Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Tag it!

Morning all.
Another week has gone and it's time for another challenge over at Cardz4Guyz.
This week it is lovely Jan's turn to choose the theme which is -


So anything with a tag or a tag itself.
I had a go at a couple of ideas but ended up reverting to my favourite CAS style. For my card I included tags on the presents.

I used a green top fold A6 base card which picked up the green in the Nit Wits/LOTV papers, Candles and Cake.
I used some off cuts from my Spots n Stripes challenge DT card and a strip of another from the set for the presents.
The bows are the tops off a Memory Box 'precious snowflake' die and thin strips of the same red cardstock cut on the guillotine as the die cut ones weren't long enough. The tags are cut down from a Woodware punch shape. The parcel at the back was glued flat but the other two were mounted on foam pads.
I think this is a very versatile design as just by changing the papers you can create a different feel, more feminine or Christmasy if you wanted to. I would perhaps personalise the card by writing the recipients name on the parcel tags when I send it but for design purposes I've left them blank.
Well that's about it for today so why don't you pop over to the website and check out the rest of the DT's inspiration and then join in.

I shall enter it in the following challenges:-
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes

Some of the more observant of you will have noticed a new GDT logo on my side bar. Yup I have been asked to be part of the GDT at Cards und More from April so watch this space, I am quietly excited (YEAH!).


  1. What a fantastic card!!! A brilliant design and executed to perfection. The texture is just awesome.

  2. What a brilliant card love the design and colours. Love Alison xx

  3. Beautiful card. I love how you made the parcels with the little tags.Thank you for joining us at ATSM.

  4. All these gift are for me?? LOL ...today it's my birthday and i would be very happy if you clic on the blue button and send this gorgeous card to my blog .....see my sticky post
    This card is simply gorgeous! So bright and CAS! Love it much!
    Thanks for the website info Julie, ...you're right, it's very interesting!
    I wish you a beautiful day...
    Rosi x

  5. It's me again.
    Today was a very sunny day here too and I took the opportunity to cut the lawn, prune my apple and pear trees, clean up a bit here and there in the garden ...and so on. Tomorrow I have no time to do that and friday the rainy weather is back... :(
    Thank you so much for the nice birthday wishes Julie and this wonderful card ♥ I really love it!
    Have a nice evening...

  6. I absolutely love this card! Such a nice CAS design. The gifts really stand out on the white.

  7. A great CAS card and just perfect for the tag challenge x

  8. Those little tags are so cute, Julie - a brilliant take on our theme.

    Have a great weekend, hugz Jan xx

  9. Oh I just love this!! The pressies are so pretty! :) HUGS


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