It's Inspiration Time over at STAMPlorations plus there is still time to join with the Holiday TAGplorations event too ... which made me think ... how about creating a tag with a difference ....
... one to feed ribbon through ...
I cut my basic shape from a piece of kraft card using the ATC/Tag Builder CUTplorations Die. I then stamped the trees from the Oh, Christmas Tree! set in Versamark, sprinkled with white embossing powder and dabbed off as I would normally do for heat embossing .... but here is the difference ... I went back to sprinkle some more on to create the snow, thicker towards the bottom and fine dust towards the top ... before heating the powder from underneath the card. To finish, I added a red metallic Merry Christmas, a jumping Christmas Reindeer including red nose and metallic red ribbon. I tied the tag to a wooden box to demonstrate how it could be used in gift wrapping like a label or you could just attach ribbon to both ends or .... whatever your imagination suggests.
The die-cut strip at the top symbolizing icicles is the negative from one of the new Art Edges Dies used in my CUTplorations Challenge DT project here.
That's it from me for today, pop over to the STAMPlorations Blog for more stamping, die-cutting and stenciling inspiration from my teamies ... and of course to leave a comment for your entry in to their monthly prize draw. There is still time to join their TAGplorations Party too.
Have fun and a lovely week!
here is what I used from the STAMPlorations Shop, remember to apply my personal discount code STAMPGIRLMONIKA (not case sensitive) at check out for a 20% discount on their stamps, stencils and dies:
STAMPlorations Stamps: Oh' Christmas Tree!, Christmas Reindeer
CUTplorations Dies: Merry Christmas Phrase Die, ATC/Tag Builder Dies, Christmas Reindeer Coordinating Dies and