Friday, 1 June 2012

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2012 - june

tinted vintage photo tag

tag marbled using tim holtz 'distress stains'
picket fence, tumbled glass and vintage photo.
then stamped with 'captured moments' using
 memento 'tuxedo black'.

vintage photo of my nan aged 4, circa 1926,
 tinted using tim holtz 'distress marker' tumbled glass.
side of photo stamped with 'reflection',
 using memento 'tuxedo black', then distressed.

photo adhered to vintage newspaper clipping dated 
'may 4th 1926' with 'lyons teashops' ad. showing at bottom,
 then trimmed and distressed.

tim holtz 'mini numeral' no. 4 attached with mini staples.

1926 embossed using 'dymo' and fixed onto tim holtz 'file tab'.
 file tab adhered onto side of photo.

tim holtz 'word band' highlighted using white acrylic,
 and fixed to tag using paper fasteners.

tim holtz 'film strip ribbon' stapled to
 top left corner of photo.

tim holtz 'tissue tape' added to top right corner of tag.

tim holtz 'trimmings lavish' coloured with
 'distress stain' tumbled glass.
 'foliage' leaves highlighted with white acrylic and 
fixed to tag with stained flower using a paper fastener.
stained ribbon tied through top of tag.

tim holtz 'muse token' highlighted with white acrylic,
pined to ribbon with a diamante drop pendant, using a 'wire pin'.

tim holtz 'pen nib' glued in place.

and finally a 'scrabble' letter 'e' glued on bottom right
 of tag, for the initial of my nan's name 'elsie'.


  1. Oh Pretty!! I love the blue!!

  2. lovely work, you have a good eye for colour ,cant wait to see more

  3. Aw, such a precious photo and a fab addition of a scrabble tile, wish I thought of that :) This tag looks lovely!