Wednesday, May 22, 2013


My oldest placed some clothing tags on my craft desk...and a decorated tag was born today for a beautiful friend~

I was inspired by the

I tied the tag to a plain brown gift bag~DONE!

Here is a card  I am including with the gift.

I brought out my Verve pennant trim and striped washi for the

~Use stars and/or stripes~honoring Amber's military service and Laurie's use of stripes~

I saw Tim Holtz's Victorian Velvet ink on that wall, so I sponged it on the Fancy Pants DP (complete with sentiment) that was originally cream.

The washi mimics the striped pillow.

I am overwhelmed by news of the devastation in OK, as I'm sure many are.

I hear the reports coming in...and it breaks my heart-

there are no words.

May God bring comfort, peace and grace to this painful, painful process of moving forward.

May those affected feel His presence in a mighty way.

die: House of 3 Branches with Berries (Silhouette Cameo)
stamp: Verve Beautiful You
ink:Papertrey Ink True Black
paper: WPlus9 Cranberry Crush Cardstock,recycled tag, Fancy Pants Designs Swagger
other:Martha Stewart fringe scissors

paper: Fancy Pants Park Bench Brag Pad,Teresa Collins Tell Your Story
die: Verve Pennant Trim Die
ink: Ranger Tim Holtz Ranger Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet
other: Bella Blvd Jail Bird Designer Tape 


Laurel said...

Love your projects! Love the grungy feel of the tag.

artful-notions said...

Marlena, that tag has my heart. Is that a die? Just love the free form feel. And the card is great too. Love your process of creating.

Annette Allen said...

love your amazing creativity.. these are fabulous..

Marisa said...

Love the bold and more subtle stripes. Thanks for joining us for this months Diva Dare.

Emily Keaton said...

Don't you love being able to repurpose fun clothing tags? My kids leave little "gifts" like that for me, too. Fab tag and card, Marlena!

Helen F. said...

What a great tag, Marlena! Attaching it to a plain paper bag~brilliant!
Super pennant card too :)

Teresa Kline said...

cute card, so glad you took the Verve Diva Dare!

enjoy *~*

Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Editor said...

Hey Marlena! Thanks for linking this up to the Gift Tag Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)