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Tuesday 15 November 2011


As I've made all the Christmas cards I need for myself I thought I'd set to and make some tags. I bought these super sized tags at the SECC recently and as they're really smooth they're great for inky techniques.

Talk about cutting things fine, I'd forgotten all about this the CDACPC6 which ends in about 7 hours time! Luckily I'd inked the tag earlier today and left it to flatten so was able to put this together quite quickly! Tag is stamped and embossed with a snowflake , then inked with different shades of blue DI  and finally over stamped with a different snowflake stamp (ancient stamp from QVC)  in the darkest blue. Image is from Designed 2 Delight and has been coloured with distress inks and mounted 3d. Tag is finished with some recently acquired bakers twine and a gorgeous blue snowflake ribbon bow.

Challenges entered:
(will check this tomorrow as it's bedtime !)
Bows and Berries - tags
Craft your Passion - snow/flakes/men
Critter Sketch - monochrome
Cutie Pie Challenge - bears
Forever Friends - Christmas is coming
Karens Doodles - anything but a card
Lollipop Crafts - embossing (no DP)
ABC Christmas - W for winter sports
Pixie Cottage - blue for a boy
Crafty Ribbons - anything but a card
Crimbo Crackers - make it sparkle
Delightful Challenges - snowflakes
Simply Create - bears
Pile it on - traditional Christmas
Whoopsi Daisy - colours of winter
Ellephantastic - weather related
StampArtic - monochromatic
Stamping Boutique - winter/holiday

Carol x


  1. oh carol this is really beautiful what a gorgeous tag,just love it hugs cherylxx

  2. Ohhh lovely Carol. Its always nice to check out something other than a card. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie Challenges for our bear challenge,
    H xx

  3. Gorgeous card. i love the colours that you used on it. The ribbon is very elegant.
    Thank you for playing at The Pixie Cottage this week.

  4. Gorgeous Tag Carol, lovely Wintry colours and image, finished off beautifully with that yummy ribbon bow. See you've been busy while I've been asway, gorgeous cards over the weekend, love them all. Carolxx

  5. This is just gorgeous Carol.xxx

  6. Oh this is pretty, love it so much and whoever received this beauty will too! Thanks for joining the TSB monthly challenge and good luck!


  7. Gorgeous tag Carol, fab colours, lovely to have you joining in with The Cutie Pies x

  8. Absolutely beautiful !! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends, good luck in the challenge and we hope to see you again. Love Diane(DT)xx

  9. This is really gorgeous, Carol. I can imagine it being removed very carefully and stored as a keepsake. Maybe it will even be hung on the recipient's tree.
    Thanks for playing at Ellephantastic Challenges this month.

  10. Its just gorgeous Carol, love the soft blue colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

  11. Hi Carol. Lovely! Wow, that bear is going to slip and slide right off your paper!!! I love your treatment of the background paper. It makes it really look like a hill. Brilliant doing it with that type of stamp. Just brilliant. The coloring is great and the ribbon treatment at the top is really nice with the silver. Carol, good luck in the challenges, and of course, with us at Forever Friends. Divine Love and see you again, Samara

  12. Gorgeous tag! Thanks for playing with us at Simply Create.

    Don’t forget to join us next time at our new home Simply Create Too. We have some pre-launch blog candy here . Hope to see you there!

    Xoxo Marjo

  13. Very pretty & wintery. THank you for playing along x

  14. Gorgeous, love the image and the colours
    Lindsay xx

  15. oh beautiful tag! thanks for sharing with us at FF!

  16. Carol this is a gorgeous tag. I love the soft pastel colours you have used and the image is gorgeous.

    Linda xxx

  17. So pretty, love the wintery colours! Thanks for playing at Bows and Berries!!

  18. Such a lovely tag in the hues of blue and the stampled snowflakes are beautiful. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Pile it On this week.

  19. Just adorable! Love the blue and white combo for Christmas. Thanks for playing with the Simple Create challenge!

    Remember next challenge will be here


    and there's blog candy to be won.

  20. Lovely tag hunny, I LOVE the soft blues but then blue is my fav colour, Thanks for coming to join us at ABC Christmas Challenge for our winter sports challenge, I hope you can come play again soon you can enter as many times as you like per challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

    Ps I have candy on my blog too!

  21. I do like tags! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

  22. Cute tag! I love this image.

  23. Lovely tag! Fab colours and gorgeous ribbon! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends this fortnight. Rachael xx

  24. Hi Carol
    Thank you for joining us with your super tag this time at cutie pie
    lindyloo x

  25. Totally Gorgeous TAG! cute image. Great JOB!!

    Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Creations this week. Good Luck!

  26. Wonderful tag! Love the sparklies and you've made the bear come alive. Thanks for joining us at Karen's Doodles and this round of the progressive challenge at CDAC.


  27. gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles :)

  28. Great tag! Thanks for sharing with us at WHOOPSI DAISY ;-)

  29. Great tag! Thanks for sharing with us at WHOOPSI DAISY ;-)

  30. Carol thank you for joining in again at Cutie Pie! Absolutely stunning creation! Hugs Woo x

  31. Awesome creation! Thanks for joining us this week at Lollipop Crafts!

  32. Lovely tag in some beautiful soft colours and a cute image.
    Thank you for joining our W challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    hugs Dorte,x

  33. Gorgeous Tag.Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    Trish (-:

  34. Gorgeous bears creation Carol!! Thanks for sharing with us at the Cutie Pies and good luck!!
    Hazel xx

    ps I have candy on my blog

  35. Thanks for entering the Simply Create Challenge - hope you can join us again next time! We have blog candy on our new Challenge site! Simply Create Too Blog Candy


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