December 28, 2012

Sparkle and Shine - Bloggers Challenge

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday! Thanks to those played along with last weeks Food for Thought Challenge. This weeks challenge is Sparkle and Shine, the theme is open to your interpretation!

I haven't had a time to play along with the last few 12 tags of 2012, so I combined the December Tag with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, and the Anything Goes with ODBD Stamps Challenge. Not having all the supplies Tim used on his tag, I improvised, using stamps and dies from Our Daily Bread Designs.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Snowflake Sentiments, Sparkling Snowflakes, Snowflake Mini Set, ODBD Custom Snowflake Dies
I used stamps from the Sparkling Snowflakes and Snowflake Mini Set on the tag, stamping in Antique Linen and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks.  The sentiment is from Snowflake Sentiments stamped in Walnut Stain Distress Ink.

The Snowflake Medallion was created by stamping the 3 largest snowflakes from the Sparkling Snowflake set in Tumbled Glass Ink, then die cutting using ODBD Custom Snowflake Dies.  Once die cut, I sponged the edges with Walnut Stain Ink, and layered the stamped snowflakes on top of each other using dimensionals.  To embellish I added Zva Creative Crystal Flourishes, and some Vintage Seam Binding Dyed with Ranger Distress Stains.

Details:
Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Sparkling Snowflakes, Snowflake Mini Set
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink Tumbled Glass, Walnut Stain, Antique Linen
Card Stock - Espresso, Manilla Tag
Other - Perfect Pearls Spray, Zva Creative Crystal Flourish, Dimensionals, Vintage Seam Binding, Ink Blending Tool, Non Stick Craft Sheet, Distress Stains, ODBD Custom Snowflake Dies, Big shot

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge Sparkle and Shine Challenge. Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed. If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments.

Have a great weekend and a Happy New Year!
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12 comments :

BarbaraW said...

Your tag is so lovely. I love the colors and the snowflake design. Of course, the bling adds to the sparkle.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful Tag- I love everything about it! The sentiment is really nice- and love the sparkle. I am so happy to be able to join in BC this week. Hope you had a great Christmas- and wishing you a safe and Happy New Year!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great color combo on this adorable tag.

Lori said...

What a beautiful tag, Lisa! I love the colors you used.

Teresa Kline said...

sweet tag, sure hope you have a wonderful New Year!

enjoy *~*

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous Lisa!! I just love the colors and your antiqued colors!! Gorgeous tag!! Thanks for supporting the Shining the Light challenge!!!
Merry Christmas!!
hugs,
Chris

Winnie said...

Such a pretty tag! I love the colors and the great sentiment you used on it. Happy New Year!

Kelley said...

Awesome tag! Very "you"!! Love it!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Beautiful tag, Lisa! Love the sentiment! It's been so long since I've had the chance to play along. Thanks so much for the challenge! Hope that you and yours had a very Merry Christmas and I wish you a healthy and Happy New Year! :D

Evelyn S. said...

You got me started again, Lisa! I'm a bit chagrined that it's a CASE, but that is what happens with me.

Suzanne C said...

Elegant! Lovely background and the flourishes are lovely behind the pop of the snowflake.

Jan Marie said...

Sweet!! Love your beautiful tag! Blessings and hugs!

 
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