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Sunday, 15 November 2015

Do you Believe? ........

Happy Sunday,

Just a quick post today with my Tag #10 for Loll's 12 Tags of Christmas Event   It's been so much fun playing along with this event ..... the twelve days are up today but .... the link up stays open until the 22nd so there's still time to join in

One of my Crazy Birds had to make an appearance at some point ..... so here he is


I inked the background with Distress Ink, and created a little woodland backdrop using a torn bit of copier paper as a mask to create the hills


I added Santa and his reindeer flying across the night sky (Ho! Ho! Ho!)  


and sprinkled just a touch of Chunky White Embossing Enamel to give the look of falling snow


The bird was stamped directly onto the tag, and then again, twice onto a piece of white card.  He was then coloured, cut out and attached onto the tag (saves cutting out those thin little legs)



His eyes and beak have been layered over the top, and his little Santa hat (doesn't he look festive!), and the gift are both from the Crazy Things set of stamps ..... love these little accessories, there's something for every occasion.


The words were then stamped and embossed onto a piece of vellum, which I then tore around the edges and attached onto the tag


A touch of glitter and a festive red ribbon finish it all off nicely.

Well that's 10 down .... 2 more to go.  Then I just need to buy my Christmas presents for them all to go on!

I'm also linking up to the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge which is all about Tags


and their Mixed Media challenge which is also Tag themed



Thanks for popping by .... enjoy the rest of your day.

Cheerio until next time

Linda
xx

8 comments:

  1. Such a fun tag Linda, I love the few dots of snow you added and the bird crazy robin (?) looks fantastic (and a bit worried too)... Anne xx

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  2. Hi Linda

    What a cute tag. Love the birds of Tim Holtz and got it also recently. Hope that I can make such a cute creation like you.

    Thank you very much for your visit and your lovely comment on my blog. Wish you a wonderful Sunday evening.

    With creative greetings
    Claudia

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  3. Fantastic tag Linda. I LOVE the crazy birds ... and this guy is so cute with his Santa hat. Great wintery background. And I'm learning so much ... would never have thought to stamp the sentiment on vellum and tear it --- looks awesome! Thanks so much for sharing at my tag event. xx

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  4. This is fabulous Linda! I love the look on that little birds face, it's priceless! The chunky embossing enamel look fabulous and I just adore that sentiment! Thanks for making me smile today my friend! Hope you have a lovely upcoming week! Hazel xx

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  5. What a cute tag! Love the sentiment. Awesome!

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  6. This is such a fun tag Linda! Crazy bird has never looked so festive and that sentiment had me in stitches!! Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog, I appreciate the visit. :)

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  7. This tag is so fun and snarky--love it! Great little details and perfectly colored bird

    Toni

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  8. Great tag my friend! LOVE the trees in the background. Gotta love those funky birds. :)

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