Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Day Two - Twelve Tags of Christmas


Welcome to Day Two!

The rules and dates for this event are listed in the right sidebar.


Loll
Techniques:  Splash Watercolour Background (click for video tutorial),
Paper piecing using Stencil, Heat embossing
Products:  Distress Inks:  Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Pine Needles (Tim Holtz).  The Merry Tree stencil (ARTplorations); 'Tis the Season' patterned paper (My Mind's Eye), Christmas Sampler stamp set (Paper Smooches), white embossing powder, heat tool.  Crinkle ribbon dyed with Peacock Feathers,
Salty Ocean and Pine Needles.


Shirley Bampton
Guest Designer
Please check out Shirley's blog to see a full description of how the above tag was made.



2016 Twelve Tags of Christmas Event Pinterest Board
Check out the pinterest board to see the tags made by me, Guest Designers, and challenge participants.  Lots of inspiration!


Come join the fun!  Enter your mixed media Christmas Tag in the linky below.









23 comments:

  1. OMG...I LOVE your tag Loll and Shirley's. They are both so bright and cheerful. Great inspiration my friend :-) I loved your splash background and stenciled tree :-) I think I am going to be making another tas ASAP my friend. A Big Hug, Nancy

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  2. Wow, Love that background and the color combination of that cool tree, Loll! Your crinkle ribbon looks terrific on this! Shirley's tag is fabulous!

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  3. Gorgeous tags for Day 2 .... great colours and I love your Christmas tree Loll! xx

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  4. Ooh, I love your modern tree tag, Loll! Thanks so much for having me as a guest designer again, this is always so much fun, and a great place for Christmas inspiration :)

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  5. Super fun tree on your tag -- great bg too

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  6. I do love those strippy trees - haven't made a try of them yet myself, but they always seem to find their way onto a Pinterest board or SCS favorites folder. Your mini-tree on a tag is really whimsical and fun.

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  7. Lovely tag Loll and a beautiful background like your quirky Christmas tree

    Anne

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  8. Again, love the background, Loll. The tree is so playful. Shirley's tree is so colorful and cute.

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  9. Awesome background, Loll! I love these colors! And your paper pieced tree is amazing!

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  10. Another beautiful tag Loll, love the colors and the tree. Off to check out the guest designer's tag now. Hugs, Brenda

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  11. The background is soooo pretty, a wonderful mix of colours. Also great use of the stencil

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  12. Love the wonky tree made with scraps of dp! Looks great against the gorgeous splashed background! So much fun seeing your tags and those of the Guest Designers each day!

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  13. I love your whimsical tree, Lolly! What a super way to use PP and make a foreground that lets the background shine!! Hugs, Dolly xxoo

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  14. LOVE your background AND your paper pieced tree...FABULOUS tag Loll!! :0)

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  15. Oh wow! Look at these fantastic tags! I'm not much of a tag maker, but these make me want to start! Woweee. Love the backgrounds. :) Thanks so much for sharing.

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  16. Always such varied and amazing inspiration .....do so love this event as there is so much amazing talent to admire...thank you for the fabulous tags today x

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  17. Another really gorgeous tag, Loll! Your background is just beautiful, and I love your choice of papers for the tree!

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  18. I adore your pretty patterned paper tree against that splash watercolour background Loll and the ribbon so beautifully coloured with Distress Inks in that gorgeous colour combination. The stencilled background on Shirley's tag looks great with the sparkly tree and the cute deer, and the little stitched slope finishes it perfectly. x

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  19. What a brilliant tree, Loll ... and a gorgeous background! Love Shirley's reindeer ... where ever it appears ... here he's fabulous! Hugs, Anita :)

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  20. Wonderful tags, Loll & Shirley! Both are so unique and fun!

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  21. I so love both of these tags (and have cased both) - they are colourful and fun and I was totally inspired

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  22. Beautiful "technical" Christmas tree :-) Each of your Christmas tree is unusual, both the very realistic and the symbolic. I admire your artistry, Loll
    BożenA xx

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  23. what a wonderful splashed background for your fun rectangle tree Loll! Very clever design! and I love Shirley's modern design deer backed by that beautiful mix of colors!

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)