25 Days of Christmas Tags 2019!

Hi guys! Or should I say ‘ho ho ho’?

Today’s I’m helping Tracey McNeely celebrate 25 Days Of Christmas Tags with the Picket Fence Studio team! Every year since 2010 Tracey has been doing this fun event and this year is my first time taking part.

If this is your first time hearing about it or if you want to find out more, make sure to stop by Tracey’s blog HERE. There are so many companies taking part and sponsoring this event, that’s running for the 9th, yes that’s NINTH, year!!

Right, let’s get to my tag, shall we?

Making tags is really not my forte, at all. I see people make the most amazing tags and always think to myself that I should try it, because I do get inspired when I see them. And then I get to the craft room and I got zilch… nada. Zero. I don’t know what it is. Well, until I started looking through my stash for an actual tag die… and came up empty handed! The best I could do what this bottle gift tag die, which I have had for years, but never really used. Again because of the zilch ideas.

But I digress. We are here to talk tag making. Not non-tag-making. So, armed with my bottle gift tag die and some Neenah card stock, I cut it out. Step one complete!

Next I stamped the Santa from the aptly named Straight From The North Pole stamp set, with Hybrid Black ink, on the tag directly. I coloured in Santa with Copics and added some sparkle to his hat with White Blizzard glitter drops from Nuvo. I added a teeny tiny bit to his eyes too, because Santa’s eyes should always sparkle, right?

I also heat embossed one of the sentiments from the set, ‘this is straight from the North Pole’ in Gold Rush from Ink on 3. Obvi I used my anti-station tool all over it first. The final touch was a bow with a red ribbon with ‘Ho Ho Ho’ all over it.

Well, I must admit I’m pleased as punch about this tag, seeing as it’s my first in a long time! I will definitely have to invest in some proper tag diecuts though. Any excuse, right?

That’s it from me for today but thank you merry much for stopping by!

Lots of love and happy crafting from Erica

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erica1ab

I'm a crafting, coffee, chocolate and cake mad girl. Oh and doggies! Actually most animals.... My main crafting-love is card making, for sure. You can follow me here, on Instagram (@erica_cacacraft) or Facebook (CaCaCraft) for more crafty adventures!

21 thoughts on “25 Days of Christmas Tags 2019!”

  1. Santa definitely needs a twinkle in his eyes. You did good on your tag. Santa looks jolly. I agree about getting a new tag…………any excuse. You’ll laugh as I had to squint this morning to see the sentiment (No glasses on) and I thought it said “This is strength from the North Pole”. Now that would make sense since it’s a bottle topper. Okay, only in my world maybe. Your tag is cute.

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  2. Erica, very nice tag. Love the detail in the image. You inspired me to do a round top tag and use some glitter…girl you are good when you can inspire me to use some glitter. I’m going to have to invest in the glitter drops. I used the old school glitter that gets everywhere stuff, lol.

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  3. The shading on the face and his
    expression are wonderful. I would
    use this for a bookmark after I
    received it. Love to be reminded
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  4. This is a lovely tag. I like the shape. I’m not much into Santa, but this image is one of the better ones I’ve seen. I like how you kept it clean and crisp with just the embossed sentiment and ribbon. Very pretty.

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  5. For someone who doesn’t like making tags, you did a great one. Simple tags are sometimes the best because you can show off the little details.

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