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25 Creations of Christmas, Day 12, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 12, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

As we end the 12 days of Christmas tags – what better than remembering Santa Claus is coming to town? Only another couple weeks til he comes down the chimney!

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Are you ready for some live music from the Boss?

This tag is simple – I used the pen and shopping list from Holiday Shopper Lady and drew in my own wood background for a table. I considered mittens, but that was too much for my tired brain to work out what angle the mitten would be to hold the pen! (Besides, can you hold a pen with a mitten?) Ha!!

Thanks for joining me for the 12 tags – there are 12 cards coming in the leadup to Christmas, and more giveaways, so stick around!

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 11, White Christmas

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 11, White Christmas

I’m excited to share a favorite movie along with a song today! White Christmas is the theme for today’s tag…..and don’t forget to go back and leave a comment on Day 7, there’s a giveaway that ends soon!

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Here’s our musical inspiration….from a Christmas movie I watch over and over every year.

The part of White Christmas that makes me get all misty is the end scene with the biiiiiiiig Christmas tree, little ballerinas, and that big door that opens to reveal the snow. So I grabbed the tree from Holiday Characters and filled it in with green, and blended that out into backgrounds colors. Then with the magical white pen, I added snow snow snow snow snow!

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 10, Rockin’ Round the Tree

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 10, Rockin’ Round the Tree

Today’s song for the 12 tags of Christmas is one that, upon doing a search on YouTube, the first 34,678 results are one version or another of the classic Rockin’ Round the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee – okay that’s exaggerating, but honestly, most of the other songs give more results!

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So that means you get the classic version….enjoy!

For my tag, I went a little….well, literal. Rocks. Around a tree. With Dinomite Christmas dinos looking round. Ha! I added white pen snow to the rocks as well as a little bit of flurries coming down…..

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 9, Sleigh Ride

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 9, Sleigh Ride

Happy Day 9! I hope you’re not in the midst of a blizzard, but if so – the Sleigh Ride song might make your day a little better, maybe? Just pretend you’re shooshing and whooshing in a horse-drawn sleigh!

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For the song version – this one comes with its own Pentatonix yule log! Pull up a chair and blanket and enjoy….

For my tag I brought back that darling waving Arctic Pals penguin again! He’s so funny! I put him into the Bear Ware 4 wagon in the middle of a blizzard!

How to fix crusty, gunky, bloopy Copic Marker nibs in 30 seconds (the “bag trick!”)

This is one of the quick videos from the free My Virtual Studio class that I wanted to make public, so even those without time for a class can learn how to fix the crusties! Feel free to share it with your friends on Facebook who have this problem on a regular basis – let’s save the world from gunky marker nibs!

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 8, Let it Snow

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 8, Let it Snow

Ahhhh let it snow! If only it would here….we get one or two little snowfalls each year, although there used to be some years with none; with the climate changing so much we’ve definitely had more regular snows, though not “big” ones too much. Working at home makes me not afraid of the chaos that ensues…so bring it on!

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I’m not entirely sure what’s going on in this video of Frank singing – squeezing oranges? But my how young he was!

I’ve pulled out my Lil’ ‘Squatch for the tag….and given him a little cave! I masked off the legs before stamping him, and I made lots of big old snowflakes, since he looks ready to go out and play!

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 7, Cool Yule

25 Creations of Christmas, Day 7, Cool Yule

It’s a rarity that a Christmas song is new to me – but today’s “Cool Yule” is one of them! Scroll down for giveaway info too!

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Cool Yule is of course by Satchmo – and it’s going to get your toes tapping like it did mine!

I took a rather silly direction with my tag; I thought about the “cool” stamps to try out, and pulled out my favorite waving penguin from the Arctic Pals set, and remembered the ice cream cones in Handful – so now I have a penguin ice cream cone!

Giveaway!

The winner of the previous giveaway is Beth Perrotta! Email me your address using the Contact button at the top of the website and I’ll get your goodie package out to ya!

Are you ready for another giveaway? Leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite holiday TREAT! I’ll pick a winner on the 12th and announce on the 13th. 1-2-3 go!