last but not least, and the one that took the longest, is my tag for day 12 of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist 2015 Challenge.
i was inspired by day 12 designer sandy allnock’s ornaments made with yupo. i tried watercolouring on yupo over a year ago and found it to be quite challenging; however, when i saw sandy’s creations i thought i’d give it another go – i’m still not a fan, but it was something different for a change. yupo is a plastic surface used in the printing industry and adopted by artists; it’s water resistant, will not absorb a wet medium and needs to air dry. after two days of drying time, as sandy suggested, i covered the green bracts with glossy accents, which is difficult with my RA and hands so the pink ones got tossed and i replaced them with watercolour paper and twinkling H2Os.
the memory box grapevine wreath and stems with berries were also coloured with twinkling H2Os and i added a mirri gold wplus9 die cut merry sentiment, inspired by Dawn Woleslagle, a bow, some string and i have a tree ornament or a present tag.
thanks for popping by.
5 thoughts on “12 Tags of Christmas with a Feminine Twist 2015 Day 12”
Well I would have to say it was well worth the effort, truly beautiful. I have never seen this Yupo stuff, will have to see if I can see it anywhere. Just out of curiosity of course. Your 12 tags of Christmas have been wonderful to follow.
Awesome! Realistic grapevine wreath and all the details are great! Congrats on doing all the tag challenges. :)
Wow … what a gorgeous ornament.
Wonderful idea and work, really beautiful!
Now this is exactly what I would call a beautiful Christmas ornament, Linda.
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