When you need a Tag: Day Seven

These are my favorites. (Well, maybe they’re tied with the tag I’ll share tomorrow.) I love these Cookie Cutter Christmas Characters! They are absolutely perfect for tags, and I am happy as can be that they are back for 2017. Stampin’ Blends make coloring these a complete delight.

Maui Stamper Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas

  • Stamps: Cookie Cutter Christmas, Seasonal Chums (To/From)
  • Color Palette: Crumb Cake, Memento Black, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate, Blushing Bride, Tempting Turquoise
  • Accessories:¬†Angled Tag Topper Punch, Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, Stampin’ Blends, Washi Basics Pack 3, Candy Cane Washi, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Maui Stamper Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas

I’ve always used Crumb Cake, Pool Party and Bermuda Bay to color this snowsuit wearing cutie. I probably ought to unleash some other colors, but I like these so well! It’s my Cookie Cutter Cutie and I’ll color as I want to.

Maui Stamper Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas

There’s a special kind of genius in the Stampin’ Up! Home Office. The people that design the artwork for our stamps are flat out amazing. I mean, who looks at a gingerbread cookie figure and says “hey, if we turn it upside down, it’s a reindeer”????? Pure genius.

Tomorrow’s the last tag – stop by and let me know what your favorite has been!

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When you need a Tag: Day Six

If you’ve been waiting for the Git ‘er Done tag, this is your lucky day:

Maui Stamper Stampin' Up! Merry Patterns

  • Stamps: Merry Patterns (Host Exclusive October and November)
  • Color Palette: Whisper White, Basic Black, Old Olive
  • Accessories: Ornate Tag Topper Punch (retired), Merry Little Christmas DSP, Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets, Stampin’ Write Markers

This is punch, stamp, stamp, stick, draw, done! The Merry Patterns stamp set is really easy to align (one of The Very Best Features of photopolymer stamps!) and it’s forgiving if you’re slightly off, too. I made narrow strips of Multipurpose-Adhesive-Sheet-backed DSP and it was super fast to stick them on the bottom of the tag. I used a Stampin’ Write marker to draw lines on either side of the DSP strip instead of layering with card stock – it’s so narrow you don’t even see it.

I did a version of these in Real Red, but I wasn’t quick enough with my camera and they’re all out the door!