Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Genuine Thanks Tag

Hi Friends:  Today's post is a Thanks tag to celebrate the Thanksgiving Season.  This was lots of fun to make.  Please see below for photos, process, challenges, and supplies.  Have a super day!




Process:
I started with a plain manila tag and used the Remnant Rub Resist technique to create the background, using the Distress Stains listed below.  To add more texture, I stitched around the edges of the tag with my sewing machine.  I stamped the leaf onto watercolor paper with Archival Jet Black ink, cut it with the matching die, then colored it using the Dimensional Coloring technique and the Distress Inks listed.  I mounted it to the tag with fun foam, then added some crazing medium and a thin layer of crackle paint to add more texture and make the leaf look a bit more aged.  I die-cut the word "Thanks" from cork paper, then layered it over some repurposed corrugated paper that was died with Distress Stain.  I also died some Linen Ribbon with the Distress Stains, used a bit of brown wired mesh from my stash, and tied them to the top of the tag.  I finished off with a Muse Token and a Trinket Pin.


Challenges Entered (Click on the Caption for the link):
SSS Wednesday Challenge:  Thanks

SSS Monday Challenge:  Thanks
Challenge #30 - Color Inspiration


Tim Holtz - November Tag












Heartfelt Freedom Festivities - ATG










Supplies Used:
Tim Holtz Idea-ology MUSE TOKENS (SSS)
Manila Tag (SSS)
Archival Jet Black Ink (SSS)
Tim Holtz Sizzix ALPHANUMERIC ONE INCH TALL Thinlits Die (SSS)
Tim Holtz Idea-ology LINEN RIBBON (SSS)
Tim Holtz Idea-ology TRINKET PINS (SSS)
Distress Stains (SSS):  Background: Peeled Paint, Rusty Hinge, Fired Brick, Forest Moss; Corrugate: Walnut Stain
Distress Inks (SSS):  Peeled Paint, Rusty Hinge, Fired Brick, Forest Moss
Tim Holtz Crackle Paint ROCK CANDY Distress Clear (SSS)
Tim Holtz Distress Collage Medium CRAZING (SSS)
Tim Holtz Idea-ology BOTANICAL REMNANT RUBS (SSS)
Tim Holtz Sizzix Framelits LEAF BLUEPRINT Wafer Thin Die & Stamp Set (SSS)
DCWV Printed Cork Paper 6X6 pad
Other:  wired mesh, sewing machine, Sizzix Big Shot

7 comments:

  1. Awesome tag!! This would make a great entry over at the Emerald Creek Dares Challenge! :)

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    1. Thank you. And thanks for the tip - I posted it at Emerald Creek Dares.

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  2. A great take on this month's Tim tag, and a beautiful background you've created! Love this! Thank you for joining this month's challenge at Emerald Creek Dares! Hugs! Sara Emily DT

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  3. LOVE that you added the stitching...always eye catching. Wonderful color too. Great take!

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  4. What a fantastic take Patti! I love the stitching, the gorgeous choice of rub-ons, and the awesome texture on your leaf. Fabulous! Hugs, Autumn

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  5. Patti, I am such a fan of products from Tim and you put this together so nicely. Excellent technique and style

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  6. Such a great tag! Love it!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Emerald Creek Dares!

    Claudia x

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I read all of your comments and truly appreciate them! Thank you.