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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Last tag of 2014

Hi All: Obviously this is my 12th tag for the 12 tags for 2014 which is the monthly challenge on the Tim Holtz Blog (timholtz.com). for this tag I didn't have a few of the items and so I improvised a little. I had to go hunting through my craft room which this month was a chore. I did the background technique which I totally love. I had the blue but not the silver so I tried using tarnished brass, even though the combination is pretty it wasn't the look I was going for so I did a total color change. I used peeled paint and tarnished brass. I really liked this combo. I then pulled out my tattered poinsettia die and went that way. To add a pop of color I went with red and silver accents. I sprinkled on my distress clear rock candy glitter. and done. And for my silver an idea-logy wreath . Hope you like it.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Noel CC3C #17

Happy Holidays Everyone: Seriously finding time to craft this time of year is a challenge !!! I really need to start my Christmas cards in August!! But I had to do this challenge. I had this log plaque in my stash, it inspired me to make a woodland scene. Hope you like it. . For this challenge I used some of the new distress stains- Peeled Paint and Walnut stain. I also used Walnut Stain distress paint for my letters then sprayed them with walnut stain spray and perfect pearls. Then I flicked Picked Fence distress paint everywhere. You can get all these items and more from the Challenges awesome sponsor- Inspiration Emporium (www.inpirationemporuim.com).

Friday, December 5, 2014

Jolly CC3C #16

Hi All: Here we are at the end of the 16th challenge for CC3C. Yep here I am at the last minute trying to finish. Seriously time management is not my friend lately!! I did a tag because this technique is so fun and easy that i just kept making backgrounds with it. Next thing I know I 10:30 pm central time and all I have is backgrounds. for this tag I used the festive stencil, evergreen and festive berry ink, embossing powder, Christmas word band and the stamp from the retro Christmas framelits set. hope you like it. If you want to get any of the items I used please check out this really fun website The Funkie Junkie Boutique (www.thefunkiejunkie.com).The have a great selection, tutorials, and a awesome blog. Seriously check them out