'M is for Make a Gift'
Make a hand-crafted item to give as a Christmas gift, or the wrapping for the gift itself.
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I've decorated some fridge magnets that I bought ages ago from Hobbycraft...they're meant for photos, but I got a little inky instead, and then made them each a little gift tag to use when I wrap them. For the magnets, I cut a piece of plain white card to fit the plastic outer, then inked over each one with a different combination of Distress Inks (Blue: Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans & Chipped Saphire; Green: Tumbled Glass, Evergreen Bough & Pine Needles; Purple: Milled Lavender, Dusty Concord & Chipped Saphire). I stamped a different floral stamp on each one (L-R: 'Agapanthus Clusters' by Stampendous; 'Blooming Meadows' by Hero Arts; and 'Irises' by Penny Black) in Versamark ink, then brushed 'Soft Gold' Cosmic Shimmer mica pigment over the top. For the tags, I used the same technique using a Hero Arts snowflake stamp and a bronze pigment, on just the plain kraft tag.
Here's a close-up of the magnets (as they're plastic, and really shiny, it wasn't easy to get a decent photo):
And of the little tags:
I'm also entering these into the following challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge.
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