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Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Tag It & Box It! - Simon Says Stamp DT

Hello lovely peeps,
Apologies for being a little late with my post today, I have been having some very annoying technical problems. I think I'm going to have to admit defeat and buy a new laptop and I will most definately never buy another pink one!
On the bright side it's been a lovely sunny day here today, shame I was working but fingers crossed we get many more of nice days ahead especially for the poor people still suffering from flooding here in the UK & not only that I'm getting very bored of rain & gales lol.

On to today's creation -


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& this week our challenge is
 

My lovely teamies and I are featuring
 products on our creations this week, if you have any we would love to see them, but as always it's not compulsory to enter our challenge :)
I so nearly created a card and added a tag but as tags aren't something I generally create I thought I'd go for it and challenge myself to make what I think is only my second tag! Lazy me lol.
The sky background has been created using distress inks & I've stencilled some cute falling stars over the ink using embossing paste. I have used loads of Simon's fabulous dies on my tag and the sweet Tilda I've used is called Winter Skating Tilda.

The Copic Colours I've used are -
skin - E11, E00, E000, R12, hair - E25, E31, E50, clothes - B97, B95, B91 / C3, C1, C00 / B24, B21, B00.

As always our lovely Heidi is sponsoring our challenge with a $50 voucher for the fabulous 
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Simon Says Stamp
Don't forget to visit the new SIMON SAYS STAMP STORE BLOG  for lots of fabulous inspiration, candy, and lots of  lovely new or featured products.

 http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/

I'm entering my tag in the following challenges -
Make It Monday - anything goes

I have another creation to share today which I made for the Simon Says Stamp Store Blog during the "Die-cember" celebrations which I've not yet shared on my own blog. Luckily making the tag jogged my memory about the gift box as I always like to add creations to my blog as a blog is like a diary I always think.
 As I was the lucky girl who got to feature Magnolia's gorgeous Doo Hickey die's I wanted to use as many as I could on this sweet little gift box which I created to pop a bracelet inside for a friend.
I really enjoyed making this little box and to be honest I used some Doo Hickey's that I hadn't used in ages which is one of the things I love about featuring different brands / products for Simon Says Stamp, it's always nice to rediscover lovely stash.
 The copic colours I used are -
skin - E11, E00, E000, R12, hair - E44, E43, E41, clothes - RV95, RV93, RV91 / C3, C1, C00, basket - W4, W2, W00, flowers - E40, E41, E43

There are only a couple of days left to enter my Martha Stewart candy, so if you haven't already entered and would like to click the piccy in my sidebar.
Have a wonderful evening & thanks for stopping by


21 comments:

  1. soooooooooooooooooo gorgeous
    hugs
    céline

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  2. Wauuu, Wauuuu and again wauuu
    gorgeous tag and fantastic card with tag
    hugs Tamara

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  3. Beautiful Colors on the Tag.. I love the background.. both with the stars and the trees!! FAB blue colors.. and I remember I have bought this stamp after seeing it before.. at your blog I think.. And I love her.. .But haven´t managed to find time to color yet!!
    Your other creation is Amazing with all the details.. Lot´s of small things to look at.. and the coloring of Tilda is Gorgeous!!! Fantastic shine and shades in her hair and clothes... I love it!! Love from Norway!!

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  4. "WOW" Awesome cards Mandy you are so talented x

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  5. Stunning creations as always Mandy, so many scrummy details.

    Donna x

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  6. Mandy what stunning work as usual!!!!

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  7. Two gorgeous cards Mandy. I love the tag and all the beautiful embellies. The second card is just so pretty and again beautifully embellished.
    Hope you are having a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  8. Since I love blue most of all, I adore your tag today, Mandy! Filled with so many sweet goodies!

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  9. amazing coloring Mandy, your creations are so very inspiring!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  10. A beautiful tag, love the blue and pretty dies cuts with Tilda~ The purple card is so pretty, love the flower and pins with Tilda ;)

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  11. Gorgeous tag Mandy, beautifully coloured Tilda! Love your little gift box, fabulous embellishments!
    Hugs, Hazel xx

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  12. Oh what stunning creations, love your blue tag and all the details.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. Both gorgeous creations Mandy, I love the sweet Tilda skating - wonderful colour scheme and beautifully embellished!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  14. I love all the colors in your features. Some of my favorites, they are wonderful!

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  15. I enjoyed my visit looking at all of your wonderful creativity. :)
    I would love for you to follow my Blog too!
    Have a beautifully blessed day!
    Deborah

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  16. so love these creations i dont make many tags but do love them and should make more. Love all the elements

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  17. Both are amazing!!! Lovely coloring and beautiful embellishment.
    Vinita

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  18. Fabulous tag Mandy, the detailing is breathtaking, and a super gorgeous card.

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  19. Nice blog... I really like it and want to make my own too...

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  20. Nice blog... I really like it and want to make my own too...

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  21. Lovely take on the tag, Beautiful colors. Amazing coloring on Tilda and gorgeous embellishment.
    Vinita

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Thanks so much for hopping over to visit & taking the time to leave a comment
hugs Mandy xx

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