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Saturday, 26 November 2016

Merry & Bright Pink Christmas Tag


There's lots of die cuts on this card. My tag consists of a white layer of cardstock and an acetate layer cut from the stitched tag die. Then I have cut the Merry & Bright die out of pink mirror cardstock. I found a square die that is nearly a perfect fit for the Merry & Bright word box so I used that to cut out the centre of the white tag.



I added the acetate layer behind the white layer originally as I was planning to make a shaker tag but was looking at the white sparkle card stock I had and it looked absolutely fantastic behind the tag so I added that instead. So in this instance the acetate is purely cosmetic and just too fiddly to remove.

I then cut a tag circle out of the pink mirror cardstock for the top of the tag and attached at the top of the tag. I have some fine silver threads and grabbed about 4 or 5 pieces that I twisted together fed through, looped then just played down the tag. I decided to add this soft pink vellum to the front of the card and there was only enough fro the front of the card. So I secured where it would be hidden by the placement of the tag. After attaching the tag I decided it needed something else and added the silver die cut snowflake.

Enough die cuts????


Perfect for the Simon Says Challenge I think













Thank you so much for coming to have a look and I hope you come again soon.





13 comments:

  1. Oh, Alieen. Wonderful tag. Very delicate and I love its pink color. Everything is so nicely together composed, that is breathtaking. For me, the tag is a tough subject, I would not advise doing well in this topic, but you are in this great.
    BożenA xx

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  2. Oh so beautiful & festive, Aileen!

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  3. oh my....love your fabulous die! So bright and shiny and just stunning.

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  4. Wonderful combination of dies Aileen and it's funny how a card grows isn't it and the design changes sometimes as it comes together.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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  5. What a pretty tag with all the shine and sparkle of Christmas. Love that delicate snowflake!!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  6. I love the simplicity of this card, that's a fab die you have!

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  7. This is gorgeous, Aileen, and the acetate adds a fun dimension.

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  8. This metal-look looks great! Verru festive! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

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  9. Your tag/card is gorgeous; Merry & Bright in the most stunning ways!
    Hugs~c

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  10. Your tag is very pretty. It will look lovely on any package. Thanks for sharing with us at the Mod Squad Challenge.

    Peggy T.
    DT Member

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  11. The acetate layer takes it to a whole other level Aileen!

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  12. Love this! Very pretty and elegant. Thanks for joining us at ATSM. All the very best. Nandini DT

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  13. This is absolutely gorgeous. I adore your shimmery metal die cut and your giant banner. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

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