12 Tags of Christmas, Stamping

12 Tags of Christmas 2020 – Day 8 with Emily Mydlowski

Welcome to Day 8 of 12 Tags of Christmas 2020!

Design Ambassador Emily Mydlowski is joining us to day with two *Purrrrrfectly* cute tags inspired by “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”!

Be sure to leave a little love for Emily – by commenting on this post – for a chance to win $25 to spend at ellenhutson.com, then click over to this post to enter the 12 Tags Challenge!


Hi Friends and Meowy Christmas!! If you’re like me and have a few cat lovers on your Christmas Shopping list, these tags will be the “purrrfect” addition to their wrapped gifts. Don’t forget to wrap your packages with ribbon or string, the kitty cat needs a present too.

I used the adorable Trinity Stamps Do Re Me OW Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies and ALL three tags from my favorite EBE Tag Trio by Christine Herrin Designer Die set. The sizes of the tags in this set are nice and big which gives you lots of real-estate to play with which is extra great for scene building.

To get started, I stamped all of the images with VersaFine Clair Nocturne Ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock. Then I embossed all the images with clear embossing powder and started coloring with an assortment of Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and then die cut each of the images. 

With my pile of Caroling Cat stamped die cuts, I started arranging the different images to the tag backgrounds to create little Kitty Cat Caroling scenes. I realized the white circle tag against the dark background looked just like a moon and I moved between singing Meowy Christmas  and “That’s Amore”. 

To continue with the Caroling in the Moonlight theme, I added Moon Dust Ranger Stickles for extra dimension and sparkle to the white circle tag. You could also use any type of glitter paste or glitter drops to create the same effect like Tonic Nuvo Silver Crystals Glitter Drops, Gina K Glitz Glitter Gel or Tonic Nuvo Moonstone Glimmer Paste. Then I stamped and die-cut the sentiment and attached it over the moon which gave it a “cloud hovering over the moon effect”.

For extra pop against the solid black background, I add hints of white embossing powder to each of the tags. I love how this simple step added so much interest to each of the tag designs. To complete the tags, I adhered all the images using foam tape and liquid adhesive and added a white heat-embossed TO-FROM to the back of the tag (I’ll use a white gel pen to add the names). 

So there we are friends, two Caroling in the Moonlight Cat Scene Tags purrfect for your favorite Team Cat Family and Friends. Wishing you a MEOWY Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Emily isn’t the only one inspired by “We Wish You a Merry Christmas!” Check out what these designers have created …

And don’t forget we want to see your tags too! Head here to learn more about entering the 12 Tags Challenge!

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59 Comments

  • Reply Chark December 13, 2020 at 7:47 am

    Super cute and the packages look fab!

  • Reply jen shears December 13, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Love these Meowy Christmas tags!!

  • Reply karenladd December 13, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    Oh my goodness, this couldn’t be cuter! LOVE the take on Wish you a Merry Christmas with the singing cats!

  • Reply Cristina December 15, 2020 at 6:27 am

    I love how these pop against the black!

  • Reply Lauryne Cunningham December 15, 2020 at 11:08 am

    I love your cute tags! The images really pop against the black background!

  • Reply dorothyayotte December 15, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    So funny and cute, sure to bring on many smiles!

  • Reply tina z December 16, 2020 at 4:33 am

    Super cute! I like the use of black cardstock

  • Reply Sam M. December 16, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Perfect for the cat lover we all have in the family!

  • Reply Bri kay December 21, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    So cute!

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