Friday, October 3, 2014

My First Christmas Project This Year.....

Good Friday morning all and I'm so glad you have stopped by to visit!  I have been seeing some gorgeous Christmas cards online lately and was beginning to feel a little pressure to start my projects for upcoming holidays!


In the past, I have made these for family and friends and decided my Christmas tree needed one of these hanging between the boughs as well.  They can also be used as a tag to go on a pretty gift or slip it down into a gift bag.  It is made using watercolor paper, stamping the image with embossing powder and then coloring the image with Ranger Distress Inks.  I went around the outside edge with a gold leafing pen and tied a big pink silk ribbon at the top.  I will be making more of these for sure. These pretty stamps are a mystery to me as I purchased them long ago and didn't label them.  I've had them so long they are yellowing.

We are expecting strong storms today ahead of a cold front and weekend temps are to drop into the 30's at night and 60's for highs during the day.  Fall is definitely almost here.  I love this kind of weather...minus the storms of course.  Hope you have a good day and that you have a great weekend planned!

5 comments:

Sylvia said...

Beautiful tag, Glenda, love the poinsettia, it will look lovely on your tree! Cooler weather brings thoughts of the holidays. Have a fabulous Friday!

Dianne said...

Hello Miss Glenda, wow what a GORGEOUS gift, I love ornaments for gifts they last a life time, you have colored it sooooo beautifully and the gold frame is perfect, gorgeous bow, a treasure, thanks for sharing,hope you have a wonderful weekend, ((( BIG HUGS )))..

Patricia said...

Beautiful, absolutely stunning I just LOVE the idea.
Your image, colouring and fantastic bow making a pretty gift and decoration.
We are getting it cold and windy here on the East Coast of Scotland as well.
Have a good weekend

Patricia x

Lee Ann Barrett said...

What a beauty, Glenda, and soooo elegant!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, my! I love a pink poinsettia, and with the gold and the big, beautiful bow this looks fabulous!

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