Saturday 7 August 2010

Window Acetate Christmas Present Tag

Good Morning all
Well today is the first day of my week off from work, I was up early with the birds and the little bit of sunshine, my sleep pattern is still in work mode.

I decided to catch up on some cards and bits that I need to get done for family and friends, but then remembered I had my hair appointment, oh new woman expected around 3pm :)  So I decided to quickly make a Xmas Tag before I went.

Here it is
I used some quite thick acetate and used the cuttlebug and large scallop nestie to cut out the tag.  I then used my justrite stamps and created the circle sentiment, using my circle nesties to cut this out.  I edged the sentiment in turquoise glitter and left to dry.  Whilst this was drying I used some of my snowflakes clear stamps and white stazon to stamp snowflakes all over the acetate.  I then glued the sentiment circle to the acetate, to create a window.  I used a hole puncher to make a hole at the top and threaded some fly floss (from that show) as the tag string.  I stamped out this lovely Tilda (one that Polly let me buy from her) and coloured her in with copics.  I glittered up her wings with a lovely white glitter and then did the crown in some bronze.  I love how the snowflakes show behind her as she peeps out.

I am entering this little tag into the following challenges

Just Magnolia Monthly Challenge - Acetate - I really should find more time to play along with these challenges and hopefully I will now.

Bah Humbug - Through the Window

Well must rush my makeover is calling me

Happy Crafting to you all and thank you for the lovely recent comments

Kate xx


sam21ski said...

Hi Kate, enjoy the sun while it lasts!!

Lovely tag, very cute xxxx

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. Fab tag, I love snowflakes , Tilda and the sentiment. Hugs. Miria

Annie said...

oh this is just so beautiful - it would look gorgeous hanging on the Christmas tree too.
Love it.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug!

Amy C said...

This tag is so pretty!! I love the clear element with the white snowflakes as well as that adorable Tilda image. Thanks for joining us at Caardvarks!!

Sue said...

Hi ya Kate
wow hun this is beautiful, what a clever idea, gorgeous gift tag, or dec for the tree?? thank you for joining us at The Creative Cottage this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Paper Paradise said...

Love the acetate tag, I'm sure we will see lots of creativity going on in 'the beach hut' next week!!! x

Ruth Philps said...

What a gorgeous tag kate.....I love the word circle.....I need some stamps in circles like that.

I hope you win a challenge you certainly deserve too.

Enjoy your pampering session at the salon!!

Donna said...

Such a beautiful tag and so pretty with the acetate! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Creative Cottage this week :) Donna x

Kathlene said...

Pretty pretty pretty! Love the stamped acetate base and the circle sentiment. TFS.

Kathy said...

Oh Kate that is a fabulous idea for the acetate challenge!!! Adorable image too!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Just Magnolia!

Max said...

Hi Kate ... how nice to see something different from a card and as others have said what a lovely tree decoration it will make. Especially if you had one for each member of the family!

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Anne said...

oh this is adorable Kate, so different:) Thanks for playing along with Creative Cottage
Anne x

lindyloo said...

wow what a beautiful creation thanks for joining us at the creative cottage this time hope to see you next time lindyloo x

BethieJ said...

Your tag is just DARLING! I LOVE the acetate!!! Nice job!
Have a GREAT day!

Irene said...

Hello Kate

What a fablous tag it's gorgeous.
I love your blue and silver colour scheme. Fantastic idea to stamp snowflakes onto the acetate. It would make a fabulous tree decoation.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!


Bev said...

Wow this is fabulous Kate! Thanks so much for joining us at JM this week x

Dena said...

Your tag is darling! Great idea!
Thank you for joining Just Magnolia this week!
Hugs, Dena

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