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12 Tags of 2016: August Remix

Well, hello there stranger!  

You may notice some dust or cobwebs... do not be alarmed.  My blog gets very quiet in the summer.  Consider this the calm before the holiday storm.  When all the new dies and stamps start releasing and I am non stop playing!  

You may have noticed there's no tag here.  There's nothing getting by you crafty peeps;)  There are so many summer birthday's so I decided to go crazy and make my tag into a card!  I did use a tag.  I just cut the top off.


Oh man I went nuts with the dies!  There were different size cutting pads, magnet plate and a well loved Vagabond.  Great way to use up some wee scraps!



Have you tried the Sizzix Leather Paper yet?  It's perfect to layer!  Here comes the remix with the stain, brayer and inking.


I cut a tag for the front and then made an "inside" distress piece too.  Ohhhh more leather paper with some inking and spritzing.  Yep, you can add water and heat to these.  Gotta love the Notebook Edging.


INK EVERYTHING!  


OK, so sometimes my markers get a wee bit dry and don't want to Spritz.  I know... BOO!  That's OK.  Spritz a little water onto the craft sheet, scribble the nib and BAM... You're spritzing.  


It's a tag layered onto a card. 


Love the scraps, inking and spritzing.


There's that layered Handwritten Birthday using Sizzix Leather Paper.  


A mirrored star and Hello Friend!


Check it out... just the right angle and SHAZAM... instant shine.


Lookie, I used the tiny attacher.  Is it a designer feature or am I fixing a mistake?  Hmmmm... you'll never break me.


ACK... don;t forget the inside.  Handwritten Celebration stamped, distressing and a Craft Glassine leafy bit.


Make a Wish


Tim's August Tag


As always it's fun to explore your creativity and expand.  Shhh... don't tell anyone I don't own the wildflower die that was used... YET!  

OK you guys enjoy your weekend.  Thanks for not forgetting about me.   

You can find me playing:
Anything but Cute- Shabby Garden (Leafy things and green bits)
Tim Holtz- August Remix
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  1. Wowzers! Is this ever fan-freakin-tastic! Love all those gorgeous layers and yummy inkiness!

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  2. Beautiful Nicole, love all the layers and great tip on getting your markers to spritz, thank you! Deb xo

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  3. I always forget about that spiral paper die...so cool here, and love the layers on top! Great spin on the tag, and beautiful too!

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  4. Love this "tag" card!! I love all the layers and the use of scraps. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Nicole, this color combo alone is breath taking, let alone your exquisite design. I love the card interior too! Such a perfect detail. - Autumn

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    1. We truly appreciate you sharing with us at Anything But Cute. Hugs, Autumn

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  6. Haha! You and me both don't own that die. Wonderously awesome sauce tag card! Very genius way to use up some scraps and I have to totally agree about the Leather Paper, love the stuff! Great design and details and the recipient is sure to enjoy!

    Thanks for joining us at Anything But Cute for our "Shabby Garden" challenge. Hugz. ~Niki DT

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  7. This is a great card. I really like the depth in the background and the dimensional dies in the front are wonderful. I am eagerly looking forward to your holiday designs in the next few weeks.

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  8. Oh wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!! The colors are amazing!! I love the layers and the details you added!! It's stunning!! Thank you so much for playing along at Anything But Cute for our Shabby Garden challenge!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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