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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 Ritu Kedia December 8, 2020 at 6:35 am

    OMG cuteness overload!!!!

  • Reply Ritu Kedia December 8, 2020 at 6:38 am

    OMG!!! Cuteness overload!

  • Reply cheryl December 8, 2020 at 6:59 am

    So cute!

  • Reply Megan Niergarth December 8, 2020 at 7:08 am

    Caroling kitties!? So cute!

  • Reply Meghan Kennihan December 8, 2020 at 7:08 am

    Ahhhh darling kitties against the black!!!

  • Reply Mary-Anne V December 8, 2020 at 7:16 am

    What a fun set of tags. I love the way the images stand out on the black tag.

  • Reply Andre M. December 8, 2020 at 7:17 am

    Delightful mini scenes on these tags.

  • Reply Denise Bryant December 8, 2020 at 7:44 am

    I love these singing kitties and the black tags as the background! Pretty shaped tags too!

  • Reply Sharon Gullikson December 8, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Oh my gosh, these singing kitties are so cute and funny. My grandkids would love to get tags with caroling cats on them.

  • Reply Kathy K December 8, 2020 at 8:29 am

    Cute tags, I like the black background and the full moon!

  • Reply cmayne December 8, 2020 at 8:29 am

    Emily, your caroling kitties are exponentially adorable! They’re really getting into the Christmas spirit! Cuteness galore!
    ~carol

  • Reply Jeanne Beam December 8, 2020 at 9:05 am

    Adorable tags! Love the caroling kitties…
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply gioperu December 8, 2020 at 9:25 am

    Adorable tags!!

  • Reply Tami B December 8, 2020 at 9:36 am

    These are fun tags for a cat lover.

  • Reply SmilynStef December 8, 2020 at 9:41 am

    love the black tags with the kraft paper and plaid ribbon … such a striking combination (and adorable tags too)

  • Reply Vicki Kroll December 8, 2020 at 10:21 am

    I am a cat person so these are right up my alley. Love the caroling kitties and the black tag. Very different.

  • Reply Denise Petro December 8, 2020 at 10:37 am

    These cats and your tags are adorable!

  • Reply maria f. December 8, 2020 at 10:42 am

    I can hear them meowing all the way over here!

  • Reply Sheri Kempke December 8, 2020 at 10:49 am

    These tags are adorable!

  • Reply Donna Wakefield December 8, 2020 at 11:29 am

    Gorgeous tags. Those caroling kitties put a smile on my face.

  • Reply Lori Lehnen December 8, 2020 at 11:50 am

    Those caroling kitties are adorable!
    The Black really shows them off!
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Wendi J December 8, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    These tags are my favorite so far. I have this stamp set and know a few friends who would love the tags. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Andrea La Vigne December 8, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    I LOVE these tags!!!!!! Of course, anything cat-related is A-OK in my book. 🙂 Great job on the coloring, & I really like the little scenes. Thanks for sharing, & have an awesome day! 🙂 ~ Andrea

  • Reply Kelly G December 8, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    I like the colors used on the kitty tags; would be striking on a red package :).

  • Reply Debbie Anderson December 8, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    The tags are just too cute!

  • Reply Barbara-Jean Kubik December 8, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    Great playful spirit filled tags!

  • Reply Sue D December 8, 2020 at 3:49 pm

    So cute with the singing cats and I like the black background.

  • Reply Marisela Delgado December 8, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Wow! The black cardstock makes it FABULOUS! It just makes it pop! Love these tags! 💜

  • Reply Lisa Elton December 8, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    I like the tiny scenes you’ve created, these are adorable!

  • Reply Ashley Cortez December 8, 2020 at 6:40 pm

    These tags are just adorable with those singing cats on them

  • Reply Greta H December 8, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    Love your coloring–darling tags!

  • Reply Carlos C. December 8, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    These are some cute tags I like how you did the scenes on them this is a really cool way to make some tags

  • Reply Jen F December 8, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Super cute! Love the use of black cardstock

  • Reply Donna December 8, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    So cute! Those black tags against the craft paper really makes them pop!

  • Reply soalea17 December 9, 2020 at 1:44 am

    Adorable tags!!

  • Reply karen514 December 9, 2020 at 5:30 am

    Just love these cute kitties on the black tags!!!

  • Reply Brenda Jennings December 9, 2020 at 8:04 am

    These are adorable!!! So cute…irresistable! TFS

  • Reply Miriam Prantner December 9, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Love these singing cats!

  • Reply Connie Sue Pruitt December 9, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Adorable kitty!

  • Reply Darlene Renshaw December 9, 2020 at 10:39 pm

    I love the black tags. Such a cool idea🥰

  • Reply maureen k morton December 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

    I am loving how these cute critters pop on that black! Perfect with that ribbon, too. Love it all.

  • Reply Beverly Sizemore December 10, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Super tags! They are SO striking on the black with all the colorful stamped images!

  • Reply Julie S December 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    LOL…super cute!

  • Reply Sherry W December 10, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    Singing cats …how cute!

  • Reply Sandi Pressley December 10, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    Those kitties make me laugh. Great tags.

  • Reply Yvonne W December 11, 2020 at 8:26 am

    I love these! They are super cute on the black background!

  • Reply Denise Gutshall December 12, 2020 at 4:39 am

    What cute kitty carolers! They look great on the black background and the tag itself really dresses up the simple wrapping you showed on the package!

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  • Reply Lucy E. December 12, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Such sweet kitty scenes-reminds me of
    the Disney movie Aristocats!

  • Reply Kim December 12, 2020 at 11:55 am

    Super cute tags. I love how you used the circle tag as the moon. I’ve had my eyes on those caroling kitties since last year. My budget is not big enough for every thing I want!😉

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