14 Dec 2010

A Final Farewell

Last 3 Tags of the 12 Days of Tags

I finally finished the last 3 tags last night between coughing sneezing and runny eyes........I was determined as last year I failed miserably only 2 completed!!!  Feeling a lot better this morning your good wishes and crafting must have been good for me, just as well as I  will have to hit the shops later today and do some Christmas Shopping as I didn't manage any at the weekend!!

Day 10
Snowman is stamped from TH stamps and decorated like Tim's - very scary cutting up a snowman .....not to mention my big fingers getting in the way and all stuck up etc etc... this said I think he looks cute, the only TH folder I had that fitted was the swirls.  I found the buttons a while ago buried in my stash and wired them onto the ribbon.

Day 11
Again improvising ....stamped the a fir tree onto grungeboard and filled in with DI pine needles then cut out added white distress crackle paint to the tips of tree - my fluffy stuff dried dull should have used white glue not dries clear I think so I improvised with the crackle paint. Stamped the same tree tops down the edge and used clear embossing powder - will try out the stamp technique when I have more time.

Day 12
This one really tested me as I didn't have any of the supplies. I used the TH die hanging sign and the Hope movers and shapers die; now to get this to work I first cut out the hanging sign which I then placed accross the TH ornimental die, this is the one that the Hope movers and shapers die fits in and then ran through my bigshot, and it worked yipeeeeeeeee - are you still with me then I used DI ink and the Distress crackle rock candy clear.  Paper was from TH paper stack retro grunge - only one I have, pine cone decoration was scavenged from the bowl ( see background).

 I have really really enjoyed the journey and so glad I didn't fall at the final hurdle, Will be defo be trying out all the tips and tricks Tim showed us on the way. 

What are you doing with yours?  I thought I might make a hanging from them to inspire me through the year.

Thank you to Artyjen for linking us all to the 12 days of tags there is some amazing art to look at over there.

Other Stamps used Stampin' Up
Bye for now


  1. Oooh they are all wonderful tags Maggie and some terrific improvisations. So glad you managed to finish them. Well worth the adventure, so much fun. Annette x

  2. They all look gorgeous!!! well done :D
    Julie xx


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