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Christmas In Bloom!

Posted on 2nd October 2012
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Good Morning!
This week we have a brand new theme of Christmas in Bloom! The Design Team shall be using Penny Black 2012 Stamps and I decided to use the new Transparent Set - 'A Bright Tomorrow'.
 
 
There are so many gorgeous stamps in this set that it was hard to choose which one to use but in the end I used the larger design on the left and the snowflake in the left corner.
I have made a tag for you all today for those of you that enjoy getting a little inky!
 
 
To create the background of the tag swipe some Distress Stain all over, spritz with a little water then dry with a heat gun. Using an ink blending tool ink the edges of the tag with Fired Brick Distress Ink then using the same ink pad ink up your snowlfake stamp and use along the side and corners, stamping twice to give you designs with varying ink intensity. 
To create your focal image trim a piece of Distress Core-dinations and distress the edges. Ink up your stamp with white Distress Stain then stamp. I opted for the Distress Stain instead of white embossing powder as I didn't want the image to be too sharp, instead for it to look more similar to a watercolour effect.
Glue down the focal image on an angle with a piece of cheesecloth behind it then embellish the tag with your chosen flowers and embellishments!
 
 
 
 
 
INGREDIENTS AVAILABLE FROM J&C CREATIONS -
Penny Black T-Set - 'A Bright Tomorrow' 30-130
Tim Holtz Ideo-ology - Trinket Pins Jump Ring & Muse Token
Distress Stain - Picket Fence & Crushed Olive
Distress Ink - Fired Brick
Liquid Pearls - White Opal
Ranger 3D Gloss (Used to stick flowers and embellishments down)
(contact Denise on 01622 729154 to order the items above)
 
OTHER INGREDIENTS -
Flowers from WOC
Distress Core-dinations
Twinklets Glitter
Metal Embellishment
Dew Drops
White Seam Binding Ribbon
 
Thanks for popping by and I do hope you'll stop by each day to see the other creations!
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX
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