Sunday, October 26, 2014

Bags, Tags, Boxes and More!!!

Welcome my friends!
Today I have a fun creation to share with you that I created as my DT inspiration for the new challenge at 613 Avenue Create Challenge #95.  
Yes, we are an ANYTHING GOES challenge, but each time we have a TWIST theme.
It's to your advantage to use the twist when you can!

Today's TWIST THEME is:


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            I have the pleasure of playing with a fun image from Beansie Doodles called 'HOLLY JINGLE BELLS' and decided to make a tag!  Not just any old tag, but a WINE BOTTLE TAG!
The holiday's are coming and there are a few friends on my list that enjoy receiving a bottle of the 'bubbly' for the holidays so this was my opportunity to really 'kick it up a notch' (so to speak! LOL)

Isn't this image adorable???  And SO FESTIVE!
I've enjoyed coloring her using my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers then doing a little fussy cutting so I could pop her up and make her stand out a bit!

 I created my wine bottle tag quite simply but cutting a piece of white cardstock  11" x 3 1/4" ... score down on one end at 3 1/2" and punch/die cut a circle 1 1/4" round for the opening to slide down over the neck of your bottle.  Depending on the size of the bottle neck, you may need to adjust the size of the opening.

Of course, this would work great for ANY tall neck bottle ... no matter what the contents.  And try to make your opening centered!  NOT OFF CENTER like mine!  LOL!  (eye's must have been on crooked that day ... geesh!)

Then simply decorate it to your hearts content!  This is a great way to use up that mountain of scraps that we all have laying around and I even used up some of my white cut off scraps by doing a little tearing to create the snow she is standing in.
Though hard to see ... there is diamond Stickles sparkle on the edges of the snow and gold Stickles sparkle on all the 'jingle bells' our little holiday pixie is sporting!

Here are a few challenges I'd like to share in today:
Allsorts Challenge - CHRISTMAS
Hiding in my Craft Room #171 - Any Holiday
Little Claire's Design Monthly Challenge - CHRISTMAS
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Challenge - Christmas Fun
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long #34 - Photo Inspiration

Sweet Stampin' Christmas Challenge - Snowflakes
Crafting By Design Challenge - Get Ready for Christmas
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes

Please come join in our challenge fun at 613 Avenue Create!
And, if you need inspiration, by all means pop over and see what my team mates have created for you ... they are AMAZING!!!  Hope to see you there!

As always ...

Papers:  White cs, the Paper Studio dp
Accessories:  Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, Diamond Stickles, Gold Stickles, Martha Stewart snowflake punch, holiday lights from my stash (sorry don't know the mfg), pop dots, Stampin' Up 1 1/4" hole punch

Wine Bottle provided by Arbor Mist (Holiday Merlot) ... LOL!


My Creative Therapy said...

Darlene this such a beautiful and detailed tag! I'll send you my address so you can mail me that cutie and the bubbly! LOL!! I love how you admit the hole is off center and that your eyes must have been on crooked that day! Nice to know you're not perfect like the rest of us! :) You have been such a wonderful addition to our little family!


Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Wow, Dar! That wine bottle is all dressed up and ready to go to a holiday party! Such a clever design, and your coloring, as always, makes me green with envy. LOL Love the fun embellies you added, too! Hugs! said...

This is a super cute project and I think the little girl image is just adorable!

fabiola jaques said...

Super joli ton tag Darlene, festif et si sympa, merci de jouer avec nous chez CSAYL, Biz

~ginny said...

This wine tag is delightful!! Darlene, the string of lights is so creative and the torn and glittered snow... all these details really make the piece special!

Heather said...

Very cute! And beautiful coloring. Love the addition of the light bulbs along the top. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

brenda said...

Gr eat way to present a bottle Darlene.

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great bottle tag, love the string of lights thanks for playing at little claire

Ema M said...

She IS adorable! I think I'm gonna have to get her! Fantastic tag! Thanks for sharing your fabulous project and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
IDCB Owner

Gail said...

Hi Darlene! What a gorgeous decorated wine bag. I love the image you used and your coloring is awesome. I love this's fabulous! I'll write soon! Thanks for sharing this with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' this month! Hugs, Gail

Sarah said...

Such a gorgeous bottle tag Darlene, makes giving a bottle so much more special. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts for our Christmas challenge this week x

Melin MyPaperCrafting said...

What a super cute tag! Your coloring is fantastic and the little light bulbs are perfect! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving me some love. I am your newest follower and look forward to seeing more of your crafty goodness :-)
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Shary said...

Great gift idea and i love the image. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire.x

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Wow Darlene, this is such a cute idea. I love the image, the colours and the embellishments you added. Just lovely.

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Inspiration Destination Challenge. Hope to see you again soon.


Karon said...

Adorable image - thanks for joining us for our Christmas Fun Polkadoodles Challenge

Karon DT, Polkadoodles

JoAnn said...

Adorable bottle tag. Yes, the image is so cute and your coloring fabulous. The snowflakes and string of lights are great touches. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CSAYL.

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous Christmas Project! Thanks for sharing at Crafting By Designs, Mo xxx