Friday, 19 November 2010

The Stamp man - All things Tim - Christmas tags and tin

This is my first project for the Stamp Man DT and of course I chose the best theme ever - all things Tim and Christmas.

This is a small tin and small tags, really miniature when compared to the tag size TH uses. I think they work ................................ but have a look for yourself.

Tags all coloured using the wrinkle free technique and edged with DIs. Different coloured threads have been added to them.

Snowflake tag - stamped with TH snowflake and  covered in perfect pearls. Maya road chipboard snowflake - covered in art glitter glue, before dried pressed onto paper and pulled off to give textured look. Then painted in acrylic paint mixed with DI. When dry covered with turquoise stickles.

Tree and star tag - water droplets added the splodged look. Wooden tree edged with pine needles DI and little gold stars added.

Tree charm and bow tag - torn music paper glued on and stamped over with TH tree branch. Metal tree charm with green alcohol ink over it linked to a pin.

Angel tag - tag stamped with TH text. Wooden angel painted with gold ink and antique linen distress stickles added.

25th December tag - covered with snowflake patterned vellum paper and creased to look old. Edged with vintage photo DI and stamped with snowflake and perfect pearls added to them. The 2 and 5 are peeloff numbers covered in alcohol ink. A dome sticker was put over the calendar from TH Lost and Found stack.



Silver stars tag - distressed background using stream and silver alcohol inks (just love the veined look of the silver - what a great experiment). Stamped with Merry Christmas and silver stars  tied on with wire.








The little tin has been covered in alcohol inks with distressed papers added to the bottom and lid inside. I stamped the lid with the tree branch using brown stazon. The top has been decorated with some collage pieces, stickles and another silver star.


I am really pleased with the effects and just don't want to give them away now.

Challenges to have fun with.
2 Sisters - Christmas
Crazy 4 challenges - Christmas
The Crafty pad - Christmas sparkle
Cupcake Inspirations - Christmas
Sunday Stampers - Santa Claus
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Christmas anything but a card
Stamp and Create - Tis the season
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Christmas Theme  Not sure if this counts but I have used a bow made of ribbon on one of the tags.
Simon Says Stamp and Show - What makes you happy
A Crafty Little Place - Alter It
A spoonful of sugar - Distressing
The ABC Challenge - Holidays
Papercraft Star - Christmas Tree or Ornament
Penny's Paper Crafty - Alter It
Paperplay - Let it snow
Stampin' Bs - Snowflakes
Frosted Designs - Distressing
Totally papercrafts - Snow and snowflakes
Fairytale Challenge - Anything Goes
Enjoy.

luv {brenda} xox

32 comments:

chris said...

Wow Brenda, I would just love to recieve one of these tags at Christmas, never mind the present, they are so gorgeous.am I odd do you think? I would much rather have something homemade than a bought present.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh hun these are just gorgeous, I love all the different tecniques(sp) you have used...
hugs shell xx

Gram's Treasures said...

My goodness, these are beautiful! Remember if you give them away, you might get one back. Have a great weekend.
Joyce xx

Benzi said...

I don't blame you for wanting to keep them now. Each tag and the tin are just beautiful creations. Glad you joined the Stampin B's snowflake challenge this week.

Sue C said...

Wow Brenda this is just amazing ! Sue C x

Rachel Hope said...

WOW! Wonderful tags! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

~Rachel Hope

maxine said...

wow these really are stunning thanks for playing along at the crafty pad x

craftymum said...

Beautiful tags Brenda. I have just done tags with my card group. The tin is great too
hugs Sarah x

Kristina said...

What a beautiful set of tags!! Thank you for joining us this week at Papercraft Star!

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun these are all stunning gosh the detail you have done is just amazing,hugs cheryl x

Lisa Jane said...

wowee Brenda - these are stunning, i love them .
I dont own anything Tim .. sorry so cant enter the challnege ( I KNOW ITS SCANDALOUS LOL)
Lisa ;)

coldwaters2 said...

WOWWWWW Brenda these are fantastic, what gorgeous colours and images, ooooo, I do so love these big time.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lori said...

What a gorgeous tin and tags! Lovely project! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

Emora Designs said...

WOW!! These little tags are Gorgeous! I love the colors and the designs! I love that they have a cute little tin as well! Great work!! Thank you for joining us this week at Papercraft Star!

Regan

Hels Sheridan said...

~Wow Brenda, such a lot of loveliness in one ickle tin... which is adorable... thanks for joining in with the Sunday sTamper x

Angela said...

Well I don't blame you!!!! I wouldn't want to give them away either!!! absolutely fabulous! I love anything TH! bit of a genius isn't he! thank you for joining in at FRosted Designs this week!

Mel X said...

Superb set of tags - love the box. All so unique.

Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Papercrafts and good luck.

Mel X

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is amazing Brenda. I love it and all the work you have put into it. Kept thinking I like that one then scrolled down and another caught my eye. They are super. Love Hxxx

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

OH, what a wonderful idea! Love the altered tin and all those great tags. Great projects!

Smiles!
GWen DTC@ACLP

Dezinaworld said...

Brenda i have been missing out, havent i ? these are simply stunning !! Kudos !!
Hugs June xxxxx

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Great Christmas tags! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

Mina said...

wow what a stunning set of christmas tags Brenda and the box to put them in is such a brilliant idea...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Your tags are just gorgeous!! (And I love your header ... I'm a vintage lover so this really caught my eye) Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again real soon!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow these are stunning, thanks so much for joining us at paper play, hugs Liz xx

Nicole said...

Congratulations! You are a winner at ACLP this week! Go grab your badge and claim your Pyrus Brads!! Hugs, Nicole ACLP DT

Nicole said...

Congratulations! You are a winner at ACLP this week! Go grab your badge and claim your Pyrus Brads!! Hugs, Nicole ACLP DT

The Stamp Man said...

Your tin of tags is fantastic Brenda, I love all the techniques you have used, whoever wins your blog candy prize will have a great technique reference as well as something to admire. Your first challenge on our DT was certainly a mega one:)

Jill x

~*Joni said...

Brenda this is amazing! Congratulations on winning over at ACLP, these tags are just gorgeous. I love your color scheme and embellishments - they work so well together. Thank you so much for joining in on our challenge at ACLP this week! ♥
~*Joni ACLP DT

sehrnett said...

they are adorable - each one of them! angel just conquered))) thank you for participating in Frosted Designs challenge ;)))

Courtney said...

Beautiful tags! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's!!

Courtney~

Kim said...

These distressed tags and tin are just amazing!!!! I love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

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