French Country Tag

I can't seem to get enough of the Graphic 45 French Country Collection and I tell you I feel as if I need to buy more before they discontinue it the way they did with A Ladies Diary which left me with my mouth hanging open and my brain was a ball of confusion...totally devastated me.  Well I will not suffer that pain and disbelief again.

I plan to use so much French Country that I get sick of it and with three more packs to go its gonna take a while, so I decided that tonight I would do one of their wonderful project sheets.  This one is a tag offered by Robin Shakoor.  It was really easy to create and didn't take to much time either.

I was glad it was quick because in four days I will need to post my next challenge and announce our final February Challenge winner.  Next month every Friday is a winner so get ready...its a sketch challenge and I'll give you a sneak peek to get you started but before I do let me share my tag with you.

Here is the front of the tag.  It has a little pocket and was created using scraps and one actual sheet from the 8x8 paper pad.  I didn't need to use any of the pages in the 12x12 paper pack so there is lots more projects to be made.  Maybe my next project will be either a mini, or another printer tray.  Who knows what I'll end up doing....leave it up to YouTube.

Although the project sheet doesn't include decorating the reverse side, it felt incomplete so I decided to decorate the back with a sentiment.
I added more scraps and then used one of the cut out pages to stamp my message.  I'm not sure if you can read it or not but here is what it says:

life may not
always be
the party we
hoped for,
but while we're here
we might as well

If you'd like to try creating this little tag for yourself, click the link below and keep your fingers crossed.  It should take you right to the tutorial. 

Well this is pretty much all I have to share with everyone.  Remember next month there will be four winners and below is the sneak peek I promised.

 March Challenge "Sketch Your Way"
You choose the sketch to follow
(1 or 2)

Thanks for Stopping By


Maxine D said...

Love that tag Lesia - the colours are fabulous and the sentiment so true!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love the pocket on the tag - gorgeous inspiration - I must try these.

Jackie Scott said...

Beutiful tag thanks for the inspiration! Thanks for commenting on and becoming a follower of my blog. I am your latest follower.

Darcy Schroeder said...

Beautiful project, Lesia! I hope they don't discontinue that pack either as it is my favorite one two from Graphic 45!
Love the French Country look!!!

Olga Bester said...

Can see why you fell in love with the Graphic 45 French collection. Your project is beautiful!
Hugs from Africa!

Pumpy said...

Hi Mema, I love your French Country Tag, the collection sure is so lovely, I will go and see if I can find it, I do not live in UK or USA so my supplies are a bit limited. xx

Pumpy said...

Sorry Lesia fast aspleep to day.

Linda Simpson said...

This tag is fabulous. Love it!
Linda xxx

Basslady said...

wow! what a noble and elegant look!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Teresa Arsenault said...

Gorgeous tag and ooh I love those papers. I'm glad you decorated the back, and the pocket on the front really sets this design apart.
Blessing hugs,

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!

Mz. Lela said...

This tag is absolutely gorgeous - this French Country paper is very nice and that sentiment is perfect!

Susan D said...

What a gorgeous tag! Love it!

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