Saturday, November 16, 2013

All wrapped up - well first one anyway!

I have to admit I have barely started my Christmas shopping, yet here I am thinking about how I'm going to wrap and tag pressies!

The other day I used Spellbinders' picot edge circles as the base for my tags and as I love the pretty edging, I took them out again for my next set of gift tags.


Stamps (Hero Arts) - Designer Snowflakes, Christmas Ornament set & Christmas Tags set

This time I also went with a white/kraft colour combination but threw in some red too. I die cut the various layers and stamped the sentiments and snowflakes using barn door distress ink. After that I put the tags together using foam pads for some dimension and added some embroidery floss.


Stamps (Hero Arts) - Designer Snowflakes, Christmas Ornament set & Christmas Tags set

When it came to taking photos of the tags they were slipping and sliding all over the place. But then I spotted these little guys who made the perfect props to keep my tags upright!


I made quite a few of these tags in no time at all, and with a slight change in colour used one on a pressie I was wrapping.


Stamps (Hero Arts) - Designer Snowflakes & Christmas Tags set

To make the wrapping paper I stamped a number of snowflakes (again using barn door distress ink) over a piece of paper taken from a plain roll of parcel paper. After adding ribbon I topped the present off with a tag. I can't believe I have my first Christmas present wrapped already - lol I'm never that organised!! I'm submitting these into the current Hero Arts Challenge (A Few of My Favorite Things category as I stamped sentiment frames and also made my own wrapping paper by stamping on plain parcel wrap) as well as the Die Cut Divas' Let's Celebrate Challenge.

Hope you have a fun and inky weekend:)


Barb said...

Love your tags, Heather - yummmy red, white and kraft combo! And your wrapping paper looks fabulous - beautiful stamping!

CinnamonSally said...

Your tags are so pretty Heather and look fabulous on your parcel. Great wrapping paper too!!

Dawn Turley said...

Super little tags Heather. So happy to see you've joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Arlene said...

Great colors and love the dies you used. The package is great. I love doing tags too. They are so much fun.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Trinh said...

Beautiful tags & pressie! Love how you used the snowflake to create a border for the tag.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love these tags too, Heather - kraft and red look amazing! Pretty package too!!

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