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Friday, 1 December 2017

It's Begining To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Good morning Happy Friday, and happy December! Yes it's nearly Christmas and of course I'm massively behind with my preparations, - well it wouldn't be Christmas otherwise! The new challenge over at Country View Crafts is Christmas with an option of red, green, and rust, so I've taken the opportunity to make some gift tags.





I started by taking 3 manila tags and scraped them with Amsterdam acrylics. 



Next I added some stencilling with White Linen Dylusions spray ink.




Time to stamp now, I used Tim Holtz Christmas stamps, and Ranger Archival ink with clear embossing powder to give a glossy look.




Next I added some Frantage rust.






They've been embellished with Tim Holtz Christmas Quote Chips, Thinlits, Bigz Dies, and On The Edge dies. I've had some of these for many years, and some for only a couple of weeks, but everything works so well together. Tim Holtz is VERY clever!

I'm sure you're all in full swing for Christmas (if not, why not), so please share your makes with us for the chance to win £20.00 to spend in the store.

I'm also entering my tags into the challenges at A Vintage Journey - Winter Wonderland, and Craft Stamper TIMI Anything Goes.

Have a very happy weekend, and thanks very much for looking x

14 comments:

  1. Too good to be put on gifts, Sue, they are little works of Art!

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  2. These are such lovely tags Sue. Merry Christmas! Hugs xxx

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  3. Fabulous tags with amazing backgrounds!!! Happy December, Sue!!! xx

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  4. These are great Sue ! Love them ! Merry Christmas !
    Corrie x

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  5. Love the layers of paint Sue, fantastic colours. Fabulous tags. Have a lovely weekend. Tracy x

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  6. Fabulous tags - I love the depth that you've created! Love them!

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  7. Fab tags Sue, love those dots of frantage & the silhouettes look superb against your backgrounds.
    Hugs Tracey xx

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  8. I love your tags, dea Sue, each of them is so artsy and christmassy, wonderful! Have a not too busy christmas time!
    xx Evelyn

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  9. I do love me a trio! The white stamping looks great over the rusty backgrounds, and those tiny deer are fast joining the older versions as some of my favourite dies of all time!
    Alison x

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  10. These are so artsy and cool and your backgrounds are the perfect backdrop for these amazing die cut images. Merry Christmas, Autumn

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  11. So artistic & beautiful--wow!

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  12. Sue, I love your mixed media backgrounds to show off those die cuts! Yes, Tim makes his stuff timeless so I have been mixing and matching all season long! And welcome to my world of being ridiculously behind with Christmas preparations! I'm usually 'ready' for Christmas by New Years! Merry Christmas to you and yours! Hugs!

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  13. What beautiful tags and I enjoyed seeing how you created them too ๐Ÿ˜. Happy December! J ๐Ÿ˜Š

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  14. Lovely creations, great backgrounds and colors. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey.

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