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All Boxed- 12 Tags

Have you been wondering if I would get my tag done for this month?  I know I was.  With the Sizzix trip, my daughter's graduation this week, family in town and my son breaking his Clavicle bone on Sunday. I have just barely made this in time.
 
Now that's close and that's no tag!  I had the tag built and all I had to do was assemble it when I got the call my son was heading to the hospital in an ambulance.  He's fine but Mommy mode kicked in and I've been keeping a close eye on him all week.  I had this idea to use my new Artist Block die by Eileen Hull...just this morning. 
 
I used the same concept but added them to the block!
 

I used a ton of my Sizzix dies and I adore my mini armor and mini antlers! 
 
 
I went through all my fun stash.
 

I wasn't going to get the shadow press but who's kidding who.  I cut my finished tag for these so at least I used it.

 
I cut watercolor paper and stamped the High Society Blueprint set then used that as a back ground for my block.  I used distress inks and stain for coloring with my watercolor pen.
 

The honeycomb frameworks adds texture. 
 

If you look you can see I used the woodgrain stencil on the armor.  It turned out awesome.
 

I added a purple flower cut from the Tattered Pinecone die.  Love these flowers!
 

I used 1 piece of 8x8 paper stash for the whole thing!
 

I little fun with my mini ribbon and some Idea-Ology.
 

I had so much fun making my May "Tag" or Artist Block.  It's my first Block I've made and part of the dies that arrived from Sizzix!
 
 
I wanted to use some of my favorite things.  And I didn't have enough room to even fit it all.  I love this block and I can't wait for more to arrive. 
 
Thanks for stopping by and check out these challenge blogs! 
 
A Vintage Journey- Texture
Simon Says Monday Challenge- Artsy Stamp
CC3- Faux Tea Rose Technique
Tim Holtz- May Tag
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