Tag - Kianel

Hello Cheery Lynn Designs lovers!
Kianel here with you today. Have you seen that Cheery Lynn Designs is having a wonderful challenge this week??? Yes, that's allright! To enter the competition you have to make a tag and use at least one Cheery Lynn Designs die. You will find all information here. And if you are the winner, you receive a $20 shopping spree at the shop.

I thought i would make a tag to illustrate that challenge and used several Cheery Lynn Designs dies on this one. The stamp is a Sugar Nellie and coloured with Distress inks and Creative Inspirations paints.
 To make my layers i used the A6 Metric rectangle scalloped card stackers  and the A6 Metric rectangle classic card stackers. I took a ready made tag that i embossed with the "dotted swiss XL embossing plate" and slightly covered with ink to enhance the dots.
 I also used a small exotic butterfly die that i inked and covered with shimmer paint and glued some pearls to.

I am also going to show you how to quickly build a flower out of a die. For that one i used the large base of the "O Tannenbaum X-mas tree" that i cut twice. I inked the borders and glued the sides together.

 I then passed a thread through the small holes and tightened the whole thing a little to get a sort of napkin.
I added a rose and a part of the tropical flourish die plus the marvellous olive branches.

I took other parts of the O Tannenbaum X-mas tree. The top to put at the base of my tag with the star down and 2 smaller parts of the tree to add to each side.

To create a border i used the flower chain border that i painted with shimmer paints and a touch of ink and placed it under my tag so only half of it is visible. To give the final touch, i added some half pearls. I also took 2 of the flowers that were left over. I cut one and glued one petal on another and placed it over the other flower. I added a stamen inside and there you have a beautiful flower to decorate your tag with.

I also wanted to show you some of the cards i made with a Christmas kit i am part of here in France. the whole kit is very vintage and it was a pleasure to use my Cheery Lynn Dies to illustrate it.
Here i used the Tropical flourish die and the Cherry blossoms, the XL square stackers, the XL inverted square stackers, the Cardmaker's stackers dies.

I also made this book card and to decorate it, i used the following dies: small exotic butterfly, tropical flourish, Judy's blooms, olive branches and holly flourish. and here under you can see the book card open where i used the tropical flourish again but cut in a printed paper.

And on these 2 ones i used the pine branches dies. This one uses the A6 Metric rectangle scalloped card stackers .
 This one also uses the XL oval scalloped stackers and the XL silver oval stackers. The base is an XL square stackers.

I hope that you liked it and don't forget about our challenge! See you next week to discover the exciting new release of Cheery Lynn Designs!!! Love from France, Kianel.


  1. Wow, these are fabulous, what a wonderful idea to use the pieces from the Christmas tree for the flower!! Your cards are such keepsakes and gorgeous!!!

  2. Absolutely love how you took pieces of the tree to make embellishments. All your projects are very beautiful. What a great job embellishing the card kits. The cards are so much special doing this.

  3. Wow, lovely combination of dies and their uses, just stunning! All your projects are beautiful.

  4. Just amazing, Kianel, you are so imaginative and your vintage style is just fabulous!

  5. You rocked it girlfriend! These projects are absolutely yummy! Great job!!

  6. OMGoodness!!! What a fabulous ensemble of goodies!!! Your use of dies always amazes me!!! Loooove what you did with the book!!!

  7. Love the creations! Everything is over the top gorgeous!


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