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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Holiday Wishes

Hi Everyone and welcome to my blog. I know you are gearing up for Christmas. I hope you will take some time to relax and enjoy the many wonders of this blessed season.

Here is a tag I made for Tim Holt's 12 Tags of 2013 ( Dec.) challenge. I love the frosted film that he used. You can see Tim's demo here. I do not have any of frosted film, but it is certainly on my wish list! I made a version of this of my own. .

I laid acetate on top of a Super Adhesive sheet from Sparkle N Sprinkle that had one side peeled off. I then cut out the flower shapes using the Tattered Flowers sizzix die. Transparent Sparkle glitter form Sparkle N Sprinkle was used on the back side after the protective sheet was removed. This gave the acetate a frosted look. I then sponged on permanent ink colors to the front of the flowers and leaves.



I used a stipple brush to pounce Versa Mark ink over the flower and tag and then added Sparkle N Sprinkle Belgian Cream embossing powder over it to look like snow.





On the swirl I used the new Green Marbled Christmas embossing powder also from Sparkle N Sprinkle.




Once again, thanks for stopping by. I hope your day is great!

Challenges entered:

12 tags of 2013 -- December
Craft My Life -- Anything But a Card
Craftin Desert Divas -- Tags
Creative Creations -- #24 Make Your own Flowers
Dream Valley -- Anything But a Card
Feeling Crafty -- Christmas
Simon Says -- With a Flourish




21 comments:

  1. I love your flower! So pretty!!

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  2. Great tag thanks for joining us at Feeling Crafty and good luck x

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  3. Beautiful tag, love how you made your flower! Valerie

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  4. wow so beautiful tag
    hugs Pia

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  5. Wow! Stunning tag!

    Thank you for joining in with us over at Feeling Crafty Challenge! Good luck! :)

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  6. Frosted film? What a great look that gives! You sure do come up with some awesome techniques April. TFS

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  7. This is stunning! Love your version of frosted film (which I haven't heard of before). Who needs to go buy it when you can make your own. SO CREATIVE!

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  8. April, your tag turned out fabulous! Love the poinsettia and the beautiful background.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  9. Hi April, this tag is gorgeous!!:D I definitely have to check out his video. But is you could email me step by step directions that would be great. stampndeb00@yahoo.com. Again this tag is awesome and I am going to get some of that Belgain cream embossing powder. Again I love it. Thanks for joining us at All Crafts Challenge.
    Deborah ACC DT

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  10. This tag is simple gorgeous, I love the snowy look on the flower.
    Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Kathy
    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  11. beautiful tag, April - I love all the textures combined like that, and the pretty colors and dimension! hugs, de

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  12. Beautiful tag the flower great effect thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Diva's

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  14. Beautiful take on Tim's tag. Your improvised frosted paper is lovely! Sweet sparkly flourish on the bottom. Thanks for joining us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

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  15. I love, love, love the way you did your flower!!! How creative!!

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  16. Love this !!!! The flower is amazing !!!

    hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  17. Fabulous tag! I love the glitter and sparkle, and the flower is just lush! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley.

    love Mags B x

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  18. Simply beautiful, thank you for playing along with us at ALBC & good luck. Wishing you a very Crafty Christmas, love Jane x

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  19. Truly stunning-I love your finding products within your own stash to try it out too! :-) Thank you so much for joining our All Crafts challenge-hope to see you join us again soon :-) Elaine-xxx-

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