Monday, 2 December 2013

And onto tag number 10 FJ style

Hello everyone, just a quick post from me today to share my version of Linda, the Funkie Junkie's tag number 10.
Now I think this time you will really be hard pushed to find any similarity to Linda's example which can be found HERE, and yet there were various things that inspired me: The use of an ornate looking frame as the vocal image, the embossed background and a star on a ribbon. I don't have the Sizzix ornate frame so I used a little frame that my lovely friend Margy sent me all the way from Australia! If you don't know her blog, do check it out, she makes fabulous things!
I used the Tim Holtz Stars stencil for my background (I don't have the holly one yet), most of it got covered over, but here you can see it a little bit peeping through between the number 25, another gift from my lovely friend Annie.
I treated it with Rock Candy Crackle.

And here is the star, a rusty one, on the ribbon, my third inspiration point:
I created the background colours with my Gelatos again, applied over a layer of Gesso, I'll be sharing some journal pages done in the same technique soon.

This tag challenge as you probably know is sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique. Only two more to go now, so nearly at the finishing line.....
Well that's it from me for today, can't wait to start on number 11.

Hope you are all doing well with your preparations for this busy time of year and thank you for visiting like always!

30 comments:

  1. Another great tag , full of your gorgeous style....I have no 1 and no 2 part done...will I make it! ? Love howyou achieve such a rich and elegant quality to your makes....just cannot seem to achieve that myself , but your makes are gorgeous x hugs x

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  2. Another great tag. I really love your style!! Thanks for sharing.
    xxx Marianne

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  3. Once again you´ve just made such an awesome tag here Astrid. it´s really awesome and can´t wait to see, what´s next now.

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  4. A really stunning tag, Astrid. I love how you've made green the star colour - quite unusual for Santa these days (thanks coca cola ;-) )and very effective.

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  5. A beautiful tag Astrid. Santa looks fabulous framed and your embellishments and colours add that very special touch.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  6. Love that beautifully framed image of Santa. The crackle on the number 25 is lovely and so is that rusty star. As always your background is stunning Astrid and it all adds up to one gorgeous tag!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  7. a beautiful take on the tag Astrid - love that ornate frame and the santa image! Got mine to do soon! Hugs rachel xx

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  8. Awesome!!!! I knew you would make something spectacular with that little frame!!! Love this tag Astrid!! Beatiful background colour and that Santa image looks fabulous inside the frame. Love, love, love this!!! oxox

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  9. I love your take on Linda's tag, Astrid! The colors are beautiful and it really has a wonderful vintage look! Really beautiful!

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  10. You always use this Santa image to wonderful dramatic effect. That frame is so lovely.
    Gorgeous creation.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. OH what colours Astrid,- so wonderful,and with the rust added to the browns !!
    A gorgeous tag- and so sophisticated with the dark red accents- beautiful 25, also!!
    Warm hugs, Dorthe

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  12. beautifull tag, bye from France,
    Pitchoune

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  13. The background you created is stunning Astrid, I love the beautiful frame and the Santa image is so lovely..... Hugs, Anne x

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  14. Gorgeous tag Astrid, The detail & colours are just beautiful...Love the framed image...Hugs May x x x

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  15. Hello Astrid
    You have a most beautiful tag here, It does not have to be similar just finding inspirtion and my you have certainly have been inspired as this Tag is just stunning.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  16. This is superb Astrid. I love the colours you've chosen as it feels really indulgent and decadent (a little like a feast infact). Jenny x

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  17. Another awesome tag, love the colours you used.
    Yvonne

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  18. Wow, I'm missing words, that's a wonderful take on Linda's tag. Fantastic colors and texture.

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  19. Just wonderful Astrid. So gorgeously Christmassy and the framed image is just fabulous.

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  20. Gorgeous Gelato background, and I love the crackle on the numbers. Beautiful frame too - they really seem to have the whole laser-cutting game down to a tee down under!!
    Alison xx

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  21. Awesome tag! Love the rich color scheme.

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  22. Another Astrid delight with beautiful tonal blending. Santa looks so proud to be centre stage.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  23. Astrid, I just love your framed Santa! Such a beautiful vintage tag! Love it!

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  24. What a beauty! Love the Santa and patina hues!!!!!

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  25. Beautiful tag and he is the best Santa. A Santa should have a nice face and a glint in his eye. Your Santa sure does qualify!
    Sandy

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  26. Hi Astrid, I love your colours on this tag and the combination of stencilling and texture through the star stencil. Your rusty star really pops out on that green vintage ribbon and compliments the colours you have used on the santa frame perfectly. Hugs Mo x

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  27. Okay, I'm drooling over the background you have created, Astrid. Really beautiful colors and I love the stenciling and the flourish stamp! Th framed Santa image is wonderful too. Terrific take on Week #10!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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