Tuesday, November 29, 2011

A Joyful Red Robin

For today's Retro Cafe Art  design piece, I've made a bright holiday tag. I love making tags for Christmas, some will go on simply wrapped packages with big tied ribbon bows and others will be made into cards. When I saw this Debrina Pratt collage sheet from Retro Cafe Art I just had to use it. I loved the cheery red robin mixed with the Christmas theme. I will also use it for a  challenge at Art with No boundaries calling for "Red and Green".

To make this tag I painted the tag red them brushed gold paint over it. It looks like wood...don't you think? I fussy cut the robin and surrounded it with a glitter leaf. The "joyful Christmas was put on a piece of chipboard that was painted too. The green, red and yellow epoxy circles came next, to add shine. A red grosgrain ribbon tie completed this colorful tag.

Hope you will have a joyful week.
artfully yours, gerri
"A Joyful Christmas"
"Joyful details"

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Gerri.
    What a lovely and fabulous Tag. Love the bird.
    Lovely greet
    Marja

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  2. oh gerri hun this is stunning oh how beautiful is that robbin,with your attention to detail which just makes it,amazing hugs cherylxxxx

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  3. Wow this is great - love the tag background and great collage images and the bling is a perfect embellishment!

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  4. Lovely robin tag. I had a robin hopping around my balcony this morning, too! Valerie

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  5. oh so gorgeous, Gerri! Makes me feel so Christmasie! hugs, Donna

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  6. I love your red Robin tag,gorgeous!
    Hugs

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  7. And you know I love anything with birds, but this is Fabulous! Really well done!!!
    Cheers!!

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  8. What a beautiful Christmas tag.. I just love making tags.. Just seeing this makes me want to go get creative and make a tag!!

    Hugs, Linda

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  9. lovin' that background and the robin is delightful

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  10. Beautiful tag with the warmth radiating from it with those joyful colours.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. Beautiful! You always use supplies in ways I would never think of! Love the dots!

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