Hello there!

Today I’m sharing a tag I’ve made as part of the 25 Days of Christmas Tags for 2014, organised by the wonderfully talented Tracey McNeely. I was asked to play along as part of the CAS-ual Fridays DTs (of which I was on the challenge team).

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Here’s my tag:

©Candles in the Garden. 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2014.

I created a layered tag using a partial die-cutting technique to extend the size of the middle and bottom tags. I used a Sizzix Snowflake embossing folder to add some texture to the top tag and going over it with some Distress Inks.

©Candles in the Garden. 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2014.

For the middle tag, I inked up a panel with some Festive Berries, Picked Raspberry and Aged Mahogany Distress Inks, and then heat embossed a christmas tree image in silver (though you can only see the bottom part of it peeking through!).

©Candles in the Garden. 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2014.

Out of the same panel, I die-cut a deer and foam mounted it to the top tag. I also die-cut another deer out of a metal sheet and adhered next to the first one.

©Candles in the Garden. 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2014.

For the bottom tag, I partially stamped a sentiment from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Christmas Carols set with brown ink, and brushed over it with some white Perfect Pearls. The three tags were then foam mounted to each other and secured with a piece of satin ribbon through the top.

©Candles in the Garden. 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2014.

Stop by Tracey’s blog to see what the rest of the Girl Fridays have come up with, and for another chance to win!

Thanks for stopping by 😉

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