Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Tag Tuesday - Christmas colours in July

Today's Tag Tuesday challenge is to use red and green -traditional Christmas colours - but without making a Christmas tag.

I coloured the tag with pine needles DI and stamped this image - Elegant Stems, by Stampington - on some watercolour paper, in barn door, spritzing the stamp with water.  I tore the edges, coloured the torn edges with the red ink and stuck it to the tag.

I added a piece of gingham ribbon and a red and green flower with some prima/petaloo flowers. The sentiment is by Wendy Vecchi, but I expect you all recognise it!

15 comments:

Lori said...

Love it! I really like that stamp, and of course, love the sentiment! lol! Great job! This will be hard not to use Christmas stamps!

Faye said...

Gorgeous tag, Helen. The stamp is so wonderful and just right for the challenge.

BelleSouth said...

Nicely done!

Yvonne said...

Beautiful tag, Helen!

Sarah said...

Good combination of stams...you can never go wrong with a "Wendy" stamp!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

What a gorgeous tag! It is beautiful!

Nancy said...

I love how you put such a lovely summery spin on the color scheme...really beautiful!
bless you

Silvia said...

Beautiful tag and wonderful image.

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Love your tag...great stamping! The red and green is just so unexpected...what fun!

Jacqueline said...

Very pretty! Love that image :)

stampdiva said...

Beautiful stamp and a great tag. TFS. Lynne M

Lynn Stevens said...

Great take on the challenge Helen! Its Beautiful!

JeanFB said...

Elegant and beautiful, Helen!

Netty said...

Smashing tag. Annette x

Terry said...

Fabulous tag and sentiment! Love how you used the colors!