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Make mine a Double

Holy CRAP...I'm early!  
(sorry, didn't me to yell there)

Lately, I seem to be just squeaking my tags in at the last moment!  I cannot tell you how BUSY I am creating and scheduling posts.  I have a lot of stuff coming up and exciting things to share.  But for now...let's bask in the glory of my June Tag...DONE!  Or at least I will bask!

 I know, I say it all the time but it's true...this was FUN to make.  I really love those Custom Ink pads...have you made yours yet?


Let us take a moment here people...this is my last "big" mirrored star :(


Now, I am not a fan of the Frap...(no haters please) but it's true.  Whip Cream is not my thing.  But, I did enjoy making it look whippy.


WOOHOO...I know I'm late to the Flashcard Party but lookie...I have some now.  ENJOY!


I do love my #hashtag stamps but I really wanted my wordband and mowed lawn distress paint to meet up and get grungy!


I didn't have a green straw either...I know shocking.  I used the straw that comes with the Freshly Brewed die and inked with mowed lawn distress paint.  No coloured jute stuff either.  So, $1 store jute and more mowed lawn.  Pretty EH...


There you have it!  

It's Father's Day Sunday and my husband LOVES Starbucks.  He has his gold card and everything so this is perfect to nestle in a loaded card for him.  Great way to celebrate Father's day!

Be sure to check where I will be submitting 

 Tim Holtz- 12 Tags of 2015
A Vintage Journey Celebrations
Anything But Cute- Make it Masculine

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  1. Nicole, as usual I had a real hearty laugh reading through your post! Don't you love it when you come early to a challenge? Especially Tim's! I'm a last minute girl when it comes to Tim's challenges,and this month will be no exception! I don't own a SINGLE thing aside from the tag itself! But I've got my tartan background ready for action! Your cuppa is just fabulous, and will be a real special Father's Day memento for your husband! I love how you have repeated your Mowed Lawn on your embellishments--it really pops against the neutrals! How come mine's not so bright?? And your whip is the cat's pajamas and looks yummy enough to eat! Thank you for making me laugh AND for joining in our Make It Masculine challenge at Anything But Cute! hugs! Sara Emily DT

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  2. You did a great job here Nicole, love your tag and your amusing post. Looks like you need more stars, but that's still about the only thing for my tag when I get round to it. Like you Tim's tag always seems to get squeezed till the end of the month. Have a great weekend.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  3. Fabulous take on Tim's tag Nicole! I love your splashes of green, especially your Mowed Lawn meets wordband! HA! Love your plaid background and the little enjoy tag! Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Make It Masculine' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

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  4. Oh, fantastic take on Tim's June tag! I enjoyed reading your wonderful post! I adore how you used your Mowed Lawn on this tag and the cup is fabulous! Soooo cool!
    Thank you so much for joining in our 'Make It Masculine' challenge at Anything But Cute!
    Branka DT x

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  5. What a great take on Tim's tag and perfect gift for a coffee lover :)
    Thank you so very much for joining our Make It Masculine challenge at Anything But Cute!
    Samra DT

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  6. Great tag and fun post. Your work is always fun to look at. Looking forward to what you come up with next. Thanks for joining us here at A Vintage Journey.

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  7. a great take...me well still not done mine yet :( x

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  8. Hi Nicole - a lovely take as always, you always do Tim's style such justice! Thanks for joining us at Anything But Cute xx

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  9. Great take on the June tag - I love the inky effects on the star. Thanks for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
    Alison xx

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