Tuesday 22 October 2013

Anything Goes - Taking a Break

Hello blogging friends...

My post today should have been for another challenge over at Anything Goes with the challenge of 
Altered Art or Tags.

A number of our DT members, however,  have been going through some tough times recently so we have decided to take a break until the New Year.
When we come back  our batteries will be recharged and hopefully we should have some new members on the team too.

I made this Christmas tag for the challenge and would still like to show it to you anyway.

The image is Tilda with arms full of presents. She was stamped with Memento Desert Sand so that I could try the 'No lines' technique. This was much harder than I thought and I'll definitely be looking at some Youtube vids before I try it again.

The papers are First Edition 'Silent Night' and they've been distressed and edged with the usual Walnut stain. I've added some Snowtex to create a bit of texture as well as a more wintery feel.

The dies are : Joy Craft 6002/2021 and 6002/2019, DooHickey So wrapped lovely heart, Spellbinders circles and scalloped ovals.

Copics used :
Skin : E0000, E000, E00, E21, E11, E93
Hair : E21, E25, E29
Hat & Gloves : E40, E41, E43, E44
Boots : E70, E71, E74, E79
Blue outfit : B91, B93, B95, B97

I'd like to enter my tag into the following challenges :

Sweet Stamps - Tags
Magnolia Down Under - Anything Goes

Until next time...

Happy Crafting,
Janine xx


Suzi Mac said...

This is such a cute tag, I love your colourng of this sweet Tilda, your paper choices and pretty details. Thank you for joining us over at Magnolia-licious Challenge. Good luck!
Suzi x

cabio's craft corner said...

Love this gorgeous coloring Tilda and the pretty design. Thanks for joining us at Magnolia-licious Challenge and hope to see you again for the next ones :o)

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Wow! Super ambitious work. Love the layers and colors. Gorgeous coloring too. Thank you for joining our challenge this week at

coops said...

fabulous tag janine.adorable image and i love all your stunning details :D

xx coops xx

Debbie said...

Wow Janine...I love your tag, it is stunning. Gorgeous image and colouring and such fabulous details. xx

Jane said...

Do you know that that was the first Tilda I ever bought! Great tag Janine

Louise said...

Hi Janine!
Im so sorry you and some of your mates have had tough times lately, that is always saddening to read but Im looking forwards to seeing you all come back with new energy for the new year! Youre doing the right thing, this is all for the fun of it!

Such a lovely project you made! Amazinlgy cute little Tilda and I adore your lush coloring :) Stunning details and such beautiful papers to match it all perfectly :)

Thank you so much for joining us at MDUC :)
Welcome back!
Hugs, Louise

Annette said...

Hi sweetie! I think you have done a perfect job with the no-lines colouring. A super cute tag with gorgeous details and beautiful papers.
We will come back stronger than ever :)
Hugs to you!

rudlis said...

Fantastic tag. I love all the little details. Thank you for joining our challenge this week at

simply monica said...

This is my fave love love it. Amazing I think I need to move to England I swear I have yet to meet a crafter from there who is not amazing!! Thanks for joining us at Sweetstamps I am sure I will see you next week right?!!

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Janine and you have done a fabulous job with the no lines technique. Love the colours and the snowflakes are beautiful.
Enjoy the rest of your week.
Hugs Sharon. x

BrossArtAddiction said...

WOW this is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Magnolia-Licious and the best of luck to you! Hope to see you again! :)

xx Tracey xx