Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2013 – May

After taking a long break from crafting I’m now getting myself ready to re-enter the craft world, so to get my feet wet I figured a tag would be the best way to go. πŸ™‚ When I think about tags, I can’t help but also think about Tim Holtz and his fabulously grungy, vintagy (is that even a word? lol), technique-filled creations, so I stopped by his blog for inspiration.

Each month, he shares a new tag, posts a tutorial on how he created it and challenges readers/followers to link up their creations inspired by that month’s tag. You can follow along as loosely or as closely to his design as you’d like. πŸ˜€

Here’s what I came up with:

Materials:

#8 tag
Fancy Pants rubons
Distress stains
Distress ink
Unity Stamps
Staz On ink
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Film Strip Ribbon
TH Idea-ology Muse Token
TH Idea-ology Word Band
TH Idea-ology Trimmings
G45 brad

Adhesives:

Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots
Terrifically Tacky Tape

Thanks for looking! To check out Tim Holtz’s tag, the challenge or the other entries, CLICK HERE.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. nkramer74
    May 24, 2013 @ 17:29:35

    I love the colors and layered stamps!! Awesome tag!

  2. Kay Wallace
    May 24, 2013 @ 17:32:57

    Loved checking out TH’s inspiration for the May tag (thanks for that link), and now have come back to see how you stacked up! I am totally blown away at how you stayed true to his tag, yet definitely made it your own! Great detail, great compilation of colors! Bravo!

  3. Ozawa
    May 31, 2013 @ 18:00:14

    I love the background you have created!

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