Monday, June 8, 2009

Buttons & Ribbon

Today's challenge over at
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long was to use buttons and ribbon.
Yay! Those are two of my favorite embellishments!

Here's what I came up with...
I made a card first, but then decided to keep playing. I've always wanted to make my own gift tags for the holidays, so I decided to give it a whirl today.

For my card, I used the deer image from "Forest Friends" by The Greeting Farm. I colored him in with Copics and added a red jewel to his nose to make him a little more festive. The plaid patterned paper is from the "Mr. Campy" line by Cosmo Cricket. I paired that up with some Riding Hood Red, Close to Cocoa and Garden Green cardstock. The button embellishments were really simple to make. All I did was attach some glue dots to the back of a button and then stuck my ribbon on the back in an accordion motion. They kind of look like flowers don't you think? I'll have to play with that technique some more...
Here are the gift tags...
Whoever invented punches.....I love you!

And a few close ups...

Be sure to hop on over the the CSAYL blog and check out what the other creative Christmas divas did! We would LOVE for you to play along with us and leave a link on the challenge post.

There were lots of cute entries for the number challenge last week, but Lisa's card caught my eye. Nice job Lisa!

Thanks for stopping by to peek at my projects!
Have a super day.


Maria said...

Hey Mackenzie! Wow, girl. . .you've been busy! You went beyond the call of duty! LOL! I love your card with the TGF image and those cute buttons and wow, all those circle scallop tags. . .they're fantastic!! Beautiful colors, beautiful images, and beautiful designs!! Keep up the great work!


Patty Chalas said...

Lovely card! I loved the tags you made.... very creative!

Lisa said...

Thank you so much for the nice comments about my card! Your card and tags are great! You come up with such creative things, I always enjoy seeing what you've done for the challenges.