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Christmas Card and Tags

Hi Everyone,

It has been a while since my last post, but thought I would share some Christmas Tags and a card which were made for the Colourcraft DT blog

christmas Tags 4

I used a gelli plate to create my backgrounds for the tags and card..

christmas card 1

You can see the step by step photos for the tags here and the card here

See you again tomorrow as I have some fun new products to share..

Sarah 🙂


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Hi Everyone!

A quick post from me today, I have been busy doing housework and gardening today.. so not much time spent making things in my wee shed 🙂

I have a see through window shaker tag to share .. I quite like making these ..


The light was fading outside so the picture quality is not that great.. the first two pictures were taken inside my shed and the last one outside..

supplies list :-

  • Daler & Rowney Watercolour card
  • Waltzing Mouse Stamps stitched Tag Die
  • Princess Sequin mix from Lucys Cards
  • Double Sided Scotch Foam Tape
  • Acetate
  • Scortape
  • Natural Hemp Twine
  • Heart Die


Wonder what the neighbours thought of me standing in the garden dangling a tag in the air whilst trying to get a decent photograph before the wind sent it spinning lol


I shall see you all tomorrow… with something painted perhaps 😉

Sarah x

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3 Tags

Hi everyone..

A super quick post tonight sharing 3 tags I made over the weekend.

I have spent the entire day in bed feeling poorly so not been up to my shed tonight.

Tag Trio

These tags are fun to make and come together fairly quickly in about 20 mins.

Black Tag

Supplies List :-

  • Waltzing Mouse Stamps Stitched Tag Die
  • Clearly Besotted Stamps Heart Die
  • Stampin Up Botanicals for You Stamp Set
  • Watering Can Archival Ink
  • Simple Stories I amSn@p pack
  • Stampin Up Circle Die 1″
  • Grey/White Bakers Twine
  • Cosmic Shimmer Specialist Acrylic Glue
  • Cropodile & Eyelets

Red Tag

As always thanks for popping round and I will see you tomorrow


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Forty Butterflies

Happy Sunday everyone  🙂

I spent most of today in my wee shed….. mostly tidying, cleaning and trying to find homes for the goodies I have bought recently.. and came to the conclusion that, I need to stop buying crafty goodies and use up the stuff I have bought lol…  {{pig’s might as well fly}} cause we know that won’t happen 😉

I did however manage to made a few bit’s n bob’s whilst I was up there, mainly trying out new embossing folders and dies… and here’s what I made



Supplies List :-

  • White heavyweight cardstock for the card base
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Ink
  • Stampin Up Summer Starfruit Ink
  • Cas-ual Friday’s Stamp Set called WTF?
  • Unibal Signo Broad White Pen
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Banner Die
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly Die
  • Dots Embossing folder that I bought at the craft fair yesterday
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive



then I tried out another embossing folder and the larger of the 2 butterfly dies



  • Swirly leafy embossing folder
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly stamp and die set
  • Baja Breeze Ink from Stampin Up

then I made a couple of tags…

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Supplies for the tag on the left

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly,  Leafy Accents Die and Stamp Set
  • Stampin Up White Ink
  • Uniball Signo White Pen
  • Distress Stain in Tea Dye and Scattered Straw
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade Stampin Write Markers

Supplies for for the tag on the right

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterflystamp and die set
  • Basic Grey Mint Julep 6 x 6 patterned paper
  • Stampin Up Pool Party Ink around the edges

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thanks for popping round

Sarah 🙂


We 3 Tags of Orient are….

Hi everyone….

I’ve been busy in my shed this afternoon/evening.   First of all I made another christmas tree, I had been asked to provide another tutorial, so I made one from scratch on Ustream, you can find the video here



then I made a trio of tags, they all the same bases, but done in different styles…  I recorded a video for these and you can see it over here on Youtube

Vintage Christmas



Supplies Used:-

  • Sizzix #2 Scallop Tag Die
  • Old Book Paper
  • Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
  • Red Poinsettia Flowers
  • Amber Rhinestones
  • Prima Lade
  • Vintage Postcard
  • Gold Bow & Red Satin Ribbon



Tag #2 Rustic Deer



Supplies Used :-

  • Sizzix #2 Scallop Tag Die
  • Old Book Paper
  • Lichen
  • Distress Stains Iced Spruce & Evergreen Bough
  • WOC Wooden Deer Embelishment
  • WOC Seam Binding
  • WOC Snowflakes
  • Stampin Up Antique Brad
  • Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint
  • Clear Rock Candy Distress Glitter



Tag #3 Shabby Heart


Supplies used :

  • Sizzix #2 Tag Die
  • Old Book Paper
  • Distress Stain in Spun Sugar
  • WOC Snowflakes
  • WOC Seam Binding
  • Pink Gingham Ribbon
  • WOC Wooden Embelishment
  • WOC Clear Rhinestones
  • Vintage White Acrylic Paint



Thanks for popping round and enjoy your weekend 🙂


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Tea for 2 tags

It has been a glorious spring day here in Scotland today… fingers crossed it stays like this for a long time 🙂

I finally got my laptop fixed, been lost without it… and whilst it was going through the fixing process, I had a tidy up in my shed, put a lot of things away and also had a good old spring clean!

When I was having a sort through and putting things away I came across some lovely stampin up papers that Crafty Helen had sent me with one of my orders last year…. I kept them out and made a couple of tags with them late this afternoon.

Tag #1 Teas

supplies list:-

  • Patterned Paper from Stampin Up
  • Gorgeous lacey ribbon from Laurel
  • Fabric Verbena flowers from Hobbycraft
  • Scortape
  • Aged Mahogany Distress Ink
  • Cameo Beige Seam Binding from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Antique Brass Eyelet & Cropodile
  • Vintage Ephemera from Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden
  • Chipboard Shape from Stash

Tag #2 Sweet, Kind & Wonderful

Supplies List :-

  • Patterned Paper from Stampin Up
  • Gorgeous White & Blue Lace from Laurel
  • Fabric Verbena flowers from Hobbycraft
  • Scortape
  • Blue Seam Binding from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Silver Brass Eyelet & Cropodile
  • Vintage Ephemera from Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden

Then I popped them into a couple of lovely wee glassine pockets that Natasha send me in a package yesterday with my Redline tape order