Sunday, July 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer!

The last Share the Love challenge at the Winnie & Walter blog is Tag It!  We're to use our distress inks and at least 1 W&W stamp to make a tag.  I am really growing to enjoy making tags.....they're just a smaller canvas than our usual cards!  Here's what I did:

W&W Tag it!

supplies: Memory Box Texture Shine stencil, Hero Arts long retired Summer Memories stamp, W&W The Big, the Bold and the Extras, mustard seed, spiced marmalade, worn lipstick, and mowed lawn distress inks

I started by stencilling the sun rays in yellow with a touch of orange, then overstamped the Summer Memories twice.  I stamped, sponged, and fussy-cut the flowers and leaves, and overstamped the "celebrate".  My seam binding is also hand-dyed with worn lipstick distress ink.


Can you believe we're coming up on half-way through summer!  We have to enjoy every minute of it!  Thanks for visiting today!


  1. Lovely tag...great colors and design. Love your colors. Have a great day.

  2. Gorgeous summer colors! And you are right .. tags are fun. Love the hand dyed ribbon.

  3. Oh my Lin, this tag just screams summer fun! It's so pretty and bright!

  4. LOVE seeing your Summer Memories stamp on this tag Lin! A Classic beauty.

  5. What a wonderful summery tag, Lin! Love your layering and mix of images! Your hand dyed ribbon is so pretty! It's hard to believe we're nearly half-way through summer - this year seems to be flying by!

  6. Gorgeous Lin, I don't want summer to ever end--it just got here!

  7. Wow, Lin! This is really beautiful! Love the colors and layering! Gorgeous card!


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