Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Pretty Christmas Tag

Before I get started, I want to thank all of you who went to Facebook and voted for me in the Cricut Classroom Project.  I really appreciate it, and my fingers are crossed!

While my Gypsy is in the Provocraft hospital, I'm doing some old school crafting.  I know it's a bit early for Christmas, but I just got some of the new Papertrey Ink Christmas stamp sets that I couldn't wait to use.  For this tag, I used the Holiday Lights set.  To dress it up, I heat embossed the light string with silver embossing powder, and then I added Glossy Accents to each of my stamped bulbs.  I love the shine and dimension it gave to them!  My tag shape was die cut with the My Creative Time XL Label Die.


Papertrey Ink Rustic Cream Cardstock
My Creative Time "XL Label Die"
Papertrey Ink "Holiday Lights" Stamp Set
Versamark Ink
Silver Filigree Embossing Powder
Papertrey Ink Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise, New Leaf, & Hawaiian Shores Ink
Glossy Accents
Recollections Eyelet
Papertrey Ink Pure Poppy Baker's Twine


  1. This is so cute. I absolutely love how the bulbs came out. They look like candy but then again it's late and I'm hungry, LOL


  2. This tag is GORGEOUS. The silver embossing was perfect but then to add glossy accents to the lights just makes the whole thing absolutely PERFECT!!!! I'm still hoping your Gypsy will return from the Cricut hospital VERY quickly! Hugs- Glora

  3. This is so cute, i love the glossy accents ( i bought some a month ago but haven't used it yet)

  4. This is simply beautiful! I love that new PTI stamp.

  5. Katie I love how the bulbs came out...they look so real. What a cute stamp set. I love how you used Emma's die as well. Great job and thanks for sharing with us.

  6. Oh so pretty! OK, I have to ask now...where do you all find these "Glossy Accents"??? Can you get them at Hobby Lobby or Joanns? If so, what area of the store are they in? I think I need to get some!

    Bloggin the crafts

  7. Oh Katie, this is just so gorgeous... the string of lights just pop off the page... I hope your gypsy isn't in the hospital too long... and GOOD LUCK in the contest.. I am sure you will win... hugs from ukian

  8. I love this Katie...
    My fingers are crossed for you and your class also

  9. Beautiful tag. Please keep us updated with how you and your class are doing in the voting process.


  10. What an cute card, I love the glossy accents and embossing...I have to give them a try

  11. Your tag is absolutely beautiful! Great job.

  12. oooh katie, I love how crisp and clean this is! are you going to do this on all your presents? :)


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