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A Sparkly Tag

It is me again - I had some time to play today so I checked out a few challenges at found some much needed inspiration. This is what happened:

In the making of this tag I was inspired by the following:

Retro Sketch #103 - A Tag Sketch
Pile It On #8 - Thinking of You
Paper Pretties Challenge- Ribbon
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #77 - Ribbon
4 Crafty Chicks #182 - Things With Wings
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Lovely Layers

I used several dies (Impression Obsession Fence and Bow, Whimsy Stamps small doily, MFT rolled rose), papers from SU!, some silver glittery stuff from a Christmas pick, a honeycomb stencil from The Crafters Workshop, a butterfly I purchased at a convention (no name on the bag), some SU! ribbon, and a SU! Thinking of You stamp. My tag base is some corrugated cardboard from a box that I painted whited and trimmed in grey.

Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I got to go on two dates with hubby, spent some quality time with my sweet daughters, read a book, lost 1 lb (remarkable considering my dates with hubby were at restaurants) and got to create several fun things - so it was a great weekend for me!



  1. Love your card with the corrugated, painted cardboard. Awesome butterfly..bunches of other goodies, too.

    You did have a good weekend.
    Hubby and I walked at the park today. It was a beautiful day and so many people were out walking. Loved it. Congrats on that weight loss.

  2. Oh my goodness, what a fabulous tag! The colors are so stunning. Thank you for sharing it with us at Pile It On! -- Our linky issue seems to be fixed, so please stop back and link up this great project. Thanks for understanding! Best, CG

  3. That is one special piece of artwork. It doesn't look like a tag. Nice work.

  4. That's a tag?! I'd love to see the gift that gets wrapped underneath this beautiful creation! It's over-the-top elegant and so so special! Nice job on this one!

  5. This is gorgeous!! Love the corrugated base and all the lovely details on top.

  6. WOWZER! Now THAT's a tag!!! Absolutely gorgeous! LOVE all the elements! YOU GO GIRL!!!

  7. Oh wow this is gorgeous, so rich and elegant too.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  8. Amazing!! I didn't realize it was a tag either, until I started reading your description. Love the corrugated background.

  9. Simply stunning texture on your amazing tag! I love the butterfly, flowers and the other details. Thanks for sharing your incredible design with us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our Things with Wings Challenge.

    Tamie DT

  10. This is a gorgeous tag, I love all of your fabulous details.

  11. wow, this is stunningly beautiful Nancy. You put everything together so well. Glad you had a nice weekend!

  12. OMGosh so beautiful! I love the sparkle and the fabulous butterfly. What a great design.

  13. Now why can't I create tags like this?!! Lol..
    Love it hun!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Ribbons for our challenge and good luck!

    Karen. DT.xx

  14. Go glad you got to have a wonderful weekend, makes the week so much better! Absolutely gorgeous tag, incredible elegance!

  15. Amazing design and dazzling embellishments, simply an awesome tag. Thanks for stopping by and leaving the lovely comments.

  16. Wow Nancy! What a fabulous & delicious tag...just loving all your work you have done...oh I do love it!
    Thank you for playing along at 4 Crafty Chicks.
    Debi - GDT@4CC

  17. Super inspiration, love the tag, it is like a wedding dress. So ethereal and heavenly. Simple divine.

  18. wow beautiful tag nancy.stunning butterfly and flowers and i love the texture and sparkle :D

    xx coops xx

  19. Really pretty! I really like those flowers!

  20. Beautiful tag, Great mix of textures and softness with the flowers. So very pretty.


  21. Nancy what can I say that is beautiful! I can't believe that, that is the tag for a present, the pressie must have been something special. I love the texture that you have used on the tag and the colour of them flowers with the white is stunning. Thanks for sharing
    Hugs Kelly xxxx

  22. The butterfly is from House Mouse!!! lol I got some of those too. Your tag is gorgeous. It looks just like something I would make-full of bling and full of die favorite.
    Bear Hugs,


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