Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Christmas in the Bank "Sandi's Challenge"

Hello Friends!1
Happy Tuesday!!
I am so excited to share with you something that one of my bestest buddies Sandi came up with.
 (Actually Sandi was the first person that I met...that gave me the opportunity to be part of a Design Team.  Now...I was not on the actual DT, but I was helping her with  her group, which lead to me being on my first DT at Bella Creations.  Some of you may remember that.  It is a group of galz I have stayed close with).
It is called
She has all the details of it on her blog. I think it is worth your time to read her post!!
Her first challenge is to crate at least a dozen Christmas tags.
Here is my first set of tags, I have created.  I will share the rest of my tags through out the next couple days.
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I found a Christmas image from Karen the Graphics Fairy.
I used GIMP to create a Christmas Tag Collage sheet.
If you refer back to my photo of my 3 finished tags above, you will see that in the collage sheet you get "2" larger tags, "1" medium and "1" small tag.  
Here are the medium and small tags.  I used Ranger's Distress inks in peeled paint, and vintage photo.  I also distressed the edges with my kraft knife.  I did simple embellishments.
Above is a close up of the top of the larger tag....and Below is a close up of the bottom of the large tag.
These are just 3 of my 12 tags (which I will share the rest through out the week).
I hope that you will see that by taking part in Sandi's Challenge we are all winners...and that when Christmas comes next year...we will all be ahead of the game!  
Actually I have decided that anyone who goes to Sandi's blog...and participates in the challenge, will be placed in a Random drawing...and will win a free digital collage sheet of their choice from my Etsy store.  
So...hop on over and visit Sandi's blog.
I have even put a
video to show you how to link up to Sandi's Challenge via her comments.  

So check it out...you may find this useful for other reasons.
I will be sharing with
Thank you for visiting!!
Hugs
Heather

17 comments:

  1. Hi Heather...I am doing a video..and using my own comment area for demonstration. Please come see my tags here.

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  2. Ms Heather your tags are yummy! And you are so generous to offer a prize! And the tutorial! I will post as soon as I can, hit by a flu bug today!

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  3. Great tags! Love that image! Pretty collage set!
    BOLB Hugs!

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  4. Gorgeous tags Heather...The colours & design..are beautiful!! Hugs May x x x

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  5. really sweet tags, Heather!

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  6. heather, so great of you to support your bud in creativity.... truely you are supportive...
    ava g

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  7. These are gorgeous! Beautiful collage!

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  8. Your tags are lovely and I remember Sandi and you and quite a few other lovely ladies through the Bella's too, so good that you all keep in touch. I will pop over now. ~Diane

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  9. Love these tags pretty Heather - you are so talented and your tags are indeed lovely!
    sandy

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  10. These are so beautiful Heather!!! I love the delicateness of them!!!! Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous!!!

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  11. Stunning Tags Heather, I love the vintage look. I saw this on MIM..Loz

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  12. What a beautiful creation so soft and vintage
    Saw your link at MIM
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  13. Great vintage tags. Love the digis and the pearl! I'm headed back to MIM.

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  14. Another visit from MIM :) Loving the vintage. These are wonderful as well!

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  15. These are awesome! I just love them! Thank you so much for sharing them with us at MIM! Don't forget to leave a comment on another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back soon!
    Rene :D

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  16. Love your tag collection- and how you embellished all of them! Fun to see you at MIM- I am # 82

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  17. Your tags are lovely. Thank you for sharing. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

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Thanks for Visiting my blog today! Hope you found some inspiration...Have a great day! Hugs....Heather