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Oh Christmas Tree... 12 Tags 2015

Well how did we already get here for the final 12 Tags of 2015.  For me personally, this final "tag" marks 24 tags consecutively I have completed.  That's right... I have not missed a tag in 2 years.  WOOHOO!  I love technique crafting so it's easy for me to play every month.

Even when I change it up...

Yep, you may have noticed mine is not a tag.  I picked up the Evergreen die a couple months ago just so I could do this technique.  Make it 3D.  I was planning on adding it to a tag...but then there was this ornate frame sitting there and... well ... here we go!

I followed most of the fun techniques with a few minor changes.


I cut 4 evergreen trees on watercolor paper, scored, folded and attached them to each other.  


A tattered pinecone coated in Emerald Creek Craft custom soft fallen snow embossing powder and a couple metal pine cones tucked in the corner.


My Candy Apple Red isn't here yet.  But, lucky me Candy Red Embossing Powder is a perfect fit with a slight pretty shimmer.


I used the letterpress blocks to spell out "Joyeux". Too bad I ran out of "o" and "e" otherwise I would have added Noel too..  I believe we need a Letterpress Vowel set Mr. Holtz.


The tree is inked with lucky clover, twisted citron and evergreen bough each tree distressed on both sides.


The mini bow distressed and inked along with the inked slate mirrored star.


For the Burlap piece I inked with fired brick using the Festive Stencil.


I wanted to add a group of holiday greens.  My punches are still en route so I ended up going a different way.  I can't wait for my punches to get here.


I cut and rolled some tiny tattered florals in green and red.  Also a sprig of Fall Foliage is tucked in there.


Some well placed jingles and another tattered pinecone all coated with more soft fallen snow embossing powder 


The corner needed some hardware so I attached a Victorian Snowflake Charm.


Around the tree there are these adorable mini Christmas lights.  They are a dollar store necklace.







You can see ALL my 12 Tags of 2015 HERE.


Don't forget to join me on December 13th for the 12 Days of Christmas...12 days of Festive Inspiration.

Festive Challenges

Inspiration Journal- Tis' the Season
Frilly and Funkie- Tis' the Season
A Vintage Journey- Vintage Christmas
 Anything But Cute- You've Got Happy Mail 
(I send my Mom all my Christmas "Tim Tags" for her Tree)

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