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Mason Jar Lid 10
I can feel the start of a tear drop building up inside because I know we're so close to finishing up this challenge and that makes me feel like Grumpy cat. Until then, however, I am having such fun creating my renditions of Linda's tags. Below are the supplies that I used and how I start the base of every lid before I color it.
Linda's tenth tag...let me just say, "WOWEE!" What is not to love with that glorious patina and then the vibrant reds and that luscious golden lattice with holly leaves. I took it all in and had some fun!
That background color pretty much screamed at me, demanding that I include it in my ornament. So, of course, when something is yelling at you, you comply! Or throat punch it, but that didn't really apply here. So I made the patina holly.
They began as white cardstock that was later glazed with clear crackle glaze and then inked with various greens shown above. Berries of Stickles then finished up. Couldn't for the life of me keep my thumbs out of it either.... ergo random red shimmers.
The vibrant red mason jar is reflective of the reds on Linda's tag. I did however have to try this technique I saw recently and it's on making DIY ornaments by Stamptramp. It makes things look so wonderfully vintage! She also uses clear plastic in her ornament and I decided to use packaging plastic as well. It gave me a clear background AND cut the circle while salvaging the opening for hanging, as seen here.
Worse thing under the tree is a package of tighty whities.
Don't forget that!!
So let's all keep our inner child happy and remember back when..
Now you can see why I like the packaging plastic. When it hangs on the tree in front of the light it looks like they are sneaking downstairs by the light of their tree to look at all the presents Santa brought them!
Only 2 left to go (sniff, sniff, snort), but there's still time to play along. Thank you so much to Linda for the fabulous 12 Tags of Christmas challenge and to her incredible store, The Funkie Junkie Boutique, for sponsoring the grooviest prizes.
I'd also love to play along at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge blog for their Celebrate the Season Challenge.
Hugs and Happy Crafting,