Tuesday, December 13, 2011

seriously serendipitous SOS30!

surprisingly often, one the shopping our stash challenges will point the way with regard to a bit of stash i was already attempting to figure out how to use, though never quiiiiiiiite as perfectly as this one! but first, let me tell you what this week's brief is:

"Tag it Krafty"
use kraft cardstock somewhere on your project...
OR incorporate a tag element on your project...
OR make a tag of any kind...
OR use a Dilly Beans image!

don't you just love the way miss carla always gives us a few alternatives on what to do? it really gets the inspiration flowing!

as it happens, i had just found this cute little thingie, from JINGLE BELLES' tag along prompt in june where we teamed up with the gorgeous gals at opus gluei:

i had been thinking to myself that i ought to make a card using this as the centerpiece. then i found a pre-cut and folded piece of kraft cardstock on which i had stenciled some pale pink paint, but then--for some reason--not used. better and better! so i grabbed my trusty scraps box and selected a few bits and bobs that would coordinate with the tag. and i made this:

yes, i messed up the dymo label, but then i realized that the tag was going cover it anyway, so i just went ahead and used it. :) and now here's my finished taggy, krafty card:

one of the fastest things i've EVER made... and yet i think i kinda ♥LOVE♥ it! something i definitely know for sure that i loooooooooooooove is seeing my fellow DT members' cards on the SOS blog... and then later checking out the gallery of fabulousness as created by our readers! won't you join me in that enjoyable endeavor??!

(supplies: patterned papers: ki, dcwv, love elsie, pink paislee, tim holtz; border strips: k&co; bling: heidi swapp; fibers: basic grey; labels: dymo; ink: stewart superior; edge punch: recollections; adhesives: tombow monorunner, 3m foam tape; other: pink acrylic craft paint & sequin scrim)


  1. Oh my what a beautiful tag! Loving the pink!

  2. Wow! So FAB! You seriously AMAZE me EVERY time!

  3. I love this card, Lauren. The happy colors and designs make me smile :)

  4. {snicker} I read "bits and b00bs" instead of "bits and bobs" and I thought we were gonna need to have A Talk. {snort}

    These two fabby Lauren-y creations put TOGETHER are pure AWESOME.

  5. Ooh nice! I like using tags I've made in the past on cards. Its easy peasy, but fun and cute at the same time.

  6. This is AMAZING!! I love the fun colours and all the pink! The Dymo label is amazing too. Great way to use your stash.


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