Saturday, 9 November 2013

Preserving the Mystery

Greetings crafty adventurer. Today the Lady Commander of Copics and I were in the village, getting an early start to our Christmas shopping, when we spotted a disturbance in the market square. A young woman was running amongst the baffled townsfolk screaming and shouting that she knew the identity of the present distributing fat man. My sister and I were privy to the true nature of Mr. Claus, however we knew he liked to keep his identity secret to preserve the mysterious nature of his present giving activities during the Winter Festival.

This tag was created for the reminder about the Just Some Lines November Challenge that is happening now! The theme this month is to use at least three different embellishments. Come play along with a JSL image for a chance to win a digi!

I started this tag by colouring the Just Some Lines “Em Joy” image using my Distress Markers. I then used the Lawn Fawn “Tag You’re It” dies to cut out the tag shape and the little reinforcement. The holly was stamped using the Lawn Fawn “Winter Gifts” set and also coloured using Distress Markers. I added some Glossy Accents on it for +20 bonus exp points. The sentiment I stamped is from the Unity “Naughty is the New Nice” kit. 

On the back of the tag I stamped the sentiment and “to” and “from” using the My Pink Stamper “Christmas Wishes” set. The Christmas lights I stamped using some cheap-o Recollections set and coloured in with Distress Markers.  

This ‘lil ‘ol tag will tie itself up in the following challenges:
There was only one thing to do - we had to silence the manic girl in the square. As Angela slowly drew her dagger from its sheath, clearly intending to take more drastic measures than I had in mind, I placed my hand over hers and shook my head. Staring intently at the girl shouting in the square, I muttered a few words under my breath, casting a Silence spell on her. At once she stopped yelling, looking confused. Slowly, the townsfolk started to go about their business, ignoring the young lady who was wandering back in the direction from whence she’d come.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Janice said...

What a super festive tag, love those Christmas lights. Thanks for playing at a Divas, Jx

downrightcrafty said...

this is gorgeous super design, thank you for playing at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx
PS I have some candy if you interested :)

Cherished said...

Cute Tag. Great design. Wonderful work. Thanks for playing at Love To Scrap.

dragonllew said...

Great tag sorry this comment is cut and paste but I'm having trouble typing tonight and wanted to pop by and say thanks for joining in with our challenge at Incy Wincy this week.
Jenny x

Mamma Mia said...

Hi - this is a really pretty tag and I love all the different stamped images. Thanks for sharing your project at Incy Wincy Designs this week.
Helen x (DT)

Sue said...

A great tag. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.

Kitt said...

Cute card. Love your fun opening paragraph too. Thanks for joining us at Craftitude Challenges this week. Good Luck

Marcy said...

What a cute tag! Such a sweet image and great details. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Bonnie Irvine said...

This is such a fun tag. Love the image and the sentiment which is an awesome reminder of one of my favourite Christmas movies. The bag is equally those lights. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes/Use twine challenge this fortnight at Craftitude. I hope we see you again soon.

Miss Amber said...

What a cute tag! Love the colors here! Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge :)

Jayne A said...

Fabulous tag. Thanks for joining us at Diva's

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering this lovely tag for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon. x

Mrs A. said...

A lovely festive tag and an amusing story to go with it. Thank you for joining in at Crafty Hazelnuts Extra this month. Hugs Mrs A. (GDT).

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