It's that time again!
Time for the monthly Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 challenge. As you may have noticed on the right hand side, I entered for October as well... AND WON! I was listed first on this month's challenge which helped bring a bit of traffic here. Well I'm at it again but this time I had to be even more resourceful than the last time.
So one of the first issues I ran into is that I don't have a lot of these products yet. Namely, I don't have dies that only punch out one item, and I definitely haven't been able to invest in the cool dies that come with the texture folders. Looking around my room, I found the only thing I could that even came close... this tiny $1 snowflake punch haha. But, because it's so small, I had to scale the tag down a bit to get the same proportions that Tim got. That's when things started to get ridiculous...
That tag, by the way, is 1/2 an inch by 1 inch. So. Tiny. So then I took my micro tag and added distress paint to create some layers. Of course it was too small to handle easily so out came the quilling tweezer things.
I wanted a little bit more texture so I pulled out a stamp of a person's face and used the skin texture (weird to type that) to create some nice white shading on the tag.
Tim used embossing powder to put some foil on the tag. I don't have foil and the tag is too small for embossing powder anyway, so I just used the tiniest paintbrush I have to do some dots here and there with alcohol inks.
For a sentiment, I had to get creative. Everything I had was so big. I went to the blueprint set and stamped out just the word "WISH" and cut it out. Then I had to tape it down to spritz it with spun sugar and tumbled glass markers and then started the assembly...
Compared to last month's tag (haha):