Tuesday, 1 December 2015

3 Very Different Tags.....

I am absolutely delighted and thrilled to be The Guest Designer at City Crafters this week.
The Theme is 123 Tag-Create 3 different tags.
The Tags have to be all different, not making 3 tags of the same design.
They can be Christmas tags or for any occasion.
This initially put me in a tail spin as I had to come up with three very different tags, 
and in my mind it was like making three separate projects.......
So.... one of my tags is a Christmas Tag, the next one for a Guy and 
the last one a homage to Scotland.
All very different...x
For the Christmas Tag the background has been blended with distress inks and the icicles embossed 
using a stencil and glitter embossing paste.
The silver leaves have been die cut and glossy accents added to them. 
The snowflakes are also die cut and glitter added to them. 
The sentiment has been stamped and heat embossed with silver. 
For the edges of the outer layer I have used white and blue frantage, which is so very pretty. 
All finished off with ribbon, star sequins and 
black string with mini snowflake dies dangling from them x
I made the wax crinkled small bag and edged it with gold eyelets.
Inside the bag is a Coffee Gift voucher. The background has been stamped and distressed.
The stamped (stamplorations) and cut coffee container has been layered to give more dimension 
and the cup has been stamped with a love stamp. 
The chevron stamp has been put under the word 'coffee shop' on the background text 
to give the clue of whats in the bag. Also big clue to look in the bag is the die cut arrow!
The corrugated layer has been edged with heat embossed copper.
The tag string is held in place with bits of cocktail sticks heat embossed on the edges.
Finished off with hessian, string and a frantage love heart.
Our Nephew took us for Lunch recently, a first as he is now earning. 
I wanted to 'Thank' him for a really memorable Lunch so The tag and gift card went his way x
  
The background of the Christmas Tag has been sprayed with several different colours of sprays 
with mica in them, so very pretty.
The background has been stamped, in parts with a script stamp and embossed in gold.
I have also stamped the dream sentiment (stamplorations) and embossed again in gold.
The edges have been blended with black ink and heat embossed, also in gold.
The outer layer has been edged with gold frantage and heated to give great texture.
The thistle have been stenciled with black embossing paste. 
The butterflies have been die cut, stamped with a script text, the edges blended 
and some gold glue for their bodies.
The Frantage gives a beautiful shine and so much texture, just love it!
All finished off with gold, black and tartan ribbon x
Although the tags took me ages, I enjoyed the challenge.......to myself.
I tried lots of techniques, had a few late nights, got messy and loved it! x

Thank you so much for giving me such a wonderful opportunity...I had fun x
Crafty Hugs x
I am entering Three Challenges for The Christmas Tag........
Top left diagonally to bottom right-I used Snowflakes-Sparkle and die cuts



















And
I used The Large Marianna Vine Background Die












And
Mixed Media Mojo-December Challenge-Sentiment-Twist..Do not use Red or Green













I am entering Two Challenges for The Coffee Masculine Tag
The male Room Theme Challenge-Thanks Giving or Thanks
Our Nephew took us for Lunch recently, a first as he is now earning. I wanted to 'Thank' him for a really memorable Lunch x


And
Stamplorations-Never Ending-Anything Goes Challenge











I am entering the following Challenges with The Scotland/Thistle Tag
Mixed Media World-Anything Goes










50 comments:

Ros Crawford said...

Oh it's so lovely to have you guesting this week and your tags are amazing!! Love the effect of the icicles! The coffee tag is gorgeous ... something to treasure long past the coffee and your homage to Scotland with the thistle and all that gold complete with a tartan ribbon is a work of art!

Mac Mable said...

Ohhh Thank you so much. I am delighted and thrilled to be your guest designer this week and loved making the tags. Today is a really good day xx

*Vicki* said...

What an incredible set of tags!!! LOVE each one of them actually!! :) The embossing and die cutting along is just amazing!! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you, thank you so much x

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

These are great! I love every single one of them! Thanks for being our guest this week at CCCB, certainly fun to have you with us!

Mac Mable said...

That is really nice of you to say. Loved the challenge and loved being your guest designer, thank you so very much x

LeAnne said...

Wow, these are stunning! All of them are cool and unique in their own right....love the Scottish one! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week, MacMable!

Stella said...

I am so happy that we are having you as our Guest Designer. And your tags are amazing! They show how very talented you are. I can't pccik a favorite. Each tag has details that I just love. Your work is a piece of art!

Mac Mable said...

Thanks for stopping by and leaving such lovely comments x

Mac Mable said...

Wow that's great comments, thanks very much x

Nancy said...

Lovely tags, I especially like the silver one.

Mac Mable said...

That was so kind of you to stop by, I really do appreciate your very kind comments x

Deborah Frings said...

I think that your set of three tags are super - they are different, but form a coherent set. Love the coffee theme on the one for your nephew. Thanks so much for playing along with our Thanks challenge here at The Male Room!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much for your kind and positive comments x

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

My gosh, these are all fabulous! The silver tag is so beautiful, love the icicles and the silver Glossy Accent leaves are amazing. The masculine tag has so many wonderful layers and textures, love the wax crinkled bag and how inventive are you to turn it into a gift card holder, your nephew must have loved it! And your Christmas tag is spectacular with the mica sprays in the background and the gold accents, so beautiful. Thank you for sharing them with us all and congratulations on your guest designer spot at City Crafters! Deb xo

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you to leave such kind and positive comments, really appreciated, Thank you x

CornishKat said...

Congratulations on your Guest DT spot. Your tags are all fabulous, lovely colours and textures.
Katrina x

Claire Broadwater said...

Mac, these are just amazing! I love all of them! Very unique and artsy! The silver and blue tag is perfect for our challenge at The Paper Players. So happy you joined us! XX

Lucyna Marynowska said...

Stunning tags! Thanks for playing along with us at Mixed Media Mojo this time.

Mac Mable said...

What lovely comments, thank you so much x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for stopping by and leaving such generous and positive comments x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

*Vicki* said...

P.S. Sorry, but I forgot to say thanks for playing along with us in The Male Room! – Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki* - November Guest Designer

Mac Mable said...

Thank you xxx my pleasure xx

stampwithsandy said...

Mac your tags are exquisite! I can see that they took you ages, each one filled with so much detail and texture. Thanks so much for playing along with my Tic Tac Toe challenge at The Paper Players!

Marina said...

Wow!!!! These tags are amazing- so much detail and care has gone into each one and all so different. Thank you so much for being our guest at CCCB.

Jeanne said...

Your silver tag in particular is just super! Love it.

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for such kind comments, very much appreciated x

Mac Mable said...

I have loved it, thank you very much x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

Laine Kammeraad said...

Wow - all your tags are STUNNING!! I think the silver one is my favorite but even choosing one was difficult. We are so delighted you shared with us at Mixed Media World and hope you will join in the next challenge.

With smiles
Laine Kammeraad
DT Mixed Media World

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Fabulous Mac; and all so completely different. The delicate blue on the first one gives it a lovely, frosty feel and the and the die cut leaves look absolutely exquisite. I really love them all but if I had to choose, then the first one would be my favourinte. The second one has a great 'Masculine' feel and I love the way that you've given it texture with the crumpled paper, eyelets and hessian. There's just so much detail gone into such a small tag. As I'm a stamper at heart, I love the last one with it's rich, deep red colour and the tartan ribbon works together beautifully with the thistle stamp. Labour intensive I'm sure but well worth the time and effort that you've put into your gorgeous tags.x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much for finding the time to stop by and leave such comprehension, positive and gorgeous comments. Very much appreciated, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you, thank you very much for the lovely comments x

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

beautiful projects - thanks for joining us at Mixed Media Mojo

Barb Housner - DT

Dana & Glen said...

Absolutely stunning Mac! You are truly gifted at layering and combining elements. WOW!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so very much x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you,very much appreciated, thank you very much x

Lucy Edmondson said...

Beautiful tags!

Lucy x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

butterfly said...

Congratulations on your guest spot - and what an amazing trio of tags you've created.
Alison x

Carol said...

Thanks for joining the Flash Stencil Linky Party at STAMPlorations this month with your gorgeous trio of tags. Carol DT x

maria f. said...

What a beautiful trio of glam tags!

Sue McRae said...

You captured a perfect wintry, icy feel on your snowflake tag and I love the bold red and gold thistle tag. Thanks for joining us at Poppystamps this month.

pam said...

Beautiful trio of tags, everyone is different in design and colours.
Thanks for joining us over on Poppystamps challenge blog.

Pam

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so very much x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much for your kind comments x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you, thanks x