Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Scrippity Scrappity - Round II Card 40

Here is another card made from those bits and bobs I made up into card kits. This one features a tag that I had originally bought for a series of Dora scrapbook layouts.  I think the colours in the tag matched the outfit Little Miss C had been wearing.

Those layouts were finished years ago and this tag languished in my kid themed embellishment drawer. It feels good to finally use it up. The Smile sentiment is from a 12 x 12 chipboard sheet of sentiment tags...from the Dollar store. The pink seemed the right shade and the tag had come loose from the chipboard sheet. Waste not, want not. I think the chipboard pieces are a couple of years old at least...VOS for sure!


Background DP are from my snippet files.The upper is First Edition and the bottom rosecoloured dotted piece is unknown.  I made a 5x7 card base from some kraft card and used a left over scrap for the border strip. I went over all the edges with a Prima Invilde Bolme ivory chalk ink...just to soften the edges.

I was going to use some fine jute twine but once I got the edges inked, I remembered this ivory fine string I picked up last year at a yard sale. I like the soft colour of it on this card. I made a loopy bow and pushed the knot into the hole of the tag. Popped a jewel over the center and let the edges dangle.

The tag has a secret fold which I will use to add a few hidden words. I propped it open with a wooden stamp so you could see the hidden inside of the tag...


I am entering this card in the following challenges:

1. Pixies Crafty Workshop - must use snippets

26 comments:

brenda said...

Your Dollas stores always sound interesting Mo, we do have £1 stores but nothing as interesting as crafty stash in them.

I always think it gives you a good feeling when you find odds and ends lurking and find a use for them and a really pretty card today using yours.

B x

Sue - said...

Great way of using up all those odds and ends!

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,fab design and colours.xxx

cuilliesocks said...

Beautiful tag Maureen, such pretty colours ans super design.
Hope all is well with you, hugs Kate x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful. Everything about this design, colour and papers used are gorgeous.xx
The Journey is the Start

KT Fit Kitty said...

Very pretty! Love the colours!

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

Very pretty!
As I sort through all of my older scrapbook product trying to decide what to keep and let go, I am finding a lot of stuff that I can't believe I haven't used yet!

Hoping 2015 is the year to use it up!

jimlynn said...

Beautiful! Love the way you have the hidden message and those flowers and colors are so pretty.
Lynn

Veerle said...

This really looks great. Love the bright colours too. Greetings Veerle

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, I love your warm colours and pretty details.
Pauline
x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Great card! Doesn't it feel wonderful to use up stuff that has been languishing for awhile. Hooray for you!

Jean said...

Lovely tag card Mo, I like the pretty colours and papers you used.
Jean x

Carol said...

Wonderful card Maureen, love the gorgeous colours. Carol x

Kathleen said...

This is really lovely, using great warm colours and lovely papers.

Kath x

Liz said...

Lovely card. I love the idea of a secret fold in the tag. :-)

Greta said...

This is so sweet! Good thing you saved that tag!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Maureen what a lovely tag card. Love the colours there is something about orange and pink together that I love. What a lovely idea to have a secret fold on your tag! Susan x

Di said...

Lovely tag card Mo and so clever to have the secret fold!

Hugs

Di xx

Pia S said...

The string is the perfect detail on this card! Great idea to have a tag that opens for a little message inside.
It's a lovely design, Maureen.

April said...

So bright and cheery! I love it!

Darnell J Knauss said...

This one is sheer brilliance in terms of layout and colors, Maureen! Fantastic use of snippets and schtuff!! That hidden spot is bonus!! Hugs, Darnell

coldwaters2 said...

Lovely card Mo like how you have used the tag as the topper the embellishments make it pop.
hugs
lorraine x

Mrs A. said...

Great use of all those snippets. Love the natty idea of the secret message too. Hugs Mrs A.

Buttons said...

Love that flower bow on the tag. Jenny x

Carol L said...

What a fun tag with the special flap for personal words! I love all those fun elements you added!

Sassy Raggedy said...

I love this tag. That bow is great. Sorry I am so late in commenting. I just can't seem to get caught up. Hugs, joann