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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Ballerina Christmas

You will never guess what I am posting today... Ahem... Another tag... I am all caught up with the tags from Linda's The Funkie Junkie Christmas Tags Challenge.  I am saving one of my projects for her tags for Christmas day as it is perfect for that day.  This is  my tag inspired by Linda's  Week #9. Her challenge is sponsored by her store The Funkie Junkie Boutique and I know she has great prices on her products in the store.


Linda's tag has these beautiful shades of blue and soft snowflakes in the background.   It inspired me to create a snowy background tag.   Of course than I had to improvise a little. :)


The background of the tag is a mix of stamped Artistic Outpost snowflakes in versamark which were than heat embossed to create a resist. 

I then dragged gray ad blue dye inks down the surface to give the effect of wood grain.  I wiped off the excess with a tissue to make my snowflakes pop.

I finished with a few spritz of the Dylusions white spray.  I stamped the Artistic Outpost music across the surface in gray ink.

I then looked around for bits to decorate my tag.  I found this beautiful glittery snowflake and decided to stamp the ballerina form the Artistic Outpost Picture Star and make her the focal point of my tag.   I love this image as it reminds me of photos of me and my sister in our first ballet class. (I think the only ballet class for me. :)

I created her outfit from tulle and tinsel.  I added some shimmery flowers and tinsel.  The feathers were added because it needed a little something behind the star. 

The Joyeux Noel had to be applied because the first time I stamped it was crooked!!! After of course everything else was complete. :( 

I have to say this is one of my favorite tags in a while. I might have to make an ornament just like the feather and snowflake with the little ballerina.

Have a wonderful Saturday!

Suzz








10 comments:

  1. beautiful Sue. lovely combination of bling and feathers.

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  2. Gorgeous that fairy in the spotlight Suzanne!

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  3. Seriously....so SO beautiful!! Just had to come right over here and say so because it really caught my eye! Love this :)

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  4. Your tag is so gorgeous - wow!!!!!
    Really beautiful!!
    Sandy Claus

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  5. stunning tag. Just love your little ballerina.

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  6. This tag is stunning and so different! I love the feathers and the sequin rosettes. A beautiful take on Linda's tag.

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  7. This is absolutely gorgeous, Suzanne! Love all the details, you do amazing work.

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  8. Wow and wow again, Sue! This is seriously sensational. LOVE how you have used the tiny dancer image - she looks fantastic with her blue tulle skirt and all those wonderful feathers - gorgeous glittered snowflake too.

    Glad you hear yo hare caught up - thanks so much for playing and sharing your wonderful creations with us!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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