Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Tag and Card

Hello from a sunny and warmer NE UK coast. We were up again at 5 am watching the curling and our men and women are both in the semi finals tomorrow and the games are at more reasonable times from now on. :)

At Tag Tuesday this week we have the theme Insects-here is my tag for the challenge


I used an image of an insect hotel as my tag. I just love this idea and we saw a lot of them last year when we were visiting Nature reserves. The ones there were a lot bigger and very natural looking and we are collecting the things we need to build one in our garden. I added the sign and the little cones with a wine glass charm I had that has an insect on it.

This is what I made for 52 Christmas Card Throwdown where this week it is Christmas Landscapes as a theme

I found a few 'free to download' pictures and loved this one 


I layered the picture with three different coloured pieces of cards and then stuck it onto a white card blank. Then I added peel-off corners to give it a bit of sparkle.

Have a great day all

Love Chrissie x






8 comments:

  1. Lovely tag although I would not want to stay at an insect hotel overnight! Great Christmas card, too. Have a fun day, hugs, Valerie

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  2. Brilliant tag - I love that it looks like one of those chic interior design magazine beach huts - and it's for insects! I had a ladybird hotel in my garden in Stratford... always delighted me to see them.

    Amazing sky in that photo too...
    Alison x

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  3. Great makes, the insect hotel tag looks fantastic.
    Yvonne

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  4. LOVE that tag Chrissie. Terrific idea. Pleased to hear that your weather is on the improve. Poor UK has been having a battery by all accounts.
    Lorraine

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  5. What a great tag ..we have a bug hotel in our garden! X hugs xtrace x

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  6. Gorgeous creations as always Chrissie ! I must say I looooove your tag ! Such a creative idea ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  7. Love the serene beauty of that snowy scene. That's another one away for Christmas.

    I love your cute and quirky tag - very creative.
    Marina

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  8. A fabulous tag and a gorgeous Christmas card.
    xxx Hazel.

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.