Ellen Hutson’s 12 Tags with a Feminine Twist #2 & Lindy’s Stamp Gang December Color Challenge

I was so inspired by Day 5’s Feminine tags over at the Ellen Hutson’s Classroom, I had to create another.  This tag is inspired by  Carissa Wiley and Kryssi Ng.  I loved the theme of Glitz & Glitter, which is pretty unusual for me but since I am no longer sending cards to OWH, there’s a lot more sparkle in my life!  In addition, I wanted to use the Lindy’s Stamp Gang December Color Challenge as additional inspiration so here is that color palette.

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I used Ellen Hutson’s Mondo Poinsettia and Brushstroke Christmas stamps as well as the Brushstroke “Joy” die. It’s all on sale now too so go check it out!  I colored the poinsettia in with Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical Mica’s in Rizzo’s Rowdy Red, Ponderosa Pines Olive and Black Orchid Black.  I also used Flat Shot Cafe Au Lait for the center then dotted with a little Black Orchid Black Magical.  The pine boughs from Penny Black were stamped in the background with Versamark then embossed with Snow Tinsel powder by Ranger.  The tag is Papertrey Ink which I extended using the same partial die cutting technique as shown by Carissa in her video in the Ellen Classroom.  

The Tags are Simon Says Stamps Wonky label cut three times using my all time favorite paper by Little Yellow Bicycle called Winterings, which is no longer available.  I embossed those with the Snow Tinsel powder as well.  I finished off by adding the stitched elements on the bottom, red stickles for the berries, and Penny Black birds in the trees with a bit of wink of stella. 

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my second feminine tag!  Which one do you prefer?There is so much inspiration in the Ellen classroom, you won’t regret stopping by.

Ellen's Tag2

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Ellen’s 2015 Tags with a Feminine Twist

Lindy’s Stamp Gang: December Color Challenge

Crafty Sentiments: Winter

Addicted to Stamps: Winter

Lia Stamps: ATG

Crafty Girls Corner: ATG

Virginia View: Glitter

Simon Says Stamp: Let It Snow

Cupcake Inspiration: Let It Snow

Pile it One: Christmas

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About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has lived in the west coast, midwest, northeast and now the southeast. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives for the creation of Art. I am currently on the Design Teams of Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, and Technique Junkies with previous design credits for A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I am married 25+ years to a wonderful man and have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on December 6, 2015, in Ellen Hutson and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Kathy, This is beautiful!

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  2. This is a fabulous tag Kathy – beautiful!

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  3. your tag is fabulous – love all those beautiful layers – thanks for sharing your project at Cupcake Inspirations – Hugs, Tanja

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  4. What a beautiful tag.Just love all the layered elements.The white embossing creates the perfect backdrop. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Such a beautiful tag!! Love your design! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at {Cupcake Inspirations}! Hugs & Smiles – *Vicki*-DT Sweetie

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  7. Gorgeous tag, Kathy! Beautiful coloring on the Poinsettia and leaves, and I love how you layered all the elements…so pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  8. Gorgeous! You’ve created a work of art here! Swooning over the layers, the elements and, especially, your eye-catching poinsettia! Thank you for sharing this festive gem in the Cupcake Inspirations *Let it Snow* challenge!
    ~carol

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  9. Beautiful tag! Great combination of challenges! So glad you shared at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  10. I love tags!! This one is so pretty!!! Love the design!!Thank you for joining us at Lindys Stamp Gang for the Color Challenge!

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