Monday, November 24, 2014

Wish

 I have been patiently waiting for the Layered Snowflake to arrive so I could make this months tag. I felt like it was taking forever! I knew I wasn't going to use my layered leaf.  Thanksgiving is over...Halloween is over and there is snow on the ground! That calls for a snowflake!
 
I love this big textured snowflake for November's tag.  I love the torn cardboard!  It feels grungy!
 
 
I did all the inking and embossing for the layered snowflake.  I have everything except the transfer foil *sad face* so I used brushed pewter distress paint dabbing through the speckled stencil. 

 
I cut this round thinlit label the used my Alphanumeric I just got to say WISH.  Since it wouldn't fit across the tag I had fun and placed the letters like you see.  I actually prefer it like this.
 
*the letters became magnetized and were dancing around my platform...weird*

 
Along the bottom of my tag I cut and distress glittered clear rock candy the snow flurries cut.  Then attached with some tinsel twine.  I attached a snowflake charm with a little added picket fence distress paint.

 
 I love all the blues and texture.

 
I attached a Christmas Word Band along the top with my tiny attacher and tinsel twine. 

 
There, short and sweet...like me. 
 
Thanks for checking out my 12 Tags of 2014 November Tag.
 
Be sure to play along.  You don't have to have all the same goodies...you just have to be inspired.
 
Tim Holtz
Inspiration Journal
 
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7 comments:

  1. this tag is very rustic and gorgeous, I would put it on my tree or on a wreath!

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  2. I love your take on Tim's tag! The tinsel adds a nice glittery finish. Don't ya just love the layered snowflake die?!

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  3. Nicole, you are faster than sound! Beautiful tag and wonderful use of these dies! BArbarayaya

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  4. The blues are stunning Nicole, the layered snowflake looks so impressive on your beautiful tag! Love this. Anne xx

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  5. Well, you sure were inspired! This is gorgeous, Nicole! A great spin on Tim's tag! this is just perfect, and I love all the snowy details! Love! Great idea to use the stencil with brushed pewter. Sure beats spilling the entire bottle all over your work table like I did! I had silver hands for a week!

    Now, I've got to get that snowflurries die! I hope you'll visit again, and see what I just finished linking to Tim's challenge--another flake!

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  6. beautiful grunginess Nicole! Thank you for joining us at Inspiration Journal. =)

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  7. Cool tag Nicole! Love the snowflakes and all that wonderful texture. Karen.x

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