Tuesday, 1 January 2013

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2013 - january

new year tag

manila tag embossed using 'crafters workshop' stencil - time 
travel.  tag inked with blending tool using 'distress ink' ripe 
persimmon, broken china and walnut stain and edges distressed.

'bigz' gadget gears cut from grunge paper, painted with 
black acrylic paint and then 'distress crackle'
 brushed pewter, tarnished brass and antiqued bronze.  
gears adhered to tag and trimmed.

manila card stamped with words from 'tim holtz' stamp set 
fairytale frenzy and stamp from 'indigoblu' sarah's choice
 using 'archival ink' jet black.  card cut to size,
 distressed and fixed to tag using shaker tape.

'idea-ology' film strip fixed to tag using wonder tape and 
trimmed to size.  

calender ticket from 'tim holtz' stamp set odds and ends, stamped 
onto manila card using 'archival ink' jet black and cut using 
'decorative strip'  ticket strip die.  ticket distressed and 
inked using 'distress ink' broken china and walnut stain.
  'jan' and '1' ringed using red pen and ticket fixed to tag with 
distressed bulldog clip.

'2013' embossed onto red 'dymo' tape and glued in place with 
3d glue.

'idea-ology' sprocket gears, mini gears and game spinner fixed to  
centre of gadget gears using paper fasteners.

crinkle ribbon stamped with calender ticket from earlier using 
'archival ink' jet black, coloured with 'distress ink' weathered 
wood, distressed and then tied through top of tag.


  1. I really love all the detail on your tag and the description you provided for each product/technique. The sentiment is a perfect start to the new year. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Love the sentiment of this tag and the detail that you put into all your work.