Sunday, December 18, 2011

get inspired by fashion...

happy sunday!

Tags...I love them...they are such a fun size...little but not too little...layering and fussy cutting make a big statement on a tag:



The patterned paper is MME...I have a love/hate thing with double sided paper...love getting the variety but hate slicing into gorgeous patterns on the opposite side...kwim?  I managed to rescue some of the gorgeous print on the opposite side of the houndstooth pattern.


I love how MME layered the bold damask over the text...sooo pretty, eh?  That fussy cut panel is on glue dots...No stitching on the tag because I didn't want to disrupt the houndstooth but then decided to add the bling border...the sentiment is ala The Craft's Meow Vintage Ornaments:




I was inspired by the Moxie Fab World



I was inspired by:

the houndstooth print {check}
the green  {check}
the curve of the collar  {fussy cutting}
the brooches  {the Crate button/pearl center}

My very fantastic ribbon is compliments of Sherry's Wrinkle Ribbon Shop....you gotta check out her glorious colors!

Countdown to Christmas:  Day 5

What's that?  The colors look different from Days 1 - 4?



I broke down and downloaded the Pink Paislee Holiday Magic collection from Jessica Sprague.

How could I resist?


The colors are so fun and happy...I've been enjoying this digital thing...I really only dabbled in the digital images that need to be colored...I'm not so good at that but this digital patterned paper and embellies thing ROCKS...although I'm not looking forward to buying more ink for the printer....thank goodness for Costco.  

QUESTION for you:  

??Do you use a Ink Jet or Laser Printer??

38 comments:

  1. Gorgeous projects and yay for some JS papers! I use an ink jet printer.

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  2. love your tag and that bag is great. I love digital papers and elements. I print them on my Kodak printer and love how they turn out.

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  3. Fabulous projects Amy!!
    Hugs,
    Martha

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  4. What a lovely tag! I love the Santa bag. I use an ink jet printer. But I think a laser printer works better for digis.

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  5. These are all fun and I have not dove into the digial paper world, really I hardly use what I've got!

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  6. Oh my goodness...this tag is fantastic! Love the colors and the beautiful framed "Peace" sentiment.

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  7. Darling, darling, DARLING girl! {I'll be SLEEPING in heavenly peace after enjoying this lil' gem!} AND that sweet lil' bag! Ack! It's a festival-o-Amy goodness! Wonderful!

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  8. Awesome! LOOOOVe your tag, such a beauty! Gorgeous MME paper! And the paper bags - yummy!!!!!

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  9. Love your tag and of course your bags, Amy! I love, love my laser printer for printing things like my Santa-s on the cards I have just finished. The finish is so clean and of course the ink will never run. I have one my daughter got me and it was inexpensive but a dream. I use my ink jet for every day printing. Hope you are enjoying your day.

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  10. Gorgeous tag, Amy! I love the treat bag, too. Happy holidays to you and your family!!

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  11. Loved looking at your tag, Amy! I've been making lots for Christmas gifts but my layouts aren't looking right, not that the recipients will be looking at them for very long, so I'm not worried. But I need some serious help, and tags like yours are good instruction!!

    I am LOVING digital papers and elements! I've been using them for about 6 months now. It gives me the chance to use trendy/current papers without having to invest in an entire stack that I may or may not use all of. And I can always print more and more of the patterns I love instead of hoard them! Printer? Ink jet (HP). My last cartridge lasted 6 months or so--I can live with that (and it's not just papercrafting printing I'm doing, so that's fine!)

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  12. PS Now that you've found Jessica Sprague, be on the lookout for One Buck Wednesdays (probably will be returning in the new year--she has discontinued them for the month of December). JS offers 24-hour $1 sales on 10 or 12 digital kits on Wednesdays, and there is usually a couple of Echo Park and Cosmo Cricket kits included. Makes it so much easier {cheaper} to build your digi library!

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  13. Lovely tag and love the gift bags....soooo sweet.

    P/s: I use an ink-jet printer.

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  14. GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeee the colors!! And you are rocking those bags!!! :):):):):):):):):):):)

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  15. LOVE the tags you make Amy! These are so pretty...love the double sided DP ~ but hate cutting it up too :o)

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  16. OHHH! Those papers on your tag match that jacket PERFECTLY! Love the way you fussy cut around that beautiful flourish/label! LOVE the gems too--fab job!

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  17. Gorgeous design on your tag! I have an HP photosmart ink jet. Works great for me. I print & use digital paper all the time. :)

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  18. Gorgeous tag and the bags are so cute! Love the Crate papers. I use an HP inkjet printer.

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  19. Awesome tag! Love the Houndstooth for the challenge! Cute digi projects too! I've missed checking in with you! :)

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  20. Great tags and I love these bags!
    TFS~

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  21. Wonderful projects Amy! That tag is beautiful!

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  22. Those are fab girl, and that tag is amazing!

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  23. I adore your tag!!! Pretty... more cute bags.... Hugs..xoxo

    ME ... Ink-jet!!..

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  24. I love your tag! I hate cutting up 2 sided also. Your bags are adorable. ;)
    I'm backwards...I did digital crafting for years (it was so much easier to "CLEAN UP" when my littles were littles). Now that they won't destroy stuff (they better not ages 10-15!!! ;) ) I have gotten into this hands on stuff. I have ALWAYS wanted a laser, but have been blessed with decent inkjets along the way.

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  25. such a fab tag, amy! i have an hp inkjet:)

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  26. What a gorgeous tag! Love tags too! Love the size :)
    Your baggies are gorgeous too! What a great thing to do for the kids. :)

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  27. Hey Amy! Thanks for linking this up to the Get Inspired by Fashion Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  28. Awesome projects sista!! You are so ready for Christmas....lol. Laser printer is definitely better but the inks are more expensive than ink jet.

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  29. So cute! I just did a tag card recently. Love being inspired by fashion. I use an ink jet printer. Its a cheap HP that I love. I just bought it a few months ago for like 40 bucks. haha

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  30. Oooh, love, love, love your tag, Amy! Gorgeous papers and fussy cut detailing. Really like the added rows of bling. :)
    Adorable calendar bags, too. Those papers and colors are fab, you are so right. I have a super old ink jet printer that doesn't do such a hot job. It's good for the basic black and white, but not much else. makes working with digi papers and embellishments next to impossible, unfortunately. Really need to upgrade, but that always gets put to the bottom of the priority list.

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  31. fab tag!

    i use ink jet printer but then again, i don't use digi images too much. i barely have enough time for regular stamping stuff!

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Cheers,
~amy~