Saturday, December 10, 2011

12 Tags of Christmas, #7

I'm working on Tag 10 today but for now here's tag 7.  I'm having so much fun learning all these new techniques.  For tag 7, I love the brown tones and weathered look.  I love how the brown makes the red and green pop.  

I used Sanded Background stamp to weather the tag.  It' one of my favorite stamps!  The sentiment is all pretty and flourished.  I used a few of dangles wrapped on the ribbon including this light bulb stained with red.

I don't have glassine paper to create these holy leaves.  But I do have a waxy kraft paper.  After some trial and error, sanding the paper allowed the ink to adhere.  I cut my own holy an branches since I don't have the die.  I used red jingles for berries and layered them over lace.

I also don't have the distress stains for to swirl the tag in.  I stamped my Kraft mat with the pumice stone and vintage photo.  Then squirted the tag with water and swirled through the ink.  Repeat this until you get the desired colour you want.


Have you made tag 7 yet? I'll be making this one again!



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6 comments:

  1. Great job Nicole.....love it! Thanks again for the shout out yesterday.....it really does stink having to start all over again. Have a sper weekend.
    Hugs,Jen
    Scdesignbyjen.blogspot.com

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  2. Love this one :) I really like the background colour, the green, the red bells... :)

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  3. Hi Nicole...Hope all of you are doing well this holiday season. Havent been around much blogging, been working in a scrapbook store teaching classes and doing botiques :) Its been a blast so far.
    Your tags are just beautiful! your so talented!
    Have a wonderful holiday. Ill be checking back with you soon to see more wonderful things youve baked and created...cant wait...pls list recipes, in the past ive tried a few and wow! they are so good.
    Wishing you and yours and blessed season.
    Gina

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  4. This is just beautiful Love the take off from Tim's tag. I really like the bulb at the top
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

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  5. Love it..they are so different and so much detail into each one...I think they make wonderful Xmas Tree decorations...one of a kine. Beautiful work...amazing the way you did th holly...xx

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