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Have you ever checked out Loll's Twelve Tags of Christmas Challenge?  I usually do one tag for it but this year I have done three (maybe next year I can get to 12).  The tags in the challenge are totally delightful mixed media creations! Here is one of my tags which was all made with DRS Designs Images.

This one was made by painting up some corrugated cardboard with white acrylic paint.  Then I let that dry and used a Prima zig zag stencil and some modeling paste to create the texture in between the ridges.  Next, I stamped four Giant Poinsettias, colored them up with Tim Holtz Distress Crayons and layered them.  For the middle I took some gel medium and formed three round dots which I covered in gold glitter (took forever to dry but I love the dimension on them).  For a sentiment, I used part of the new DRS Designs' All is Calm Christmas Greeting.  I am out of time this morning so I will post the other two tonight.




  1. Gorgeous, love the texture you created on your tag.

  2. This is a stunning tag Nancy, such a beautiful Poinsettia and fabulous textured base - I can't wait to see the other two.

  3. Beautiful..I love poinsettias, texture is so different, nice tag!

  4. This is just beautiful Nancy! Very cool backing and super stunning poinsettia! Hugs, Autumn

  5. Oh my gosh Nancy, this is so gorgeous!! Love the texture in the background and that beautiful poinsettia!! :) Hope you and yours have a blessed Thanksgiving, sistah!! HUGS

  6. Amazing depth and texture for your tag base Nancy. Looks awesome with the white acrylic paint, but then you took it even further with your stenciled embossing paste. Very cool!! Your layered poinsettia is so pretty .. love the glittery center. I have TH distress crayons, but have not had much luck using them yet --- you've done a wonderful job! Thanks so much for sharing at my tag event! xx

  7. Wow, this looks amazing! Love how the background turned out and your poinsettia is gorgeous!

  8. Love how you created all the texture, and the poinsettia is beautiful!

  9. Gorgeous Tag Nancy , I like the fabulous poinsettia and the wonderful texture
    Kevin xx

  10. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and great

  11. Wow! This is really neat! I would have never thought to do the tag the way you did this. You are so creative!

  12. LOVE that textured bg!! Gorgeous tag.


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