Monday, November 29, 2010

2 Sketches 4 You-Kazan's Sketch

Happy Monday!  (That's not always the case right?  It's Monday for crying out loud!) So happy Monday anyway!  And what makes it even better is a new sketch from Kazan....AND the last sketch until the New Year as Kazan and Laura have decided to take the holidays off! 


I was so inspired by the PTI blog hop this weekend that making a tag was super easy!  Here is my take on this weeks sketch...

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Now, like my blog hop tag, this tag is another big one! Again measuring 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, this is the size of a regular A2 size card. I decided maybe I am "mini-tag" challenged.

So for this tag I used various background stamps and embossing folders. I attached each strip on to a smaller tag (tags were cut using SCAL and my Cricut!) and then matted the whole thing with the larger Kraft tag!

OH...Can you see the little piece of bakers twine? I thought that made a cute little loop on top of the stocking!

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I used SU's embossing folder for the stocking! I was just telling Ingrid that I had never used PTI's Stocking Prints yet and was so excited to ink it up because of her inspiration! Well, I still haven't used a stocking from that set! But I did use the die!

You can see I used the die 2 times! One for the full stocking in red and then I cut the top and toe off of the stocking cut in Ripe Avocado! I stamped those smaller pieces with Polka Dots Basics II.

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As far as the ribbon on the top, I used Maile's little knot trick and then added a little more!  Instead of cutting off the twine I used to tie up the ribbon, I brought it around and through the button and tied a bow!  I liked Jen's button she used HERE so I had to add one too!

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Well, that is it for me today!  Hope your week is fantastic!  I have lots of Christmas shopping to get done!  And cleaning...I am still working on it...but I hate that part!

We will see you back for the next sketch after the holidays! 



Supplies all PTI unless noted....

Stamps: Background Basics: Polka Dot II, Little Argyle, Tiny Treats: Christmas, Damask Designs, Sentiment from Stocking Prints
Ink: Versarmark, True Black
Paper: Pure Poppy, Ripe Avocado, Rustic Cream
Misc: Stocking Prints Die, SU Embossing Folders: Square Lattice, Petals a Plenty, Sizzix Polka dots, Pure Poppy Baker's Twine, Pure Poppy Swiss Dot Satin Ribbon, Tag from SCAL/Cricut, Ripe Avocado Button, Sewing Machine Stitch, Circle Nestie, Pebbles Earth Tone Chalks

38 comments:

  1. So adorable. I love the texture on the stocking!!

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  2. LOVE IT!!! Who needs the stocking prints stamp set when you can make it so darn cute with impressions!! Love the twine.... perfect and the sewing ...... well you know I love it!!

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  3. Ahh, this is truly ADORABLE! I love your little stocking and your stitching. SO cute!
    Love your new blog header too! :)

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  4. OMG, this is amazing! Love the colors, textures, prints. Just beautiful!

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  5. This is completely cute! So many fun details to love here, like the textured stocking and the little twine loop. Just darling!

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  6. Laurie, this is just darling. I love all your textures! Super cute. XOXO

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  7. Gorgeous tag! I love the embossing on the stocking and the patterns stitched in the background. Love it!

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  8. Soo cute - love the ribbon treatment - am definitely going to give that a go.

    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  9. This is adorable, Laurie! I love the embossed stocking and the sewing looks so perfect!

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  10. Now that is one super sweet tag, Laurie! I adore the li'l bakers twine loop - cute!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  11. Way cute! Love the new blog header as well!

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  12. Adorable! What yummy texture and mix of patterns! You've inspired me to revisit my sadly neglected embossing folders.

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  13. This is just too awesome Laurie! I love the bigger size and all the detailed stamping you put on it makes it one of my favs of yours!

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  14. Great tag Laurie! I love all the different texture and it's a perfect way to use up some scraps.

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  15. I L.O.V.E. this card - embossing strips are awesome. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  16. really cyte..a lot of work went into this tag!!

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  17. Laurie, this is so, so pretty! I love the embossed stocking. How perfect!

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  18. Super cute card! I love your take on the sketch
    and all the textures!

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  19. Super cute tag Laurie! Love the bold and bright color combo! So fun & festive :)

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  20. All those layers and textures! Beautiful!

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  21. So beautiful!!! And I love the new blog header!

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  22. Gorgeous stockings. Love the traditional colors. Great work, Laurie!

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  23. Laurie, Laurie, Laurie...there you go again..making me drool over your creations...love this tag!

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  24. I love everything about this tag! The stitching, texture, colors! It's perfect!

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  25. What a great tag Laurie! Love the patched look and the different textures :) Also love the bakers twine stocking loop :)

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  26. LOVE this Laurie! Fabulous texture and patterns here!

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  27. I absolutely LOVE all of the elements you put on this card. And I love that it's a A2 sized tag!! Your creativity is just amazing. I am in awe!

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  28. Adorable! I love the texture on the little stocking, it almost looks like fabric! Great card!

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  29. How cute! I love all the different patterns and impressions you used!

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  30. Ok, now I officially need to get my hinny in gear and learn to sew with my $2 sewing machine! Just need my MIL to teach me how to string the darn thing! Great layered tag!

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  31. Laurie, this is so festive and fun! Your attention to detail is incredible!!!

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  32. А! وأخيرا ، حصلت على ما كنت أبحث عنه! أنا بالتأكيد تتمتع كل قليلا من ذلك. سعيد أنا تعثرت في هذه المادة! ابتسامة لقد قمت بحفظها للتحقق من الاشياء الجديدة التي ترسلها.

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  33. Love it so much ! it's so cute !!! Will certainly be a great inspiration, thanks !

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  34. I love all of the texture and different stamping on this tag. Lovely!

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  35. Thank you for this particular helpful post! Please routinely keep it going. Cheers.

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