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 Blog Hop Prize

The above photo is the prize and it is By The Sea range and it consists of the following
1x 12x12 Pad
1x 8x8 Pad
1x stickers
1x die cuts
1x chipboards




Big welcome to my blog

This is our first Blog Hop by Off the Rails Scrapbooking

If you are here from SUE PLUMB then you are on the right track if not then please start HERE

This blog hop is all about our favourite embellishment and how each DT member have used it in their creation show case
Now it is your turn ... what  you all have to do
must follow both OTRS and all of the DT members blog,
 * need to create one (1) LO using 4 of the DT's favourite embellishments and link it to the OTRS blog,
 * on your blog you need to make sure you say what 4 embellishment you are using and who's DT blog they got it from
 * comment on my post and let us know on the OTRS blog that they finished the blog hop, to qualify for the prize.
Here is my DT creation for the Day

I have used my favourite embellishment on this card ~Tags

there are total of 6 tags on this card, 2 on each page
and in different styles each of the has been distress and stamped 
On the front of the card ...there are 2 tags behind the map ( stamped & inked ) 
The other one is on the hand right side of the card ...this tag is stamped,inked with the Sentiment 
And is removal the image sits on the 3D pop dots ...
At the bottom corner of the card ...fussy cut a Rose and behind is the die cut border with pearls 

Inside of the card 

Once again created a pocket using 3d pop dots and insert 2 more tags ..distress & inked stamped ..
One can write little messages or add photos to them ...used Spellbinder die cut & paper flowers and roses ...the Eiffel Tower in the background has been stamp with mail sign .

Inside of the card 
Second page

Here using the Tags here ..just been tucked up the note space
Stamped 2 clocks and placed on 3d pop dots with die cuts corners and stamp on top right hand corner 


Hope that you do like what I have to share with you all and you do get inspired,
do join in and have fun ...

Now your next Stop will be

~ Materials Used ~

white  cards
16cm x 16cm
Chocolate Brown cardstock
Prima Paper -Delight Collection
T/H distress ink
Brown Stain Ribbon
Light Rose Satin Ribbon
white & green barker twine
Brown/ Pink Pearls
Pink Bling
2 small pink roses
Med. cream rose
brown paper flower
metal key
chipboard aeroplane
butterfly spill pin  
3d pop dots
Paris - stamps
spellbinder die cut

Order of the Hop

 1. Off the Rails Scrapbooking
2. Narelle Fasulo  - Flowers
3. Deena Otway - Buttons -
4. Erin Manz Reed - Brads   -
5. Diana Rivero Gonzalez - Flowers -
6. Carol Theng - Chipboard shape -
7. Gayle Gordon - Bling -
8. Fiona Paltridge - Shrinky Dinks -
9. Felicity Wislon -
10. Sue Plumb - Doilies  -
11. Rose Andrew - Tags -
12. Jelissa Mei - Chipboard -
13. Wendy O'Keeffe - washi tape -
13. Catie Kennedy - Twine -

Thank you so much for joining in on our first blog pop .... have fun on the rest of the hop
once again thanks for stopping by
Happy hop ...
happy crafting
Rose Andrew DT


  1. Rose this is absolutely stunning. So much detail, its amazing. I love the colour palette too, just beautiful.

  2. Beautiful card. Love the photo.

  3. Your cards are always so stunning Rose and this one is no exception. Love it xx

  4. Stunning as always Rose love how you have incorporated Tags into your cards

  5. Your card is so beautiful.. I love the way you have used the tags and the image is gorgeous.. and I have been trying to follow you on google but it keeps telling me it cant do it at the moment and to come back later.. I shall try and come back later..

  6. Gorgeous card you have made for the Blog Hop Rose, awesome...

    Rhonda A

  7. Hi have just been able to follow you now!

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  9. Such a beautiful card Rose, and the tags are gorgeous x

  10. This is simply DIVINE...looove the vintage feel & colours...& the inside is just as beautiful as the outside!!!

  11. What a beauty! Love your style and the way you embellished all the sides of the card, wow!

  12. Card is stunning...I think using a paper bag would be nice also it would have another pocket for those tags!!! TFS

  13. Rose, this card is beautiful! Vintage style has never been my forte, so I really admire people like you that can do it so well. Your use of tags is fantastic, it makes the card so interactive - very clever!

  14. what a gorgeous card!!! Love the colors and the tags!

  15. Such a good idea to have tags to write your message on instead of the usual. Very creative.


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Have a blessed day.
Rose Andrew