Day Twelve!  Well a great big thanks to Tim Holtz for doing the tags again this year and to Mario for all the fun behind-the-scenes stuff. I’ve had a lot of fun playing along, improvising, and learning new things. Today’s tag has a very cool background using tissue paper and stamping.  I didn’t have a porcelain Nora…

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I loved the shrink plastic video Tim Holtz shared here today.  I have a melting pot but haven’t used it enough, and didn’t know some of the tips he shared, so that was a big bonus for me in today’s tag. Tim’s tag was a lot brighter than I tend to go for, so I decided to…

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Tim Holtz offers up another beauty today, Day 10 of the 12 Tags of Christmas.  Mine is pretty similar to his today, with a few changes in stamps and supplies. It’s not really so mustard-y in person… more of a kraft brown, but I had to take the pic now (at night) so it’s a bit…

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Tim chose a steampunk theme for today’s tag, #8 of the 12 Tags of Christmas.  I have been amassing some steampunk stamps and was psyched to pull them out. My stamps today are by Tim Holtz, 7 Gypsies, and Artistic Outpost. Inks are walnut stain distress ink plus the new winter set by Ranger (iced…

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Tim Holtz has a beautiful tag on his blog today, Day 7 of the 12 Tags of Christmas. I am loving this year just taking parts of Tim’s tag and making my own thing.  In this case I have followed his background technique and basic design (sentiment as focal point and something along the bottom) but…

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I think I’m in love with this technique!  Today is Day 6 of Tim Holtz’s 12 Tags of Christmas. When I saw Tim’s tag this morning, I knew it was too colorful for me, but I also knew I really wanted to play along anyway. I adhered a copper foil sheet to glossy cardstock, brayered it, then…

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