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Saturday, 23 December 2017

Well I made it - Last 2

Yes, I've made it, the last 2 tags inspired by Linda Coughlin's 12 Tags of Christmas Funkie Junkie style which is sponsored by The Funkie Junkie Boutique

This is my take on Week 5

I didn't have the log background stamp that Linda used, but loved the idea of the logs, so I've used a TH Woodgrain stencil with Vintage Photo DI and then blended VP over the tag.  I've used a TH Santa and offset and added clear embossed holly, although I kept my berries red.  I added the label from the Correspondence set.

Last but not Least - Week 9

Week 9's inspiration came from the little winter scene Linda created and the Chipped Sapphire sky.  I had masked off the bottom of the tag and used CS ink as I don't have the paint, I used Chunky White embossing instead of splattering with paint. For my tree I added Moon Glow embossing powders Silver Moon and Midnight Teal to try and create Linda's enamelled look, the deer was lightly inked with Versamark and I lightly sprinkled the copper embossing powder, again trying to create an enamelled look.  The greeting was die cut with silver glitter card.

So pleased I made it, I know there's another few days left to link up but I know I'll not have much time for crafting, so today was really deadline day.

Thanks for calling in, and I'll do some catching up now.

Avril xx


Meggymay said...

Wow, you made it and these two tags are fantastic, like all the others you have made for the challenge..
Happy Christmas to you and the family Avril, I hope the New Year will be a good one for you all.
Yvonne xx

Let's Art Journal said...

Many congratulations and your last two tags are amazing - I love them both! The santa looks wonderful with the woodgrain background and holly 😁. I adore the wintery scene with the beautiful deer, the wonderful snowy tree and the snowflake embellishment is genius - stunning 😁. Merry Christmas! J 😊

Joan said...

Well done Avril and your last two tags are lovely,love the winter scene and the jolly santa.

Happy Christmas

Joan x

The Altered Paper said...

Love all your tags Avril! I must play next year, looks like a lot of fun!
Merry Christmas and the best in the New Year! Hugs,Tee

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Your tags are gorgeous Avril and I’ve really enjoyed looking back through them all. Thank you for your good wishes and I wish you and your family a peaceful Christmas and all of the very best in 2018. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous artwork next year. Crafty hugs, Sandra x x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Your tags are wonderful, Avril Beautiful backgrounds, the woodgrain on #5 is perfect and your snowy night is fantaastic. Love the enameled deer too. So happy that you were able to play along with me this year! Thank you for your participation.


Sara Barker said...

Two gorgeous tags, Avril! You are so clever to use the wood grain embossing folder to emulate Linda's wood slice background! Wonderful Santa image you've used! And tag 2 just takes my breath away! That snowy night sky is stunning! Well done on the embossing, too, and of course, on completing the challenge! And now I can say YIPPPEEE!!! Congratulations on being the grand winner of the challenge! I am soooo happy for you! Happy New Year!