Wednesday, 14 December 2011

My name is Linda and I'm addicted to Tags

I'm mostly only making tags these day, just trying lots of different techniques, making lace and tassels and putting charms together, having a lot of fun. I really like this one, I cut a couple of Marianne Designs Doilies out of scrap card and used them as masks, sponging over them with watered down ink pad in whispers. I inked up stamps in the same ink...not watered down though. The Stamps are a set by Tim Holtz, fast becoming another if I needed another one. I used bits of the same flourish stamp to decorate around the edges of the tag. Finished off with some charms (the heart says Made with Love), beads and some of my crocheted lace and a tasseled crocheted ribbon. 

 A couple of close ups of the details ...

I'd like to enter my tag in the challenge at 
Totally Paper Crafts for ~ Anything But Christmas


Dorcas said...

It's really pretty Linda, I love those china blues!

Babs said...

Great tag Lin. I think you've really found your niche, they are all so beautiful.
Luv, Babs xo

dj1952 said...

Linda I love your tag! You did a fantastic job. I love all the blue and the dimension you've added. Hugs, dj

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

That´s a gorgeous piece of art, Linda!!
Love all that hues of blue and the sophisticated motifs!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really beautiful tag - the beads and tassels are gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Caroline xxx

Pearl said...

Hi Linda!
What a beautiful tag! A beautiful blue and I love the little charm thingy at the top!
Love Pearl x

Stacey G.-2 Craf-t-4u said...

Love this tag Linda! The shades of blue are gorgeous and the stamp set so elegant & pretty! Tags are your thing at the moment!

craftymum said...

Hi Linda (my sister!)
It was lovely to see you joined my list of followers. Would you be able to email me? My address is

Did you know DJ1952 is a sister too!

Look forward to hearing from you

Christian hugs sarah x

Sheree said...

Wow!! What an incredibly gorgeous tag Linda! I am so envious of your skills with a crochet hook.. may have to bring mine out again!
I am starting to collect quite a bit of Tim's tricks of the trade as well. Like I need another obsession!
Thanks for your lovely comments and I hope you have a New Year filled with laughter, health and prosperity!

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