Sunday, 11 November 2012

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2012 - november

remembrance tag

'crafty secrets' poppy, stamped using 'archival' jet black.
coloured using 'distress reinkers', festive berries, evergreen bough, mowed lawn and shabby shutters, wet in wet.
after drying, clean water flicked on for a mottled effect.
edge of tag distressed and inked using 'distress' vintage photo.

'remember', cut from manilla card, 
using 'alterations decorative strip' upon a time alphabet,
 adhered to tag and covered with 'glossy accents'.

piece of hessian (burlap), frayed around the edges and glued in
place using matte medium. photo of my granddad from wwii,
printed onto sticky back canvas and adhered on top of hessian. 
photo edged with uneven hand stitching using blue embroidery thread.

'idea-ology' wire pin secured through stitching.
 mini wwii medal '1939-45 star' from
aged with alcohol ink and attached to wire pin with jump ring.
id tags (dog tags), copied from my granddad's, printed onto card, 
cut out and tied to wire pin with distressed string.

ribbon from above medal, frayed and tied through top of tag.