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Saturday, 23 June 2018

Vintage Christmas tag

Good evening everyone

I wanted a change of crafting because as you've probably realised I've been painting and doing scenes quite a lot lol.

I just love Christmas and in the crafting world Christmas is basically here lol! 


So I decided to make quite a large vintage Christmas tag.  I've not done vintage for quite some time so it was fun to get back into it again. 
The card base is kraft card from Lynda Chapman.


I cut it into a tag shape and used a sharp knife to roughen up all the edges and then distress it with Tim holtz burlap distress ink.  I also used silver gilding wax around the edges. 
The robin, holly and poinsetta are pre cut die cuts from Anna Griffin range. 


The rest on the tag are all bits and bobs which I found by rummaging through my stash. 
The wooden letters at the bottom spells out "Vintage" and I distressed and used gilding wax on those too.  At the bottom of the letters I put some glue and dabbed on white flowersoft to make it look like snow.
The silver metallic gilding polish is from creative expressions.


Robin is matted onto a die cut called Eleganza from tattered lace. 
Ribbon and lace are from create and craft range.


Flowers are made using Dies from tattered lace and spellbinders. I used some glitter in some of them. 

Flourishes are from Joanna sheen


I distressed everything on there and roughened up edges to create a vintage look. 

It's a big tag with lovely dimensions and different mixed media. 
Thoroughly enjoyed making this one


Take care all and thanks so much for stopping by

Love
Sharon 
Xxxx

Challenges:

Crafting with friends - Anything goes
Crafty catz - Anything goes
Cut it up blog - Anything but a card
Jos scrap shack - Anything goes
Simply papercraft - Anything goes
Outlawz festive Friday challenge - Theme: Christmas
Crafters castle  - Anything goes
Crafty hazelnuts Christmas  - Anything Christmas goes
Christmas crafts all year round  - Non traditional Christmas colours
Craft de bowz - Anything with a bow


9 comments:

DIANA L. said...

Gorgeous card so much detail and so many elements I love looking at it and the bird is such a perfect addition.
. Have a blessed day
DIANA L.

DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
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Wendy L said...

So beautiful, xxx

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

So fun to look through your stash and make something wonderful! This is such a pretty vintage tag!

Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Anything But a Card challenge!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Darcy Schroeder said...

Wow, so gorgeous, Sharon!! I love this more than you can know!! I love any card or tag with birds!! So beautiful and I'm so glad you shared this at the Outlawz Festive Friday's Challenge!
Hugs!

Gerda said...

This tag is gorgeous!! Love all the details!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
Have a great day.
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Jenny L said...

Hi Sharon,
what a very gorgous tag and such a super design too.
So many wonderful elements you have used to make this stunner.
Love the Robin in the centre.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Helene Siermans said...

Gorgeous tag. Love the vintage look and all the pretty embellishment. Thank you for sharing your talent with us at CRAFTY CATZ. Best of luck! Nick

Marie B. said...

Super tag! Thanks for joining us at CCAYR! :)

~Marie B -DT

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful Christmas project. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Christmas Cards All Year Round. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx