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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Skate Tag

Well I saw this sweet tag over on Candy Colwell's blog  using Tim Holtz's new skate die . I don't have this die so browsed through my Cricut Carts. and came across a skate on the Joy of the Season cart. so I decided to give it a try  . I stamped various stamps from a few of my TH collection of stamps with Archival ink (coffee) then sponged with Fired brick & Pine Needles Distress Inks. The skates were cut at 21/2 in. out of Grunge paper and painted with TH picket fence distress paint ( love how the paints go on so smoothly ) . I used Metallic Silver paint dabber for the blades and then embossed with silver embossing powder. I laced the skates with some embroidery floss and then sponge very slightly with a the coffee archival ink . For the snow I used shabby white embossing enamel . Black and white bakers twine and some jingle bells completed by tag . Thank you Candy for inspiration . I'll be adding this tag to my tree .
I'm entering this is in :

Simon Says Stamp : Monday Challenge

Rebel Challenge #30 Winter Holiday

Thanks for dropping by and if you're out and about tonight please stay safe since there's more snow on the way .


Lisa Gouthro McLean said...

I think this is so sweet! Amazing job!

Candy C said...

Yay Marilyn!!! Your tag is beautiful! You did a fabulous job on it and I am honored that you liked mine enough to want to create one, too. Your skates look amazing! Love the long blades on them! The little die cut snowflake is also a very cute addition as are the little red and green jingle bells! LOVE YOURS! MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! <3 Candy

Michelle said...

This is a beautiful tag, Marilynn! You did a wonderful job with that die. Stunning! Thank you for joining us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge. ~Michelle

Sharon said...

Those are nice skates from the Cricut Joy of Season cartridge, and the blades look real! Like the lacing with floss too. Nice job on this tag Marilyn!

Candy C said... again! I hadn't realized at the time I posted my first comment that you'd entered this into our challenge at Simon Says Stamp's Monday Challenge. So....THANKS for sharing your art with us at the challenge! I'm so honored that you liked my tag enough to get out your inks and stamps and PLAY!!! :) <3 Candy

Anonymous said...

Incredible! Love it! Thanks for playing the RRD Winter Holiday Rebel Challenge!

Vicki said...

Love this tag, Marilyn!!! Beautiful embossing. Thanks for playing the RRD Rebel Challenge-Winter Holiday!