Wednesday, 25 January 2017

That's the Tag Video

Hello, Crafters.

This morning I uploaded my That's the Tag Thank You Card video which features the card I shared here last Thursday.

I made two changes from the original card; the first of which is that I used Envelope Paper for the card you've already seen, and I used Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper for the video. 

The only real reason for the change was that Watermelon Wonder was the only Envelope Paper I have left in that particular design. I do have plenty of the diagonal stripe design that comes in the pack, but I didn't think it looked quite as good.

The second change was that I added two more flowers to the thank you card. 

I made the Sweet Sugarplum before I made the video, which sees me using Blushing Bride. It doesn't look as if I've photographed it, so I'll remember to do it today and post here tomorrow!

Since I started making this design, I've found that the Gold Wink of Stella Glitter Pen is brilliant for the centres of the flowers - a quick and easy way to add some glitter! If you prefer more glitter, you could paint the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen over the flower petals and the leaves.

The ribbon I used on the video is the 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon in Blushing Bride. The hole in the tag is quite small to get the two pieces of ribbon through, but I demonstrate the easy way to do it on the video! 

The succulents are becoming extremely popular and I have seen some really fantastic creations that have been made.
It dawned on me at the weekend I have a basket shaped tin on my kitchen window sill that would be ideal for making something like this.

Fortunately, it's quite small so I wouldn't have to make too many succulents to make it look full, but I don't know if it's too small! Anyway, I digress!

I asked hubby if he'd pop to his local garden centre where he works to get me some moss for my basket. He saw this fox and hyacinth and just had to buy it. What a great way to advertise our Foxy Friends Bundle? Unfortunately, the hyacinth looks a bit sorry for itself! 

I'm going to give it lots of TLC to see if I can get it to look better. Does anybody know if I'm in with a chance, or will it always look sad?

When the hyacinth is really past its best, I'm thinking a succulent would look nice in its place. My first craft show is in March and this could be a great centre piece for a featured display of one, possibly two, bundles! 

I have a very busy day today as I have two classes booked for this weekend, and I need to plan two cards and a 3D project, and then prepare all the packets!

Never a dull moment! Until tomorrow, happy crafting.



  1. love the card and tag, your little foxy friend is so cute and would look great with some little cacti, enjoy your weekend

    1. Hi, Kaye. Thanks for the idea about the cactus - minimum care needed! Have a great weekend yourself, too. ☺ Happy crafting. JanB.

  2. Jan, what a sweet husband you have with great taste! That is a darling fox! So cute! Love your card, also.

    1. Hi, Joeytipping. Yes, he still comes home with these little surprises for me! ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  3. Love Foxy, create yourself a garden with the Oh So Succulent set. Then you have two bundles to share. I know you can come up with a beautiful little garden of SU cacti. Love your Blog. May your day be joy filled. seletta

    1. Hi, Seletta. That's a good idea, just so many options! Many thanks for following my blog - your support is very much appreciated! ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  4. Loved the video as always and just may have to take a second look at that Bundle in the Occasions catalogue ... what a pretty card! It really helped to see the whole process! Thank you again, Jan ... well done!

    1. Hi, Geraldine. It really is a pretty set! I'm glad you enjoyed the tutorial, too. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.