Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Tag Tuesday "VINTAGE" and a beautiful gift

I did warn you yesterday that you would be shown another tag today. It is Tag Tuesday after all. This week's theme is VINTAGE, and of course for me that meant lace. You know how much I love my vintage lace,lol.

I used a piece of very wide vintage French lace to cover the tag. It is one of my favourite pieces of lace, the colour is so delicious ( cafe au lait ) and it has such a beautiful, intricate pattern. I had some very fine scalloped fabric, which I attached to both edges of the tag. As the sweet little girl in the Edwardian image is wearing a green dress, I used green ric rac, green velvet leaves and a little bit of green bling as well. I added a few coffee stained vintage lace motifs and here is the finished tag -


You may just escape another tag post until next Tag Tuesday, lol, fingers crossed.

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What do you think of when I say SUZIQU??? Beautiful fabric collages, wonderful rich and deep colours, the most precious fabric books, and above all the sweetest person. Right? This beautiful lady gifted me with the most beautiful cards for Christmas. Prepare yourself for a serious drool fest -

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Aren't they absolutely fantastic? Even the inside of the cards have been embellished in typical Suziqu style. Big thank you hugs to you wonderful woman! I think I am going to frame them and hang them up so that I can admire them all the time.

Well, thats it once again. I totally forgot to make my inchie yesterday, so thats on the agenda for tomorrow, along with pics of some more lovely Etsy finds.

Toodlepip xxx

18 comments:

Barbara Jean said...

wonderful!! love them
all!

have a super week!

blessings
barbara jean

sonya said...

I love that you used green elements from her little dress. I too, love the cafe au lait lace-so vintage-y. You are the tag queen. I never tire of seeing them.
And your gifts from Suzy? They are so beautiful from such a sweet gal. So, so talented.
You are blessed!
Hugs,
Sonya

morkaren said...

Hvor er det smukt, jeg elsker blonder og vintage. v.h. morkaren.

Sherri Mitchell said...

Your tags are always so vintage-beautiful and ornate - I love all the lace!

Happy Tuesday :)

trisha too said...

Well YES, these ARE fantastic!!!

:)

Queenie Believe said...

Me likey oodles and more your tag!!! The details is soooo wonderful.
It goes without saying that your treasure from Suziqu is faboooo! Enjoy!
Have a great day!
Always, Queenie

Rhonda said...

Ah, French lace art tags are my favorites. Yours is amazing, Liz.
The details are so beautifully done.

Your Suziqu treasure is wonderful.
Glad I stopped in tonight. xo Rhonda

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Your tag is gorgeous, dear Liz! A sweet image, lovely laces and beautiful colors.
Sweet Suzy has sent you some fabulous cards. They would look great in a frame.
Have a sunny day :-)!
Hugs to you,
Julia

alveen said...

Such a beautiful tag that you created. Love it!
Suzy does such stunning work, her eye for colour amazes me, those cards will look lovely framed.
Hugs Alveen

Catje said...

Absolutely stunning as usual! Both yours and the gift!

Bunty said...

Your tag is so beautifully neat Liz! Very pretty and I love the delicate shade of green.

Fabulous cards too! Very inspirational. Enjoy.

Barbara

suziqu's thread works said...

Hi Dear Liz
I'm a bit behind with comments at present. I love that french lace you made that tag with - cafe au lait - oooh la la - I might just run away with it!
Thank you for sharing your cards here - I am so glad that you love them - they are to be USED my dear friend - I can always make you some more!!!
Your Little inchie is fantastic too!
Thinking of you with love!
Suzy xxx

Nasir said...

The use of green shading is looking very awesome.




plastic cards
plastic card printing

Robin said...

Your tag is stunning! Hope you are having a great day.

Hugs,
Robin

Alexandra Eitel said...

Ohhh wow dein Tag ist ein Traum meine Liebe, die Farben so wunderschön!
Und die Karten einfach der Hit.Ich finde Suzys Fabric collagen auch traumhaft schön.
Ich wünsche dir was viel hugs und jede menge Knuddels
Alexandra

vicki said...

Hi Liz- your newest tag is beautiful- your love of lace shines in your creations--- as does all that sweet Suzy creates. What a wonderful gift for you! Every page is truly a work of art. She is amazingly talented ( you both are!!)

Have a great weekend--
Vicki

Kimberly at ArtJoyStuff said...

Hi Liz,
I love the colors of your newest tag, so very lovely.
enJOY a beautiful week,
Kimberly

Dorthe said...

Dearest Liz, your tag is stunningly beautiful, and the colours so lovely springlike, -such a gorgeous piece.
And the cards from dear Suzy- oh they are gorgeous,too.
I so love her style, and beautiful creations.
Have a great evening- and sleep well.
Hugs,Dorthe