Friday, December 3, 2010

Tim Holtz 12 Tags of Christmas-Day 2

This is my tag that I actually made by accident. I didn't have a large pine cone stamp but I did have a small one. I stamped my small one several times and then when I got ready to emboss I didn't have any clear embossing powder, so I thought I would use Bridal embossing powder, NOT, it turned into a big globby mess. I looked at my tag and thought wow I have done a lot of work to this card so how can I fix it or cover it up and it is then when the light in my head came on and I remembered I had a pre stamped a bunch of Santa images earlier this year. I got one, using my Mahogany Distress and Tea Dye Ink I colored my Santa in with my H2o pen. I then did some distressing with the distress tool and Pumice Distress Ink, added some Fine Sage Flower Soft and walla a cover up that turned out to be pretty cool. My stamp is from the Inkadinkado Sketches Scrollwork Christmas Stamps for my sentiment. I am so glad that Tim Holtz encourages to use the items that we have on hand BUT...
I couldn't resist I wanted to do a tag using the techniques from the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of Christmas blog post. So you guessed it I bought a pine cone stamp, not the one he used, I couldn't find it but I did like this one from Inky Antics and I also got some Clear embossing powder and it turned out very nicely. I added the birds but I got them at our local Hobby Lobby and I think they work out very well.

Here is the supply list that Tim Holtz 12 Tags of Christmas used, so if you feel incline to hop to his blog you will know what products you will need. I used most of what was on the list and have mention the stamp changes on this post.

Supplies: (ranger) craft sheet, cut n' dry felt, distress reinkers/forest moss/peeled paint/vintage photo/walnut stain, distress ink/stormy sky/weathered wood/walnut stain/fired brick/aged mahogany/pumice stone/frayed burlap, archival ink/jet black, heat tool, ink blending tool, enamel accents, mini mister, matte multi-medium, clear embossing powder, #8 manila tag; (idea-ology) adornments, baubles, jump rings, trimmings; (tonic) scissors; (stamps) winter sketchbook stamp set, holiday wishes stamp set, fabulous flourishes stamp set, urban tapestry stamp set

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