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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:)


  1. Gotta love silver! What a unique tag!

  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 :)

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

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

  5. Awesome!!Very BEAUTIFUL!!

  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.



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