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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Paris Perfume Tag

Playing at Tag Tuesday-- this week with the theme, Capital Cities.  To enter some other challenges, I went with Paris, France.  Please visit Tag Tuesday to see what the other players created for this prompt.


The woman is looking at the perfume bottle label and thinking, I must buy some so that I can look like that!  Advertising at its best.

Materials:
manila tag lightly rubbed with spun sugar ink then edged with worn lipstick
Lunagirl Moonbeams digital collage sheets:  Label Potions and Meet Me in Paris
Stampin' Up:  A Banner Christmas and Hearts a Flutter stamp sets for the chevron designs
Inks:  VersaMagic Gingerbread, Ranger Distress:  Spun Sugar, Vintage Photo,  Worn Lipstick, Black Soot; Memento:  black tuxedo
7 Gypsies Avignon clear stamps
Flowers and ribbon from stash (dark pink flowers from Michael's' wedding dept.) I went with black ribbon because it made me think of  black choke collars worn by fashionable women (although the women in these images are wearing pearls).  Those are tiny black organza roses along the bottom of the tag.
Blue Moon Beads metal charms: Travel
foam adhesive dimensionals:  some Stampin- Up

Entering these challenges :

Live and Love Crafts:  Challenge #19 Perfume  pink perfume label and et de Toilettes stamp
January  Challenge - Perfume

Stampin Royalty Challenge #210  Picture Inspiration  -- WINNER!
(can only enter their challenge and two others for maximum of 3 challenges)  Like to see some Stampin' Up products.  In addition to the stamps I used and dimensionals, perhaps I'll get extra points for placing tag on chevron Stampin' Up bag as photo background.-- LOL!  You can tell I really drew from the photo-- both women are wearing pale pink dresses--that and the dark pink label and mix of pink flowers along with the chevron and touch of black.

 
Luna Girl Moonbeams Challenge Blog: Meet Me in Paris

17 comments:

Carol S said...

Gorgeous tag Helene!

Sandi McLean said...

Super tag! Your details are always so great..I don't wear fragrance anymore but this makes me think about it LOL

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful layers and wonderfully feminine, good luck with the challenges.
hugs {Brenda} x0x

clare said...

Oh la la! Love your tag.

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

hello Helene.
Beautiful "olde world charm" images on this delightful tag .
Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Pia S said...

I love how you put everything together on this tag! Love the romantic vintage feel of this design, the fussy cut lady is gorgeous and so is your tag! I came over from MIM for a clsoer look:)

Micupoftea said...

Ah, perfume! Just bought a very special bottle for college girl who turned 21. Nice tag, Helene. Bet you are enjoying that baby girl of yours! :)

1CardCreator said...

Love your tag and the explanation that went with it, lol. I must get some of that perfume too. ~Diane

butterfly said...

What a fabulous tag - I love both images (I think she already looks pretty darn good!), and gorgeous passionate colour palette - wonderful!
Alison x

Karen Lunagirl said...

Wow, I love this tag! Beautiful colors, and I love how you used the two ladies and combined all the elements. It all works together just right... and so "Parisian"! Thanks for entering my Meet Me in Paris blog challenge!

Michele said...

wow Helene this is just the BEST -- every bit works so wonderfully and prettily together. thanks for playing along at lunagirl! xo

Sugar Lump Studios said...

oh la la Helene! This is fabulous! Love the colors and images you used! Have a wonderful week!

Nancy

Lori said...

Gorgeous tag - love every layer - from the background on up!

Sandra Mathis said...

Thanks so much for sharing this gorgeous tag with us at LLC for this month's perfume challenge. Brilliantly put together; great layers & decorations, and beautiful images. Love the dramatic effect that the black creates ad the whole French/Parisian theme.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @ Live & Love Crafts

Vicki said...

Gorgeous card, Helene! Wow, love the details.

sirkkis said...

Lovely tag. Many beautiful elements.

Heather said...

This is GORGEOUS Helene!! I love all the elements you used, and the colors are fabby!!
Hugs!!
Heather

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