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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Snow Jar Tag

While we have Christmas in the heat of summer, sometimes snowy things make it feel cooler - I guess it's the colours.

When I was a kid I had one of these shakers with a house scene in it; haven't got a clue where it went, but now I have a couple to put out at Christmas for the grandchildren to play with and they love them too.  I even have a sneaky play now and then, I'm really just a big kid.  ;-D

I stamped the jar, house, trees.  Stamped the snow and heat embossed it in white (a little just happened to get on the trees too), then using a mask sponged distress inks for the sky.  The lid is coloured with gold Sharpie pen.  I glued then flocked the ground snow and house roof.  Metallic glitter tape bands and (using a mask) a border stamp of trees and reindeer.  The a soft grey-blue for the stamped snowflakes.  Edges inked.

Snow Jar stamp set (jar, house, trees, snow): unknown
Snowflakes stamp: Papermania
Border stamp: unknown
Metallic tape, flocking (so soft and fuzzy)

Click on for a close-up & spot the flocking!
Shared on challenges:
creativeknockouts-222-snow-much-fun
crafty-catz-challenge-395-anything-goes-w-snow
qkr-stampede-challenge-272-christmas-tag
sirstampalot-december-winter-trees-and-flowers
lovetoscrap-104-winter-wonderland
craftycalendar-its-christmas-December
tuesday-throwdown-371-christmas-scene
pinspirational-challenge-205-snow
cardsundmore-199-snow/snowmen

14 comments:

Maxine D said...

What a beauty Carol - love your snow jar scene :-) I love the snow globes too!
Blessings
Maxine

Dawn Turley said...

So very sweet Carol. Snow globes are so pretty

brenda said...

A sweet design to your pretty tag, many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Sherri said...

What a darling tag! LOVE the use of the mason jar for a snow globe! Perfect tag for anyone's gift! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

Helene Siermans said...

Love, love, love this tag! Love the colours, the fun effect of snow, pretty snowflakes and love the glitter tape!
https://creationsnz.blogspot.se/2017/12/snow-jar-tag.html

Dorothy S said...

That snowy jar is so cute! That should cool you! I can imagine that it would be difficult to do all the "snowy" Christmas things in the heat of your summer! Thank you for entering the QKR Stampede Anything Goes challenge this week. Dorothy S, DT member

Michelle said...

This is such a great idea. Lovely tag.
Thanks for playing with us at Creative Knockouts. Good luck!!
Michelle (DT)

Heather said...

This is so fun!! Adorable and I love how you embossed the snow! Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

Carole said...

Gorgeous tag, Carol. Thanks for sharing your work at {PIN}spirational Challenges #205. Good Luck and hope to see you again next time.
Carole x DT (Craftilicious Creations

Kim said...

Your tag is gorgeous! Love the beautiful scene. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Lynne K said...

Gorgeous tag, Carol! Love the glitter tape. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

Lynne

Borqna said...

Very sweet tag, bravo Carol.
Good luck!

Deanne Saunders said...

Awesome!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! *If this comment is late I apologize! I’m having major issues lately trying to leave comments due to the stupid ROBOT silliness!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Beverley said...

Gorgeous tag, love the snow jar. Thanks for joining in this months 'Christmas' challenge over at Crafty Calendar.
Hugs
Bev x