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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

All Good Things

Well we've made it. Our last challenge of the year for Crafting With Dragonflies and we're asking you to make a tag or tags. Perfect time of year don't you think? It's also my last challenge as a Dragonfly. I will miss the girls very much as we are all friends but I have got to spend some time on my scrapbooking. Course this time of year I'm busy planning a couple of birthday parties. One for my Abby and one for Jesus very shortly afterwards. Our sponsors this fortnight are QKR Stampede and Sassy Studio Designs.
I made a bottle tag using a Silhouette cut file cut from double sided cardstock. I printed my sentiment and image out on white cardstock and colored her using my Prismacolor pencils. I had to add some tights because most of Lindsay's Sassy girls wouldn't last 2 minutes in a Canadian Winter, lol, this one is called Santa Pin-Up. Some DecoArt Snow Writer was added to her fur for texture and dimension. I thought the sentiment worked well considering both the wine and the image ;)
I don't often talk about our weather because I know there are so many Canadian stereotypes out there that we all live in igloos and such but last Friday morning our school buses didn't run because of extreme windchill temperatures of below -40 Celsius. We were even -45 one morning with the wind chill. And do you know people were still out Christmas shopping that Saturday in droves? I guess the urge to cross some items off the list this busy time of year beat out the urge to hibernate. And we're in another extreme wind chill warning for tonight and tomorrow morning. Sure hope the girls can go to school, we get cabin fever pretty easily these days stuck at home and inside. Although I always make sure to save a few 'snow day' projects for just such occasions. Take care all and stay warm (if you're in this part of the World)!
I would like to share at:
Drunken Stampers Santa Claus, closes Dec. 13,
Totally Papercrafts anything Christmas but a card, closes Dec. 13,
Perfectly Rustics Christmas gift, closes Dec. 15,
Aud Sentiments tags with a sentiment, closes Dec. 17,
Kitty Bee Designs Christmas, closes Dec. 20,
Parade Your Crafts Christmas projects, closes Dec. 22

13 comments:

Ina said...

Perfect digi for your fabulous tag - again it goes with that lovely bottle of wine - great combination. Hugs

Taniaj Scott said...

Such a stunning tag and so much fun . Thanks you for joining us at Kitty Bees for our Christmas challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

Taniaj Scott said...

Lovely work Hun, will miss you , have a wonderful festive season Hugs Txx

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a fabulous bottle tag. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Totally Papercrafts.

Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxxxx

Susan Hogan said...

What a fabulous tag Barb. I am trying tho think how I can make several before the season gets going......will I have time ....probably not! I cannot believe those temperatures! OMG! Hope the cabin fever does not strike too often or you will be using up that bottle before it gets given! Have a great Christmas and all best for 2014.

sparkling stamper said...

Love this image and the sentiment is FABULOUS! Thanks so much for joining us at AUd Sentiments. Hope to see you again soon!

kathy b

Donna said...

Fantastic tag!! Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers for this week's "Santa Claus" challenge!

Barbara Godden said...

Super cute tag for a wine bottle, it goes quite well with the Drunken Stampers challenge, thanks for playing along with the Santa Claus challenge.

Lindsey said...

Such a great tag, and a fab and fun image! Thanks for playing along with us at Drunken Stampers this week!

Dragonlady said...

What a great idea for a tag. Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.
Hugs Ali x

perfectlyrustics.com said...

What a lovely neck hanger, Barb! I love the detail and colouring. Thank you for playing along with us this fortnight at Perfectly Rustics. Merry Christmas!

Kim Butterworth said...

Cute little gift card, such a nice way to personalise a gift that comes in a bottle! Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

Lisa Mensing said...

Love the tag! Love the image and your coloring is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Parade Your Crafts.