All of us at the Curiosity Crew have been so amazed at all the talent out there! Thank you to each and every one of you who have been participating with us for all the challenges. Did you know it is never too late to join us? You can purchase your autographed copy of Tim's Compendium of Curiosity III book here. The go to Linda Ledbetter's site to learn all about the rules.
This challenge can be found on Page 50 of the Compendium of Curiosities III book. Here is the project I created for this challenge:
As you can see, I stenciled the bottom and the side edges of the tag, leaving the center open.
Now to embellish the tag... I die cut the Prancing Deer from cream card stock and colored it by blending Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress inks onto the deer. Then I created two pinecones from brown paper using Tim's Pinecone die.
The "25" embellishment, the bells and ribbon and the "Merry Christmas" came from Tim's Christmas ephemera pack. After adhering them to the tag, I added a Mirrored Star just above the number "25" and to the bottom right corner of the tag, a Gumdrop to "Merry Christmas" and I cut around the bottom of the bells and attached the bells and ribbon ephemera to the deer's neck.
I also used a Tidings Token that says Christmas Wishes" and attached it to a hand-made chain using jump rings. The first jump ring is threaded through the knot in a red acetate ribbon bow I made for the top of the tag. I adhered two die cut pinecones and 3 small "real" pinecones that I had in my stash just above the Tidings Token.
The last piece of ephemera I used was a snowflake that came in the ephemera pack:
There you have it! This technique is quite simple yet striking. We hope you will pull out your stash and get to creating! We can't wait to see what you make!