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If Tim Holtz were a Canadian...


Canadian Tag EH?
 
What if Tim Holtz was a Canadian?  His patriotic tag may look something like this... only better.  I wanted to make a tag with a few Canadian goodies to go with Scrappy Moms Stamps new stamp set, Proudly Canadian. 

Couldn't make something crafty and not include a Moose.

The moose is painted with the Espresso acrylic dauber paint and sanded down for a distressed look.  Have you ever seen a Moose...BIG!

Using SMS set Proudly Canadian I stamped this sentiment on a SU tag punch.  The Proudly Canadian set also comes with this adorable Canadian Maple Leaf stamp that I stamped in red.  I picked up the charms at Walmart.

Using my TH Word Play Big Die I cut out the EH using grunge board.  With the Black Soot dauber I painted the letter, sanded the edges, then I added Rock Candy for a crackled look.

Look how adorable these Walmart charms are.  Perfect for this Moose's neck.

I just picked up Autumn Gatherings strip die. Cutting in 4 colours I layered the leaves and coated the red maple leaf in Glossy Accents. 

To get your hands on the Proudly Canadian set from Scrappy Moms Stamps click HERE.
 
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  1. Great tag, especially the moose. My classroom is decorated with them.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  2. Love your CDN tag! What a great idea. It's odd how we rarely think to paper craft with our icons and how difficult they can be to find in the first place. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  3. so great to see a CDN project!!! always see sooooo many US creations. Great tag!

    Candace
    scrppin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com

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  4. Your Canadian tag is fantastic, Nicole! I love all the details! ~Hugs, Saundra

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  5. Awesome tag sweetie...love this! ;) Hugs x

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  6. Love your tag, it is adorable! Love the colors!

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  7. Hi! You stopped my my blog and followed me. Thanks! I live in Alberta too. Love all the Canadian stuff on your blog. Would love to yoink some for mine. Which paper line is the Canadian paper used for the coaster project? I was in a swap prior to Canada Day and had to do a lot of improv to pull it off. What a great Blog! Thanks for stoppin' by mine. I'll follow you now too.

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