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Monday, October 4, 2010

Happy Announcement and Brag Monday

Paper Doll Tag

Close Up

Hi Everyone~

I want to share this brand-new tag with you that I created for Brag Monday. This piece is called "Paper Doll" and the image, of course, is from Karen at the Graphics Fairy! Hugs to Karen!

This has certainly become a week of "Announcements" with the news of my designing for Shabby Cottage Studio, but also, I have just opened a brand-new Etsy shop. (The link to my shop is on the left side bar.)

If you would like to learn how to make curly seam binding, just move down to the next post and there is a link to my tutorial for it.
Oops! I forgot to tell you--My Creative Spirit Challenge will be this Friday!

I've got a question for you...As all this Etsy stuff is new to me, could you tell me which picture (that is in this post) that you would post to show it in Esy? I may use both, but I need your opinion!!!

Have a great week!!!


Barbara Jean said...

sweet tag girl!

You'll have to let me know how you like ETSY.
I've thought about it, but not sure I could keep up with it and everything else.

hugs and blessings

barbara jean

A Vintage Chic said...

Love your sweet vintage tag, Cindy! Congrats on the new Etsy shop...something I haven't tried yet! Hope it all goes wonderfully well for you--I'm sure it will!

Hope you're having a beautiful night!


Cheryl said...

oh hun this is one beautiful tag really love the style and that little girl is just so gorgoues one amazing desing hun good luck with the shop something i would love to try but not got round to it yet hugs cheryl xxxxx

Junibears said...

hello dear Cindy, At last I'm finding time to catch up with my fave friends!
Love that tag, you do such amazing work.
I'm going to have a look at your Etsy in a mo.
Thank you for your loving support, it's still a waiting game.
June xx

Netty said...

Brilliant tag Cindy and wishing you all the very best with your new Etsy shop. Annette x

Liszha said...

Oh, this is such a beautiufl tag!

Sinderella Studio Designs said...

Cindy - stopping by via Incipent Wings - congrats on the blog award - well deserved. I just took a peek at your crinkled binding tutorial - thanks for sharing. Congrats also on your residency with Shabby Cottage!
cheers, dana

Roselle said...

Best of luck to you in your new Etsy shop!!! I love the seam binding tutorial!!! TU for sharing that with us!

Terry said...

Hi Cindy, You tag is just precious! Love the adorable image! Congratulations on the opening of your Etsy shop, how fun!!! Have a wonderful day!

A Hopeful Heart said...

That is a beautiful are all of your tags!!

You will love being a part of Etsy. My husband and son have had a woodworking store there for, I think, almost 3 years now. They love it...and Etys's fees are much less than Ebay.

I'm sure you will do great there! I will pop by for a visit.


Rita A. said...

I love the tag. Best of luck in your Etsy shop. I have mine opened but nothing in it yet.

Linda said...

This is a lovely project, Cindy! And your etsy shop looks wonderful! Have fun!!

Anonymous said...

Your tag is lovely, Cindy! Congratulations on opening your Etsy shop and best of luck with it! I've been making preparations to launch my own Etsy shop this month!Hopefully I will be ready to go by mid-month but I am giving myself longer if need be.

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

1.) Beautiful as always
2.) Congrats on your designing gig
3.) Congrats on your Etsy shop

Wishing you all good things always!

Chris said...

Dear Cindy, just popping by to say hi. I have a lot of tree pruning today.So, this is a nice diversion. Love your tag. P.S. I found a link for rolled paper roses that I love it is on my blog under the Big birthday post.
Hugs, Chris

Anonymous said...

Beautiful tag Cindy! Congrats on your new "job" and your new Etsy store, so much happening!

Feathers and Flight said...

Cindy The is Lovely! I really Like the Paper Doll Image from Karen!What would we do with out her!
Hope you are Having a Wonderful Day!

Terry said...

Hi Cindy, I sent you an e-mail, but just in case it gets spammed. I think the one by the clock. Thanks for your sweet comments - always!

Betty said...

Hi Cindy
Love your Esty shop, hope you do well hun but i'm sure you will, as your work is so creative.
Love the tag it's gorgeous, i would use both pics in your shop, i had a good day at work, so i have been relaxing tonight, no crafting, i seem to do more time on blogging than crafting these days lol!.
Oh and congrats on your shabby cottage studio job.
Hugs Betty x x

agypsyangel said...

The tag is adorable, pic of close up is the best to me. I am so surprised an etsy shop. How fun. Good luck with your new endeavor.

Carola Bartz said...

Cindy, congratulations on opening your Etsy store! I'm still dreaming of that. I don't know which of the photos you should have there - the top one has a nice atmosphere, the lower one is better for seeing the tag, so probably that one (or use both, as you already said...). Good luck!

PetraB said...

The tag is adorable but as Carola already hinted it is difficult to decide which photo to use. The first one is very appealing in its environment but with the second you see more details - maybe you could combine them? (lol)
All the best and good luck for your shop, I am sure you will do well!

Anonymous said...

Cindy, the tags are exquisite! So lovely and fun. I loved your tutorial regarding the wrinkled tape. In fact, I have it featured on my blog as a Boardwalk Bookmark (which means you can grab a button, if you wish). I have it linked to the Shabby Cottage Studio, which is where I saw the tutorial, but I did notice that their link does not go through to your blog anywhere -- I just wanted you to know. If you would like me to move the link to the same tutorial on your blog, please let me know.

Congratulations on a wonderful tutorial and projects. I love this type of crinkled ribbon!

Yvonne said...

Gorgeous tag, Cindy! AND congrats! They are very lucky to have you on board :)

Anonymous said...

Okay, I'm going to try this again. Geez, blogger has been acting up all day today.

I think these are so cute and they remind me of how fond I was of paper dolls growing up. I'd play with them for hours.

I like the picture of the second one with the music sheet. Will come and visit your Etsy shop soon.

Anonymous said...

Okay, I had to come back to say that at your Etsy shop I actually like the way the one with the clock looks better. For some reason it looks smaller here.

Oh, and I ran across these amazing torso tags yesterday. Oh my goodness, they are gorgeous and I so know you could probably make them with your eye closed. I'll send you a link or a picture. I hope I find them.

Anonymous said...

Here's the link to the artsy torso tags:


Teresa said...

Hi Cindy! I wanted to thank your company on my blog. It really is a huge honor for me! I really like your work!
This tag is very beautiful! I too really like the pictures of Karen!

malia said...

hi cindy-- sweet tag! congrats on your etsy shop. hugs, malia

Donna said...

Hi Cindy,
Congrats on your Etsy shop, I am so excited for you! Your shop looks awesome, and I love your tag. I think close ups really draw people in (for the first photo), then you can show different views and angles for the other 4 photos. I loved your tutorial on crinkly seam binding. Thanks for sharing! I found some vintage seam binding at a couple of thrift stores I went in on our camping trip, so I can't wait to try it!

Faye said...

Congrats on several levels, Cindy! I love your gorgeous tag. Your work is always so beautiful and feminine. You will probably do well on Etsy although I have no clue how it works. Hope you are having a great week.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Such a fabulous tag, beautiful. I appreciate your visits to my blog and wanted to let you know I am doing great. Cannot believe the time has passed so quickly this summer and hard to think that the snow will be flying here soon...Hope all is well with you. Your artwork is stunning as always. Hugs, Gayle.

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

Hi Cindy,
She's darling!!! Congratulations on your exciting news! I'm not surprised though, with your talent I predict many more exciting opportunities will be coming your way! Thanks for linking another one up to Brag Monday.

Nancy Y said...

Congratulations on your Etsy Shop! I LOVE it! I was just there and purchased two tags, they are going to be perfect for my kitchen! I know I'll be shopping there often!!!! Thank you for visiting my blog today! My husband is healing quickly and feeling much better! :)
Have A Lovely Day!
xoxo Nancy