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Frilly & Shabby Chic Christmas Tag + Tutorial

After I made my vintage inspired Christmas tag (find it here), I thought I also needed to make a delicate one, using softer colors and lots of layers. Today I have a tutorial to give you even more ideas on how to create some extra special tags this season.



Find a complete tutorial on this new Christmas tag HERE. Leave me a comment below to let me know if you enjoyed it. I'll be back with more ideas, tutorials and inspiration for the Holidays soon. Thanks for visiting!

Sharing with: Card Mania - Christmas / Let's Craft & Create - Christmas / Poppystamps - Tempting Tags

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  1. Beautiful tag you created Gracie, love all the layers and details.
    Thanks for sharing over on Poppystamps challenge blog.
    Pam x

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  2. Hi Gracie! Wow a showstopper tag for sure! So many gorgeous feminine layers . Thanks for joining us in the Poppystamps Challenge !

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  3. Beautiful tag!!!It"s so very pretty!!! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at Card Mania Challendges! Have a great Holidays!

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  4. What a wonderful feminine tag! Love the touches of gold! Thanks for playing along with us at Poppystamps!

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