Hello! I am excited to be participating in this year’s 12 Tags of Christmas – Funkie Junkie Style. Last year when I came across this challenge, it was too late for me to catch up, and this year I’m already behind!!
Here’s Linda Coughlin’s beautiful tag – I remember how much I loved all of her tags last year and it looks like it will be the same way this year – love her style!
I pretty much cased her card – here’s my version:
Even with Linda’s wonderful inspiration, it was one of those days (or week) in the craft room…working on more than one project and had a difficult time getting it together but finally had to move on with what I had. I started with a piece of scrap paper with musical notes on it and inked the edges with Vintage Photo distress ink. I also covered most of it with the Collage Medium Vintage because the paper was too white. It still needed something so I decided to emboss it with snowflakes. That was nice, but then it muted most of my musical notes so I cut another piece with some darker notes from my scrap paper and added under the trees. To add my stars, I used my Heidi Swap Confetti stencil with gold embossing paste that I hadn’t used before. I should have stenciled a few stars on a scrap first, because after it dried, I didn’t like that color of gold for this project. I stenciled over it, but you can still see some of that color peeking outside the edges.
I don’t have the beautiful new Thinlets Tree Line die, so I used the On The Edge Tree Line die, and cut some of the trees off. I cut my trees on double-sided adhesive and glittered them with Elizabeth Craft Silk Microfine glitter in Basic Black. Just love glitter for the holidays!
For my sentiment, I used a die from one of my Paper Artist (Hot Off the Press) Christmas sets and cut it out in metallic gold and black so I could make a slight shadow. I used a white pearl and colored it with gold to dot the “J”. I added some sequins and a black bow to finish it off.
Here’s a few more photos…please feel free to leave comments and thanks for stopping by!