12 Tags of Christmas

12 Tags of Christmas 2021 – Day 5 with Elena Roussakis and Becky Roberts

Welcome to Day 5 of 12 Tags of Christmas 2021! We are delighted to have Guest Designers, Elena Roussakis and Becky Roberts, joining us today. Their Christmas Carol is I’ll be Home for Christmas and you’re going to love how they were both inspired.

Be sure to leave a little love for our Guest Designers Elena + Becky – 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 there!

I’m thrilled to be participating in this year’s 12 Tags of Christmas! The amazing Becky Roberts and I are teaming up to bring you tags that sing: I’ll Be Home For Christmas!

To me, Christmas at home brings images of a crackling fire, stockings hung up from the mantle, and fresh greenery that you can smell while you watch the snow falling outside. I brought the carol to life in my tags by filling the big red stockings with berries and greenery from different stamp sets, and setting them against a snowy night-sky backdrop.

I used EH’s Sweet Surprises for the stockings, and some of the sprigs found in that set. I also brought in more greenery from Holiday Characters. I liked the mix of the 2 styles of illustration – Holiday Characters is a little more whimsical, and I thought it all looked sweet together.

Behind the stocking, I used Lawn Fawn’s Starry Sky Stencil, and their white stencil paste to bring the night sky to life. To finish off, I added some red and white twine to the tags. I created a little photo tutorial so you could see how I colored the stocking using copic markers. I hope this helps you!

We have our friend Becky Roberts teamed up with Elena! Here’s how she was inspired by the I’ll Be Home For Christmas carol:

For all the details about Becky’s gorgeous tag, please hop over to her blog.

There two aren’t the only ones inspired by the I’ll Be Home For Christmas carol! Check out what these designers have created…

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58 Comments

  • Reply cmszekeres December 13, 2021 at 6:31 pm

    These tags are super cute! I especially love the “front door” tag with it’s “wreath” and sentiment – so fun!

  • Reply Erika Jennings December 15, 2021 at 5:34 am

    Thanks for sharing the blending photos, super helpful. Both designers tags are so fun!

  • Reply Dalis December 15, 2021 at 1:16 pm

    That sticking tag is adorable. Thanks for the Coptic numbers.

  • Reply Beverly Sizemore December 15, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Awesome tags! There is something about black and red on kraft cardstock that is OUTSTANDING! Wonderful job with today’s carol inspiration!

    • Reply tina Z December 16, 2021 at 4:26 pm

      Wow, amazing coloring.

  • Reply Carol McFarland December 16, 2021 at 10:29 am

    The stocking full of goodies and the door are to die for!!!

  • Reply marye342 December 17, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    I love these. They are so bright and colorful!

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