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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Christmas Wishes

Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge is getting us ready for the holidays!  A tag, gift wrapping, card or any other holiday inspired project will do...  I had some lovely speckled ink left over from another project that had me reaching for my vintage Santa stamps to stamp onto the inky background. 

I was working on another project which was consuming a lot of black, gold and white sprays and after I splattered my project I had many little dots left over.  I just laid my white cardstock into the spots and repeated until I picked up all the extra ink.

I then stamped Santa on the background.  Added a touch of color to his cheeks.  I found some of the ideology remnants in my stash and rubbed them on. A hint of sequins and a quick holiday card. 

Onto my second project for today... I was inspired to create a series of holiday tags bird inspired and I decided to create a series of tags leading up to Christmas.  The project overall was a lot of fun and made me realize just how many bird stamps, stencils and misc embellishments aviary inspired!



I stamped the background using a coral ink and smeared the surface with white ink which made it much more pink.  I love these owls and he made a great start to my Day 1 tag! 

Products: Hero Arts - White Ink, Signo Uni-Ball White Gel Pen, Ranger Distress Spray - Soot, White Picket Fence, Stampers Anonymous - Santa Sketch, Ranger Archival Ink - Rose Madder, Memory Box - Vintage Christmas Words, Heidi Swapp Gold Lame,     Idea-ology - Christmastime RemnantsArt Impressions - Whoot Beanie ,Stampendous - Ultra-Fine Crystal Glitter, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, Simon Says Stamp SequinsRanger Archival Ink - Black, Waterbrush

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Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz

11 comments:

  1. Fantastic projects Suzanne! Love the vintage Santa with the inky background! That tag is darling! What a cuuuutie! The shimmery detail adds a great touch!

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  2. Suzanne...these Christmas projects are so pretty. Of course, being such a lover of vintage, I adore your Tim Santa on the inky background. That is fabulous! I also think your more retro-ish tag is so cute. Love the background and that little Santa owl is darling! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment, too! <3 Candy

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  3. Hi Suzz, hope you are well. Love both your pieces today, the vintage santa set against your inky background looks fabulous on the first card and I love the pretty colours and focal image in the second. The santa owl is just so adorable . Tracy x

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  4. Love the sequins on the Santa card and how can you NOT love the cute little beanie whoot?? :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  5. You're on a roll, beautiful projects both of them very different but great makes. xx

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  6. Great projects, Suzz. I love the effect you achieved with the dots on the Santa project. You are a grave woman! If I would've done that, I guarantee it would've been a smudgey mess. :)

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  7. Both creations are lovely! All the details are fabulous. :)

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  8. Wow, Suzz! I love how your style is always so versatile! These pieces are so totally opposite, yet I adore both! Well done!

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  9. These are so pretty Sue! Love them both.

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  10. Love both of your projects Suzz! They are both so totally different but such great makes and so very pretty!

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  11. Suzz you are alwayas original! Love both but my fav is SAnta's card! Beautiful, very beautiful! barbarayaya

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