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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Don't be crabby Tag

Made this Tag using a Tim Holtz: die - Tag and stamp - Crab.

Recycled a food pkg for sturdiness that has a white side and covered it with the blue/gray/red striped scrapbook paper.

Distressed the red cardstock with Tim Holtz sander before stamping. Stamped Crab. Cut out Crab with a Simon Says Stamp die.

Stamped the sentiment, added recycled white mesh from a food pkg and added buttons for decor.

Supplies List 

adhesive: glue dots, Scotch ATG
buttons: 2 mini red
ink:  VersaFine onyx Black
paper:  scrapbook - the Paper Studio Cape Cod striped
recycle: cardboard from a food pkg that has a white side, white mesh from a food pkg
stamp: K. Andrew Designs Splash-tastic Summer - sentiment
Tim Holtz: die -Tag   paper - cardstock - Kraft Shattered Core Red  
   stamp - Mariner Blueprint - Crab   tool - sander
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

8/12  HIMCR #262 Pastels  3E(#2)  8/6 
   Pastels - Tag base colors 

8/13  Come & Get It Ch Buttons & Bows  3E(#2)  8/7
8/13  Dragonfly Journeys Ch69 Ahoy Matey/Nautical   UE  8/7

8/14  Simon Says Stamp Mon Try to Contain Yourself     5E(#28/8   
   Recycled container - see Supplies List for details

8/16  Word Art Wed Ch Wk 242 243 Anything Goes  5E(#7)perwk  8/3

8/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2016 Ch  UE  8/1

8/31  DLART Aug Linky  nostack 1Eperday  8/1  


  1. This is so funny
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes August Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  2. What a fun tag! I love that crab! Thank for joining us at the DL.ART August Linky Challenge!

  3. This turned out lovely - love those TH stamps!

  4. Hi Melissa! Another amazing recycle project and a fun sentiment too. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  5. That is great! Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog!

  6. Ha! Great idea to use a container and cut it up for your tag!! Love that saying with your big crab!! Thanks for joining our Monday challenge at Simon Says Stamp! hugs, maura