Friday, November 20, 2020

25 Days of Christmas Tags - Day 20

 

I'm so excited to share today's tags.  I have been a huge fan of The Greetery right from the start because I have been a huge fan of Betsy for a decade now.  Everything she does is quite simply amazing.  She wows me time and time again.  I can't speak enough about her kindness, generosity, and shere creative genius.  

Today I'm sharing a bunch of tags using The Greetery's Candy Pops Circle Dies.  These dies are so brilliantly designed and so easy to use.  I'm 100% a fan.  My first tag will accompany a hot chocolate gift.  It is full of yummy toppings to add a little something extra to the hot chocolate.  I used a greeting from Candy Pops Sentiments and the bubble option for the Candy Pops Circle Dies.

I used two 1/4" circle bubbles placed back to back to accomodate the puffy marshmallows, but The Greetery also sells 1/2" bubbles.  I like how this option is see through on both sides; however, next time I think I would use the 1/2" bubble.  The deeper bubbles would allow for a solid cardstock backing that you could cut with The Greeter's Tear Away Circle Die (allowing the recipient to open the contents with just a little pull of the tab).  

Next I wanted  to show how you could use the dies even without the bubbles.  This is also a really fun option.  I wanted to add a little texture to these, so the darker green and red details are cut with stiff sparkly felt.  You can't find as many color options in the stiffer felt, but it cuts SO easily that I use it when I can.  
These tags are more like shaped cards in that they open up and reveal a message inside.  I stamped the Merry Christmas and Merry & Bright sentiments from the Speed Tagging Christmas Sentiments in an ombre style inside...BUT I accidentally deleted all the pictures I took showing you that fun detail. I know, I know....I couldn't believe I had done it either.  (Where's the emoji with the girl smacking her forhead when I need it?) 
Moving on to happier accidents.  I started cleaning up after making my tags, but I had so many leftover pieces from fiddling with colors and such.  As I looked at the pile my mind immediately saw ornaments.  It's a little bit of a stretch, but I had to do it.  Better to make four more tags than toss these pretty cuts (or hang on to them for who knows how long).  
I wanted the ornament tags to still remind you of candies and sweets, so I added lots of chunky glitter.  
I also added some super fun trim.  I have no idea what to call it.  It's something I randomly found in my mom's trimmings drawer 5 or 6 years ago.  It is sparkly and fun, and I just love it.  
The glitter, sparkle, and colors of these tags remind me of candy ornaments I might have found on my grandmothers' Christmas trees.  
And here's the whole pile of candy goodness all together.  

Thanks so much for visiting today!  You guys leave the sweetest comments that truly brighten my day.  Thank you!  Speaking of ways to brighten a day, make sure you head over to Tracey's blog next.  The Greetery has such a powerhouse design team.  Their tags are so inspiring! 

19 comments:

  1. I LOVE the candy shaped tags! How clever and cute!

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  2. What a bunch of yummy looking tags. [Bunny]

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  3. All the goodness in a tag - super duper fun for sure! Nice work on each piece of art work displayed here - tfs

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  4. You're having way too much fun with all your tag making! Love love LOVE the candy tags. Fortunately I have this die set and plan to get right to work... ah, play! Did I tell you, you rock!!!

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  5. Your treat tags are adorable, so fun!

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  6. These are so much fun--so cheery and bright!

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  7. Such wonderful and creative tags today. Love them all.

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  8. Another "happy accident".
    Fun tags. thanks for sharing
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  9. Wonderfully fun tags. The one to go with hot chocolate gifts is such a cute idea!

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  10. Those tags would also make great tree decorations!

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  11. Maybe my comment is delayed in being published. Nloke your tags and they would make great tree ornaments, too!

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  12. Your tags are just the cutest! I love the treats inside- how fun!

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  13. Love these adorable candy tags! They look so fun to make!

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  14. What a neat and festive way to make some treat tags and regular tags I really like these colors and how that glitter pops even more on these tags and love these dies

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  15. These are all so festive and full of fun Lindsey!!

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  16. Love these adorable sweet treats!

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  17. Love the cute tags! The little candies are so fun!

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  18. I wholeheartedly agree about The Greetery, Lindsey ... and about how Betsy never fails to wow us with her creations! Rather like you really with these fabulous tags ... they're so fun ... perfect for sweet treats! Hugs, Anita :)

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  19. I love the ornament ones especially with the fancy trim fiber on each!

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