Tuesday, 23 March 2010


Hello all,
The project I'd like to share with you today is very quick and easy to make and uses stamps from two of the sugar and spice stamp sets - 'In a word' and 'Love and Laughter. 

I have to admit I am more than a bit partial to the odd glass of vino as are many other folk I know ;-) and I think giving a bottle of nice wine is often a great way to say thank you to someone.  As with all gifts, it's lovely to receive something that's nicely presented so I thought I'd try my hand at making a wine tag that could be personalised depending on the recipient.  And here is my finished tag:

I started by cutting patterned paper measuring 6" long and 3" wide.  I used a basic grey 6 x 6 paper pad as the paper needs to be of cardstock weight. 
I scored the paper horizontally 2" from the top then used a 1 and a quarter circle punch to make my hole for the bottle. 
The next step was to use a border punch to make the tag edges which I attached to the tag sides. 
I attached two pieces of ribbon and made a small bow and stuck these onto the tag horizontally. 
I stamped the flower heart once as a whole image and in a row along the edge of a piece of co-ordinating cardstock and then cut very small strips to place next to tag edges and cut around the hearts to make the scalloped border at the bottom. 
I stamped the circular frame and the with love words from the In a word set to make the circular embellishment. 
To finish I added a pin, a few beads and gems and attached my tag to the bottle. 
Here are a couple of close ups:

Thanks for looking,