Saturday, June 30, 2012

Dynamic Trio Tag



I love creating tags and this week's Cardabilities sketch was the perfect excuse to make one :)   I combined it with this week's Dynamic Duos with pink being my extra colour of choice and as luck would have it, Crazy 4 Challenges has a tag challenge this week.  Gotta love a three for!

I just love pink and white and kraft together.   Another colour combo that just makes me hapyp :)   I went on the girly side with this tag and was doing a happy dance because I used two things from my discard die pile - whoo hoo! Need to use a ton more to make a dint in it, but at least it is a start.

I celebrated the start of summer vacation (aka: not having to get up early) by staying up well past midnight reading a book - grin :)  Summer is my oppurtunity to put a dint in my ever growing reading list, and I must say I am very much enjoying my Kindle as well as becoming fast friends with the library again...happy sigh.

As a celebratory gift for the kids doing so well in school this year (4.0 for my daughter's first year in high school and 5 As and 2 Bs for my son - yes, I'm a very proud mommy!) we got a three pack of Nerf water guns.  Mommy nixed the battery operated one (makes it automatically shoot water instead of having to pump it to spray) and managed to coerse them into getting a 3 pack of pump guns so we could have family water gun fights.  HUGE shout out to Nerf for making the three pack and for being brilliant in their design as you can attach a regular water bottle to the end, versus the smallish water pack you get with the gun, making for longer lasting water ammo.  Mommy (being just a tad competative) tried a large pop bottle on the end and it fit like a charm, thus providing me with a very large and long lasting water supply and the opportunity to soak my kids well after their water supply had run out.  Needless to say, my son had THE biggest grin on his face when he realized the potential for future encounters :)  Let the water gun wars begin!!!



What's In It?
Paper: Kraft, Rose Romance 
Accessories:  Labels 4 Nestabilities, Flutterby Die (Verve), Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Flourish Die (MFT), Crimper, Jumbo Brad, Lace, Half Pearls, Button, Twine, Glue Dots 

22 comments:

Kristina said...

Marisa, this tag is stunning! I love the color combo, too! Something about pink and kraft together makes me smile.

Sounds like you had a great time with your kids. And squirt guns are the perfect remedy for a hot summer day. :)

Bronwyn Eastley said...

I just love the colour combo you chose - so pretty and feminine. The layout is adorable with the beautiful pink butterfly. Thanks for playing along at Dynamic Duos.

Lisa said...

LOVE this sweet tag Marisa! The little snippet of velvet ribbon and lacy trim adds great texture. And the flourish is a perfect butterfly trail. Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

Now about those Nerf guns...sounds like GOOD TIMES! Our son and his friedns used to play Nerf war in our basement with rollerblades on! Oooo they had forts and everything!!!

Jolanda said...

Great take on the sketch!
Love the form of your tag.

Thanks for joining us over at Cardabilities!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

This tag is so sweeeeeeeet Marisa!! Love your beautiful butterfly with the darling flourish!! And the color combo is so summery and fresh!! LOVE it!!

patricia's scrapfun said...

cute tag !!

gr patricia

Vicki Dutcher said...

Your 3 color choice looks wonderful! Great tag~

Colleen Dietrich said...

Those Nerf guns sounds awesome!! You're such a fun mom. :)

Love this sweet tag, and the swirly flourish trailing after the butterfly.

Susan Joyce said...

What a pretty tag, love all the detail you used. Thank's for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week.

Denise Marzec said...

Gorgeous tag!

Betty Wright said...

WOW! This is fabulous, Marisa! LOVE how you made the tag shape! Cool look! Great details and design!

Benzi said...

Fabulous tag, Marisa. Love the flourish you used with it and the pretty colors.

Congrats to your kids for making mommy and daddy very happy this school year. I remember how worried you were about your daughter going to high school and look how she excelled.

Sounds like a 'wet' summer. LOL

Allisa said...

Gorgeous tag! Why did I not see the 3 pack when I let my youngest buy a Nerf watergun??? I have so lost our recent water battles....to the point I am no longer playing until I get my own Nerf watergun! Thanks for playing with us at Dynamic Duos!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Very pretty - thanks so much for joining us at Dilly Beans! :)

Paige said...

Beautiful tag with a lovely flourish. So happy you joined us this week at Dynamic Duos!

TannyP said...

What an awesome Mom you are! That sounds like a blast :) Gorgeous tag - I love that color combo and your ribbon is beautiful!

Karen M said...

I absolutely love your tag! The colours are beautiful together, amazing! Kx

Vicki Fraser independent STAMPIN' UP demonstrator said...

Very pretty tag, love the colour combo :)

Vicki B. said...

BeUTIFUL!!!

Mruk said...

What a sweet tag, cute!
Thanks for joining us at Cardabilities.

Patrice said...

Gorgeous tag! 'd love to have you link up at 52 Card Pickup this week:

http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/07/52-card-pickup-week-28.html

Andrea Ewen said...

Look at you! This is simply gorgeous...not only with that lovely color combination, but the die cuts and stunning lace! Aced!!