Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2012 - August



This is my version of  Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2012 - August. If you want to see the full instructions you can find them on his website. I didn't have the stamps Tim used as they don't appear to be available in the UK but I used one of his Texture Fades. I coloured it in with distress inks, leaving the centre free for a  silhouette of my own. For the lower edge I used On The Edge - scallops.



I put the words "memories we cherish" as a sentiment. I dyed ribbon in distressed stain, fired brick and attached it with a wired pin from which I hung a decorative key.



On the bottom half of the tag I made flowers and leaves out of his Bigz Die, pine cone and leaves in purple, red and yellow Kraft-Core paper.
Although I didn,t have the items Tim used to create the tag I'm pleased with it because it shows off my silhouette.

4 comments:

  1. A wonderful take on Tim's tag Carol. I'm so impressed by anyone who can make those flowers!! Hope you are keeping well.
    Juliaxx

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  2. this turned out beautifully Carol. Those flowers are gorgeous and I like your choice of stamp. The colours you chose go together really well xx

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  3. Your tag is beautiful Carol, love the colours and your flowers are brilliant. I did see the stamps for sale at Country View Crafts and they do free P&P which has to be a bonus. (the set includes the frame and silhouette heads). I love the tattered pinecone die, it is the only item he used that I have too. Must get mine made.....Anne x

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  4. Lovely colours in this Carol, really beautiful with the flowers, and I think the key at the top is like the key to unlocking all the memories to cherish. Love, Jez

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