Saturday, 27 October 2012

My First Tag

Morning everybody.  Hopefully this will go out at the right time. I always schedule my post the day before, but this is the first time I have done it two days ahead. Friday will be a very long day and I don't want to mess around when I get home.

I decided that it was time to make a tag - so here it is.

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The size is 15.5 x 9 cms. My initial thought was to make a tag for a man which is why I chose this colour. I stamped a music background stamp in Versamark and heat embossed with clear powder. You cannot actually see that unless you enlarge it. Somewhere along the way - and I really have no idea how - it developed into a  lady's tag. It is double sided cardstock so I used the reverse to add a strip to the bottom and to diecut the butterflies. I used a  Martha Stewart punch for the bottom. Then it was just a little ribbon and lace, some silk flowers held together with a gemstone brad, and a few gems.  Maybe next time I'll manage a man's tag.

Well, have a great weekend everybody.

Love from Christine xx



  1. Wow Christine, great minds think alike, I'm in the process of making my first tag too - as we speak lol.
    Mine's a Halloween one - I know it's a bit late for the occasion but mine is going across the pond to your neck of the woods (UK) to a fellow Woyww'er who is sending me something and she just loves Halloween so........

    Your tag is great, hope mine measure's up but can't show it yet.

  2. wou Christine wat een prachtig tag heb je gemaakt
    Groetjes Gerrie

  3. Good morning Christine,
    I Love, Love, Love it, layout, and colours are beautiful.
    I quite like making tags I can use up some bits from the bit box.
    Have a Great Day

    Patricia xx

  4. This is lovely Christine great detailing, what a super flower

    jacqui x

  5. I love the colours Christine, I must have a go at this some time as it looks so appealing. Love the bling also. xx Flora

  6. Fabulous tag. I love the colours and design.
    Have a good weekend
    Lorraine x

  7. Lovely tag Chrisine! Once you've made one, I'm sure there will be more to come! Enjoy the day.xx

  8. This is gorgeous Christine. I really love the colours and the beautiful butterflies

    Hugs Sue

  9. Christine ,your tag is amazing. Now you will become addicted to Tag-Making too. Enjoy your week-end. Hugs Rita xx

  10. Stunning card must try and do some tags you have done some lovely cards XX Melanie

  11. What a cute and elegant tag^_^ It's the first,please make others because will be beautiful like this ^_^

  12. Wow Christine! This is gorgeous! A very beautiful tag and its your first tag too, wow ! I love everything about it honey! That k you for all your lovely comments on my blog. Very much appreciated. Hugs xx

  13. Very Elegant Christine. I love the colour combo, that flower is a beautiful touch. Hugs lin

  14. Hi Christine gorgeous tag and your first WOW. must give this a go.

    Wilma x x

  15. What a corker of a first attempt Christine - love the style and colours. Hope you do more of these.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx


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