Sunday, 17 December 2017

EH Tags of Christmas

Hello there. Today, I have two tags to share that I created for Ellen Hutson's annual Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist.

My first tag was inspired by Julie Ebersole's tag on day 3, featuring a white element on a light kraft background. I stamped the Ornamental Background (Winterhave Stamp of Approval collection by Catherine Pooler Designs) in white pigment ink onto a scrap of Neenah desert storm cardstock and then die cut it using the largest tag die of theTag Buddies set (CAS-ual Fridays). The sentiment (Good Stuff stamp set, Winterhave SOA collection) was stamped in Altenew ink onto Neenah cardstock and then fussy cut. The deer was die cut using a Marianne Design die and inked up using Altenew ink and added to a circle I had lying on my table. I blended a little Antique linen DI around the edge. At this point, I realised I needed to add a more feminine touch, which I did by pulling out some ribbons and pearl string from my stash. I also added a touch of shimmer to the deer using my Spectrum Noir sparkle pen.

I'm linking up my tag at:

TAGplorations Deceember - All about Christmas

My second tag was inspired by Sharon Harnist's tag on day 10 of the Tags of Christmas event.

I started with a DOI rainbow-blended scrap that I was left with after creating this tag last month and die cut it using a Studio Calico label die.  The baubles (from a magazine stamp set) were heat embossed in liquid platinum (Ranger) onto a scrap of cardstock and fussy cut. The Poppystamps die (Small Pine branch) was a Rudolph challenge win (thanks again Maureen!). I die cut it from a scrap of watercolour cardstock and coloured it using Tombow markers. Just like the baubles, the sentiment (Crafter's Companion) was heat embossed using liquid platinum embossing powder. The ribbon and metallic threads are from my stash.

I'm linking up this tag at:

HLS Mixed Media - Anything goes


  1. Lieve Mar, je 1e Tag: zó elegant en lief! De 2e ook zo prachtig, verdieping door het kleurenspel en de tak.Waan me in de kerstnacht buiten bij een kerstboom...En dat doet me aan vroeger denken, kerstliederen zingen bij die boom... Dikke kus Ineke☀️

  2. Oh I love the Kraft one at the top - and with a little bit of bling too. Absolutely gorgeous - as is your oxide blended panel. I still only have two..... keep being tempted to get more! xx

  3. These are both really beautiful Marianne, I had so wanted to make more gift tags this year. They are such an inspiration and useful craft. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Autumn

  4. Lovely Christmas Tags! Love the feel both bring! Thanks for playing with us at Happy Little Stampers!

  5. beautiful tags! Thank you for joining in with us at STAMPlorations TAGplorations December challenge!!!

  6. Lovely this rainbow tag. I like it.
    Thanks for playing with us at HLS Mixed Media Challenge.
    Good luck!! Michelle (DT)