Monday, November 25, 2013

Craft It Up & Link It Up #20 - Tag, You're It

Happy Monday!! I hope you had a wonderful weekend!! For my US friends, how are your plans coming along for Thanksgiving?? Are you traveling?? I can't wait for all the yummy goodies on Thursday...turkey and pumpkin pie :)


It's time for another fun challenge at Craftin Desert Divas!! The challenge this week is: Tag, You're It. We want to see your projects using a tag. The sponsors for this challenge are Too Cute by Jessica with a $20 gift card, and Cardz TV with a set of stamps.


For my project, I created a Christmas tag using several Tim Holtz products. The tag was cut with a TH Tag and Bookplate die. The papers are from My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Christmas stack. The trees were colored with TH Pine Needles and Walnut Distress Markers and cut out with the coordinating TH Holiday Joy Framelits. Santa was colored with Festive Berries and Black Soot Distress Markers and cut out with the coordinating Retro Christmas Framelits set. His beard and fur were covered with Ranger White Enamel Accents and he was popped up with foam tape for dimension. Merry Christmas was stamped with Versafine Black ink and then inked with Walnut Distress Ink and Festive Berries along the edges. It was covered with Glossy Accents and then popped up with foam tape when dry. The holly in the corner was stamped with Pine Needles Distress Marker and cut out with the coordinating Holiday Joy Framelits. The berries were added with Liquid Pearls.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Little Scrap Pieces - Anything Goes
  2. DL.Art - November Linky
  3. Sunday Funday - November Linky
  4. Just B Creative Crazy - November Linky
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Craftin Desert Divas to see the amazing projects my talented design team sisters have created for today's challenge. Then link up your Tag, You're It project...I can't wait to see what you create :)

47 comments:

  1. love the santa in festive berries...so cute and such a fun colour!

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  2. Lisa, this is just beautiful.....your tag has a real vintage look to it which I love. Enjoy your turkey and pumpkin pie, yum!

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  3. Love your tag Lisa! Fab way to use enamel on his beard. I have been eyeing this set up for ages! I plan to have a 3 day tag event but mine are a little'basic' compared to yours! Lol!
    Have a great day my friend.
    Jayne x

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  4. Such a beautiful tag - I will be hanging with my family and eating eating and eating lol - enjoy your day!!!

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  5. I just love your beautiful retro Santa tag!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  6. This is AWESOME Lisa! I love that Santa, the papers are gorgeous and your overall tag is AMAZING!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT Monday!!

    ~ I am hosting Thanksgiving this year...I LOVE to cook so it has become a tradition that we have it at our house....Since my sisters both have significant others and they spend Thanksgiving with them...It is just my family and my inlaws which is totally fine with me! A big yummy dinner and then a few days of leftovers....So looking forward to it!

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  7. Gasp...this is GORGEOUS! The Santa is adorable and love the fun inking and the dimension is awesome! LOVE it!!
    We are getting ready to go back home for Thanksgiving. Both my parents and inlaws live about 140 miles away so we will be making a trip back home! We look forward to it. We have a wonderful time and a LOT of good food!
    Have a super day Lisa!
    Sherrie K

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  8. What a fabulous Santa!! Super pretty tag!!

    Stacey
    DT sister

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  9. Gorgeous Christmas tag Lisa, i like the santa,the trees and the ribbon
    Kevin xx

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  10. Love your jolly ole Santa, this will brighten any Christmas package...

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  11. this is really pretty. love santa. hugs

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  12. This is a gorgeous tag. I love that Santa Claus.

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  13. Awesome tag, Lisa! Totally loving the retro feel to it!

    Have a great day!

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  14. I just love the beautiful vintage style of your tag Lisa!!

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  15. Love,love,love this gorgeous tag! That vintage Santa is just fabulous and I love your pretty background. Santa in his bright red suit just pops! Beautiful work my sweet friend. Staying home this year for Thanksgiving - just me and my hubby. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  16. This is just Simply Beautiful and Elegant!!
    A beautiful vintage Santa!! Awesome job my fabulous friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    M'
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog ♥

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  17. Hi There! I fell in love with your tag, that Santa is the BEST!! I really LOVE the paper too! You're so AWESOME Lisa!

    I hope you are staying warm! It's cold there huh? We are finally hitting some cold temps but then today we warmed up. I was totally going to tease you and Sherrie and send you a pic and tell you it snowed here is Los Angeles - I was at the Grove in LA (it's an open air mall) over the weekend and they make it fake snow (foam) - We call it LA snow :) funny huh?

    Happy Monday my friend!
    Shelly

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  18. What a fabulous tag! I love the Santa! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  19. Hello sweet friend:) We had a great weekend filled with soccer and I'm also very excited for all the yumminess this Thanksgiving with my in-laws and my parents:) Get ready for those extra pounds LOL!! WOW! the tag is absolutely breath taking and I love the vintage looking Santa! I'm off to see what I's missed:) Enjoy the rest of your evening my dear friend!!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  20. Beautiful tag!!!!Love it!!!!Have a Blessed thanksgiving!!!!

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  21. Oh my goodness - gorgeous tag. Love the jolly Santa! TFS and have a great week.

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  22. Lisa, I am totally smitten with the vintage Santa! I love love your tag! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  23. What a terrific tag, Lisa, I love the cute Santa and pretty font!

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  24. Now this is a happy jolly Santa. Great tag and in my favorite traditional Christmas colors. Blissful Joy...

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  25. what a fun tag, you can not go wrong with TH,,love him and his products, have a great day...Happy Thanksgiving.
    cathyplus5

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  26. My sweetest friend, I simply couldn't flutter off to sleep without leaving you some bloggie love! :o) Your tag (which I quickly admired earlier) is absolutely lovely! You are such a natural with TH products, which you've so festively shown here. Santa looks AMAZING and I love that his jolly self extends beyond the tag border. :o) The MME background is so beautiful and I truly love the trees and sweet holly corner. Stamps and matching dies are such fun! Exquisite work as always, my dear Lisa! I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with love, beauty, and extra pie. ;)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  27. Lisa this tag is absolutely gorgeous! I just love the traditional twist you put on this tag and all the detail is fantastic! Thanks for inspiring me to get creative on my Christmas cards!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xoxo

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  28. What a "jolly old soul" this Santa is...love his vintage look (reminds of my childhood decorations)...a fabulous tag my friend!! Have a very Happy Thanksgiving, we are/were to be traveling, now with the crazy weather forecast, I think we might just stay put here for turkey day!!

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  29. Love vintage, especially vintage Santa! This is so charming, Lisa…just wonderful for the season. Something so magical about a creation like this! Thanks for sharing sweet lady!

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  30. Hi Lisa :) wow oh wow whst a gorgeous tag!!!! Absolutely beautiful another stunning piece :) have a lovely thanksgiving and enjoy your turkey and pumpkin pie :)

    Hugs

    Vic xxx

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  31. Fabulous Tag Lisa!! I love the way you did the background and the added the sweet Santa, Makes for awesome dimension !! Have a Wonderful Happy Thanksgiving :)

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  32. that santa image is so cute! fantastic tag :)

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  33. Just popped over to say Congratulations on your win of the Border stamps from 3 Twenty Crafts as you were selected as the random winner from my blog! I think you'll enjoy these nifty & versatile borders. So happy to see a name I "knew" as a winner. Loved your festive Santa tag, all the TH elements you used to make such a classy look. TFS & Hugs. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  34. This is a beautiful and classic tag ! I love all of your creations , and look forward to being inspired every time ! Congratulations on winning a stamp set from 3 Twenty Crafts , her stamps are all super cute ! Happy Thanksgiving !

    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  35. What a gorgeous tag, Lisa!! I'm lovin' the Tim touches!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    Garden of Grace

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  36. That is one jolly Santa! This is gorgeous Lisa!

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  37. This is such a great vintage tag Lisa. I love your Santa- I wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes November Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  38. Stopping by to wish you and your Family and Happy Thanksgiving my friend!!!

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  39. I just love the vintage 1950's look of this cute tag, Lisa! We have a 1950's house and lots of furniture and accessories, so you know how this touches my heart! Can't believe all the work and wonderful elements you put into this little tag! Adore it!

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  40. Love the vintage look of this tag! Happy Thanksgiving!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  41. Love the retro Christmas tag. I ended up having Thanksgiving at my house. Not like expected with one sister missing (my older, middle sister was supposed to come out bit with everything she has going on right now, it's not happening) but still had other sis, her husband and MIL. I always make a pumpkin cheesecake -- so yummy.

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  42. Beautiful tag Lisa. Love the Santa. Great how you used the enamel on his beard.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
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    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  43. Adorable Tag, Love Santa and what you did with his Beard super cool.

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  44. Awesome tag, Lisa! That Santa is the cutest! Great papers too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blospot.com

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  45. Your tag is ADORABLE, LOVE IT!!! :)

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