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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Glitter much?

Hi!  I am back with my final tag for Linda's The Funkie Junkie 12 Tags of Christmas Challenge.  I  have a few queued up for the next few days.  This one took a glittery turn and once it started I couldn't stop it!


The inspiration for this was Linda's week #12 tag.  You will look at Linda's beautiful vintage tag and wonder how did I get here?  Well it started with me trying to create a pattern in the background like the pretty pattern paper.  I pulled out stencils with patterns which I used to make a few background patterns with.  As I was doing that I thought what if I added texture with embossing paste and oh why not sprinkle it with glitter while it is wet.  

After that I was on the glitter train and it picked up speed!  Needless to say I am covered in pink and green glitter!  I decided to go with a vintage retro Christmas and did a little die diving (meaning digging through my extra pre-cut die images) and found this cardboard deer.  What deer doesn't want to be covered in bright pink glitter?

I then needed a sentiment and decided to use vellum to allow my shimmer background to shine. :) I finished it off with pearls and gems to really add some glam. 

I hope your day was brightened up with all this shimmer and shine. 

Linda's tag challenge is sponsored by her wonderful on-line store called the Funkie Junkie Boutique and I don't do much on-line shopping but I definitely shop at her store.  If you have a little time to get creative you should join in on the fun. 

As always I appreciate you stopping by! 

Suzz

6 comments:

  1. Очень красиво и оригинально!

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  2. Oh, yes, Suzz, my day is definitely brighter having visited and seen your CAPTIVATING tag!Oooooh, la, la! How do I love this? I adore pink and green and add some glitter and I'm in festive Heaven! GORGEOUS work, my friend!

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  3. Love glitter and love your take on Linda’s tag! May your days be merry and bright, Merry Christmas Sizzix!

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  4. This is fabulous! I love the retro color choice and all the amazing glitter. I am really loving these stencils that you are using. They remind me of a sweater.
    Enjoy your Christmas with your family,
    Kate

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  5. I love the glam deer on this tag and your color combo!

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  6. Wow, Sue, this is the perfect retro Christmas tag. I love it - the colors, texture, glitter - all absolutel fabulous! I'm delighted you played along this year. Sorry I'm running a little behind schedule with closing out the challenge. I'll be back tonight with the winners post. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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