Hi everyone. Loll Thompson has been running her Twelve Tags of Christmas event, and this is the third year she has hosted it. I'm afraid I have missed the twelve days but she keeps it open for a week longer to allow the stragglers like me to enter. It was a little hurried and flurried but I got there in the end.
For the tag:
Snippets of White Card.
Snippet of Dark Green Card.
Penny Black Jolly Chant Stamp. (doesn't seem to be available anywhere in the UK at the moment)
Little Bird image from Penny Black Stamp Set Jolly Friends. (also difficult to find in the UK)
Adirondack Sunshine Yellow Ink.
Distress Ink - Peacock Feathers.
WOW Metallic Gold Embossing Powder.
Lyra Aqua Markers.
Sweet Dixie Die - Leafy Scroll 2.
Piece of Sheer Lemon Ribbon.
I started with a snippet of white card cut to shape. I then stamped the background script using Versamark Ink and WOW Gold Embossing Powder, and then smooshed with the yellow and turquoise inks.
Using another snippet of white card I stamped the little bird using the Versamark and the gold embossing powder. I then coloured it using my Lyra Aqua Markers. It could be any bird but I made it a robin as they are what I always think of for Christmas. I then fussy cut the image. I used a micron pen to add the eye and darkened the beak and accentuated the wing, and I also took the pen round the edges to define it so that it would show up better against the background.
I cut the Leafy Scroll from a snippet of dark green card, and I decided to cut it into two pieces so it fitted on the tag better to place the little bird.
I adhered the bird and the leafy scroll using some Pinflair Glue Gel.
Well that is all for now, but do go and take a look at all the fabulous tags that Loll and her friends have made for this wonderful twelve day event, and there is still time to make and enter a tag yourself.
Thanks for visiting today and see you again soon.
I am entering the following challenge:
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 256 where we use our snippets of card and paper.
Uniko Challenge No 38 - Christmas.