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Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts: Tim Holtz's 12 days of Christmas tags

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Tau10
Federal Way, WA

December 8, 2009
3:27 PM

Post #7348398

So who here are making TIm Holtz's 12 days of Christmas tags? I don't have a lot of the supplies I need but I'm trying some of my own designs. They are beautiful though, but I can't justify the amount of money needed for stamps, and the heating tool I need etc. at least not until after Christmas. You can go here to find his blog and instructions to make them. These tags are from 2007.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

December 17, 2009
9:46 PM

Post #7377862

I want to thank you (NOT) for showing these to me. lol. Now I have gone and purchased 75% of the products to do these. I decided to do the ones that you showed above, except that I think those are listed as 2008. I am planning on making 4 sets of them for my 4 DD's families and doing something new and different for them for Christmas 2010 starting 12 days before. I wish more people had responded to your post, so I could learn some do's and don't's as I start mine. I won't begin until after the holidays though. Been very difficult to find all the supplies.
Tau10
Federal Way, WA

December 18, 2009
1:02 PM

Post #7379452

Go to Eclectic Paperie they have the tags and listed products to make each one. They are beautiful aren't they? I know I've been spending money on Tim's products, my kind of scrapbooking/art. I just made these two boxes. They will be used to store scrapbooking supplies. Let me tell you by the time I got through day #3 my cart was up to almost $400, so I bet it would cost about $1,000 for all 12. I decided to buy some once a month and when he does next yrs I'll be ready. I'm thinking about getting an extra small tree to hang them on.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

December 18, 2009
2:21 PM

Post #7379599

Very nice job on the boxes.
I know about the $$. I need to slow down and maybe get thru 1 tag at a time, then worry about the supplies for the next one. Thanks for the info. on where to get the list of supplies needed. I will go and check that out. I have tried to make an excel ss myself, and it is taking me forever just to get thru 3 tags.
Its a shame I don't have a single thing of any of this stuff. Guess if I had been more familiar with Tim Holtz, I may have already had some.
Tau10
Federal Way, WA

December 21, 2009
6:26 PM

Post #7388287

n2, Thanks! I just discovered Tim's products, and boy has it been fun buying up new supplies. I took a year off, my creative mind went to sleep. I admit I'm not a girly scrapper, so having a guy out there making products I can relate to has awakened the sleeper! I've also been turned onto Artist Trading Cards, so I've been making those. Tim Holt. com has a site/blog and he has just released new information on new Distressing Ink pad colors, and has designed a new Sizzix machine with Die-cuts and embossing folders. So check it out, you won't be disappointed, there is also a yahoo group call AllThingsTim, I joined so I could share and chat with other people. Someone posted so helpfully (NOT) lol that Jo-ann's fabric was having a sale of Tim's products, cha ching, there went another $100, you can't beat 30-40% off. I also had to make a promise to my partner not to order anything more for awhile, or until I run out haha, so I guess I better get scrapping, the sooner I use it up the sooner I can order more. My BD is coming in 4 months, so if his new Die-cuts don't work with the old machine I'll have to put the new one on my wish list.

Here is a picture of my ATC's; I'm doing series of 10 travel cards where we have been, where I want to go. Then a series of 10 our our beloved feline Jaz whom passed on Jan 10, 2007.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

December 23, 2009
3:12 AM

Post #7392158

Those cards are amazing ! It is just this time of year that I even have the desire to scrap. As soon as March gets here - I am in the yard most every free minute I have. Would love to be able to do both year-round. I'd love to go to those sites you mentioned - but you have me already in a heap of debt ! lol.

Wonder if his die's will work on the Big Kicks ?

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