Friday, April 2, 2010

I'm Late!!! I'm Late!!!...Once Again

This is the cutest tag book I have ever seen. The Alice in Wonderland Tag Book Swap was hosted by Karla Nathan of Karla's Cottage and she did an incredible job of sorting almost 450 tags into books. She also made the first adorable tag with an Alice that she painted herself. The tag book also had a little "Drink Me" bottle attached, created by Karla.  Too cute!

This one is so cute. It has so much dimension...Alice is raised and there is glitter and flocking everywhere!

I thought the contrast of this one was just fantastic. The stark black of Alice and the Red Queen against the red tag was very dramatic. I also love how the artist worked outside the margins of the tag.

This is a very cute picture of the White Rabbit. I loved the little flowers at the bottom and the tiny butterfly. Again, the artist went outside the margins. I really like that.

This one is so cute and done by Stephanie Oyler. I adored the colors she chose! The green and blue were so unique and so pretty together! I also loved the little bits of vintage lace, ribbon and pearls. 

What an angle! Showing just crepe paper ruffles of Alice's skirt is very clever, as is the dimension of the larger shoes. Love that little seems to tie it all together!

This tag was also adorable, from the contrasting stitching of the lettered tag to the cute little clock charm. The red vintage seam binding and fine white lace are such a nice finishing touch.

Wasn't that a great swap? I am getting so hooked on swaps. Right now I am preparing three matchboxes for Heather of Speckled Egg's Petite Inspiration Matchbox Swap, Nesting Edition. When I am done with that I am will be finishing my May Basket Swap, hosted by Artsy Mama. In between, Kat and I are preparing all sorts of fun decorations for my annual women's retreat in the Black Hills. We will be sure and take lots of pictures! 



  1. Hi Suz!! Yes, indeed...awesome tags!! It was a lot of fun to put together,
    love you!

  2. Wishing you a happy and blessed Easter! xx Gypsy Purple

  3. I know what you mean about swaps- they are addicting- its fun getting your package ready to send out, and it so much fun opening your mail box and finding your swap pakcage.

  4. Hi Sue, I love your new venture! What a feast for the eyes. I still often wear with great pleasure the celadon green antique porcelain necklace you gave to me. Love to all of you! Susan

  5. Your creations are beautiful! I have never done a swap, I know I would be freaking out at the last minute and I can't be stressed beyond where I am already...Just getting ready for shows.
    It would be like your birthday to get a package with all those fun things!
    Thanks for stopping by!

  6. That is the CUTEST Alice tag book ever! Love it!! Wish you could come on down to Texas for Paper Cowgirl! Hugs from TX! Mendy

  7. great tag book! I think my favorite is the one with tall alices legs and skirt.. what a great idea that was! I'm waiting on tags to come from two tag book swaps! so exciting! but I just remembered that I didnt send return postage to my dear sweet Elizabeth who is hosting one of them! better do that this am!
    have a great day!

  8. That was one of the most fun swaps I've done!

  9. Suz, I haven't showed mine yet... I guess I am even later!

  10. Hi, Suz,

    Thanks so much for visiting The Marmelade Gypsy -- your comments on my post about mom made me smile. It's interesting we've both run children's grief groups! And isn't Linda Jo's blog great?

    Well, so is yours -- and I'm commenting on this post because I participated in the Alice swap, too! I don't know if I got any of your tags or not -- some of the ones I received weren't signed. But I loved each and every one! Karla hosts a great swap!

    Your match boxes (those you sent and those you received are also lovely! It's so nice to visit -- I will return!