Catch the Bug #6

Almost there! The sixth challenge in the series is Oldie but Goody with a photo inspiration. Being a new comer to Catch the bug challenges I am not certain what an oldie but goodie is, but I do recognise a snowman when I see one! Having made cards up to now I decided to go with something a bit different and made a gift tag. I hope the image I chose is an oldie, it is certainly a goodie.

MaterialsSAM_1805(watermarked) used:
Bugaboo stamps – Snowman Block
white stamping card
Copic pens
silver metallic pen
Wink of Stella – clear
snippet of green Christmas ribbon
silver eylet

Method:
I printed out two copies of the image and coloured them in with the Copics and the silver pen. I added the Wink of Stella to the silver frame for a little more sparkle. I fussy cut one whole image and just the snowman from the other image. The whole image was glued to some thicker white card and cut out with a small border around it. I put a silver eyelet in the top and threaded through some green ribbon. Finally I attached the second snowman over the top with 3d foam pads.

So six down and one to go. I think I may just make it if the time difference works in my favour! I always get so confused about what the different time zones are compared to the Uk but I think I still have until tomorrow mid-day to finish the last one. As it is getting late here now I may not manage to start it until the morning so it is going to be tight timing. Still I am going to give it a shot, fingers crossed!

Thanks for dropping in. Take care.

Pippa

I would like to enter my tag into:
Catch the Bug CIJ – Thursday – Photo Challenge
Pennys challenge 236 – Anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #28: Christmas in July
Morgan’s Artworld Challenge #3 Christmas in July

About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, one son-in-law and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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6 Responses to Catch the Bug #6

  1. Sammibug says:

    Thank you so much for linking up with us in our “Christmas In Juy” challenges at Catch The Bug! Please join us, again, next time, for a new challenge and more chances to win! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  2. Lisa says:

    Adorable tag! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner’s Christmas in July challenge. Lisa DT

  3. Lisa J says:

    This is so sweet. Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa CT Morgan’s ArtWorld

  4. Lena says:

    Super cute and fun tag.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
    ♥ Lena – DT
    Lena’s Creations

  5. Mags says:

    A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenges.
    Mags
    x

  6. Lynn aka Lynnpenguin says:

    Lovely creation. Thanks for playing along with us at Morgan’s Artworld Christmas in July Challenge. Good luck.
    Lynn, Morgan’s Artworld Creative Team Member

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