Tuesday, September 21, 2010

have a holly jolly...holiday tag!

ahhh...red and green and thoughts of christmas trees...and 93 degrees outside...ok, i get it...i'm a little "early" on my holidays!  heehee!  hopefully i don't burn out before the fabulous winter holidays arrive!  so...had a LOT of fun creating today's project...i've been following the fab folks at Moxie Fab World and I'm loving this Holiday Cards and more challenge that they are running!  Totally has me in the mood for December!  This tag is for the All Wrapped Up Challenge.  So there I was...create a gift bag or tag or box or gift wrap....with the holiday theme...but then was visiting Splitcoast and their try a new technique is tags...hmmm...oh wait...lookie what we have here...Simon Says Stamp and Show has a new challenge up...this one is Show Your Grunge...and VOILA!  like the proverbial light bulb...I just so happen to have the seasonal Tim Holtz grungeboard!  (love those lightbulb moments!) and well...here's what came of it all!

ahhh...dreaming of cooler weather here!  one can wish and dream right?  Enjoy!  Oh...just in case it's clear as MUD up above how I got my inspiration...here it is, hopefully a little more clearly:

Moxie Fab: All Wrapped Up (you seriously need to check out their holiday challenges!  get your winter mojo going!)
Splitcoast Stampers: New Technique - Tag (TLC291)
Simon Says Stamp and Show: Show Your Grunge (gotta love the grunge!!!!)

Supplies: Distress Inks - Walnut Stain, Antique Linen, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo, CTMH - Colonial White, Ranger archival - Jet Black; Stamps - background: Studio 490, flourish: Tim Holtz, sentiment: Verve, polka dots: Stampabilities; grungeboard - seasonal grunge from idea-ology; embossing powder - American Crafts Zing: silver, Stampn'stuff: White; Adirondack Paint Dabbers - Silver, Gold, Black; bling - Prima; Ranger Perfect Medium; ribbon - unknown; Distress Stickles - Peeled Paint


  1. Ooo, this is a GORGEOUS tag! Love the grunge pieces with the rest of the tag! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

  2. This IS a holly jolly holiday tag! I love the flourishes and pearls!!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!


  3. Great holiday tag! Beautifully done!

  4. AAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!! this is a GORGEOUS Holiday Tag!!! Job Well Done!!

    thanks bunches for playing along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!

  5. Hey Lesley! Thanks for entering the Holiday Cards & More Week All Wrapped Up challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on the fun! :)