After a break yesterday to introduce the newest Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers challenge, I'm back with Day 8 of Tracey's 25 Days of Christmas Tags. Eventually, if I do manage to play along for all 25 tags, I'm just going to have to blitz post several in one day, but for now I'm happy to show one tag at a time. ;)
As always, I could easily have been inspired by any of the tags, but picked the cute and rustic tags that Julie Tucker-Wolek made. I looked at the way she used patterned papers for both the tags and her snowmen, and the way she left her snowmen uncoloured otherwise. Here's my version:
I used a stitched-border tag since I don't have a stitched snowman like Julie's. I left him uncoloured — and it was tough not to at least make his carrot nose orange! I also left him unembossed... I embossed one snowman and realized that he was just too black against the light papers. Also, maybe I don't have to heat-emboss everything. Hmm. So instead I stamped him once directly onto the tag, and once on patterned paper for paper-piecing his body.
That's it from me for now... I have tags to make! :D
Supplies: manila tag, My Mind's Eye All is Bright patterned papers, Hero Arts Snow Much Joy stamp, Memento tuxedo black ink, Paper Smooches stitched tag die, May Arts twine
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