Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! Today, Glen and I are off to visit my folks for a few days and we are really looking forward to catching up, laughing, and eating too much!

But before I head off, I wanted to share these two tags that I made for the Papertrey Ink Blog Hop! This is the first time I've had a chance to participate (why the week of Thanksgiving felt like the right time to start is beyond me!!) and I can't wait to see all of the rest of the gorgeous projects out there!
This month's challenge was to design a "holiday tag or two" and I'm excited to share these two jumbo tags with you! This first tag is a more traditional/vintage feeling tag using the Tree Trimming Trio set, distress inks, and some yummy lace and scrunchy ribbon. The card is finished off with a gold embossed sentiment and a cute jingle bell.

This next card has a more modern feel again featuring the big tree from the set, a glitter border, silver embossed sentiment and star. The tag is finished with a fun, tinsel hanger for extra sparkle!

Thanks for taking the time to stop by today! I wish you and yours a very special Thanksgiving and hope you all have an abundance of love and joy to be thankful for today!

Supplies: Stamps - Tree Trimming Trio (PTI), Card Stock - Vintage Cream (PTI), Tags (my stash), Ink - Garden Green, Chocolate Chip (SU!), Versamark, Silver/Gold Embossing Powder (SU!), Glue Pen (Martha Stewart), Glitter (PTI), DP - Jovial Collection (Basic Gray), Snowflakes (Anna Griffin), Lace/Twine/Jingle Bell (Crafta), Ribbon (Etsy), Tinsel (Kate's Paperie)

37 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I love the lace and the little bell! And the sparkle on the second tag is perfect!

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  2. Beautiful vintage tags! I love the addition of the bell! :)

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  3. These are both so pretty! Lovely job!

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  4. These are stunning! Love the mood they evoke - very homey and nostalgic.

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  5. Such pretty tags! Love the rustic colors!

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  6. These are so pretty! I love them both!!!!! I love the lace and jingle bell on the first and the tinsel on the second!

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  7. Oh my! I'm so impressed with the things you create! BEAUTIFUL!

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  8. Very elegant looking tags!! Love them both!!

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  9. Very very nice! I love the trees!

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  10. These are beautiful!

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  11. Love how used the tree die with your jumbo tags! Gorgeous!

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  12. this is GORGEOUS! :) I really love it!

    hugs,
    Viola

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  13. Both tags are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. I love the vintage feel of your first tag and the second one has a very modern feel. Great job on two very different looks.

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  15. Great use of the tree die. Very pretty.

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  16. Super fun tags, ribbon and lace. Way to rock the PTI tag challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  17. Love it... u are oh so talented.... xo mwah.. happy thksgiving! xo

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  18. Love both of these - the tinsel is a great addition too :)

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  19. Jen your tags are BEAUTIFUL!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  20. Beautiful! I love the Jovial collection too (it's on my tags for the hop too!)

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  21. love both of them!! Wow!! The inking on the first one gives it such an old vintagey feel...have a great Thanksgiving :)

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  22. So glad you joined the hop! I love the vintage feel of the first, and the tinsel on the second is definitely something I will try. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  23. They are gorgeous; thanks for sharing!

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  24. Love your tag! Congrats on winning!!!!

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  25. These are GORGEOUS! Love them both!

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  26. Beautiful tags! I really love the vintage one. Lace and wrinkle ribbon are favorites of mine to use in creating cards. Hope your holiday has been wonderful!

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  27. Love your tags! So, classy! I love the one with the offset tree---really pretty!

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  28. What a beautiful tag. Love the way you added the tree

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  29. Congrats, Jen. These tags are fabulous. Love the tree off to the side on the first one!

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  30. beautiful tags. I love how those trees look backed on the vanilla tags.

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