Saturday, December 01, 2012

Tag you're it, a pinch and a punch it's the first of the month!

The first of December, yikes, how did that happen?  Did you open your calendar this morning....what did you get? 
I'm saving mine till I get home from work.

Today whilst I'm busy I thought I would share a Christmas gift tag with you. 
I don't know about you but some years I am wrapping so many presents last minute that the tags tend to be a sheet of card and a nearby punch or sticky labels printed on the computer.  I know so bad and not very creative but sometimes needs must! 
This year I thought I'd make a couple of special ones with my Spellbinder dies......maybe next year I need to start in January and make lots.  (I say that every year and get later and later!) 
Oh to be an organised person.

For this tag I have used the new Metallic silver Distress stain, oh it is fab and works so quickly.  I have used two coats of stain on this bauble which is Spellbinder 2011 Heirloom ornaments.  I have layered on top dies from Asian Accents and Classic circles.  The sentiment is from Crafty Impressions and my edges are inked with Distress ink Black Soot.  Fibres and ribbon from my stash.

I love the metallic finish of these stains and even better they react with water too like other stains from the distress ink range.  As Miranda on TV would say "Such fun!"  You shall be seeing more of these beauties that is a promise.

That's all from me this Saturday I have a date with the TV, a M & S meal deal and a glass of vino....who will be crown King or Queen of the Jungle tonight?!  That is the question. 


Crafty Lark said...

Love the tone colours on this tag and your cards especially the poppy one. xx Flora

cuilliesocks said...

The coloues are great on your tag Erika, it's all lovely. Enjoy your vino, kate x

Unknown said...

Hi Erika, WOW just adore that Metalic Silver Distress stain, you have used it so well. Maybe I need to try this but I have so much I want to try it will have to be later. Enjoy your date and Vino put me in the mood for a glass or two.

Wilma x x

Kat said...

Fabulous tag Erika. That Metallic Silver Distress stain looks amazing. Oh dear not another thing for the wishlist!!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Kat xx

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Erika,

What a beautiful tag! I was hoping to get some packages in the mail this weekend but didn't make it..... drats.


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