Category Archives: 12 tags of 2014

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    12 tags of 2014 collection…

    thank you for being part of the 12 tags of 2014!  i appreciate you sharing your wonderful ideas throughout the year and uploading your finished projects each month.  i hope you had fun with this collection – here’s to more creative inspiration in the new year…t!m

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    12 tags of 2014 – december…

    happy holidays!  it’s hard to believe that this is the last month of 2014 already?  12 months and 12 tags – how did you do this year? did you take time to create each and every month?  these tags are one of the best creative outlets for me since i try to just play and Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – november…

    there’s nothing better than the warm colors of an autumn pallet.  this time of year showcases nature’s beauty with the changing of the fall foliage into brilliant shades of gold, reds, and rust.  living in the mountains of northern arizona we don’t necessarily get to encounter the same vivid colors i’ve seen in new england, Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – october…

    with the tricks & treats of halloween materializing the end of this month, i wanted to create a tag filled with spooktacular inspiration.  whether you’re making haunting home decor or frightfully fun party favors, halloween is a great time of year for playful creativity.  check out this colorful tutorial using the new distress spray stains Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – september…

    i believe art allows our creativity to escape understanding… for me, that means sometimes encouraging myself to try new things, be open to different styles and techniques.  i also believe the only way to grow our creative thinking is to give ourselves that freedom to explore.  the 12 tags is my opportunity every month to Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – august…

    our style is as unique as our individual personality, the art we make is an expression of that, and sometimes we simply have to follow that creative muse… now usually i try to have an idea of what i want to create before i start the tag each month however this month i didn’t plan a Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – july…

    i’m lovin’ summertime!  the time to get out and enjoy a little sunshine, take a vacation, or just enjoy the longer days to take time to dream.  i’m always saying that inspiration is everywhere, many times it’s simply a matter of changing your perspective of a technique, and use what you already know in a Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – june…

    if you love the look of blended watercolor and looking for a different way to create colorful backgrounds, this month’s tag is just the thing.  like many crafters, i have a new love and appreciation for using stencils on my cards and projects.  their unique and often bold shapes allow me to incorporate them by Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – may…

    i always love the creative challenge of the 12 tags series.  i’ve said it many times that for me, these tags are a way to express whatever artistic inspiration i may be feeling at the time.  these tags are never planned in advanced, i’m literally always down to the wire when i create them on Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2014 – april…

    i love the shabby color palette of these vintage looking tea roses against the bold patterned design of the background.  this nostalgic floral accent is the perfect compliment for the new frameworks dies, and the inspiration for this month’s tag.  now you may remember the first time i shared these flowers from that august 12 Continue Reading