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Saturday, 11 December 2010

TH12TOC - day eleven ....


I can't believe there is only one day left!!!!
Well todays tag involved making your own stamps from TH alterations sizzix dies.
I don't have any of the on the edge dies and already have stamps of the ones I have LOL
I didn't want to use my Snowman die again as it was just going to look too samey as yesterdays.

So I remembered about my Christmas set of Fancy Pants stamps which hardly ever get used appart from the occassional snowflake!!!

So I stamped on to a piece of Websters pages paper with a snowflake border and versamark ink and embossed with clear fine detail embossing powder.
I then inked over it with bundled sage and broken china DI, distressed my edges and inked them lightly with walnut stain.

I had to handcut a tree out of a piece of chipboard, then inked it with my bundled sage.
I used my pearl paint dabber to create a snow effect on it then gave it a quick spritz with white mica mist.
I used a piece of twine from a clothing tag I had saved and tied it around the base of the tree.

When I placed my tree on my tag I realised that it was a bit small and looked lost on my tag so I added the word stamp (again from the FP set) in olive archival ink and added buttons with glossy accents.

I added some fibres and a tag I had already made with my dichroic glass technique, then pinned on a snowflake charm.

I kinda like it and it goes really well with the other websters page tag I made :D

So I decided to link this to the Simon says stamp and show blog challenge this week which is .............show a holiday greeting :D and what a cute greeting it is :D

So what will T!m, Lord of the Tags have in store for us tomorrow???
I have a feeling it might be a alcohol ink technique as we haven't used them much so far............whats your guess???

Wow, its nearly over :(
Hope you all stay in touch :D

Hugs'n'snogs,
Julie xx

22 comments:

  1. This turned out beautiful, I love it, well done!

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  2. Another beautiful tag Julie...your colour choices have been so "you" - they look lovely.

    Toni :o)

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  3. kinda like it???? it is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

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  4. Beautiful interpretation of the challenge Julie. Love it. Annette x

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  5. Oh Julie, this one's absolutely lovely, i love the soft colouring and added bling at the top, just perfect :D xx

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  6. Julie,
    this one's absolutely lovely
    I hope that your health is good now:)
    xx.

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  7. It's altogether fabulous Julie! x

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  8. I love this tag. The colours are beautiful and the dichroic glass technique tag combined with the snowflake charm really finishes it off. I LOVE the fact it is unique! As to what tomorrow might bring?????? Your guess is as good as mine. I just hope it's a quick tag as I have not done todays yet, plus I missed the first 2, so I'm gonna be busy. Sue x

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  9. Love how you did this tag, it has a gorgeous vintage look

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  10. Gorgeous Tag again, love the soft colours. I can't believe there's only one left!! :(
    Hugs, Donna x

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  11. Julie this is just delightful - I love the subtle colouring, the handmade tree, the baubles, in fact I love the whole tag TFS XXX

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  12. Fabulous tag, love the vintage look.

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  13. gorgeous tag! thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment!

    Linda

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  14. I really love how yours turned out - much more my style than Tim's was. I have those Fancy Pants stamps and they are awesome! Oh, and that dichroic glass piece is fantastic!

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  15. You should love it. Its wonderful. I love the colors. Your glass piece is awesome. Do you have a tutorial for that? See you on the last day.

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  16. Wow thank you for the tutorial. What a gift that you had one! Your glass examples are beautiful. I don't have that paint (yet) but when I do I want to try it. See you later for day 12!!

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  17. So vry pretty! Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp & Show challenge blog.

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  18. Wowwwie thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge BLog with your pretty tag.....thank you....Hugs Terryxxxx

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  19. That's great, love the colours you've used. You've been very busy, I'm a bit behind, but hopefully I'll catch up until Christmas.

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Thank you for your comment :D I really appreciate them all as it lets me know I'm not really talking to myself LOL :D
I enjoy reading them too ;-)