Tuesday, December 6, 2011

ihp + MSS = amazing!

Welcome to the i {heart} papers and Market Street Stamps combined teams blog hop!  We're so excited to have you join us, and we know you're in for a real treat!

You should have arrived here from Deb's blog.  If not, visit Kate's i {heart} papers blog to start from the beginning.  You'll go from there to the blogs of our designers and finish up at the Market Street Stamps blog.  If you get lost, both company blogs have the complete list of links.

about i {heart} papers:
i {heart} papers is proud that we recently celebrated our 3rd anniversary in October. We’ve grown by leaps and bounds and have not strayed from our core principle of stellar customer service with FAST and FREE shipping. You ALWAYS receive free shipping with your $50 US order/$150 CAN order with no gimmicks or restrictions like so many other companies, and orders are almost always shipped within 24 business hours. We’re thrilled to be hopping along with the MSS team today and to be carrying the MSS line of stamps. If you’ve never ordered from us before, please mention that you learned about us on this hop for a free gift with your first order! Please visit us at www.iheartpapers.com, “like” us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/iheartpapers, where you'll find over 1900 other IHP fans!) and follow us on Twitter (@iheartpapers). Enjoy the hop! If you order by Wednesday midnight EST, all MSS sets are 15% off!  Leave comments along the hop to be entered in a drawing to win one free MSS set. The more you comment, the more chances to win!  You have until Wednesday at midnight...winners will be announced on the ihp blog on Friday!

about Market Street Stamps:
Market Street Stamps, LLC, was founded in January 2010 by Angelica and Jorge Suarez, a husband and wife team who create unique stamps made from peach-tinted photopolymer, the best available on the market today! Market Street Stamps' goal is to produce durable, high quality designs that you'll turn to again and again! We are thrilled to be hopping with i {heart} papers and their incredibly talented design team today! Be sure to "like" us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MarketStreetStamps) for the latest releases and project ideas from our Design Team!


The stamps that I used include Flurries background and Essential Holiday Elegance.
First, I started out with a blank chipboard tag and covered it with Picket Fence Distress Stain. After that dried, on my craft mat I squeezed out some Shabby Shutters and Peeled Paint Distress Stains and dragged my tag through that.
After the tag dried from that I inked up the Flurries background stamp with VersaMark and stamped it onto the tag, then heat embossed it with white embossing powder.
Next, I swiped an Antique Linen Distress Stain over the embossed image for a little antiquing look.
I then attached the two ribbons to the bottom of the tag with a stapler. 
The sentiment was stamped onto a 2x2 block of cardstock using the Comfort & Joy stamp from Essential Holiday Elegance multiple times. {The block it mounted on foam dots.} The snowflake stamped in the middle came from using an ink marker on a single flake from the Flurries background.
The snowflakes are from Maya Road and were colored white using the Picket Fence Distress Stain, then I coated them with Picket Fence Distress Stickles.
Once the snowflakes were dry, I snipped the backs off of the Bo Bunny brads and attached them with glue dots in various places.
Lastly, I attached the ribbon to the top tag hole.

I hope you enjoyed my tag!!

From here, you're headed to Gretchen's blog.  Enjoy the hop!  Thanks for your comments!  Remember to order your MSS from ihp before Wednesday to get the 15% discount!

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful tag! I love the non traditional colors and how much that snowflake background stands out even on a lighter paper. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love these unexpected colors and the way you stamped the sentiment! Gorgeous! Thanks for hopping with our ihp team!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ohhh....What a lovely tag! So nice hopping with you today!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love how you stamped the sentiment! So clever!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Dobea, this is so pretty! I love, love the way you used the sentiment. SO clever! I'm going to have to remember that!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Dragging along and look at the results!!! SO fun and exciting looking!!!

    ReplyDelete
  7. WOW! You outdid yourself on this tag! I love the colors you used! Wonderful like always DoBea!
    -Sam

    ReplyDelete
  8. DoBea, this is gorgeous! Love what you did with the sentiment to create a little frame.

    ReplyDelete
  9. WOW, I love your colors. Very different. I LIKE different colors for Christmas!!!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Lovely tag! That background is fantastic. :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Sweet tag, love how you did the sentiment and all that sparkle rocks! :)

    ReplyDelete
  12. Wonderful tag. It is so sparkly and pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Love the sparkly snowflakes with a brad center! I love tags, and yours is beautiful!

    Kathy Jacobson

    ReplyDelete
  14. OH I just love how you've stamped the sentiment! Awesomeness!!!

    ReplyDelete
  15. So pretty! Love how you used the sentiment stamp--looks great.

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love the color green that you used and especially love the comfort and joy tag you added! Beautiful job!

    ReplyDelete
  17. That sentiment in a square is awesome! Love it!!

    ReplyDelete
  18. The tag is great! The two colors of ribbon at the top make it perfect!

    ReplyDelete
  19. What a gorgeous tag Dobea! I love the color combo you used and those snowflakes. Wow!!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Your tag is very nice, love the snowflake theme and color combo. Great job! Thank you for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Such a wonderful and pretty tag!

    ReplyDelete
  22. HopeK - Fiskateer 8476December 7, 2011 at 7:54 PM

    Sweet.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Love this tag. Good Job!!

    ReplyDelete

 
BLOG DESIGN BY DESIGNER BLOGS