SGC – Tags

Today is Tags with Southern Girls Challenge. I love making tags, fun for a small and quick piece of art. But for this challenge I decided to continue with my scrapbooking and use tags in a different way – on a layout. These sweet pictures of me, age 2 went perfectly with the large tags…

March 2015 Tag

Just a quick post about my March Tag inspired by Tim’s 12 Tags of 2015 for March. This was fun tag to do, starting with Tissue Tape and then Distress Paints as the background.  I stamped and embossed two flowers, then created masks for them before using Faber Castell Whipped Spackle through Cargo Layering Stencil…

Tag and Tray

Hope you’ve had a great weekend, just thought I’d share a couple of things I’ve bee doing.  The first is my version of Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 February Tag. I did the base using Tim’s technique of collage, then added Picket Fence Distress Paint, and edged with smudged Black Soot Distress Marker.  For…

Last four Christmas Tags for 2014

  Here are the last four tags from my 12 Tags of Christmas inspired by Tim Holtz 2011 12 Tags of Christmas, I finished the off on Christmas Eve – it was great to spend a hot afternoon, in my cool studio!   Tag number 9 uses a faux enamel technique with Distress Ink and heat embossing,…

12 Tags of Christmas – Tags 1 and 2

As promised, here are the first two tags from Tim Holtz 12 Tags of Christmas 2011 that I’m doing over December this year.   I love Tag number 1, all the gorgeous greenery and the pinecones with the glitter above! I reduced the wintery look a bit with a swirl embossing folder rather than snowflakes, and…

12 Tags of 2014 – September to November

    I’m not very good at doing the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 tag in the right month, but at least I get them done! This weekend I caught up with the September, October and November tag.   It was nice to spend an afternoon playing in my studio, trying out new techniques…