Thursday, December 15, 2011

12 Tags of Christmas; #12


It's the final tag for Tim Holtz's 12 Tags of Christmas.  It was really inspiring to make these tags and honestly when I started I had no idea I would do all 12...until I got to tag 4.  I really love as a crafter to layer with paper and goodies.  So this tag was perfect for me.

Making these paper flowers was so fun as I have never made them before.  My GF and I hit the $1 Store for TISSUE to re-create this tag.  I stamped a music note stamp to silver tissue for this tag then added an antique brad.  I attached tinsel and trimmed it then used my MS Holly punch on MS glitter paper for the layered border.

Not a big fan of the cherub that was used so I was on the hunt ($1 store) for somthis that would fit.  For $1 I picked up 2 of these prancing deer.  Now they were cold but a little spray adhesive and silver glitter and now I have a pretty deer.  Some of the gold shows through and adds a pretty look to the deer.


"ALL IS CALM" I printed on my computer and cut out then popped up.  I stamped the tag then used some white tissue, stamped this music stamp on it with Archival black then used modge posge to glue it on the tag.  The script I stampd on the tag shows through.

I didn't have the die for the layer behing the deer.  So using the lid off my Scrabble box we hand cut the image.  I then painted some acrylic blueish paint I had left over from my kids Nutcracker project. 

The light catches the glittler from the WISH, deer and ribbon I used.  I once again used my $1 Store silver jingle earrings and attached it at the bottom of the tag.  Couldn't miss adding that final jingle.







Be sure to pop in Friday for a Christmas Hop I am in.  There, I will have a couple more variations of tags I made and gave away. 

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6 comments:

  1. This came out fantastic....I even love it better than Tim's arm less cherub...lol
    Another great tag. tfs
    hugs,jen

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  2. Wowee hun your tag is stunning. The reindeer is super sweet and your flowers came out gorgeous. I only did a few of the tags but the ones I did I had such a fun fun time.
    Hugs Bonnie

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  3. Wowee hun your tag is stunning. The reindeer is super sweet and your flowers came out gorgeous. I only did a few of the tags but the ones I did I had such a fun fun time.
    Hugs Bonnie

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  4. This tag is gorgeous! Love the deer!!

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  5. Beautiful job on your tag. I love the sparkle and the music sheet paper on it.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  6. Love your tags Nicole.
    I don't like the dolls that TH has..it kind of freaks me out, lol.

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