Friday, October 18, 2013

Snowman Tag

Just wanted to share a tag that I made for Christmas. I am finally starting to think about it! Yikes!
I had so much fun playing with this new Tim Holtz stamp and die set that I just received in the mail.

First I used Peeled Paint and Pumice Stone Distress inks on my craft pad and spritzed with water. I dragged the card thru the inks and then set it with a heat gun.  I spritzed the tag with some water and heat set again. I love that look! Then I dragged it thru some Barn Door Distress ink. I wanted color, but not real dark.
I stamped the snowman, and then I colored him a little with Picket Fence Distress paint. More coloring was done with Distress Markers, except for the holly and berries. For these, I used Perfect Pearls and Stickles. His eyes and mouth are Liquid Pearl.
I heat embossed the sentiment with black embossing powder.
The crinkle ribbon was white, which I stained with the Barn Door Distress Ink.

I think he turned out pretty!

I think I will link him up to Simon Says Wednesday Christmas Challenge!

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Snowman BluePrint-Tim Holtz Sizzix
Inks: Barn Door, Pumice Stone, Peeled Paint-Distress Inks-Ranger
Accessories:Perfect Pearls, Stickles, Liquid Pearls, Seam binding


Lisa Elton said...

Mackie this is terrific!! Love the little snowman and the beautiful background you created. Great job ;)

shirley-bee said...

Ooh, love the tag! Love that stamp!!

Darnell said...

This is very striking, Mackie! I love that your shades of green and red are nontraditional, at least on my monitor. I love the shades and the matching dyed ribbon!!

Maria said...

Sweet snowman tag! That stamp is fab! You did a great job inking up that little beauty!

Mona Pendleton said...

Such a sweet tag Mackie! Love the mixed media background!

Sue Lelli said...

I think he turned out PRETTY AMAZING, Mackie! LOVE your BG and LOVE the holly and eyes and mouth details! LOVE the embossed sentiment, too! FAB, GF!

Benzi said...

There's nothing I had rather stamp than a them. Your tag is gorgeous and I love how you achieved the wonderful colors. It turned out super!!!!

Melissa Bove said...

Super fabulous tag!! Love that TH stamp!! Too cute!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


Chrissy Larson said...

I love the layers of colors and textures. I'm SO afraid of doing that but this masterfully done!