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Metalic Christmas Tag

Oh silver is so pretty at Christmas, even with some black in there. I ended up making a couple of these to give away.  These are pretty easy to make with a couple fun techniques!
 
I spray my tag with adhesive then I layered some tin foil over the tag. Now get ready to emboss with a folder over your choice.  I used this TH metal rivet one.  But snowflakes would be pretty too.  Paint some black acrylic paint and wait for it to dry.  Once dried give the tag a light sand exposing the tin foil.  I LOVE the enamel look so I coated my tag with versamark and dipped into UTEE powder.  Once its heated it looks like glass really showing off that tag. 
 
My GF picked up the TH Noel die.  I so want it.  But lucky me I get to borrow.  I ran it through grungeboard then silver paper.

 
The gears are the Movers and Shapers gears and the smallest from the Gadget Gear die.  I embossed with silver detail embossing powder, sand them a bit then added some black soot ink for a worn look.  The tinsel is an added silvery touch.
 
I attached everything with my Tiny Attacher for more metallic elements.

 
The metal gears as ornaments are a fun way to celebrate Christmas and a little different. 
 
Thanks for taking a look:)
 
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  1. Gotta love silver! What a unique tag!

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  2. Love it! I am following the Funkie Junkie for the 12 tags and this tech is one of them. I was thinking of how to pull it off and your take is amazing :)

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  3. Adapting this for a card for the men on my list.Beyond cool!

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  4. Great Tag! Yay for GF's with dies to share!
    I am gonna hunt down the 'metal rivet' folder......

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  5. Awesome!!Very BEAUTIFUL!!
    Migdalia

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  6. Oh, this is totally wonderful, Nicola! Your silver riveted BG came out fantastic and the NOEL is fabulous here. Love the way you suspended your gears with the tinsel-very clever! Super take on tag #2. Thanks so much for sharing with the 12 tags challenge.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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