Friday, 25 October 2013

12 Tags of Christmas Funkie Junkie Style # 4

Welcome everyone and thank you for dropping in here.

Well, it's busy here this week but I have just managed to fit in another tag for the Funkie Junkie 12 tags of Christmas Challenge. If you click the link you can read all the details about this challenge, great fun to do and I have now nearly managed to catch up...
Here's my version of no 4
You can see Linda's original HERE. Once again, there were many of her ideas that inspired me, - the use of Burlap, her background and the whole home spun country feel of her tag.
I don't have the paper Linda used, so created my own ephemera paper with the help of stamps
My letters were also stamped, punched and mounted on some die cuts.
I just added one poinsettia only, mine was made using Spellbinder dies.
Like I did with earlier ones I made it into a Christmas card again.
The challenge is sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique and is great fun to do.

One more to do and I'll be all caught up and I will have a good start on my Christmas cards. As it's not even Halloween yet, I'm feeling quite pleased with myself about that.

Thanks for visiting like always

25 comments:

Maryann Laursen said...

Just awesome work Astrid, and both as a tag and as a card it looks fantastic, and I love the colors on it too. Amazing job done here again.

maria's knutselplezier said...

Another great tag, Very chique!!! I really love it!!!

Greetings
Maria

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful Astrid, I love the inspirational takes you have used to create a fabulous tag card, the hessian, button and bows are gorgeous.
Have a great weekend.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Stamps and Paper said...

Another beautiful creation Astrid....you always embellish your tags beautifully lots of texture and stunning colours

Anne

Almo said...

Hi Astrid, Love the traditional colours and style you have used on this tag all the little layers on the noel letters are lovely. The blue background of the card you have mounted the tag on to really makes the it pop out. Hugs Mo x

Carol Q said...

beautiful Astrid. so much depth with all the layers.

Marianne said...

Oh my, this is really fantastic!
xxx Marianne

Sue C said...

Gorgeous tag Astrid and you've just given me the idea to turn some tags into Christmas cards ! Sue C x

Marisa Job said...

Another fantastic card!! Very creative! Hugs!

Margaret Mifsud said...

I am really loving these tags you are making Astrid. They are so gorgeous and turning them into cards is such a fabulous idea. I might have to try something similar myself. Once again I love the colours you've used and your embellishments are just perfect. Absolutely gorgeous piece!! oxox

Maryanne said...

What a wonderful tag, Astrid! I love the homespun feel of it. I love the strip of burlap with the letters on it. It's a fantastic tag!

Rita said...

My Dear Astrid, this tag looks so beautiful. I love everything about it. Enjoy your Evening. Hugs Rita xxx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely tag Astrid, love the texture you have added and the lettering. Gorgeous poinsettia and design too. Enjoy your weekend. Tracy x x

Dorthe said...

Beautiful, dear Astrid,- your background is great, with papers and embossing and stamps,- and love the little red christmas tones together with the hessian !!
Hugs from Dorthe

Klaudia/Kszp said...

I Love all of your tags. They are awesome!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful tag, another super card to add to your Christmas stock.
Yvonne x

Anonymous said...

A beautiful rustic meets chic, homespun feel to this tag with all those wonderful additions such as the burlap.
Wishes
Lynne

Terry said...

Really love the vintage and rustic feel on this Christmas tag/card! The poinsettia is gorgeous! I love the idea of the tag on card! Enjoy the weekend!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful tag. Love the beautiful colors, and especially with the card.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a beautiful take on Linda's tag.

massofhair said...

Spectacular!!! :-)

Bärbel said...

Eine wunderbare Karte, der Hintergrund und die schöne Gestaltung gefallen mir sehr gut.

Anke said...

Unglaublich schön, liebe Astrid. Deine Karte mit dem Tag schaut bezaubernd aus.

Herzliche Grüße
von Anke

butterfly said...

Love the burlap and polka dotty look of this - fresh and rustic!
Alison x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Don't know how I missed this beauty, Astrid. Love how you used the vintage graphics for the background layer. Loving the gorgeous poinsettia and that homey burlap layer. Terrific tag for week #4!

Hugs,
Linda

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