Friday, 18 November 2011

Tim's Tag Techniques

Happy Friday Everyone - the weekend is almost upon us.

Today it is me, Brenda, who is your host for this challenge but first I have to say
the collage entries have been amazing over the last 2 weeks
We are going to have such a difficult job again choosing the winner and top 5.
For this next challenge, I am asking that you choose any of
(so that gives you 48 to decide from) ....
and use his techniques to create your own Christmas project.
You don't have to re-create T!m's tag, in fact you don't have to make a tag at all,
it could be a card, bag or altered item.
Please just tell us which tag you have chosen and the techniques you have used from it.
This really gives you the opportunity to be as creative as you want, but with a T!m seasonal theme.
Now Don''t forget we have a prize of a
£10 gift voucher
for the Stamp Man shop up for grabs.
All the challenge details and rules for entering can be found by clicking the associated tab at the top of the page.
Our super talented design team have been very busy making lots of inspiration for you. You can click on their names to see more info on their wonderful projects.

I chose tag one from Christmas 2007
and used the following -

Tim Holtz Crackle Paint - picket fence, old paper, tattered rose, brushed corduroy, brushed pewter, tarnished brass
Distress Inks - weathered wood, dusty concord, seedless preserves, black soot, tumbled glass, tea dye, pumice stone, chipped sapphire, tattered rose. stormy sky, vintage photo, bundled sage, barn door, antique linen, mustard seed, ripe persimmon
Tim Holtz stamps - mini holidays 2
Plus a number of ribbons and embellishments

Tim's Plaid background with alcholo inks
Siobhan chose the tag from Day 3, 2009 as inspiration and used the following
Glossy cardstock
Alcohol inks - various colours
Stamps from the following Stampers Anonymous sets
CMS094 Winter Sketchbook and
CNS061 Urban Tapestry
Tim Holtz Alteration Delight
Tim Holtz Christmas Muse Tokens, Silver Brads and Washers
Distress Inks - Chipped Sapphire and Tumbled Glass
Jet Black Archival Ink

Sue used: Tim Holtz die - Tattered flowers; Elegant Flourishes Grunge Paper Distress Stains - Fired Brick; Picket Fence Tim Holtz Stamps - Mini Holidays Tim Holtz Ideaology - Type Charm Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Distressed Stripes

Lisa used:
Cosmic Shimmer Mist-Lime Green

The technique I used is from the 
12 tags of Christmas 2008

Materials I used;
Aspects Of Design - Christmas I (Spruce and Background)
Black kraft card, Manilla Tags #8
Ranger Adirondack Acrylic Paint Dabber - Black and Juniper
Tim Holtz Alterations Bigz Die - Tattered Pinecone (657492)
Tim Holtz Alterations Bigz Die - Reindeer Flight (656923)
Tim Holtz Alterations Movers & Shapers- Joy (656935
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - Swivel Clasps
Ranger Distress Stickles - Diamond
Lindys Stamp Gang Moonglow Embossing Powder - Terra Cotta Plum
Stampendous Clear Embossing Powder
Cosmic Shimmer Ultra Thick - Lapis Black
Seam binding, Snowflake charm, Bling and Metal mini bell


Loosely based on Tim's 2010 tag number 9 
Neil used
Stampers Anonymous Seasonal silhouettes and mini holidays
Alterations Rosette and Carnavale dies
Distress ink - Tumbled glass and peeled paint
Tim Holtz Christmas charms
Glossy accents

Lisa used:

Have fun everyone.


  1. Ooh what a great idea! Hope to join in with this one!

  2. Some gorgeous tags there for the DT. I got really inspired by this idea and have made five cards so far, shame I can only enter one - have left a link to the first and will be posting the others over the next few days if anyone wants to pop over and have a look. Many thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Great challenge Brenda! I have just the thing! Wonderful DT art too!
    Alison x


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