Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Home Made Flower Tag

A few days ago (more like a week) I was experimenting with some home made fabric flowers. While I was down in Florida, I had stopped into a Jo-Ann's (not coincidentally, mind you, unbeknownst to my sweet husband) and I purchased some beautiful, silky fabrics. I messily cut up some strips and set about sewing a shabby flower. Here's the result of this haphazard sewing project:


I coated the edges with some Platinum Stickles and found a decorative brad for the middle:


Some Zva Creative pearl goodness:


I added some lovely Wired Pink Netting from the Ribbon Carousel:


A dash of cute buttons and some glittered chipboard flourishes:


I have another tag that I'll post tomorrow along these same lines...
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: none
Paper: London Market dp (Pink Paislee)
Ink: Vintage Photo distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: CRB-05CA-120 (Fancy - White Pearl) Zva Creative, 1.5" Pink Net Ribbon, Ivory Jute/Twine (Ribbon Carousel), glittered chipboard, buttons, lace, homemade stick pins, rhinestone brad, paper doily, Platinum Stickles & Liquid Pearls (Ranger), fabric, needle & thread 

Size: 3"X 6"

16 comments:

  1. Andrea,
    This tag is beautiful!! How did you make the flower?

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  2. Wow!!! Absolutely gorgeous tag and flower! Love it!

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  3. That is Absolutely Gorgeous
    For your fabric flower, did you just do a gathering stitch and formed in circle for your fabric flower?
    ColleenB.

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  4. Beautiful tag...Love your flower...

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  5. Wowwwwww Andrea, this is so beautiful, just my style, love the details and the colours!

    Hugs,
    Ellen

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  6. Amazing how one can "accidentally" trip across a store ;) Glad you got some goodies. The end result of using them is gorgeous! Well done in your flower making skills! Card is amazing as always :)

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  7. Would love to see a small "how to" on your gorgeous flower! Beautiful tag!!

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  8. Oh My Gosh! What amazing skills you have! Just took a trip through you blog and everything is just stunning! These flowers included!

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  9. Excellent! Love the overall size and the flower and the chipboard and that lace and your prowess at accidentally finding a Joanns while out of state!

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  10. You're becoming a sewing queen with your fabric and flowers!!! Patience to add the glitter is what I'm thinking!!! Gorgeous tag!!!

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  11. I love this Andrea, so girlie and fresh. The flower is delightful and the stickles on the edge is a lovely touch. Really pretty.
    Andrea, I don't have time to email you as it's almost 2am here and I am trying hard to catch up before I go to bed, so I will ask here: please would you email me your address, I would like to send you some of my pins if you think that's ok.
    Best wishes Linda x

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  12. Just gorgeous, really and truly. It's a true treasure for the recipient (if there *is* a recipient...or is it the 'box'? LOL) to display. I like the bit of doily peeking out the top.

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  13. I love everything you do - such a beautiful tag!
    Sandy

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  14. This is the MOST gorgeous tag ever! LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE that flower and the soft colors--LOVE LOVE LOVE!

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  15. striking! and beautiful! TFS, and I just love your fabric flower. just can't stop looking at it! TFS

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