supplies: (ranger) craft sheet, distress ink/fired brick/walnut stain/frayed burlap/vintage photo, distress crackle paint/rock candy, ink blending tool, archival ink/jet black, glossy accents, #8 tag; (idea-ology) grungeboard, corners, trimmings, seasonal paper stash, sanding grip, texture hammer, tiny attacher; (stampers anonymous) calendar stamps; (sizzix alterations) base tray, carved ornaments, joy movers and shapers, gingerbread, winter wonder; (tonic) scissors, paper distresser; (misc) wire, adhesive, pine, paint brush
(step 3): load paint brush with crackle paint.
*once crackle has dried and cracked – check it out! by mixing the rock candy crackle with the inks this creates a much more intense glazing effect.
now we're ready for a little die cutting action – video style…
(step 6): tie a bow around the top of the ornament.
(step 9): place a tag over the area of background paper to add to your tag and trace around tag. *i used my seasonal paper stash.
(step 12): place tag on scrap paper and sand edges with sanding grip to distress the edges.
(step 15): tatter the edges with a paper distresser.
(step 17): ink edges of calendar with vintage photo distress ink using ink blending tool.
(step 18): apply glossy accents to back of ornament.
(step 22): attach calendar to tag with tiny attacher.
*in the details: the look of vintage crackled glass for this ornament using the rock candy distress crackle paint creates a holiday shine like no other. the addition of a scrap of pine and some pine cones accent the december calendar perfectly. i love the simplicity of this tag too…
of course since it's the last tag i thought why stop now??? so check out this other video…
(gingerbread): remove backing from sticky back canvas and attach canvas "frosting" to the gingerbread.
(snowman): brush on multi-medium all over grunge snowman.