Monthly Archives: December 2011

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    farewell 2011…

    hey bloggers!  with just hours left in 2011 i wanted to share one final post and thank each and every one of you for your support, inspiration, and creative love you've shared with us this past year.  there is no doubt an industry like this is full of talented people and this year's 12 tags Continue Reading

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    12 tags inspiration…

    hey bloggers!  well with the 2011 year wrapping up and the holidays behind us, i wanted to say thank you again for the fun of this year's 12 tags of christmas.  it's been absolutely amazing thanks to our friends at inlinkz that thousands of tags were uploaded to the blog and shared with others.  what Continue Reading

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    are you ready?…

    hey there bloggers!  hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend.  i had a great time being around family and friends, and of course doing what i love…creating and staying busy!   as you know things have been a little crazy around the studio all year long, and right into december with the 12 tags of christmas.  Continue Reading

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    holiday rosette tree…

    happy holidays bloggers!  i had a wonderful break after the 12 tags of christmas.  if you notice, i’ve been working on the blog a bit, and now have a new post format with condensed posts.  in other words, the blog will load faster allowing you to continue reading the posts that interest you by simply Continue Reading

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    12 tags of christmas…2011

    so here they are bloggers…here they are, all 12 tags!  looking back there sure were lots of techniques packed on these tags, what a fun time.  i know many of you have left comments saying you’re sad the 12 tags are over – well in the words of dr. seuss: “don’t cry because it’s over. Continue Reading

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    12 tags of christmas…tag 12

    supplies: tissue wrap (composer/terminology), fractured dolls, adornments (classic/seasonal), accoutrements (fanciful), baubles, trinket pins, trimmings, jump rings, grungboard, tiny attacher, design ruler, drill punch, sanding grip; glue n’ seal (matte), distress stain (picket fence/weathered wood), distress stickles (rock candy), glossy accents, craft sheet, heat tool, paint dabber (cloudy blue/snow cap), distress ink (walnut stain), ink blending Continue Reading

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    12 tags of christmas…tag 11

    supplies: melting pot, craft sheet, clear utee, kool tools, clear shrink plastic, heat tool, adirondack alcohol inks (lettuce/meadow/ginger/red pepper), ink applicator tool, glossy accents, paint dabber (snow cap), distress inks (winter seasonal/broken china/faded jeans/chipped sapphire/fired brick/walnut stain/peeled paint), ink blending tool, archival ink (jet black), gloss cardstock; scissors; CMS118; die (holly branch/tag & bookplate); foam Continue Reading

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    12 tags of christmas…tag 10

    supplies: facets, seasonal paper stash, long fasteners, alpha parts; distress ink (brushed corduroy/forest moss), archival ink (jet black), perfect pearls mists (heirloom gold), paint dabber (gold/snow cap), metal foil tape, #8 kraft tag, glossy accents, craft sheet, craft scraper, clear embossing powder, heat tool, ink blending tool; dies (tattered banners); CMS095, scissors, craft pick; clear Continue Reading

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    12 tags of christmas…tag 9

    supplies: leaf & floral stamp, distress ink (winter seasonal/vintage photo/wild honey), paint dabbers (pitch black/snow cap), ink blending tool, clear embossing powder, craft sheet , heat tool, glossy accents, distress stickles (rock candy), #8 manila tags; grungeboard, sanding grip; dies (candlelight fright/festive greenery/upon a time), vagabond; kraft core; tulle, gems

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    12 tags of christmas…tag 8

    supplies: craft sheet, distress ink/winter seasonal/walnut stain/frayed burlap, paint dabber/snow cap/gold/silver/copper, archival ink/jet black, glossy accents, stickles/christmas red, ink blending tool, distress stain/fired brick/peeled paint, #8 manila tag; grungeboard, journaling tickets, plaquettes, sprocket gears, game spinners, alpha parts, light bulbs, pen nibs, vial labels, film strip ribbon, tiny attacher, sanding grip; CMS107, CMS120; dies weathered Continue Reading