Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Pretty Vintage Christmas Stitched Tag Ornaments w/Instructions

I got the image for these from the Graphics Fairy. I'm linking up with The Graphics Fairy Brag Monday http://graphicsfairy.blogspot.com/2010/11/brag-monday-nutcracker-stocking-and.html 
I printed it in reverse on some iron on transfer paper.
Ironed it onto muslin and cut out, then frayed the edges. Next I cut a tag shape out of some fabric remnants for the second layer and another tag shape out of  cream burlap fabric.
(To cut a nice even tag shape out of fabric without a pattern...cut a rectangle then fold in half lengthwise and then snip off an outside corner. make sure you don't snip a folded corner, and there you have it.)
I stitched all the layers together and added a bow and a rhinestone button to the center.
These would be great as gift wrap tags or as pretty ornaments for a tree or both.
 This green one is going to a sweet friend who really helped me out yesterday without even knowing it.
These three with the red backgrounds are going into my Etsy shop.

Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming!

13 comments:

Sharon Wengel said...

These are really cute ! You've got my mind working on an idea for some tag orniments, thanks for the inspiration !
Don't you just love the Graphics Fairy ?
Sharon

Netty said...

Thespa these are lovely, what great presents for the tree. Annette x

Createology said...

These tags are so happy and cheerful...just right for holiday giving. Thank you so much for sharing your techniques. Happy creating...

Auntie Cake said...

I so love the Graphics Fairy. And loving your tags. You never cease to amaze me, do you have an entire craft store/fabric store at your house??? Tomorrow is the big reveal! Can't wait!!!
Kate

Wanda AKA "Craftymule" said...

These are so cute! I love them!

Which area in Arkansas do you reside? I'm in NW Arkansas (Springdale.) I had no idea we live in the same state until I saw your comment on my blog about War Eagle. It's such a small world, "neighbor". :)

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh Thespa, These are all so adorable!!!! I can see them hanging on a tree already!

Sherry said...

I love your postcards, too!!! Thanks for visiting my blog.
Sherry@Back2Vintage

Gaby Bee said...

These are lovely, Thespa! Beautifully done!

ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com said...

Oh so pretty!! I love special tags like this that I can keep and hang on my tree! Love the Graphics Fairy too!!

heather

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

These are adorable Thespa!!! Thanks for linking this up to Brag Monday.

Feathers and Flight said...

Beautiful Thespa! Congratulations on being Featured on the Brag Monday! Your Piece is Absolutely Lovely! Beautifully Done!
Thank you for your Stopping By and your Sweet Comments!
Happy Monday!
Hugs
Jill

Linda said...

These are just charming! Congratulations on being featured on Brag Monday!

PetraB said...

Absolutely lovely and charming tags. The stitching gives it a wonderful finishing touch.

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