Friday, May 7, 2010

Welcome sweet baby boy!

A dear friend of mine has just become a father and I couldn't be happier for him.  I've known him for years and I am sure he is going to make a fantastic dad.  Nothing compares to holding a new born baby ... such a joy ... such a blessing.  Tomorrow I plan to go get a gift.  It's so fun to shop for babies ... everything is adorable!  Of course I needed a special tag for this little guy!

I seem to be stuck on our Bella Bleu Designer Series Paper.  For a baby boy ... it's perfect!  I used our Chunky Sprinkles glitter on a Sticky Cuts star.  Both sides of our Sticky Cuts are adhesive so what could be easier?  And to make my day even better, I am posting this project to The Shabby Tea Room weekly challenge!  "Get your Bling On" is our theme this week.  Be sure to stop by and see all the fantastic entries!  There is another challenge going on over at The City Crafter called "Terrific Tags".  I think todays project "fits the bill."  Thank you ladies for the inspiration!   My bow is made from seam binding that has been misted with our Log Cabin Smooch Spritz.  It's so wrinkled and crinkled ... I just love it!  Punches used include Star, Wide Oval, Scallop Oval, and Modern Label.  The tag itself is chipboard (see On Board Essentials).

I'm excited to also show you our new Mini Vintage Tags!  Tags on top of a tag ... perfect for The City Crafter challenge!  My photograph doesn't do these justice.  The metal frame has a rustic look with a shimmery vanilla/gold cardstock in the center.  More bling for The Shabby Tea Room!  I used an alphabet stamp set and Brocade Blue ink to include Nate's name.  The vanilla half pearls are from our Pretties Set.

Thanks for visiting with me.  I hope you enjoyed today's project! 



  1. Oh my Joanne, this is absolutely gorgeous! I {heart} the smooch spray, metal tags and shabby seam binding!! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room this week :)

  2. Your Tag is beautiful, Perfect for a new little star!

    Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB.


  3. Like this! The colors are just perfect, great gift tag! Thanks for joining us at CCCB this week, good to see your creation again!

  4. This is soooooo cute! Ilove the tags along the bottom. How fun!

  5. cute way to make an announcement.Thanks for playing and please come back to the CCCB for a new challenge Tuesday

  6. This is terrific!
    I love the shades of blue and all the textures. that ribbon is just gorgeous.
    The new dad will be delighted!

  7. Such an adorable tag! Love all the detail you added. :)

    Thanks for joining us this week. Hope to see your creation next week too.

  8. Wow, this is a gorgeous tag! I truly love it! Beautiful paper, lovely ribbon, and that glittered star is fabulous. Love how you strung the baby's name across the bottom, too. Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room.

  9. What a beautiful tag, Joanne. I have a bunch of those chipboard tags and didn't know what to do with them. Yours is perfect for a gift tag. Love it! Thanks for sharing.