Thursday, December 28, 2017

Let's Party - SSS Monday Challenge

Hello friends!  Today I'm sharing a little Birthday tag I made to tuck inside a card for a special little girl.  She's having a FUN 12th Birthday Party, and I'm looking forward to helping her celebrate.  I had the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge specifically in mind when creating this card and tag set.  To be perfectly honest, I've never created anything SPECIFICALLY FOR this particular challenge in the past.  I've only entered projects that happened to fit the theme.  However, I thought it would be a fun idea to use their "grungy vintage" style this time.
I started with a 7 Gypsies Grungy Prim Tag and a JilliBean Soup (candles) card, and I inked them with Tim Holtz Corduroy Distress Ink. I also attached a Tim Holtz Mini Paper Clip to it. I added some vintage scotch tape and washi tapes just above the (candles) journalling card.  I love that the little card has the #12 on it because it's Macy's 12th Birthday.
I made my fun little "candles" by cutting a brown paper straw into two different sized "candles", and tucking some really gorgeous Flower Stamens that I ordered on EBay from China.  Yup!  One of those AMAZING bargains that come from afar.  They came in the most gorgeous colors, and I'm LOVING them!!
This was a quick and easy project, lots of fun to make, and a perfect accent to Macy's birthday card.  Speaking of which, I'd better get back in my craft room and get busy finishing it.  Thanks so much for stopping by!


Here's where I'm sharing my little tag:

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Simon Says "Let's PARTY" - I used some Tim Holtz Corduroy Distress Ink, JilliBean SoupTim Holtz Mini Paper Clip and some Washi Tape as found at SSS.  As explained above, I had a lot of fun creating this tag specifically for this challenge.

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says "Anything Goes"I used some Tim Holtz Corduroy Distress InkJilliBean SoupTim Holtz Mini Paper Clip and some Washi Tape as found at SSS.  As explained above, I had a lot of fun creating this tag specifically for this challenge.


  1. Such sweet and fun Birthday tag!! Love so much the idea of the little "candles" with paper straws and stems! Brilliant!

  2. Your candles are so cute, and those stamens are beautiful. What a fun tag for the SSS Monday challenge.
    Have a great week.

  3. What a fabulous tag Karen - love those fun "candles"

  4. Happy Holidays.
    I hope this card finds you well, and that you have a fantastic 2018.

  5. Beautiful tag. Love those candles that almost look like sparklers.

  6. Love this tag!!!
    Thank you for playing along with us over simon says stamp monday challenge!!
    We all hope to see you again soon and we all wish you an AMAZING and CREATIVE 2018!
    Love, Zoey