Tag, your it!

It's time for The Outlawz Clean and Simple Challenge. Our challenge to you is to use tags. You can make a tag to add to a gift or project OR use a tag on a card! The DT girls got SO creative this week, you really need to head over to the CAS Group and see what they did with their tags, wowzers!

My card takes CAS to the extreme. I'm really loving just a white card base lately, the crisp clean look really appeals to me. So, this is where I started. I used Cherry Cobbler ink and an image from Winter Wishes that I stamped in the lower right corner. I die cut my tag and stamped it using the Tiny Tags stamp set, then embellished it with a single pearl and a bow made of bakers twine. At that point, I thought about calling this card finished, but it was a bit too blah. I thought to myself, "What would Maile do?" (In my eyes, Maile Belles is the Queen of CAS. I want to be her one day :) And, "ding", the light bulb went off...a simple strip of Cherry Cobbler Cardstock on the left. Perfectly balanced!!

Head over to The Outlawz and play along with the CAS Group, I'd love to see you there!

Stamps: Winter Wishes (WPlus9), Tiny Tags (SU!)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Sizzix tags, Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine, Basic Pearls


Jennifer said...

Mo, WOW! You have done it again!!! Love the thought process on this and sharp design with perfect balance! You rock CAS : )

Katrin said...

Hi Maureen,

I like your blog very much, more than I can say, because my english words are not enough.


Julie Marshall said...

So fabulously simple. Great pairing of stamps.

Chicken said...

What a fabulous CAS card! I have all the stuff you used for this card so I might copy if that's OK?

Claudia said...

Awesome tag!!!

~ Ali ~ said...

simply stunning MAureen, love the tag...very creative...the red just pops!

Ali x

Melisa Waldorf said...

I love the clean and simple style here! pretty!