Sunday, October 9, 2011

Project for Brag Monday and some news

I've been kicking this around for a while and I finally decided to take the plunge.  I'm participating in my very first craft show in early November! 

As you can imagine, I have been busy making all sorts of pretty things to display, and figuring out how to display them.  There is a wealth of information on the Internet, which is a good thing.  I've even created a board on Pinterest for inspiration. 

I saw some very cute little jewelry price tags for sale, but thought I'd put Rocco (my Silhouette) to work instead.  I also incorporated this scroll image from The Graphics Fairy.

Rocco did all of the work--what a results warehouse!

I used a couple of tags, and sized them down super small, and then duplicated them over most of the cutting surface.

I printed the scroll image onto a piece of card stock, and cut the tags from it. This way the tags will have a pretty flip side.

Dear Christine, Could you get me some new cutting mats? Please? Thanks. Love, Rocco

 Here they are.. the tiny little holes are cut out and everything.  I cut some white thread and tied it on the tags.

A picture of one in action!  I hope that this will help another creative soul who is thinking about doing a show.  There are so many talented people who generously share their advice, I wanted to share this too.  

More updates to follow!

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  1. Forgot to mention I'm following you from Handmade Wednesday :D

  2. I'm so excited for you, Christine! I know that you will be a big hit at the show, can't wait to hear what you plan on creating for it. The tags are super!

  3. I've been to a lot of craft shows and haven't ever seen such unique tags. Beautiful!

  4. Hi! I found your site through Tip Junkie. Your tags are awesome - I love the scroll pattern on the back! Also, good for you for doing the craft show - I'm sure it will be a great success :)

  5. So excited to hear about the craft show! I'm sure it'll be a great success, Christine. Love your tags too!



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