29 Aug 2012

CHRISTMAS TAG!!!!

On a rainy wednesday what better way to spend  the morning than playing in the room of craft and getting inky.......I had a great time making this tag.

I was inspired by Studio L3 Challenge 19 - Kraft Resist  which is following Tim Holtz book CC2 pop over to Linda's and take a look at Tim's Video there.
Sunday Stampers challenge - Green.  Yep I think I can safely say my tag is green lol
 I haven't played at either challenges in a long time so it has been great to be able to join in again.


Tag photo was taken this way as it was the only angle that showed up the resisit on the paper, light isn't great as weather so dull



you can just make out the words down the side which say Christmas Carol. I cut the festive greenery with a selection of papers from the colorcore Distress Collection and sanded, lace from my stash.


 
A fun technique to do and I have now officially made my first item for Christmas 2012......yikes!!!!

Products used Tim Holtz Kraft Resist card;Distress Inks vintage photo, peeled paint, crushed olive, Dies, Festive Greenery, Candlelight Fright, Distress Stickles rock candy, frayed burlap, white and orange acrylic paint

'till next time







7 comments:

  1. WOW Maggie, this is stunning, and go you for getting Xmas started! I made a plan last year to get all my cards made by the end of October... erm... can't see that happening lol Thanks for joining in with the Sunday sTamper x

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  2. What a gorgeous tag Maggie. That candle against the green is stunning.

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  3. Fabulous festive tag Maggie! Won't be long before the shops are full of Christmas stuff! ;o) xx

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  4. Terrific tag Maggie and loving the little candle with lace and the holly tie. x

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  5. I love this... really has the feel of old music, and it's so lovely and festive! I just got in in time with the challenge!
    Alison x

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  6. Your tag is stunning, reminiscent of Christmas pasts with the candlelight. Beautiful blog as well.

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