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Friday, 21 December 2012

the holly and the ivy...and purple and silver..

hey there will this post is to save everyone having to stop by lots.
.i have made a purple and silver creation for our creative corner....
and a holly and ivy inspired creation for Hels at the Sunday stamper..
and time is precious and I am nurse to two poorly boys!!! great ...not!
so here goes A WHISTLE STOP TOUR..
here is my purple and silver tag which I am entering for our creative corners purple and silver challenge and frilly and funkies..make it a tag..
with a silver star and silver wire
and frosted flower..
and here is my holly and ivy inspired tag for Hels at the Sunday stamper:
with rusty bells and wire
and triple embossed holly leaves
so a whistle stop tour of two different makes..
hope you are yours are healthier than mine
wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and happy new year..
have a couple more posts then some time off for family ..
thanks to everyone who has stopped by and made this journey so fulfilling!


  1. A wonderful tag, Trace, so beautiful details, love it.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours

  2. How beautiful, Trace! You've been on a roll with the tags and these are two more stunning ones. Love the colors, and the neat treatment on the holly. Hope you have wonderful holidays and a great New Year!

  3. Beautiful tags Trace, love the purple and silver one.
    Hope you and your family have a lovely Christmas, and that your boys get better soon.
    Best wishes

  4. Two wonderful tags...one so rustic and grungy in its charm and the other almost a feminine feel! Wonderful!

  5. All your tags are amazing, love them all and I'm alwys excited, when I visit your blog.
    Wish you and yours Merry Christmas,
    hugs Anja

  6. Both beautiful makes Trace. Love the dark and moody purple tones on the first, it works a treat and is a great alternative to traditional colours. The second tag is my favourite with those stunning holly leaves and rusty bells. Sorry to hear the boys are still poorly. Your fab parcel seems to have perked me right up as I'm feeling a lot better today but will be taking things at a sensible pace. Hubby is home too so we really feel Christmas has started!
    Take care and dose those boys up so they feel better for tuesday!

  7. Absolutely amazing Trace, I think both of these tags are wonderful. The colours you've chosen for the purple one is so gorgeous, I love the stars on the wires too. And the rusty wires and bells on the second tag really blows me away, I love the way you do this technique, it's perfect! I hope to boys are back to full capacity very soon, so they can run you ragged on Christmas Day! lol Have fun Crafty bud. Michelle xx

  8. absolutely beautiful tag - love the silver and purple - stunning xx Have a fabulous Christmas Trace and thanks for all of your kind comments xx

  9. Wow your holly is fantastic. I love the rusty bells as the berries! Inspirational.

  10. Fabulous tags Trace. Sorry to hear your two boys are unwell, hope they improve soon and in time for the big day. Take care and have a good Christmas. Tracy x

  11. Both tags are up to you usual fabulous standard Trace - gorgeous. Hope everyone in your house is well for Christmas! Sorry the boys are not well. Wishing you all the very best for Christmas and a crafty New Year. Hugs, Anne x

  12. Beautiful tags. I hope the boys feel better soon.
    Yvonne x

  13. Great tags! Love the colors and flower on the first one and the leaves on the second one are beautiful! Hugs, Gerrina

  14. Two fantastic tags... the holly and ivy one is an absolute stunner! LOVE it!!
    So hope your boys are better in time for Christmas...
    Alison x

  15. Both fabulous makes. Hope the boys are better soon, especially for Santa's visit.
    Have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed new year.
    Hugs Brenda xox

  16. Beautiful tags. lovely detail and techniques.
    Hope you are all ok and get well for Christmas.
    Lots of love and happiness,
    Jo x

  17. Gorgeous tag! Love the purple and the other tag is wonderful with the shiny leaves! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie this fortnight! Merry Christmas to you!

  18. This is stunning! I love the colors and the stamp. And just the whole tag :-)

  19. Fantastic work as always and more ways to make wire interesting--you always amaze me and I look forward to seeing what you have made.

    Thank you for the encouraging comments you leave on my blog--always appreciated.

    Have a wonderful Christmas time.

    Love Chrissie xx

  20. Beautiful tags, hope your boys are better now! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper... Merry Christmas to you! x

  21. Oh I love the silver and purple and the frosty effect from that bit of silver! Gorgeous tag! Sure hope your boys get to feeling much better! It has been wonderful getting to know you better this year and I wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas! Thank you for joining us at Frilly and Funkie!

  22. Lovely tags. Hope your boys are better before the big day and thanks for everything you've shared with us this year.


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