How long has Mr Holtz been creating tags for his 12 tags series’?? Years….I know…..and this is the first time that I have actually managed to get an entry in on time LOL! Usually I see the post, then forget for a while, then see somebody’s last minute entry and…it’s too late….
Well this time I have done it! Here is my take on his May techniques of Tissue Tape Resist and Tiny Tattered Florals…
I love the tissue tape resist – who’d have known that would work!! I used Lucky Clover, Twisted Citron, Mermaid Lagoon and Vintage Photo Distress Inks to colour my background. I do love my Tim Holtz tiny sentiment stickers….
The girl stamp and Serendipity word stamp are by Stampers Anonymous, the pencils are from Lost Coast Designs – all stamped in Archival Ink.
I added detail with DecoArt Media Modelling paste and a few stencils, and spritzed some gold mica spray for a bit of sparkle.
I don’t have the Sizzix dies but do have some Impression Obsession tiny roll up flower dies – they worked really well, tinted with Distress Inks.
I got to use the sewing machine for a second time this week, attaching some crochet lace. A bunch of colourful fibres finshed the tag off nicely.
I am so pleased to have timed it right this month – and I loved mixing these techniques up to create this funky tag.
I am entering the following challenges:
12 Tags of 2016 – May
DRS Designs – So Distressed
Crafting With an Attitude – ATG
Lil Red Wagon – Anything But a Card
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday – Stencil It
Crafting from the Heart – ATG