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Spring Break- Vintage Travel

You still have time to enter the Art with Heart Challenge ,Spring Break!  For my project I wanted to share with you the Luggage Tag from Eileen's new Vintage Travel Sizzix line.  I love this die!  There are so many fun ways to use it.  Hanging off an ATB, used with a family photo, stamped sentiment or tucked into a mini album.  

I really wanted to create something different with this die.  I wanted you to see what else this die can do.  So, I created a Luggage Tag Luminary by connecting the die and using tissue wrap in the cutouts.


I used some scrap Postale Tissue Wrap for the cutouts.  


Don't throw away the cutout!  It's the perfect layer to add more Postale Tissue Wrap!


A messy bow and gumdrop.


I used Crackle Paste on the Luggage Tag.  Once dried I played around with my DecoArts Media Fluid Acrylic's!  


For the top I had no idea what to do.  Then I thought about my dies and tried the Canister Die Lid layered with more Postale Tissue Wrap and it worked!  It just tucks down into the luminary.


Be sure to use a battery tea light.  No burning down the house!


It gives a nice glow!


Enter your Spring Break projects HERE.


I hope you liked how I used the Luggage Tag die from the new Vintage Travel Collection.  I like this die like this!


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  1. AWESOME PROJECT i LOVE THE COLORS AND ALL YOUR CUTS.Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  2. What a clever idea Nicole, I love how you've created something little different! The outside looks like vintage leather too - perfecto!!x

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  3. This is fabulous Nicole, I bet it looks amazing when the lights are down low. Looks like leather, love it! hugs :)

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  4. This is SO beautiful! I'm in love...it's gorgeous and what a great idea to hold a faux candle. I'm all about saving the house too. :) Thanks for your never ending inspiration....
    Lisa x

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  5. Love what you did here Nicole ^.^ really love this project, great idea

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  6. Great use of this die. Now that I've seen this, looks like a must own (sigh)...the never ending list

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  7. Clever idea and very creative way to use the die, gorgeous piece. Tracy x

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  8. Love your creative use of the Luggage Tag Nicole! That faux leather look is fantastic- also amazing the canister top fits! Hooray!

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  9. Like others have said, this is such a clever idea Nicole, in fact it is a genius idea, I love how you worked the top in too. A fabulous project! Hugs, Anne xx

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  10. Such a clever way to use this die! I need the entire Vintage Travel set :) Jenny x

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