Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Artisan Embellishments for the Paper Players

Good morning and welcome to my blog! I was challenged this week by the Paper Players blog theme "Love is the Air." I submit this LOVEly gift tag that I made to decorate a bag with a house warming gift inside! Most of the elements come from the Artisan Embellishments Kit found on pg. 10 (129328 $9.95) of the Spring Catalog. I am so glad I ordered TWO, because I'm almost finished using up my first one! The lace in this kit is heavenly and you won't find it anywhere else! You can make so many different items using this kit--it's very economical.

I began with a Very Vanilla card stock base, which I free-hand cut to look like a tag. I rounded the bottom corners and distressed the edges with a sponge dauber and Chocolate Chip ink.

I added a single rose from the 5/8" Flower Trim. I tied a bow through the button (look closely at the button--there are hearts!) using a piece of the Primrose Petals Seam Binding from the Artisan Embellishments Kit.

There is a Raspberry Ripple dotted scallop border peeking above a snippet of Print Poetry Designer Series Paper from the paper stack. Under that is the final element, Primrose Petals Scalloped Lace that I adorned with pearls.

Here is the bag with the completed tag. It's a brown paper bag that I added some pizzazz to by adding Champagne Glitter stripes across the top. These were just scraps I had kept from other projects cut to fit across the bag.

I hope you enjoyed my Paper Players project and thank you for visiting my blog! Visit the PP blog to see all of the interesting, beautiful and inspiring projects the design team and participants have posted. Maybe you will create with "Love is in the Air" in mind!

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jaydee said...

Patti, I had totally missed this kit! I need to go check it out! I love the simplicity of the background on the tag, it really allows you to focus on the beautifully composed elements. So glad you shared this "love"ly creation with the Paper Players

LeAnne said...

Patti, this is lovely! I resisted this kit but I think I may have to cave in and get it! So pretty! Thanks so much for playing with the Players this week!

stampwithsandy said...

What a super gorgeous tag, Patti! So many pretty elements, and it looks great on your craft/ sparkly bag. Thanks for sharing your creation with The Paper Players!