WMSC#64-Eat Cake Tag


Today I made a tag for Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge #64 based on this sketch by Anya Shrier:   The element of this sketch that stands out to me the most is the "stamp here" directions.  In my mind, that calls for hand stamped background paper. 




Here is the tag I made:


The tag is actually summer sunrise, a beautiful hot orange color, but no amount of tweaking could bring out that orange in the picture.  I cut an extra large tag base and stamped the swag from the
Waltzingmouse Eat Cake stamp set in raspberry fizz ink.  I added some of the cute little flowers from Eat Cake to the swag and dotted them with a black ink pen to make them pop.  That color combinations is so cheerful and bright.
Eat Cake
I used some A Muse pigment ink in Latte to stamp the cake image.  The little leaves are from Waltzingmouse Teeny Trees set. 

Teeny Trees

One of the things I love about the Eat Cake set is there are so many different little images you can use for cake decorations, the options for just about any occasion are endless.  Of course I had to add a little bling to the birthday cake along with a sparkly little candle.  This is for my daughter, so she doesn't care how many candles are on her cake!  Yet.  The topper and scalloped edge of the tag is stamped with a pattern from
 It adds just a little more texture to the tag along with the black rick rac that is added to both the top and bottom.  The sentiment is an image from Teeny Trees and is clipped onto the tab with a rhinestone covered paper clip.  Did you notice that gorgeous wrinkled ribbon bow at the top?  Those rainbow striped colors could not match any better if I dyed it myself, but the ribbon was actually a gift from my sweet friend Joyce.  She got it in a fabulous store in New York City that has just about every kind of ribbon imaginable.  So, what do you think of my pink and orange little birthday tag?  Bright enough you?  You really should give Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenges a try, it's lots of fun and you can win a free stamp set just by participating! 

10 comments:

Rhonda said...

I love the "just stamp here" concept!!! You were mighty creative Cathy.

Joyce said...

That is the best tag I have ever seen! Pink and orange is one of my favorite color combinations ever (and our tennis uniform colors this season). You should be on the DT, all your cards have been selling me on this set, but I think this tag has put me over the edge. Love what you have done with the ribbon. I haven't used mine yet!

Kelly S. said...

Ohhhh GORGEOUS tag, Cathy! I love the floofy seam binding ribbon at the top! You are doing some amazing things with that little swag stamp! Love how everything coordinates perfectly on this deeeeelish tag!

Marit said...

Love your tag, the colours are wonderful together! Thank you for your nice comments on my card!

Gorgeous Stamping and use of space, lovely colours too! Great work, thanks so much for playing along with the Mischief Makers this week!

WOW! This one really just pops at you! What great color choices! And gorgeous stamping! :)

Sharron said...

OMG, this tag is positively gorgeous! I love the colors and that seam binding bow is just WOW! You are doing a wonderful job using the Eat Cake swag. Looked great on your tree too! Think I need that set too!! Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my blog!

That background stamping is wonderful! And I love the tiny petals on the cake. So cute!

Kara said...

so beautiful cathy!!

This is amazing Cathy. Your patterned paper is amazing and so very well done. Your blingy paperclip holding your sentiment is just so cute. A truly amazing tag indeed.

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