Monday, 8 October 2012

Tag 2 of the Funky Junky 12 tags of Christmas challenge.


Finally I managed to finish my second tag of the Funky Junky's 12 tags of Christmas challenge. Mine looks absolutely nothing like hers, but I did get inspiration from her in that I used a Father Christmas image (even though hers was stamped, I also used the Tim Holtz on the Edge snow flake die. Details of the Funky Junky's tag and the challenge can be found on her blog
I made my backgrounds with Chipped Saphire and Frayed Burlap distress inks on a large manila tag. I then stamped a Tim Hotz background stamp with Gesso (not much to see of that anymore). I then cut a fancy label and glued my Santa image. I fastened the snowflakes at the bottom and added clear embossing powder which I bubbled up with my heat-gun. I also added some diamond stickles. Finally I embellished with a die cut poinsettia cut from vellum and a fancy snowflake brat at the top which I aged using alcohol inks.

12 comments:

  1. Great tag! I love the colors you used.

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  2. You are a past master of layering lots of gorgeous textures Astrid. This is lovely and the colours are so rich especially that gorgeous blue. Love that beautiful poinsettia too.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  3. wow the colours on the tag are stunning Astrid and loving the terrific design. xx

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  4. Your tag is just perfect...love all that layering and the colors. Great Santa image too. I do a lot of "inspired by"...that look nothing like the inspiration!!!!

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  5. What a gorgeous tag! I love the colors, the images, the textures... um, er, I guess I love everything about it!; )

    xoxo

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  6. Astrid your Tag is unbelievable.
    Stunning blue vintage Tag.
    Gorgeous.
    xoxo

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  7. Oh my goodness, Astrid, this tag is drop-dead stunningly gorgeous. It has almost an ethereal look to it. The Father Christmas image seems to glow and I adore the blues you have included. A magnificent piece of work! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at The 12 Tags of Christmas Funkie Junkie Style challenge.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  8. Ditto to what everyone has already said - it is beautiful!

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  9. What a stunning tag! I love how you framed the image!!!

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  10. An absolute gorgeous card!! I really admire your work. I wanted to try my hand at the 12 tags of Christmas but I am afraid mine do not turn out as gorgeous as all the others.

    Keep up the inspiration. I can't wait to see what is next.

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