Christmas Means More Tag Card FMS465

by Joanne James14. December 2020 18:00

Today I'm sharing a card using the current sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches that is also perfect for the challenge over at Time Out and the current Festive Friday challenge:

      

It's not often I make a tag card but Jacquie's FMS sketch this week had one front and centre so I thought I'd have a go and use it to showcase a sentiment for a quick and easy Christmas card - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Christmas Means More - I just love this sentiment and have had a few ideas on how to feature it on a card but not gotten around to it yet, so today was the day to remedy that and get at least one of those ideas onto paper! The bell patterned paper from the 'Tis The Season stack was crying out to be paired up with it, with all those little silver bells, so I went with a full patterned background and created a simple layered tag to bring in a little more red and stamped my front tag with that famous movie quote from 'It's A Wonderful Life', just colouring the bells with some Smoky Slate Blends for a little added colour.

Sounds Of The Season - I used the Sounds Of The Season dies to diecut two tiny silver bells and some holly out of foil to embellish my tag and paired it with some (retired) twine from last year to finish my card:

 

Festive Friday Checklist - Having made my card, I realised I'd ticked off 5 of the items on the Festive Friday checklist: holly, tags, bells, red and green. That's all there is to it - a great card for some last-minute crafting!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I've had a fun day today; I managed to get a run in first thing after a week-long hiatus and spent a pleasant couple of hours with some lovely ladies on a Zoom call unboxing my Spring-Summer pre-order; I can tell you there were 'oos and ahs' a plenty! I'm now off to the postbox and then back in time for a Zoom quiz!! Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project and a guest appearance over at CASology, so don't miss it. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (9) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
12/14/2020 8:09:27 PM #

Great idea for a quick card with a lot of impact. The tiny foil bells and holly are just the clincher on a great project.

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Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
12/14/2020 8:17:30 PM #

This is so fun and festive! The silver bells and holly cluster stand out perfectly on the tag. Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week!

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Amy O'Neill
Amy O'NeillUnited States
12/14/2020 10:07:00 PM #

I love the shiny bells and the sweet sentiment!  Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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Jen Timko
Jen TimkoUnited States
12/15/2020 12:50:22 AM #

The perfect way to showcase this sentiment!  So glad to see you this week at FMS!

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Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
12/15/2020 1:48:28 AM #

Lovely card, I really like the bell and holly embellishments, and such a beautiful sentiment! Thank you for joining us at Festive Friday.
Melanie

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Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
12/15/2020 2:45:37 AM #

Perfectly put together - the bells, the paper and oh that sentiment!  Love it!

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Tracy
TracyUnited States
12/15/2020 1:39:46 PM #

Very cute! Love the pop of red & green you added.

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Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Sharon Hashimoto BurkertUnited States
12/17/2020 5:59:14 PM #

What a lovely card!  I love the little holly and bell die cuts. What a perfect sentiment too!

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Jill
JillCanada
12/21/2020 11:07:18 AM #

I love how you created the the red tag pops out from behind the sentiment tag - it adds a wonderful festive pop of colour  against all the silver and grey of the bells. ALso a great ways to frame your foacl point sentiment - wonderful design! Thanks so much for playing along with us at TIME OUT! Jill

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