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12 Tags of 2014-March & Winner

March Tag x2...plus a winner.
I love doing this technique.  I love getting 2 projects for 1! Some stuff I had and some stuff I didn't.  I have been trying ALL DAY to post this!  It's just been a crazy day of running around, cleaning the house and Mom stuff! Darn those kids wanting dinner...
 
 
 
This Bird Feather set is my first nature/ bird type stamp.  And I must say it's growing on me.
 
I have the tumbled glass in the stain and paint but not the ink?  Ohhh I wish I had it in the ink. 
I just love how subtle the smudge is.
 
 Inking the edges in frayed burlap and walnut stain bring out the colour.  It draws in your eye!
 
 
I've been waiting for the spritzer and I have yet to locate one where I am.  So I skipped it. Opting to just ink with my stencils.  The new stencils aren't here yet either.
 
 
My ink cart is supposed to be temporary but it's growing on me.  It sits right beside me when I need it, then roll it away when I'm done.
 
 
I changed up the smudge tag a little.
 
 
I used the word band and iced spruce for the 1st tag.
 
 
All my greens, browns and blues.  All quick access. Check out my storage post!
 
 
I used some scrabble pieces and inked the edges.  I LOVE the Tied Bow die.  I just had to add it in shattered paper and the little star. 
 
 
I have a ton of jute.  Instead of buying the inky one I used the stain and simply made my own.  I still have rusty hinge fingers.
 
 
It worked pretty awesome!
 
 
I had some washi on the tag.  But I wasn't feeling it.  I ended up taking it off.  I added my #hashtag sentiment instead.  LOVE!!!
 
 
This is the 1st tag stamped.  I skipped the distress marker step.  I decided I wanted to stop.
 
 And the 2nd stamp smudged.
 
 
I am excited to try the spritzer when it arrives near me.
 
 
The honeycomb stencil is dreamy!
 
I flattened the staples then textured and pounded out the word band.
What a difference a smudge makes.
I love this technique so much I'm teaching a class on it!  This boxed set holds 8 cards, 4 first stamped cards and 4 smudge cards. Contact me if you live in the Calgary area and want to take the class with me. Did I mention I bake? 
 
Thanks again to all my CANADIAN voters.  I wish I could send you all a gift card!  I had so much fun sharing my win with my first giveaway, Grungy Garden to all my crafty peeps around the world.  And now sharing a 2nd giveaway along with Scrapbooker's Paradise, $50 in crafty goodies!  A lot of you want Tim Goodies!  Who can blame you;)

(click photo if you were under a rock and have no clue what I'm talking about)
http://www.sizzix.com/images/static/wayvote/way_vote.html
We have a Winner
 
 
Christa, please contact me with your mailing address. If I don't hear from you in a couple days I'll have to random.org again:(  Boo!!!
 
I can't wait to share with you all my adventures away from the snowy cold Canadian winter and south to a much warmer California!  Sizzix here I come!
 
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  1. Your tags are beautiful. I love the extra touches you added to yours…I really like the scrabble tiles :)
    I love my carts…yes I have 2 of them. Bought the teal one, then saw the grey on our one of our vacations…and liked that colour better, lol.
    Congrats to the winner and to the ladies taking your wonderful class :)

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  2. Totally going to beat up my friend Christa and steal her online gift certificate.

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  3. I love your tags!! They are so beautiful - great take on Tim's tag!! and the bow die you used, looks awesome! I'm in the mist of reno's so all of my supplies are in boxes, can't wait to have my craft space back, so I can be creative, lol

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  4. Congrats &
    I LOVE your tags -
    was hoping to get one of these sets in Minneapolis this last weekend - no luck

    Love the cards
    & love the cart!

    after seeing Tracey's on her blog that did make it home
    but now before I could lay claim
    my 4 yr is using for toys and legos in living room ....

    can't blame him works week -
    now gotta get a new one!!


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  5. This is so awesome. I think you have inspired me to want to play with my paints and make some backgrounds The tags are just super. I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes March Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  6. Sweet heavens girl, you really rocked this tag and I love that you took pictures , just look at you go! I now have a few more want's on my list of things to get... awesome job my crafty friend, hugs

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  7. Gorgeous! I love the look of the Scrabble tiles.

    Congrats to Christa too!!

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  8. Wonderful tags! Love the colors! Your organization is fabulous!!!

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  9. Your tags are both beautiful! I cannot wait for my spritzer to arrive..... your tags look lovely without. You should enter these beauties over at A Vintage Journey. Anne x

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