Sunday, 6 December 2020

Ellen Hutson's 12 Tags of Christmas - Day 6

It's Day 6 of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas event - this year we are using our favourite Christmas songs as inspiration. Be sure to go to the Ellen Hutson blog for all the details and daily inspiration from the Design Ambassadors!

Today's song inspiration is: Home for the Holidays, and my tag is also for this week's Splitcoaststampers Featured Stamper challenge.

Congratulations to this week's Featured Stamper, Gail (gl1253). 

I chose this card as my inspiration:

LIST: Colours (red, white, green), shaker, snowglobe, snowflakes, house, plaid, sentiment strip
INCLUDE: snowglobe, plaid, house, 
MODIFY: faux shaker with holographic stars, snowflakes cut into base
SPIN: die cut letters for sentiments

For my background, I started by spritzing a white tag with Distress Resist Spray and letting it dry. I blended two colours of blue Catherine Pooler ink over top for a night sky, and then I ran it through my Gemini Junior with the Twirling Flurries cutting plate.

I stacked up 3 of the Shaker Globe die cuts and added a holographic circle frame left over from my Day 1 tag. I cut one of the inner circles with a Landscapes die to create my hill. 

My house is from the older set Hearth & Home, cut from Slate cardstock that had been stamped with one of the stamps from Plaid Maker. I created the snowy 'roof' by cutting another house from white cardstock and offsetting it behind the gray house.

I cut the stars from Hearth & Home from holographic cardstock and sprinkled them in the sky for a faux-shaker look.

My sentiment was die cut with the new Tall N Skinny Alpha dies.


  1. Oh I love your night sky! I'm going to have to use that same technique. Thank you for sharing! The entire tag is cute. Now I want those tall skinny alphas and the plaid maker....

  2. How adorable is your plaid house, Ardyth! Your night sky is simply sensational! Such a lovely scene!

  3. Very cute tag.
    I really like the night sky background.
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Such a gorgeous tag-I love the background!

  5. I love this little scene! The sky is great!

  6. Darling snowglobe scene for your pretty tag! I love the colors and that cute little house!

  7. How cute. I wish I could see the sky background in person, it is so pretty.

  8. You did amazing on this tag and the background it is all so beautiful

  9. Love all the silver and sparkle on this very pretty tag! Love how you placed the word "joy" on it too!

  10. I love your little cabin and your glitzy night sky! You have captured the feeling of joy hen you're lucky enough to b home for the holidays!

  11. What a great combo of products. Love the dimension. I think you've sold me on this alpa set....usually I won't fuss with individual letters, but this looks so unique and terrific. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Your cabin scene is adorable. I LOVE these sorts of scenes--I want to go there!

  13. Stars, sparkle, and plaid--this is a terrific combo!


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