Saturday, June 4, 2011

New Home gift tag

So at the last minute I decided to make a tag for my gift of the new home notelets I made earlier this week. How could I resist the great sketch from Mad for Markers?!

The friend for whom I made the gift is a real ornithophile, so I used a TLC image I've been saving and colored it like an American Robin, with its red breast (I wanted to keep to the color palette I used for the notelets). When I gave it to her, she said It's an American Robin! Which made me happy.

I colored the ribbon and the red button with copics. I used brown StazOn for the brown button and actually heat-embossed the white one. I sewed them onto the card with coordinating bakers twine, and backed them with matching buttons.

Inspiration:
Mad for Markers Tag Sketch Challenge (pic on the right)
colourQ combo #86: Real Red, Daffodil, So Saffron, Early Espresso + white

Stamps: Vintage Bird on Holly by TLC Creations, flourish from Regal Greetings set by {ippity} Stamps, sentiment from stash stamps sent to me from Mom from Nepal
Paper: Hammermill, Recollections
Tools: SCAL, Cricut, Marvy heat tool, Sizzix Texture Boutique & paisley embossing folder
Other: ZipDry glue, Stampendous embossing powder, StazOn and InkItUp inks, bakers twine
Copics: E08, E47, R27, Y17, Y13, Y000, E33, E31, YG03, YG63, YG67, BG93

12 comments:

  1. Hello Christina. This is just beautiful. Love how you coloured the bird, and now wonder your friend was happy. It really is a very special touch, with great attention to detail.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  2. This is great. Thanks for joining in at Mad for Markers
    Cheers
    Melissa

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  3. Beautiful, very pretty and bright.

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  4. This is fantastic! The feather looks ace. Thanks for joining us at Mad for Marker we hope to see you again soon. Hugs from Bron :D

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  5. This is really lovely, the bright yellow really makes everything stand out.

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  6. Hi CG, This is very pretty. Love that feather, such a great touch for the bird image.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  7. This is pretty, thanks for joining in the fun at mad for markers, hope u will join us again :-) from ash

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  8. Hi there .This is awesome ! Love the image and your colouring is perfect . Saw you at Mad for Markers .

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  9. A fabulous tag! I love the bright colours and that feather is a great embellishment. Thanks for joining us at Mad for Markers this week.
    Susan xxox

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  10. Such a gorgeous tag! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Mad for Markers! Would you like to enter my Magnolia candy? Hop on over to my blog here: http://alicia-timetocreate.blogspot.com/
    Alicia xx

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  11. Lovely tag! the colors look great!

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