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Counting Down the 12 Tags of 2015

It's time for a new year of tags and I am ready! I am so ready... I have all 12 folders marked and ready for photo's on my computer!  I was worried I might miss the first tag!  Already...it's the first one.  Not a good way to start off the year.  I've been super busy with projects and posting before I head south for some sun and Disney World!  EEEEEK!!!!  I have less than a week to get all my commitments ready so while I'm away lounging in the Bahama's...yep that too you'll still be getting posts!
 
I went with a "time" theme because I'm seem to be short on time these days! 
 
I cut my weathered clock in half then layered some Southern Ridge Trading Company gears inked with distress paint!

 
I couldn't find the tissue paper so I made my own.  I followed the fun techniques Tim showed.

 
I glittered the "1" and "5" and added the chit chat words.  This was a fun messy way to use these!

 
I attached a mirrored star to the gears.

 
I love this tag...super grungy!

 
I popped in an arrow and a wee clock face for the bow.

 
Are you committing to the 12 Tags? 
 
Time to play...
 
Inspiration Emporium - Fresh Start
Tim Holtz- January Tag
Craft Hoarders Anonymous- Choose Your Challenge
(paint, seam binding, distress colouring, chipboard, bling)
Simon Says Stamps Monday- Inky Background
 
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  1. I love your tag this month Nicole, it's super grungy and I love the colours you've used. Have a great holiday. :)

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  2. Wow, great tag !!!
    Best regards Berdien

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  3. Terrific!! Colors, touch of glitter, and cool pieces of added awesome. Great start to the year, can't wait to see more interpretations each month!

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  4. I love your tag, awesome textures and color!
    Hugs Kelly

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  5. Fabulous tag , love the glittered elements and the gears . Love your time theme too. Hope you get all your commitments finished and enjoy your time away. Hugs x x

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  6. I LOVE your take on Tim's tag, it looks amazing with the time theme too. Bahamas? Wow, I am not at all green with envy........ much. Anne xx

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  7. Love your Tim tag, Nicole! The time thing is right up my alley and love all that glittery goodness and grunginess! Have a wonderful vacation! Hugs!

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  8. Beautiful! Lovely warm colors and it just is filled with texture! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  9. Such a gorgeous tag Nicole!! Love the colours. I hope I have time to do my January tag too. Thank you so much for getting inky with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  10. NIcole you know that I love your tag! Its spectacular, wonderful ,!You are a great artist! 'BArbarayaya

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  11. Great job! You always do such great stuff. Love it!

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  12. Nice tag! Thanks for sharing with Craft Hoarders Anonymous.

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  13. This is a wonderful tag! So many great layers and elements. Love the colors, too! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  14. Nice take on Tim's Jan. tag Nicole! I love it. =) Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Emporium! Have fun on your vacation.

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  15. Awesome tag! I love the ribbon and the sparkle! I so want to make time to do these tags, but already I am behind! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  16. What an amazing mixed media tag! Absolutely love it!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

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  17. Awesome tag Nicole but you always rock the Tim Holtz tag inspiration...just love all the grunge and sparkle. Thanks for playing in our challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  18. I adore this tag and all the awesome things that you put on it. I hope you had fun at Disney world too. Thank you for sharing your tag with all of us on the Craft Hoarders challenge this month and can't wait to see your next tag :)

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  19. This version is SO cool! Jenny x

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  20. Gorgeous take! LOVE the bow and the goodies everywhere!

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  21. This is a fantastic tag! Love all the details!! Thanks for playing along with the Craft Hoarders this month!

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  22. What a charming Valentine project. I love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog : )

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