
    Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
    Susan
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

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  28. Congratulations to the $20 win over at Stamplorations Greta...Shery is so generous with her challenges...enjoy spending it x

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