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October's 12 Tags of 2012

Just squeaking this one in!
 
I haven't tackled a tag since the Spring!  Or have you noticed?  I couldn't pass up October's Tag.  I think you all might stage a mutiny if I didn't!  OK, so here is my version.  I mixed it up a bit because I wanted to try some other stuff.  I can be a rebel like that;)
 
Notice the "31"...ya you do!  But first things first...
 

I couldn't find the dry glitter, rock candy stuff Tim used but I did find this dry glitter stuff in the $1.50 bin at Michaels.  It's Studio G, Tinsel Glitter.  Works for me;) 


My tag is super duper cool.  I've been rusting everything in sight and I thought I would see if a tag rusts too.  Yes it does.  Then I ran it through my embossing folder...ummm it's a TH one and that's all I know.


My $1 Store has some AWESOME ribbon that shrivels when heated.  I have this rusty orange one I picked up.  The TH Tinsel was all out so I used some gold pipe cleaner, then ran my black paint dauber over it.  You can't tell...right?

OK lovin my "31", cut from Gothic Boo on grunge, then again with that Oven protector sheet.  I do have the stamp and ticket die that Tim used.  But I wasn't loving it and opted for this instead. 


My Tag:)  It's not as bright as Tim's but that's real rust so I'm OK with it!


Want to see some of the other stuff I've been rusting...



My Gears in my Media Room, I rusted the 3 small ones.


Well the EEK isn't rusty, but the Crown Royal Bottle beside it is:)


Oven Protector's for crafting.



Thanks again for popping it and checking out my October Tag:) 
 
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  1. Love it and just in time.. I have had so much fun doing the tags each month.. so glad you joined us this time.. Take Care

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  2. very cool!! The other rusty stuff is pretty awesome too! :)

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  3. You've been having fun rusting things, haven't you? I love all your tags, and I also love rust color, so I'm loving it all. TFS. I might have to rust some paper myself. :)

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  4. Wow Nicole you have been busy.
    Loving your rusting, that is awesome.
    Great tag. I meant to follow and do all of his tags this year, guess how many I have done....none.
    I had an idea for each one, but nadda.

    Great projects, I am going to have to take a closer look at them :)

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