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Friday, 15 February 2013

Seeing Red (in a good way!)

Hello again,

Well I'm glad to say the wintery weather we were forecast didn't come to much this week, although it has been bad all around us.

I've had a lovely Valentine's Day (apart from having to go to work while Iona and Rab were at home) with gorgeous roses, my fave red wine (Pinot Noir) and chocs from Rab.  Hope you were all spoiled too!

My offering tonight is a tag rather than a card and I've used my current favourite colour - Red!  I went a bit mad buying lots of different red cards, papers and embellishments with Valentines day in mind and now I'm using them all up.

I've used a read made plain white tag from Tesco and run it through a Birdsong ditsy floral embossing folder which was a freebie with Creativity magazine a while back.  The pink heart paper is actually a Christmas 12x12 I bought ages ago and can't remember which brand it is.  I've inked both the tag and the paper with red liquid chalk ink.  The sentiment is from LOTV and has been mounted on an scalloped circle using an x-cut die, the red hearts are also die cut using x-cut nesting dies.  The Gorjuss image has been coloured with Promarkers and I've added a heart shaped button threaded with paper cord to one of the die cut hearts.  I've added more paper cord, raffia and ribbon to finish off my tag.

I'm entering this into the February Tag Challenge over on DoCrafts, the colours for the challenge this month are red, white and another of your choice.

Bye for now,
Shona xx


  1. Hi Shona....this is very sweet xx

  2. Hello Shona, lovely tag, and I love the shades of red. I think this image is just gorjuss, kate x

  3. Hello Shona, Beautiful projects. I joined to follow your blog and wanted to let you know I am a US Stampin Up demo. I am looking to connect with some crafty folks in Scotland when I come on holiday in March. I will be staying in Aviemore mostly and won't have a car but would love to connect with any ladies who craft or stamp and enjoy some fellowship while in Scotland (its my first trip). My email is and I would appreciate any suggestions you may have for things to do or see while I am in your area. Thanks...Joanna

    1. Hi Joanna, thank you for comments on my projects. I'm not on my blog as much as usual just now due to a close relative being in hospital. I'll drop you an email regarding your Aviemore trip. Best Wishes,

  4. this is fabulous Shona - and I'm so glad you had a lovely Valentines - just as it should be! Hugs rachel xx

  5. Hi Shona..Just blog hopping...Beautiful the sweet image...the heart and the button...jx