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Monday, December 19, 2011

Mixed Media Tags


My newest ebook just became a Bestseller on Amazon! It is filled with creative projects that can be made for Christmas~or any time of year. If you would like to read about it, just click HERE.

I adore creating tags and wanted to make them as gifts for Christmas~



I mounted them in double frames~


I design for Shabby Cottage Studio and I created all of these with their torso tag sheets.




I embellished them with images from The Graphics Fairy.


I purchased vintage dress patterns and used them for the tag backgrounds and stamped them using various stamps.

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Also, I have created some gift tags and bookmarkers that you are welcome to print out. Just go HERE to print them.

I have a fabulous Christmas Day giveaway and if you'd like to enter, just scroll to the post below!

Happy Creating!!!

XO

Cindy

Linking this to White Wednesday
What's It Wednesday
Time Travel Thursday
Potpourri Friday

36 comments:

Blessings from Cindy said...

Hi Cindy!
Love the idea with the framed tags. It is a great way to keep them from damage & enjoy them as decor. Your tags are always mini~art & beautiful! Congrats on being on the best seller list for 3 Books!!! You are rockin' it girlfriend!! So happy for you!! You are inspiring me more than you know. Merry Christmas!
Blessings,
Cindy

jacirascrap said...

Cindy...que adorĂ¡vel suas tags juntas em um quadro...Adorei a carimbada de coroa!!

Gina said...

Congrats on the best seller status! Your tags are lovely & look great framed.

CraftinGranny said...

Hi Cindy,
So glad to have you as a follower. My hubby has been sick so I haven't had much time for playing lately and I so miss it. Plan to get back with it after the first of the year.

Congrats on your awards and accomplishments. Love the blog and your creations. I'll be back often to check in to see what's new. Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year. "Hugs" Carol

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Amazing accomplishments Cindy.
A beautiful way in which to display tags for a gift.
Wishes to you
Lynne

Fabric Art said...

Dear Cindy all your tags are so wonderfully made, love that you framed them, they are a great gift this way, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Hugs Anni

craftattack said...

Love your framed tags! Valerie

ArtyMarti said...

Congratulations on your books. I love tags and ATC's. They are miniature art pieces, and they challenge they offer to use such a small space to tell a story appeals to me. Framing them will make the recipient delighted.

Dorthe said...

Cindy,dear ,the tags are wonderful,I love the torso you used for background, and the lovely stamps you used, so gorgeus.
hugs and xx,
Dorthe
p.s. I hope my little letter will soon arrive to you.

Sue said...

Hello Cin
Wow, Wow and Wow is all I can say to describe these beautiful framed Tags, they look so beautiful.
It is all in the design I can see that, but using a thick wooden frame certainly makes these projects outstanding.
I am so pleased you have had a good month Cin.
Smiles:)

Linda Anne Young said...

Your work is just beautiful!
I want to thank you for your little "Women Blogging For Business Seminar", chock full of wisdom, and most importantly positive thinking. You have been so very encouraging and extremely helpful to me. I've been blogging for almost a year, and am eager to start my online store, as soon as I can physically get my items displayed, photographed and up on a site, and when I've learned how to set up the shopping cart and payment methods, etc. You are so very kind to help me and all the other bloggers out there. It's been such a jopy to connect by blogging this year with the most wonderfully generous and creative women. So much support! may you and yours be richly blessed this Christmas! Love, Linda

Myric said...

Not just a gift tag but they can make a great wall decor! I should do this to your gift! I hope you are having a great time preparing for Christmas. Are you all set up for Christmas? We are driving on the road as i am typing this comment in my phone :)

Xoxo
Myric

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Beautiful tags, Cindy! And what a great idea to frame them - great as a gift, too ;). Stunning work as always! xx

Donna said...

Ok Cindy,
This has got to be one of my all time favorite projects of yours to date! I never would have thought of framing tags, I love, love, love it! The tags are wonderful, and I can't wait to check out your book! A BIG congrats on your success, you totally earned it!!!

Donna said...

Ok Cindy,
This has got to be one of my all time favorite projects of yours to date! I never would have thought of framing tags, I love, love, love it! The tags are wonderful, and I can't wait to check out your book! A BIG congrats on your success, you totally earned it!!!

Jill said...

Such beautiful works of art, Cindy! Thanks for sharing them.

CONGRATULATIONS on the sales of your books!

Madi and Mom said...

Ms. Cindy,
Mom and I enjoy making new friends.
Thank you for coming by to visit with us. We look forward to learning all about you and your family and your cat.

Merry Christmas,
madi and mom

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Congratulations Cindy!!!!!

Your tags look amazing not to mention in those beautiful frames.
WOW!

xo,
Dee

suziqu's thread works said...

Oh Cindy these are just gorgeous!
You create such beautiful pieces and these are no exception displayed so beautifully in these frames.
Love and big hugs dear friend,
Suzy

Dianna said...

Hi, Cindy,
Thanks for visiting my blog today and leaving a comment. Jill is such a sweetie: I love her blog!
Wow, what an interesting site you have here! I'm going to enjoy browsing.
Love your Christmas tree header; I am definitely into vintage!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

CONGRATS on the best seller!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee those tags and such a great idea to frame them!! BEAUTIFUL! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Michele said...

the framed tags look so incredibly elegant Cindy! i love your wonderful ideas. thank you so much! xoxo

Angie said...

Congratulations on becoming a best-seller! Your tags are so lovely.

Thanks for sharing at Knick of Time Tuesday!

Blessings,
Angie @ Knick of Time

Cinner said...

Cindy, you do such gorgeous works. I really like the tags framed as a work of art. after the hollidays I am coming here to go through all your great tips. thank you for encouraging and wanting us all to succeed. happy holidays and all the best in the new year. I have a feeling amazing things await you next year my friend. hugs.

Ira said...

The tags you created are already so beautiful but seeing them encased here in such fabulous frames, boy, what can I say but WOW! I'm in awe with your amazing art work Cindy! Hugs, Ira x

New End Studio said...

Pretty tags, I like the French flair!

PeggyR said...

Congratulations! I love the framed tags.

Marcia said...

OH MY!!! Cindy, I think this is my favorite of all the ways to display these beauties. What a great idea--a matted frame--and in pairs they look even lovelier. You're genious, my friend.
I know I've told you a million times this season, but Merry Christmas to you and yours. I will still be visiting bloggy friends and commenting and spreading good cheer, just not posting, but definitely visiting.

Ros said...

These are absolutely gorgeous!!! What a fabulous idea (which I might have to borrow sometime!) ... they are truly stunning Cindy ... have a lovely day xo

Darcie (My Modern Country) said...

Congratulations!! And these framed tags....just beautiful. Your blog is so inspiring, in many ways! I have always wanted to do so some "crafty" things, but have never found the time. Now...I must make the time :)
Merry Christmas!!

Queenie Believe said...

Truly beautiful Christmas gifts. I particularly like the images with the dress form shapes.
Have a very Merry Christmas!
Always, Queenie

Just me said...

Congrat's on your book's success!
I LOVE this idea of framing your tags! I have so many bare walls that I want to put my work on and this may be the best idea I have seen. Thanks for sharing!
Best wishes for a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year for you and yours!!!
Hugs!
CarolS

Annesphamily said...

The tags are beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

Fishtail Cottage said...

Congratulations! thanks for sharing...xoox, tracie

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage said...

Congrats again on the success of your book, Cindy!!! Your tags look terrific in the frames and will make great looking wall art.

Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday this week, and I hope you have a blessed Christmas!

Hugs,
Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage
http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

Honey at 2805 said...

Congrats, Cindy, on the success and best seller status of your book! How wonderful! The tags are beautiful works of art.

Thank you for sharing this beautiful post at Potpourri Friday! Have a very Merry Christmas and wonderful Holiday Season sweet friend!