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Together Forever...April Tag

April is coming to a close and I am yet again sneaking mine in.  I've been wondering all month which stamp I would use.  I don't have the flower stamp and I most likely won't get it.  I just kept thinking about the Apothecary set.  Then this morning I decided to stamp half of each side.  

I do a lot of watercoloring.  It's one of my favorite ways to create.  Creating the tag like this was fun!


I used the Aplhanumeric Thinlits die for the Forever and tilted the "V" for fun.  I promise, it didn't shift.


I added the Idea-Ology pin thingy and filled it with DecoArts Liquid Glass.  Like a mini monocle.  Glossy Accents would create the same effect.  I wanted to try the Liquid Glass...it was almost done drying here.    


I added  the wordband to the top along with some linen ribbon.


The Spritzer is so great!  Love the grungy effect.


Another month done and onto number 5!  

Challenge...
A Vintage Journey- Through the Looking Glass
Tim Holtz- April Tag

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  1. one of my favourite stamps! Love the use of the Memo Pin (might steal that).
    stay crafty and crafty my friend...

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    1. Memo Pin... that's it! Ugh, I couldn't recall. Steal away :)

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  2. Brilliant tag Nicole, love the memo pin and your water colouring . Tracy x

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  3. Wowcher!! Nicole, this is super stunning!! xx

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  4. Absolutely love it, even if you can't remember the name of the eyeglass pin. lol.

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    1. Kristi, it's a Memo Pin! "That Crazy Chick" really knows all!

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  5. This really did make me smile Nicole, the skull is my most favourite Tim stamp and I LOVE how you used it on this fantastic tag - a genius idea, beautifully executed! A very clever take on Tim's tag. Hugs, Anne xx

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  6. Love your version of Tim's tag - I just posted mine as well - better almost late than never! !! what a clever design with the skulls - and that great monocle using the pin - never would have thought of that! thanks for joining us at the A Vintage Journey challenge! hugs, Julia xx

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  7. HAHA, you totally did go creepy! Love it Nicole, you are a creative genius! The pin on the eye is brilliant! hugs :)

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  8. What a fantastic creation Nicole, so clever and so well executed. Nikki x

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  9. EXCEPTIONALLY COOL, Nicole! This is my absolute favorite take I've seen on Tim's tag this month! Your watercoloring is fabulous, and the entire tag is just so stinkin' creative!

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  10. That is a fab take on Tim's tag, I laughed out loud when I saw it ☺Love the monocle you created with the pin, brilliant!

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  11. What a super take on Tim's tag this month Nicole and such fun. Thanks for joining in the challenge at AVJ and good luck.
    Julie x

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  12. what a wonderful take on Tim's tag!! I love new ways to use those memo pins!

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  13. LOL! I had to come over after I saw it to see what you had done. Beautifully designed and wonderful take on tim's tag!

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  14. This not only cracks me up but leaves me in awe! LOVE how your mind thinks! AWESOME take!!!

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