Sunday, November 17, 2013

12 Tags of 2013- November X2

 
November Tag- Chalk Art 
 
I'm in love!  I had to wait awhile to get my Antiquities Frosted Crystal to make this technique work.  And it was worth the wait!  What a fun technique this is and chalkboard is everywhere.  It really has such a nostalgic look.
 
I made 2 tags  (I couldn't stop chalking) because I wanted to make one with the framelits for the layered technique Tim showed us.  But, I really wanted a pop of colour.  This is where the new Assemblage Snowman was perfect.  I love snowmen!
 
 
I added the enamel tag with some alcohol ink, sail boat blue.  I added the Christmas rubs to the enamel tag.  The stamp set is Old Fashioned Christmas all chalked up.


The Assemblage Snowman is all glittery.  I stained the grungeboard with picket fence and tumbled glass.  Then adding distress glitter to everything. 


I wanted to add another layer of chalking so I cut ribbon flags, stamped and chalked.  I hung them on some tinsel. 


 I made the 2nd tag more like the technique for the November Tag.  I don't have the magnetic plate so I just lined it up.  Then adding the layers with dimensionals.  I also added a little more dimension with the hat, scarf and carrot nose.


Here's my version and Tim's side by side.



 I was really excited for this tag.  I love the nostalgic look of the chalking. This was way too much fun!

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8 comments:

  1. Super cute! I love snowmen too! :)

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  2. Lovely tags. you always seem to add that little bit more that really makes the card..

    Take care

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  3. Okay I may have to learn this technique-I really really like it.

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  4. Nicole...your Tim tag is darling! I love your take on it. Love the snowman and the little "JOY" banner that he is holding. This chalkboard effect is really cool! Thanks for sharing your tag...I love it! <3 Candy

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  5. Like you, I absolutely love the chalkboard technique and both your tags are beautiful, the snowman is so cute! Anne x

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  6. Both tags look awesome Nicole..as always :)
    I like the snowman as it has a bit more colour..and you know I love my colours ;)
    Still haven't tried this technique yet, surprise, surprise, lol.

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  7. Love your takes too Nicola, especially all the glitter, really cool. TFS and thanks for visiting my tags too.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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