Monday, December 5, 2011

Daring Cardmakers and....tag 4

Morning all...I sure am getting to like this playing at making tags every day...definitely beats workshop deadlines and the like...doing my own thing without anybody to say what doest thou...well apart from The Furry Boy and his built-in "time for a stroll" clock and the palaver of dressing like Michelin Man to go out in the wintry weather and fighting with myself to get it all off again when we return home.
But it's time to ditch the moany groany hat because I'm feeling a bit pleased with myself this morning...I've actually managed to make a challenge card...the first for months and for one of my favourite challenges too.  I just happened to have some spare bits and pieces left over from the cubbyhole tag fest which fit perfectly for the challenge this week over at Daring Cardmakers...

DECEMBER FLOWERS
HOLLY & NARCISSUS


and without anymore ado...time to share...
the cubbyhole crew's version


apologies for the peely-wally pic....it is much more vibrant IRL...why do I find it so difficult to take a pic of anything blue and it might have been an idea to wait a little longer for the glossy accents to dry properly.
Tim will be posting Tag 5 shortly but I have chores to do before the big reveal...the old dishwasher decided he didn't want to play any more the other day and I'm waiting for the replacement to arrive on Wednesday so after breakfast I'll be puddling around in the sink with warm soapy suds and you know what...I am rather enjoying it and it's a great way to clean those inky tag fingers.
And guess who will be popping by tomorrow with another of his give-aways....
Hugs Kath xxx

21 comments:

Desirée-ScrapDees said...

Oh what a really lovely card, so cute! And the tag is also very beautiful!

The Stamp Basket said...

Love the detail in this tag, Kath..especially the snowman's scarf! Hugs, Janet xx

May said...

Morning Kath, what a beautiful card and tag, which reminds me!I must get my skates on and finish my christmas cards,have a great day, love May x x x

Ann Rosie said...

Love your card Kath and your tag is just beautiful (If I might dare to say so, it's even better than TH's - love the little pompoms on the end of his scarf!)

Warm hugs

Ann
Xx

Anesha said...

Great card Kath and love your tag, not done my Day 4 tag yet. Hope Buddy and you have a great day. Hugs Anesha

weewiccababe said...

beautiful card and I love your snowman tag - love the pompoms on the ends of his scarf
Debz
xx

kathleen said...

Morning Kath.I hope the snow missed you.Lovely card.You are definately into these tags it is beautiful.
Have a good day.
Kathleen x

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous bauble card I just love Kraft card too...stunning tags lots of lovely detail

Anne

Carol D said...

Fab card Kath, and how brill are you keeping up with the tags, your is super, don't tell Tim, but I think I prefer yours.

Hugs Carol xx

Pamela said...

If you hadn't told us I'd have had difficulty working out which was yours and which was Tim's. Love the card as usual.

Paula (PEP) said...

Well - who'd have thought it? I've fallen in love with your snowman - the details are amazing from the little "feather" in his hat (echoing the swirl behind him) to the use of the beige (I'm wearing a colour theory smile!) ribbon & the bobbly scarf he's sporting. If you were to put your tag facing Tim's you'd have a pair looking at one another. I love that he has contrasting coloured arms too & check (ouch!!) out that button.
Have a brill day.
Paula (PEP)

butlersabroad said...

Beautiful card Kath, and using left overs too, what could be better? Love your take on the tags, interesting one today though I have to say! I think I prefer the fragments and the second tag to the first one, although I'd never tell Timmie that, lol!!

Hugs
Brenda

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Super card and tag. You are just way tooooo talented! xxx (I'm only jealous!)

Lorraine said...

Your tag is really lovely Kath, hope your enjoy yourself making the tags with Tim xx

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Lee said...

Beautiful card,love the way you have done the Holly Berries.Gorgeous tag rather like Yours better hee hee.xx

Kathleen said...

Great card, so glad you are enjoying tagging along with Tim.

Kath x

Kat said...

Stunning card Kath, I love the simplicity of it.

I loved Tim's tag but your take on it is amazing. Love the blues and all the little touches you've added.

Kat xx

Enfys said...

Stunning card Kath, and the tag is just wonderful
hugs
En xx

Karen said...

Stunning tag again Kath - you should be working along side Lord Tim hugs Karen x

Sharon (glitterangel) said...

Gorgeous work as always Kath, I love the holly on your card, and that tag is just scrummy. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x

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