Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Spiral Flower tags

A bit late to the party, as usual, but I have finally fallen in love with the Spiral Flower Die! Armed with my new hot glue gun, I made almost 20 of these little beauties the other evening. Most of them were Summer Starfruit, to adorn these little tags I made for members of my Virtual Hostess Club. All 10 members of the club will be getting three flower die-cuts to play with this month; I found it took me a few attempts to get used to using this die, so thought they’d better have a few to try before they decide whether they “need” it or not. 

The tags showcase the 2012-14 In Colors which, of course, will be retiring at the end of June. I’ll be very sad to see them go as they have been my favourite set of In Colors so far! I will be especially sad to see Summer Starfruit retire as, to me, it’s the perfect shade of “dirty yellow”. 

The stamp comes from the Hello, Lovely stamp set, which we all received at last year’s Convention. I’m ashamed to say that I’d forgotten I had it and haven’t really made the most of it, but this greeting (it’s one half of a larger image) is just right for these tages. 

If you haven’t played with it already, you’ll love the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. Just feed any strip of cardstock into it (5cm wide or less) and create tags as long as you like. I haven’t had chance to explore all its uses yet but have a great long list of things I want to make with this, so watch this space over the next few weeks!

Finally, my current Virtual Hostess Club is coming to an end soon. This is a fun way of spreading the cost of your purchases over 10 months, and enjoy being the hostess for one of those months. Places are limited, so please get in touch for more information or to reserve your spot! 

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