Sunday, December 25, 2016

My December Tag for Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2016


Happy Christmas! And a Merry New Year!

Though I wish 2017 don't come that soon, I know it's reaching really soon. The moment 2017 January is here, I'll be a year older in February. That's so freaking fast and I do hope I could refuse to grow up. And yes, I'm back in doing Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2016. I know I had gone missing in between, however I love to think it'd be fun to end this Christmas with the December tag.


So here is my take for the December tag...


I didn't have any shadowpress with me, unfortunately. So I gotta improvise and find alternatives. Rather, I did embossing over stamping instead using the Snowman blueprint framelits die set which is the only Merry Christmas stamp I have. 


I hope I had misted over the stencil more generously, it didn't really show up well. Perhaps it's also due to the design I had chosen. Nonetheless, I managed to get the tag done up in time for this Christmas.


I bought a few packs of trophy antlers last year and have yet to use any of them. Despite it's gonna make the tag look a bit bulky, I went ahead by placing it at the very top of the tag. The entire composition process was really fun to make and I do enjoy spending my Christmas morning doing up this tag. Totally immersed myself into the festive mood.


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3 comments:

  1. Katie,
    I like the improvisation. It's hard to have all the correct supplies every time. I think Tim would say that he appreciates the creativity that goes into the tag. Also I like your background, every time I try one of these techniques I make the background too prominent, this one is perfect for the elements you've chosen.

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  2. Katie...Your tag is WONDERFUL....I love the focal point...and then the berries trail downward into the rest of your embellishments...your eyes can't help but follow...excellent job!!!! LOVE, lOvE, LoVe it!

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