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Friday, January 3, 2014

Winter Tag

This week's Tag Tuesday prompt is Winter Landscape.  


We got five or six inches of snow last night.  We are expecting up to eight more inches by Sunday.
A Vintage Winter Landscape indeed.




The dh took this photo looking out his 3rd floor library (man cave) across our backyard to our garage a block away.  Sometimes that walk is like being on an ice skating pond!

I'm entering this digital hybrid tag in:

CHNC Challenge Extra for January 2014:  Anything Goes--as long as its Christmas--this will make a lovely tag on one of next year's packages.  (See my earlier post about making gift tags all year long)

Frilly and Funky: New Year's Resolution
(If you recall in that aforementioned earlier post, I also said I would dig out all those supplies I've been collecting and actually use them.  In this instance, it was Tim's tattered poinsettia die.  (Those puppies are too expensive to have them just sit in a drawer.)  Of course, there is the other resolution I mentioned above about making gift tags.

Our Creative Corner:  No More Shopping Sins:   I am a paper hoarder AKA paperholic.  I used on this tag very old Christmas papers.  Why am I still hanging onto them?  I even placed the tag on some old paper to take the photo!  They need to get used up so that I can go buy more!!!!

Lunagirl Moonbeams Challenge Blog:  Vintage Winter 

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Materials:
Luna Girl Images: Christmas Children collage sheet
SizzixTattered Poinsettia die
Stampin' Up Adornment Dahlia (flower center)
recycled ribbon
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses patterned papers
Michaels Melodies and Lace Craft Paper

14 comments:

Brenda Brown said...

What a beautiful tag Helene, gorgeous colours and image and your own winter scene looks delightful too, but stay safe and warm.
hugs {brenda} xox

die amelie said...

You don't have to tell ME anything about paper hoarding...*lol.
I really love what you did with that lovely photograph!

Thank you for sharing your awesome make with us at OurCreativeCorner!

Claudia x

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Helena your blog is amazing so am now following.
Thank you for taking time to leave a comment on my blog.
Happy New Year
Janet xxx

Karen Lunagirl said...

Gorgeous! I love how you emphasized that deep cranberry red color! Thanks for being part of my Vintage Winter blog challenge.

PetraB said...

Your tag is amazing, lovely colour and design. The snow looks lovely. Thanks for playing along with lunagirl moombrsmd.

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering this lovely tag for my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon x

Carol S said...

Your tag is lovely Helene! Love that poinsettia!

Renate said...

Wat een leuke tag heb je gemaakt! Je hebt hele warme kleuren gebruikt, dat geeft de sfeer van kerstmis aan!
Bedankt voor je deelname bij CHCC2.

Groetjes, Renate

Denise Pustelniak said...

I had to come check it out and it is fabulous!

Anita Houston said...

What a gorgeous wintery image...love those children! Your tag is elegant and lovely!

Buttons said...

So good to see you using those beloved papers and dies Helene. You've made the most beautiful tag here. Seeing that view outside at your place is enough to make anyone feel chilly! Hope you stay safe in the continued snowy onslaught. Thanks for joining us both at Frilly and Funkie (great resolutions) and at Our Creative Corner. Wishing you a very happy (and warmer!) 2014. Jenny x

Rebecca Deeprose said...

So glad you've resolved to use those neglected supplies!! You've created a beauty of a tag with them! Thanks for joining with us at Frilly and Funky for our New Year's Resolutions challenge!! ((hugs)) Rebecca

Inkypinkycraft said...

a great tag , love the wintery feel and good on you for using those unloved dies ! Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie x Trace x

Julia S-W said...

A lovely tag and no wonder you've been holding onto those papers! Hope you're still keeping warm.
Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner. Juliax

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