Monday, December 7, 2009

holiday tags

The challenge at the Hero Arts Blog last week was all about "Holiday Tags." Here are two tags that I made for the challenge.

I used the adorable HA Snowman Stamp digital image for this tag. The background was created using the embossing resist technique with Worn Lipstick distress ink and the A Lot Like Christmas background stamp.

This second tag is really easy to make. I sponged the tag with some Broken China while the paper was still in the die to create the white border. I then stamped the branch with Rich Cocoa Memento ink, then added a green shake with a Copic marker.

I stamped the snowflakes with VersaMark Dazzle then put some light pink/purple chalk on them. I also covered the ornaments and the border of the tag with some Diamond Stickles.

By the way, it's a week long release sneak peeks over at the Hero Arts Blog!!! I am so excited about their 2010 Catalog!! Please go over and check out the sneak peeks and the fun inspiration challenge this week!!

This last tag was made using the beautiful Holly Folly digital kit created by Betsy Tuma.

I love the intricate pattern on the paper! At first I thought that it was just a solid gold/yellow paper, but after I opened it in my Photoshop I was instantly in love with its beautiful pattern!!

I am also linking this to Caardvarks for their "Hero Arts Digital Showcase" challenge. All you need to do is link a project that incorporates any digital element to Mr. Linky! Check this post for more details!!

Thanks for stopping by!

ingredients used:
cardstock: Papertrey Ink, Neenah Solar White
stamps: Hero Arts, Hero Arts Digital
digital kit: Holly Folly by Betsy Tuma at Two Peas
inks: Memento, VersaMark Dazzle, Staz On
glitter glue: Stickles
embroider floss: DMC
chalk: EK Success
die: Spellbinders nestabilities Labels Nine
die cutting machine: CuttleBug
others: sewing machine, thread


~amy~ said...

Gorgeous Alice....all your tags are should also check out the Cards Blog...their current challenge is a holiday tag:)

Holly said...

Wow Alice, these are all so wonderful! You've been very busy!

donna mikasa said...

Gorgeous!! Can't decide which is my fave--I love 'em all!!

Tracey said...

AMAZING creations Alice!!!

Sanne said...

Your holiday tags are beautiful - And I LOVE the one with the snowman - too cute!

Sue-ann said...

These are all beautiful Alice. I especially love your snowman tag!

Jill said...

All of your tags are wonderful! I love the hanging ornaments! That snowman is so cute, too! :)

Suzanne C said...

Lovely tags! All 3 are so pretty and elegant!

Stamping Cafe said...

Gorgeous tags, Alice! Love all of them!

Maylee said...

Love them all Alice! I don't know where you find the time to make all these gorgeous creations!!

Amy said...

I think this are the most beautful tags Alice! I love them all, but that snowman does have a way of getting to the top of the list! ;)

Kelly Booth said...

WOW alice...your just Rocking the digi World...these are just the BEST!!!!

Tiffany said...

Lovely tags, Alice! You're so talented, I can't get enough of your work!! TFS!

NinaB said...

These are adorable, Alice. I esp love the last one with its rich colors.

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Alice!
These are amazing!
I love your fabulous techniques and beautiful colours!
I have so loved my visit to your wonderful blog!
kim x

Janetcraft said...

absolutely stunning, Alice!! Love your colors in toning...


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