For my first set I wanted to go with a blue, snowflake theme with a vintage look.
For the first two sets I started off gathering a bunch of supplies together - some manilla tags, texture paste & a stencil, Distress Inks, Dylusions sprays and Perfect Pearls mist as well as some Christmas paper and wooden embellishments.
I spritzed on some Dylusions Sprays and Perfect Pearls mist and added some texture paste stencilled snowflakes and layered Christmas papers. I had so much fun adding my wooden embellishments! I pushed them into some Versamark Embossing Ink and then poured on some Hammered Metal embossing powder from Emerald Creek. You're going to be addicted to this powder once you try it!!
Of course, I had to add my favourite SpiegelMom Scraps sequins! I always add a tiny dot of Glossy Accents to adhere them. Then I tied on the seam binding ribbon that I coloured with Dylusions sprays. I love spritzing this white ribbon and then crinkling it up to dry. A bit of bakers twine adds a tie so it's ready to attach to the gift.
Here are two more tags that I created using Distress Inks, patterned papers, washi tape and Christmas embellishments from my stash. I added some more pretty sequins from SpiegelMom Scraps in colours keeping with the vintagey feel.
This Santa was fussy cut from a piece of Christmas paper and I added an older CTMH Christmas sentiment stamp directly onto my background.
These wonderful Rugged Steampunk Christmas Tree Charms from Emerald Creek look wonderful attached to some Burlap String from SpiegelMom Scraps with some Stickles added to the little impressions.
I'm absolutely on love with the beautiful Holiday Style papers from Wild Whisper! I fussy cut some of the gorgeous images and a hand-lettered sentiment from these papers, adding some Glimmer Mist and Distress Inks and then popped them up with foam dots. I used some SpiegelMom Scraps Sequins (which you can also get from Wild Whisper now!!), a cute tree brad and a jingle bell!
And lastly, I put this card together! I was going to attach the tag to the card, but I decided at the last minute to create a different focal image and give the tag with the card so it could be used or hung on the tree as an ornament!
I used the Charred Gold Emerald Creek embossing powder around the edge of this wonderful sentiment cut from the Holiday Style Wild Whisper paper pack - I love the way this embossing powder bubbles and creates several metallic shades mixed together!! I diecut the branches from a Sizzix die, and it reminded me of the image on the Holiday Style paper I used on the front of the card. I embossed the branches with the Fractured Ice Emerald Creek embossing powder to add a bit of glimmer, shimmer and texture.
These awesome Gold Confetti and Gun Metal Grey SMS Sequins added the perfect glittery finishing touch!
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