Wednesday, November 21, 2018

25 days of christmas tags 2018 - part 3

I'm back with more of the sets of tags I'm making as neighbor gifts this year... thanks to Tracey's 25 days of Christmas tags.

Meet my next three sets.

Indulge me and my delusions of grandeur for a moment. I am now thoroughly convinced that the MISTI and the Jingle all the Way stamp from Technique Tuesday were designed with ME and THIS  tag set in mind!!!!

Well, OK. Probably not. But this was SUCH fun to make. I was inspired by Kim's tag for Day 11 with Winnie and Walter, but used one of my all-time fave Christmas sets from Technique Tuesday who was up on Day 13. And I even used up some more PP by cutting a second layer for the "to" "from" area ;)

Reverse Confetti Gift Card Holder Tag die
Technique Tuesday Jingle all the Way stamp
Altenew inks
jingle bells, buttons, ribbon

For Day 7 with Birchpress (whose product I do not own unfortunately) I was totally inspired by Desiree's color choices for her layered ornament. I couldn't get it out of my head, but didn't know how I could recreate that look with product I own. So I couldn't really, but I came up with this.

Die cut the layers from kraft, white, silver and gold and then dry embossed all but the kraft (which has to "to" "from" area on the back). They are really cool IRL so I left a sentiment off to keep the clean look. Made these smaller tags for the set too. Great little snowflake die in that Little B set.

Little B Holiday die
We R Memory Keepers Geometric embossing folder

For Day 15 with STAMPlorations, I absolutely loved Carol's die cut tags and had to CASE them of course. Wish my photos were as gorgeous as hers!

STAMPlorations Christmas Icon Nativity die
STAMPlorations Christmas Icon Angel die
STAMPlorations Gift Builder #2 die
STAMPlorations Two Reindeer die
gold glitter CS, Delicata gold ink

I think they'll look so pretty on kraft gift wrap. Keeping them neutral lets the shape speak for itself. Thanks for the idea Carol.

I have more. Still happy Tracey's challenge spurred me to create my neighbor gifts for Christmas in November, though I'm behind the eight ball prepping for our turkey feast on Sunday! 

I'm also joining in at:
Addicted to CAS - Presents (these are all presents for neighbors, but #3 has present tags!)
Basteltraum - Winter/Christmas (#2)
Die Cut Divas - AG (#3)
Happy Little Stampers - AG with Dies November (#2)


cm said...

OHMYSTARS! You've taken my breath away with this bevy of beautiful tags, Maria! The TT set was definitely 'made for you'; your tags are wonderful (off to check out this stamp as soon as I'm done commenting. I believe you've 'enabled' *grin*)! The faceted ornament are sensational! And the tags using STAMPlorations, love and LOVE! I spy a couple more CUTplorations I need to add to my collection! So honoured to have sparked inspiration for these gems! Thrilled that you're playing tag with us at the 25 Days of Christmas Tags event!

Michelle N. said...

Gorgeous tags, and great use of dies! Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas!

Kim Heggins said...

Yes as Carol said....OH MY STARS! so many creativity here. Love your fabulous layered ornaments, those colors are so incredible!!! Thank you so much for joining Tracey's 25 Days of Christmas Tags!

nancy littrell said...

More gorgeous and creative tag sets, Maria. I love all 4 of your sets. I think the STAMPloration dies would make beautiful tree ornmanents too. Thank you so much Maria for all the inspiration. Hugs..Nancy

Greta said...

You are so creative, Maria! All wonderful tags, but I especially love the nativity & angel!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

So many wonderful tags.Perfect to adorn lots of lovely presents. Thanks for sharing with us at Addicted To CAS.

Joyce said...

My goodness. You had so many creative ideas that are wonderful, and then you made multiples to increase the fun. What a fabulous post. Thanks so much for playing along at Tracey's 25 Days of Christmas Tags.

Anita in France said...

Goodness you have been creative, Maria ... these are all brilliant ... those nativity tags are especially wonderful! Hugs, Anita :)

Arlene said...

Very creative and joyful tags. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Susan Renshaw said...

Wonderful tags! I love those Nativities cut from music print...
Really enjoying taking part in
25 Days of Christmas Tags
So much inspiration!
Susan Renshaw
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