Wednesday, 18 January 2012

oooh a big Juicy Tag!!!

Papers and sentiment- Steam Funk from Funky Hand.
Morning everyone!!!

I have been sat at my pooter getting not a lot done since I dropped  Little Mo off at school this morning!! so I thought I would do something productive and share my big, juicy tag with you!!

I bought these huge tags last year from the pound shop ( well, I say huge... they are about 6" x 3.5" which is huge to me !!!) they kind of sat in the pile of mess on my craft room table until a couple of weeks ago when I made a christmassy one and thought to myself , hey I should do some more of these ....then I forgot!!! (..yup, I am that useless!!!) 

So when I found them again the other day I just had to use my yummy new Steam Funk papers, I love them so much because they have one of my fav colour combo's of all time, browns and creams! ( mmmmm cookies and ice cream....!!) and thus making them delicious to create with!! I also remembered that I have an awesome rolled roses file in my MTC that I hadn't used on a long time so I cut some out with my trusty cricut. 

While it was working hard cutting rolly roses I covered one of the big tags in a sheet of yumminess. If you look closely at the papers they have awesome little crafty words all over them!! I love it!!! I punched out some butterflies and leafy fronds and started off the glue gun on heating up (....not to self....making a cuppa and getting some dinner whilst forgetting the glue gun is heating up is not the best idea ever.....however it does leave a really hot toasty smell in your cold craft room which is quite warming........)
I layered up my little butterflies a bit with 3 layers so they looked all fluttery! they have crochet wool for antennae's to match the strings through the tag!!

The sentiment I inked around the edge and then screwed up (...and trod on it........just to make sure it was squooshed...) then I unrolled it and inked it again. It my favourite way to distress something.
Then it was just a case of splodging it all on the tag which was awesome fun and I love how it came out. Here's another piccy from a slightly different angle...
So I guess my big and juicy tag is me for today!!! I am popping off now to spend some time with the fur babies from my old nannying job!! I love them as much as the children and today they need a quick run out while their parents are at work and the children are at school so I get to have furry cuddles today!! 


Challenges I am popping this tag into...
Truly Scrumptious challenge blogs -something forgotten - the big tags from staples buy....last year!!!!
(ladies, I tried to leave a comment on your gorgeous DT creations but it wouldn't let me so if you pop in on me, I loved them xxx)
MMCS challenge blogs- Fav colour combo - browns and creams !! I love browns and blues too...:)

Have a fab day peeps!!
huge hugs Lou xxxxx

15 comments:

  1. Now I know the best way to distress something! Stamping on my craft creations is something I want to do alot..now I can, Lou says so!! Wonderful tag Lou!
    Anice xx

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  2. This is a fantastic tag Lou ! Love the paper, the colours, the sentiment and the cute flowers ! Love everything actually ! Must visit the pound shop soon ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  3. Ooh gorgeous tag!! I have some of these size tags too, will have to have ago with them! Don't think it'l be as beautiful as this though! x

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  4. Gorgeous Lou...! love the distressing hun and your wee flowers and butterflies too :o)

    have a lovely afternoon...hugs Vicky xx

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  5. OOH! hunny this is super scrummy, love it all.
    Big Hugs
    Clare
    xx

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  6. This is gorgeous sweetie love the flowers & the distressing & I especially love the colour.

    I will send you a special pib of Payton-Lea that her daddy & grandad staged the other night lol. I will send it to you in the morning shug.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  7. Love this Lou! I want to buy a massive tag die but can't find any in stock that I want!!! This is fabulous hun! Hugs rebekah xx

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  8. Hi Lou

    Loving your tag very, very much!!!

    All those scrummy little roses look brilliant.

    Great distressed sentiment too!!

    Gorgeous!!!

    Love Jules xx

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  9. morning sweetie, this is gorgeous, I so love the colours hugs pops x

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  10. Ooh lovely! I really like the distressed look and the polka dot paper is fab! Thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious Challenge!

    Love Beth xx

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  11. Wow, Lou! FABBY tag and I'm lovin' the papers! beautiful flowers, too! xxD

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  12. Beautiful tag! Love those flowers and all the detail. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
    Diane xx

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  13. Beautiful tag and I love love love those rolled roses! Great work. Thanks for joining us at MMCS

    Shelby

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  14. This is gorgeous, Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Truly Scrumptious this fortnight, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  15. Very well written post. It will be valuable to anybody who utilizes it, as well as myself. Keep doing what you are doing – for sure i will check out more posts.

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