Wednesday, 24 April 2013

tim holtz - 12 tags of 2013 - april

verdigris patina effect tag

tag coloured using 'distress paints' peeled paint, broken china,
 salty ocean, antiqued bronze and tarnished brass.
edges distressed and coloured with 'distress ink' walnut stain.

dragon fly from 'tim holtz' classics #1 stamped onto tag and onto
 clearly for art - modelling film using 'stazon' jet black.
wings cut out from film, heated to shape and stapled in place.

'idea-ology' tissue tape and washi tape added to tag.

'idea-ology' mini gears, paper fasteners, corner, 
pen nib, word band and alpha parts '4', 
painted using the distress paints as above.
gears fixed in place with fasteners, corner added to bottom left,
 pen nib glued on using 3d glue, word band fixed using garden
 twine and mini staples, and '4' adhered with shaker tape.

crinkle ribbon coloured using 'distress paint' broken china and
 'distress stain' antiqued bronze, and tied through top of tag.


  1. Wow! Great job on the April tag.

  2. Your tag is wonderful! I can't believe only one person has left you a comment! You deserve more for sure ....

  3. This is beautiful. I love it. Am glad I found you on pinterest.
    Am just checking out all your other creations.