Wednesday, 1 August 2012

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2012 - august

vintage tag

manila tag embossed using 'craft concepts' venus.
raised detail highlighted with acrylic, then antiqued with
'distress ink' antique linen and vintage photo.  

frame cut from card using internet file 
then heat embossed three times using black embossing powder.

frame mounted onto more card and cut out, then aged using
'distress ink' antique linen.
photo trimmed to fit frame and glued in place.

'tim holtz' tattered pinecomb used to make roses.
 leaves and twigs cut using 'decorative strips' 
autumn gatherings and festive greenery.

frame, roses and foliage adhered using 3d glue.  
'timeless memories' printed onto card, cut out, edged with
'distress ink' vintage photo and glued in place.

two pieces of crinkle ribbon, one coloured with 
'distress stain' vintage photo and the other with tumbled glass,
tied to top of tag.

'idea-ology' wire pin with type charm, locket key
 and pearls, pinned through ribbon.

whole tag spritzed with 'cosmic shimmer' pale gold.


  1. This is gorgeous! I love the beautiful flowers. Great job!

  2. Great tag, beautiful image and love those flowers! x

  3. Full of vintage goodness! Love this tag! Beautiful!

  4. Such a great vintage image you used for the focal point.. Gave the tag such a vintage feel.