Remember when you were a kid and it seemed like Christmas would never get here? Now it seems like it gets here so fast there's no time to enjoy the season. I'm sure it's because, as kids, the only thing we had to do is sit and wait like little Jupiter here. Although...he's an elf so shouldn't he be busier?
Starving Artistamps) is colored with Copic markers, and the brick wall he's sitting on was made from a tutorial in the December 2010 Technique Junkies Newsletter. I took my wall one step further and embossed it using extra coarse sandpaper as my embossing plate (I used a piece of black gasket rubber and a couple of shims to get just the right sandwich thickness for my Cuttlebug). I lost some of my "mortar" after I did the sandpaper embossing so I went over it with a Versamark pen and added more embossing powder. It went on kind of messy, which actually made the brick look more realistic.
I made the tag from a piece of white chipboard airbrushed it with a Copic marker and a couple of grungeboard numbers that I dyed with distress ink and covered with distress Stickles.
Whether it's going by fast or slow, I hope you're enjoying your holiday season!
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