I managed to get it done this morning it was pouring with sleety rain so we decided it was going to be a home day and instead of doing h*******k I went into my craft room and got inky.... you should see the mess I made!!
For my background I used a brick effect mask and victorian velvet, mulled lavender and dusty concord distress inks and followed Tim's instructions. The heart is cut from the same stamped image and I used encrusted Frantage Lilac, as I don't have any distress glitter and I liked the texture the glitter gave the heart on the original tag. Frantage was the only thing I had which was chunky enough and I must say I am pleased with the result. The bottom of the tag is grungeboard cut with the ornate on the edge die which I covered with several coats of Pewter distress stain.
When I first saw February's tag my thoughts were that now I had the chance to try the blackboard technique........ I know everyone has had a go.... with fabulous results...... but this was my first attempt so please be kind to me lol. Of course I had to "improvise" as I don't have everything Tim used.
For My version of this technique I stamped with ranger embossing ink and dried it, then I rubbed chalk all over the area, the result isn't bad I was pleased with it for a first attempt.
I will be linking this tag at
Tim Holtz blog 12tags 2014
Frilly and Funky Challenge Stencils and Texture
Sunday Stamper Hearts
bye 'till next time
Distress Stains, frayed burlap
Distress Inks, victorian velvet, milled lavender, dusty concord
Stamps Tim Holtz stampers anonymous "Thoughts"
Ranger manila card
Tag Bigz Die , on the edge die