ABC’s Blog Hop ~ X

 ABC's Blog Hop

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter “X”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “X” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at LINDA’S BLOG ~ SCRAPPY THERAPY .  If you just came from DIANA SANDERS Blog then you are in the right place.

The letter “X” is a difficult letter to come up with paper, stamp or embellishment as there is only a limited number of words which begin with the letter “X”.  So I had to get a bit creative…. We are heading into the holiday season and since Christmas is often abbreviated X-Mas, I thought this would be perfect.  What would make great gifts for X-mas presents but a bottle of wine. Yes if you follow my blog or this hop then this will sound familiar as I designed a wine tag for the letter “W”.   Well here is another one I designed.  I have to say I love this concept and you will be seeing more.

Winter Cheer Wine tag ~


To created the soft color of the polar bear I used a bit of reindeer with a blending pen.  It created a softer look than using the alcohol marker which was the look I was going for.  You could use watercolor pencils too but my blues did now match the way I wanted.

For this tag I used the following products:

  • Paper pack~ Snowhaven
  • Cardstock ~ Daisy White
  • Stamp Set ~ Polar Bear Holiday C1557
  • Shimmer Trim ~ Red
  • Stickles
  • Ink/re-inkers~ Black Momento, Glacier, Ruby and Whisper

Your next stop is ELISE SOSA’s Blog, be sure to check out what she has crated for you today.

If you get lost along the way just stop back to the beginning  LINDA’S BLOG ~ SCRAPPY THERAPY to see a full list of participants.

Happy Crafting!




  1. What a great idea for a Christmas gift!

  2. Great idea, looks so easy! I’m going to a Bunco party tonight, guess I’ll be making a wine tag for the bottle of wine I’m taking!

  3. Fun tag! I wish I had a reason to make those!

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