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Monday, November 19, 2012

Owl so thankful Tag

Created this Owl tag for my daughter who will be home for Thanksgiving holidays.

Used Sizzix Sizzlits Owl. Used a Sakura Glaze white pen for Owl's eyes. Used Kraft cardstock for tag base. Used Target scrapbook paper for layer. Added Owl ribbon & glitter buttons at top (removed backs of buttons with scissors). Used Tim Holtz Tiny Tag for sentiment tag. Used Target sticker "so thankful" for sentiment. Used Martha Stewart Maple Leaf punch & scraps of Tim Holtz core'dinations cardstock for Leaves. Embossed the Leaves with D'Vine Swirl embossing folder. Used Tim Holtz Distress Ink ripe persimmon on edges of tag base, tag scrapbook paper layer, Owl, sentiment tag & leaves.

Closeup of D'Vine Swirls embossing on Leaves:

buttons: 2 round glitter buttons with backs snipped off & attached to Tag with glue dots
Cricut cartridge:
Tags, Bags, Boxes & More Tag 3.25" x 6.25" Tag Layer 3" x 6"
die: Sizzix Sizzlits Owl
embossing: D'Vine Swirls embossing folder - on the leaves near sentiment tag  
cardstock - black, 2 shades of brown 
Target scrapbook paper - Owls & Trees
pen: Sakura Glaze white pen
punch: Martha Stewart Maple Leaf
ribbon: ribbon trends Owls twill
sticker: Target scrapbook sticker - 'so thankful'
Tim Holtz:
die - Tiny Tags
Distress Ink - gathered twigs, ripe persimmon
paper - core'dinations cardstock - scraps for Leaves

Entering this into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments Ch67 Thanks unlim 11/7-20
Catch the Bug Nov Bingo Ch diagonal from left to right - brown/starts with T as in tag/die cut 11/17-23
Craft Your Passion Ch137 Scraps lim3 1st 11/19-25
Crazy 4 Ch C4C163 Create a Tag 11/17-23
Creative Insp Paint Thankful for You 11/18-24
Cut It Up Buttons Buttons Everywhere Ch6 at least 2 buttons & die cut 11/16-28
Delightful Sketch Thankful Ch 11/14-21
DLART Thankful Thurs Anything Goes Linky Party unlim 11/1-30  
Little Red Wagon Ch158 Texturize It! 11/14
More Than Favors Wacky Wed #77 Thanksgiving unlim 11/14-27
My Sheri Crafts Ch98 Give Thanks unlim 11/10-23
Papercraft Star Ch121 A Thank You unlim 11/14-26
Paper Play Wk46 Paper Piecing 11/15-21
Paper Playtime Ch89 Anything Goes unlim 11/19-29
Paper Pretties Mon PPMC66 Anything But a Card unlim 11/19-25
Paper Pretties Wed PWC232 Use Buttons my buttons are 2 glitter buttons with backs snipped off & attached with glue dots near top of tag unlim 11/14-20
Party Time Tues PTT94 Happy Thanksgiving unlim 11/13-20
Perfect Sentiments PSC56 Piece It Together lim3 3rd 11/14-27
Pin & Tack "Spark Your Creativity" Ch3 Anything Goes unlim 11/1-30

Reasonable Ribbon RRR Ch60 Anything But a Card w/ Ribbon unlim 11/15-28
Ribbon Carousel RCC74 Fall Spirit Giving Thanks/Fall unlim 11/6-30
Scrapalicious Being Thankful 11/14-27
Simon Says Stamp Thanksgiving/Thank You! unlim 11/14-20
Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch Thank You unlim 11/19-25
Stuck On U Sketches Owl Die Cut Ch 11/16-29
Tammy Scrapin Corner Wk Ch37 Anything Thanksgiving or Fall lim2 1st 11/19-26
The Pink Elephant TPE174 Punches/Dies unlim 11/12-19 
The Pink Elephant TPE175 Giving Thanks unlim 11/19-25

The Stamp Man Nov Ch Emboss It unlim diff things 1 Tag 11/8-30
Tim Holtz Nov Tag Ch unlim 11/1-30
Tues Alchemy Ch40 Anything Goes unlim 11/13-19


  1. Very cute tag, I love those owls! Thanks so much for joining us at Cut It Up!


  2. Great tag!! The paper is so pretty and I love that owl! Thanks for playing along with us at Cut It Up Challenges! :)


  3. What a darling tag, I love the layers and details you put into this! Thank you for joining us this week at the Catch the Bug Challenge Blog, I hope to see you playing along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Bugaboo Stamps DT

  4. This is so cute! You do like owls! Yes the owl on my owl box is also from the svg file.

  5. This tag is so cute. I like owls. Lovely leaves too.
    Thanks for joining us at CYP.
    XXX Michelle

  6. Your tag is just way to cute! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  7. love all the detail on your tag great owl image and love the ribbon-thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
    Carol DT x

  8. What a fun tag! The owls are a hoot. :) Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

  9. Very, very sweet! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

  10. Another great card, Melissa! Thanks for entering this one at PTT also!

  11. What a cute,cute little it!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stuck on U Sketches

  12. Now that is an adorable tag, just love the owl! Thank you for joining us this week at Cut It Up!

  13. That is so sweet. Love it.

  14. Oh My goodness, this is so wonderful.
    I love your colors and design.
    You are so very talented.

    Please come back next week.
    To Be Eligible for prizes,you must be a folower. If you are a follower wonderful.
    If you have forgotten just come to the main page and click to follow.
    Tammy Ortiz
    Founder of
    Tammy Scrapin Corner

  15. This is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments.

    Hugs Helen DT xx

  16. This is so very cute!!! Many thanks for playing at Papercraft Star!

  17. MelissaThis is so beautifully designed. Love the colours. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  18. I love the way everything coordinates - the designer paper, owl diecut, and ribbon! How thrifty you are to use the core-dinations paper to punch your leaves. Embossing them was a cool idea, too. Thanks for sharing your creative project with us at The Perfect Sentiment Challenge.

  19. How cute! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

  20. Fantastic tag! Love the owl and the great embossed leaves. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  21. THis is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us again at Simon Says Stamp and Show!!! - Ashli :)

  22. I am sure your daughter LOVE daughter loved your beautifully made card! Thanks so much for joining us for Bingo at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug ... and please come and join us again next week!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  23. Oh how cute! Love love this tag and all the little details

    Thanks for sharing this at My Sheri Crafts

  24. How cute! Thanks for sharing you wonderful Tag with us at Tammyscrapincorner.

  25. What a cute tag! Love that ribbon!
    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenges ~

  26. such a fun tag and great use of the owl prints..
    thanks for playing along with us girls over at S.O.U.S

  27. great card wow - perfect card for us challenge - thanks so much for playing with Craft your passions - hugs Joanna

  28. Super cute the owl!! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!!

  29. Cute owl and papers! Love the embossing you did!
    Thanks so much for playing at Cut It Up Challenges!!

  30. cute..thanks for sharing and playing with us at rrr! cherry

  31. What a really fun tag, love the images you've used. Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man. Sue C x

  32. Love this tag. It is so cute with the paper background that you used. Congrats on winning the Top 3! Well deserved. Thanks for playing and sharing.