Christmas Cards Imagine If… Style

Welcome back to another Imagine If… Blog Hop – today the sleigh-makers from last week are making Christmas cards, and the layout-makers of last week have become sleigh-makers.  If you want to start at the beginning you can go to the Imagine If…Blog, and if you’ve come from Ngaere’s Gothic Sleigh then you’re in the…

Santa and his Elf are on their way!

Welcome to our first Imagine If…Christmas Blog Hop.  If you’ve come from Katrina’s Christmas Sleigh you’re in the right place; and you can start from the beginning at Jo’s post on the Imagine If… Blog. As soon as I saw this Sleigh from Imagine If… I knew it would be perfect for my annual Christmas bear(s) –…

Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014: June to August

I spent a happy few hours this afternoon catching up on my Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 – I was a couple of months behind! I started out with the June Tag, I love the colours on this tag.  I was able to follow mostly what Tim did on his tag – using the…

March to May Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014

Got a chance to catch up on some Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 this afternoon (yes, my fingers are looking a funny colour with all the inks and paint). For the March Tag, the technique was Smudge Stamping, and I did both the “first-generation” and the “second-generation” stamping tags, I used my favourite colours…

February 2014 Tag

The February Tag from Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 is based around Love and Valentines with some great techniques involved.   The background is Distress Stains onto my craft mat and swipe the tag through, spray with water and dry off.  This gives a nice base without being too strong. Next it was time…

Layout from a Sketch

I found this sketch online at Scrap Friends website (http://blog.scrapfriends.com.au/2014/01/sketch-challenge-21.html) and I really liked it, so I posted the link to our NZ Papercrafters group on Facebook. This is my take: I started out with a piece of white cardstock, and ‘splatted’ my Distress Stains on to make the splashes.  Once this was dry, I added…

The completion of the 12 Tags of 2013

I have completed all my tags for the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013 challenge.  However I have just realised that I haven’t blogged about them since March!  I’ll work backwards through the year. For the December Tag, it is of course seasonal for Christmas.  However, Tim used Clearly for Art and Frosted Film, I tried…