Monday, November 06, 2017

Twelve Tags of Christmas - Day One


Hi everyone.  Welcome to the 4th annual Twelve Tags of Christmas challenge.
There will be two tags posted every day for the next twelve days.  I hope you'll play along with me and my talented Guest Designers.

For this challenge, requirements for "Mixed Media" are stamping, plus two mixed media elements (techniques or products).  The theme is Christmas.  Tags only please!

DATES for the challenge along with the RULES of the challenge are posted below and on the sidebar.

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I'm so happy to have you here to check out my tag for today, along with an amazing tag made by my wonderfully talented friend, Susan.  Below the photo of my tag I have listed the techniques and products that I've used.  If you want more information, please email me using the email contact form in the sidebar.  Susan's tag information and how to's are listed on her blog (link provided).


Loll
Techniques:  Brushos through stencil (click on link for video how-to) die-cuts, gilding flakes, stamping
Products:  Mixed media paper, Pinpoint Main Street Tags die (Poppy Stamps), Brushos (Olive), Birch Tree Stencil (TCW), Inka Gold, Deer die (TH) - gift from my sweet friend Julia!, Verdigris Gilding Flakes (Cosmos), Snowdrifts die (MFT), Christmas sentiment (Hero Arts), gold ribbon


(Cardmaker's Garret)
Guest Designer
Click HERE to be redirected to Susan's blog.
There you'll find out all the details on how she made this gorgeous tag!
Please leave her some love for all her hard work
making this beautiful tag!
Thank you!


Challenges Dates:
  • Inspiration Tags posted Nov. 6 - 17
  • Linky open for entries Nov. 6 - 24
  • Top Tags posted Nov. 30

Rules:
  • Make a Mixed Media Christmas tag (include stamping plus 2 mixed media elements)
  • Include a link to Twelve Tags challenge in your write-up
  • Add your entry with the linky tool.
  • Enter as many times as you'd like, new entries only please

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Prizes

 Winning Tag                                  Random Draw
Sentiments & Quotes Stamp Set - Altenew
 - 1          Thinking of You Stamp Set - Altenew
 - 1

Package of dies for each of the Top Three Tags


See you tomorrow with two new inspirational Mixed Media Christmas Tags!













33 comments:

  1. Loll,this tag is beautiful, I want to try to make one like this..it is just so unique and one of a kind art piece! Heart Hugs, Colleen

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  2. Gorgeous tags. Love the pretty greens from the brushos on your tag, Loll.
    Marianne x

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  3. Your tag is gorgeous Loll such a lovely piece of artwork

    Anne

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  4. I am so excited, Loll that you are hosting your 4th Annual Twelve Tags of Christmas Event. It gets me so inspired to make my Christmas tags:-) Thank You my friend.

    Your Brushos Birch Tree background is Stunning!! Perfect for your gorgeous Gilded Elegant Deer! Love Susan's Gorgeous background for her beautiful die cut tree. TFS my friend. Hugs

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  5. Fab tag Loll, must try to join in after the HLS retreat at the weekend. :)

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  6. Amazing tag! You can pack so much in such a little space! I normally don't do tags, but you inspired me to play along - now I just need to find the time....

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  7. These tags are better than gifts. So pretty! [Bunny]

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  8. Two fantastic tags! I hope I get chance to play along this year! Have a great week! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  9. Loll, I love the deep green of your woodland scene and that gorgeous gilding flake deer.
    Two stunning tags and now can't wait to see the rest :)

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  10. WOW! I knew it would be a true festival of the tag. Both are amazing. I love the marbling effect of the bowls. Amazing tags!
    Hugs,
    BozenA

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  11. Love all the techniques on your card Loll. The brusho's are amazing, the layout and fabulous elements have created a stunning tag, absolutely love it x Susan's card looks gorgeous and off to take a look how she made it x Thank youf ro organising this event Loll.....still excited my end x

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  12. Beautiful tag, Loll! The Brusho stencilled trees are a fabulous backdrop for the gilded deer. Off to take a look at how Susan made that gorgeous background.

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  13. Fabulous tag, Loll, great design and such a lot of detail in a little space. xx

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  14. Beautiful on both tags. Can't wait to see more. Edna

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  15. Wow, wow, wow!!! STUNNING! I will have to case your amazing tag LOll and Susan's too! Fantastic start to the 12 days:)

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  16. You're starting off you tag challenge with a bang, my friend! This is gorgeous! I love the crisp white trees with the beautiful green background and the sweet deer looks perfect in this scene!

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  17. WOW! Stunning in every way Loll. Love the birch tree making your beautiful brusho background a perfect backdrop for THAT gilded deer. That beautiful gold ribbon is awesome. Susan's tag is a cas beauty - my type of tag. Totally gorgeous. Off to see how she made it.

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  18. So many elements on one tiny tag, Loll, and they fit together perfectly to make an outstanding scene.

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  19. Loll, that is so perfect that you paired my card with one of yours that also has gilding flakes on it! Love the sweet deer done in gilding flakes, and the background of brushos and stencil is wonderful. Beautiful bow too!

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  20. Gorgeous tags from both you and Colleen! You've created a lovely forest scene, rich with detail and texture that add to the artistry! Susan's tag is beautiful; a lovely background for the star-of-the-stage tree! Happy sighs in seeing these mixed media marvels!
    Hugs~carol

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  21. Not only am I excited for your event, Loll but your tag is fabulous! I still have not tried a wet technique with a stencil but after seeing that gorgeous background in vivid color, I have to try this. Love the layers of dies too!

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  22. Gorgeous tags! I really love the look of using Brushos through the stencil & the gilding flakes are wonderful, Loll!

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  23. I love that you're doing this event for the 4th year, Lolly! Your tag is remarkable! The depth and background colors just amaze me!! Hugs, Dolly

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  24. Both tags are so beautiful. What a lovely scene on your tag. Wow!

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  25. Yeah!!! 12 Tags is back ...... I'm so excited (can you tell!)
    And what a fabulous start .... two stunning tags, using great techniques. The gilding flakes look amazing. Have fun with the challenge xx

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  26. Gosh, yours and Susan's tags are both so elegant and stylish, Loll ... the detailing on each is just so awesome ... they merit being gazed at for ages! Hugs, Anita :)

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  27. FAB tags, the backgrounds and wonderful shimmer are both WOW! Yay for 4 years of Twelve Tags of Christmas challenge!

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  28. Wow ladies! You've started things off in the most amazing way! Loll, what a fabulous scene you've created...love that background! And, Susan, the gilding flake background is stunning!

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  29. So exciting to have the tag challenge start Loll! What gorgeous tags both you and Susan have created - they look like companion tags with the beautiful golden backgrounds! I love the green around your trees - and Susan's lovely layered white tree1 Julia xx

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  30. How lovely to run your tag challenge again Loll and this first tag is beautiful with the Brushos through a stencil and your beautiful gilded deer standing in the white snow drifts, and a gorgesous gold ribbon too. I love Susan's gilded tag too with the pretty Frontage on the tree and in the background, and the gold vellum for the sentiment coordinates perfectly with the gilding. x

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  31. Fabulous background. Green and gold is a striking combo. Gorgeous tag.

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  32. Congratulations on the start of your 4th Annual Twelve Tags of Christmas Event, Loll! (Sorry for the delay in commenting on the post.) I'm looking forward to joining you when I return.
    Your tag is so beautiful! I love that the white space pops against the stunning brusho background! Hideko

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  33. I'm showing up late, but I must say that I am so impressed with every one of your tags, Loll! Your Brushos Birch Tree background is stunning and works perfectly with your Gilded Deer...I love this color palette, too! CONGRATS to you on 4 years of amazing success with your 12 Tags of Christmas!

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