Monday, January 9, 2012

Tag Art Challenge with The Stampsmith

Hello Everyone!
Well, the Design Team took a couple weeks off over the Holidays and now we are back with a new Challenge with The Stampsmith.  This months theme is:
Tag Art
Make a tag or use a tag on your project.  Please use at least one stamp from The Stampsmith   The challenges is open until end of January.  Three top picks will be selected and one random winner will take home a full sheet of rubber!!
I used a stamp from the "Shall We Dance" Full Sheet. (please email Estelle if you would like to order this sheet.) I made three tags.  Two are on the card and one is separate and will be used for a gift tag.

Here are the card and gift tag.  I stamped the image of the dancers on glossy white CS with black dye ink.  The corners were rounded on the stamped image and on the brown and black layers.  I punched a hole with a hole punch and added some ribbons and fabric tape.

 The card base is made from cream CS (Staples).  I added a layer of brown CS (TPC) and some DP that looks like sheet music (Hobby Lobby).   The ballet slippers (from Serendipity Stamps) were stamped on Kraft CS and layered with Graphic 45 paper and brown CS.   This piece is added to the right side of the card.  Then I added the large tag.  The word "Dance" (Serendipity Stamps) is stamped on a small die cut tag (Szzix) and added to the top of the card.

 I added lots more ribbons and some die cut paper flowers from Graphic 45.

And here is a close up of the tag.

A few fun Challenges for my Dancers card tag.
Sparkles Forum:Anything BUT a Christmas card
Fashionable Stampers: New stash-first time I have used the Graphic 45 items
Simon Says Stamp and Show: A red letter day.  To me, a red letter day is an exceptional day that becomes a  great memory.  The dancers image evokes to me a performance that would be very memorable.

Well, that's it for now.  Have a great Monday.  Love ya.


  1. A fabulous card and I love those ballet slippers.

  2. Just so beautiful Karen,:) Sandra H

  3. Your dancers card tag is beautiful. I love the dancers' image. And I love the brown and black together. It's so striking. Your design is really nice and crisp. Thanks for sharing your work with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  4. Great card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our “Anything but a Christmas card” Challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

  5. Very pretty! I really love your stacked flowers.

  6. Your card is a masterpiece! So many details to take in! Thanks so much for joining us at FSC. Best, Yvonne

  7. Hey there, thank you for joining into the fun with the DT from SSS and S, your dancers are just great and your tag is fabulous...wowzersssss absolutely amazing. Hugs Terry xxxx

  8. You've created a wonderful card, love all the tags. Thanks for joining us at FSC.

  9. Hi Karen
    Making a return with my FSC cap on this time to say a fabulous card you created and thrilled you joined us once again at Fashionable Stamping Challenge.

  10. This came out beautifully!!!
    Love the color scheme and the layout!
    Val :)


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