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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Thrifty Thursday

GOOD MORNING & welcome to another "Thrifty Thursday"! If you are new to my blog, we alternate our Thursdays & make projects using all of our SCRAPS! For today, I made another tag using the 'my favorite stamp of the month' "Mixed Holiday Sentiments"! I LOVE this stamp set because it covers Halloween, Thanksgiving, Fall, Christmas & even New Year's! If you just need ONE stamp set to get you through the holidays, then this is the one for you! 
I had picked up some Fringe Scissors to do a project w/my son & I couldn't wait to use them on a crafty project! I was watching a cool video by Miss Heidi Swapp HERE & she shows us a few fun different ways on how & what to make w/these scissors! On one of her projects she made a ribbon using the fringe scissors & I LOVED it! Soooo, that is exactly what I did here on my tag! Of course, it isn't as pretty as hers was, but I still like how it came out! After I glued the fringe behind my circle die, I decided to layer it onto my rosette die! Then I used my med. stitched bow die, cut off the scallops to make the bottom part look like a ribbon! I had some scraps of that AWESOME burlap paper left, so I used my tag die, cut it out & adhered everything down using hot glue just to make sure it didn't go no where! ;) To make my tag a little sturdier, I cut another tag using a thicker card stock, then adhered it in the back of the burlap tag w/zip dry glue just to give it more support! I decided to add a few silver sequins so it could go w/my silver bell die! Instead of using black ink to stamp my sentiment, I used 'watering can' ranger ink so it won't look so harsh!

Here is one more pic of my tag so you can see all the fun dimension! 

Supplies used:
~ Blue pattern paper (my scraps)
~ May Arts Ribbon
~ Blue hemp twine
~ Warm Holiday Fun (bell)

Now onto my AWESOME design team! Don't forget to visit their blogs & leave them some love! :)

Well, I hope you were all inspired to use YOUR SCRAPS to create something SUPER CUTE!
Well, I "thought" I was going to get to do a video today, but that didn't happen :( I do have GOOD NEWS, my boys are almost caught up w/ALL their homework that they missed when they were out last week! Even though some of the teachers emailed them the homework, they still have more!
Anyways, THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for stopping by & I hope you have a FABULOUS day my sweet creative friends! xoxo

P.S. Don't forget to play along w/our "Thanksgiving Challenge" that is going on right HERE!

Also, we are having a design team call for the new year! You can see details HERE!


  1. Gosh Emma what a cute tag packed with so many neat ideas. Thanks for sharing once again so many different ways to use all your goodies. Thanks too for the Heidi Swapp video as I do have these MS Fringe scissors so how cool. Hope you have a T-riffic Thursday!!

  2. OMG LOVE the way you made your ribbon Emma, it looks FANTASTIC my friend!!!Have a GREAT day!!! :)

  3. So cute with the fringed circle! Love your tag!

  4. This tag is so cute, and my favorite color of blue. I keep seeing those fringe scissors and wondered if I would use them! They do add extra somethings to projects.

  5. Gorgeous, love how the burlap tag looks!!!

  6. Very nice tag. Sometimes I have so much junk on my craft table that I challenge myself to create something only using what is already out! I just love Thrifty Thursday. TFS

  7. Such an awesome tag Emma! Love the colors, the papers and of course your awesome stamps and dies!!
    More fun projects from the DT!!!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT night!!

  8. Thanks for the video link to miss Heidi! I need to play with Martha's scissors, I have some fun ideas to use them on now. I love all of your projects and love to see how they can be used to create awesomeness...............dianne

  9. Beautiful tag, Miss Emma. I love the touch of elegance with the shiny silver bell and sequins. It looks especially great with the rustic background of burlap. So cute the way you made the blue ribbon with the Stitched Scallop Bow tails and the fringe looks great.

  10. Congratulations to the boys for catching up on missed work so quickly. Your tag is so bright and cheery. I like the fringe looks great. It is always amazing what can be made with just scraps. Everyone did a super job!
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  11. Very pretty tag! You did a great job on it! So glad you boys are feeling better and got all their homework caught up!! Have a great weekend!

  12. Emma ~ Oh WOW a burlap tag! I LOVE this idea! Then the soft subtle blue tons ~ GORGEOUS!!! I have to say the rosette die is simply another FABULOUS product of yours that I can see me using a great deal! YEAH for getting those boys all caught up ~ that alone is not an easy task!

  13. Burlap tag! So cute:) Love all the projects, thanks for sharing DT:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.


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