Sunday, September 26, 2010

Christmas Tags

Last week I attended the Creating Keepsakes Convention in San Marcos and I had a blast!!  One of the make and takes being offered was hosted by Tattered Angels.  I got the opportunity to play with several of their products and I walked away from their booth with a few goodies I just couldn't resist!  I have a feeling that there will be plenty of shimmer in my future projects :)
When I got home, I was also greeted by some wonderful happy mail from Prickley Pear!  Their new Christmas images are being released tomorrow and, trust me, they are wonderful, as usual!  I decided to make a couple of tags using my new glimmer mists and stamps.

I sprayed a large manilla tag with jazz blue and apple glimmer mists, added some homemade gold shimmer spray and distressed the edges with vintage photo ink.  The Distress inks blend so well over the shimmer mists!  I added some ivory crochet lace, a crystal flourish, and a snowflake to the tag.  I stamped out the holiday frame on white cardstock using Encore copper ink and very lightly sponged it with vintage photo ink.  I added my sentiment and some beautiful peridot rhinestones from Pizzazz Aplenty

I loved this tag so much, I decided to make another one.

This time, I stamped snowflakes on the tag using versamark ink and embossed them with clear detail power.  Once I added the glimmer mist and let it dry, I gently buffed the snowflakes to remove the excess mist and ended up with a beautiful emboss resist background.  Some ribbon, topaz rhinestones from Pizzazz Aplenty, a sentiment from Technique Tuesday, and a large brad finish off the tag.

I wish you could see the beautiful shimmer on the tags, but I just can't figure out how to capture it with my camera...  Pizzazz Aplenty features a different offer every week, be sure to stop by and check out this week's offer.  Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps said...

Beautiful job Leslie! Love the rich colors!