Saturday, April 16, 2011

I made something!!!



Finally, it's been a month since my scrap room flooded and I finally have it all back together. I'm so happy to be able to do a little crafting. We insulated, the drywall is up and walls are painted. It was a big job, but well worth it. I'll do a video or post pictures in the next couple of days.

On to my tag. I did alot of shopping in the month I couldn't create and one of the things I bought was the Tim Holtz sewing room die. While I was preparing dinner today, I put a turkey breast in the roticary and while I was removing the nylon net that covers it, I had a a-ha moment. HA! I saw a skirt for my dress form die.

I cut the tag out of some kraft card stock and distressed the edges with my new distrezz-it-all, inked the edges, cut the dress form and after inking applied the skirt. I love it!! The sentiment is one of Tim's and the stamp is from Great Impressions I just got from my LSS. I dyed the pink seam binding with some pink bubble gum glimmer mist and crinkled it up.

I think this will work for Simon says stamp challenge Distressing.

It's good to be back, let me know what you think of my tag. I love your comments. Shari

11 comments:

  1. Hey, glad to see you're crafting again!!

    I LOVE the way you did the skirt on this tag!!! I've often saved that kind of netting from my turkeys....(cleaned, of course) - but never ended up doing anything with it, and consequently tossed it. Looking at your project sure makes me think I maybe should have saved it! LOL! This looks FANTASTIC!

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  2. Great tag, and the recycling of the turkey net was a stroke of genius! :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

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  3. Hello! Darling tag! Love the turkey net as the skirt. Until I read that, I thought you had used some milliners' netting or something. Very unique! Thanks for sharing your project with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge! <3 Candy

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  4. Shari,
    Happy to see you crafting again. I love how you used the net, what a great idea
    Hugs
    stacy

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  5. Oh, Shari, I'm so glad to see you -- I prayed everything would go well quickly for you. Of course your card is fabulous!

    I've been away quite a bit too with a family problem but trying to drop in on everyone as much as I can. I'll try to check on you again when I can!

    Hugs, and welcome back, my friend!

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  6. So glad that you are back in action again. Love your designs and love this tag, the idea of using the net is so clever.

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  7. I can't believe your craftroom flooded. I would be crying!!! Is that die fabulous or what? Love the skirt you added - too fun! Thank you for the visit and for following, I am very happy to follow you! Stay dry! Love the doggie pictures!

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  8. I save the netting too and think you're brilliant for using it as a skirt!

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  9. Hi Shari! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment! I really appreciate it. I had commented earlier on your dressform tag but I still love it! And your Mother's Day card is awesome as well!!! <3 Candy

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  10. Oh my gosh, this netting is fantastic. Looks incredible!

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