Friday, February 1, 2013

helau hearts (ATCAS, TPE, SSS, BGC)

Quick one folks.  Gotta party to go to.  Neighbor guy.  Die-hard soccer fan (nearly as bad as DH).  So he's gettin' a gift certificate for the fan shop.  And this is what it looks like all purtied up.

First off, like my laundry room backsplash?  And the lousy lighting?  It's dark outside and I have to give this to him tonight!  Apologies.  The certificate is in a purty red envelope inside the bag.  Our team?  Mainz 05 case you're interested.  The moved up into the premier league a few years ago and they're pretty easy to love.  Anyhoo...

The motto printed on the bag translates roughly to "The 05ers - in our hearts."  So I die cut a heart out of some fabby Basic Grey birch bark PP and placed it to highlight the word "hearts".

Die cut a tag from the same PP, stamped a circle outline, masked it and stamped the little hearts BG.  Adhered an aqua die cut heart with the sentiment on it.  A closer look at the tag...

Are you wondering about the balloons and streamers?  Well, helau!  It's Mardi Gras time again.  They call it the fifth season of the year in Germany - at least in our region.  It's party time, folks.

Linking up at:
Basic Grey Challenges - #86 Love is in the Air
Addicted to CAS - #5 Heart
The Pink Elephant - #184 Hearts
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Have a fun weekend.

Supplies for tag:
Paper:CS DCWV, PP Basic Grey
Stamps: American Crafts
Ink : Distress Ink, sentiment Versafine
Tools: tag die PTI, heart die Sizzix,
Other: twine


Lisa Carroll said...

What fun gift presentation! So bright and festive. :) Thanks for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

Unknown said...

LOVE that birch bark paper! great gift bag...that ribbon is to die for!

Kylie said...

Very nice gift - I love everything. Not so CAS for me, but I love what you have made xx Thanks so much for playing at ATCAS! xx

Loll said...

Wonderful gift bag ... so colorful with all your different elements. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

Bonnie said...

I'll bet this is the BEST gift bag at the party! Love it!

Cazro said...
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Cazro said...

A super bag for a party, Thanks for sharing with us at Addicted to CAS. Caz

alexandra s.m. said...

Oh what a fun and beautiful gift bag Maria!
I'm sure you're having a blast!

Sheri Gilson said...

Wonderful gift bag! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Pink Elephant!
Sheri-TPE DT

Anonymous said...

Hi Maria. What a fantastic creation. Thank you for joining in the ATCAS challenge this week.
Regards Florence x

Christine said...

beautiful little Tag. Love the Background!
Thanks for playing along at ATCAS!

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