28 Feb 2014

February 12 Tags 2014

I am so late doing my February Tag you can see Tim's tag here.
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
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Products used
Tim Holtz:
Distress Stains, frayed burlap
Distress Inks,  victorian velvet, milled lavender, dusty concord
Stamps Tim Holtz stampers anonymous "Thoughts"
Idea-ology Key
Ranger manila card
Tag Bigz Die , on the edge die
Others:
Frantage
Black card
Chalk

9 comments:

  1. Such a cool tag! Your blackboard technique looks brilliant, I have never tried it! The heart looks awesome! xx

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  2. Hey Maggie, lovely to see you again... loving your tag, I still haven't tried that technique! Need more hours in the day lol Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  3. I have never tried the blackboard technique so thanks fr the heads up on.

    Your tag is terrific Maggie

    Love Chrissie x

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  4. I love that chalk effect Maggie, & the brick background looks great!
    Alison x

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  5. Love your bricked background and blackboard! Great take on Tim's February tag! Enjoy!

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  6. Fabulous tag Maggie, great use of the brick stencil as your background. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

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  7. Love your brick wall background - great place to hang a chalkboard, and I think your chalk looks fab!
    Alison x

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  8. Love this version of Tim's tag Maggie! Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie with this. Jenny x

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  9. a great take on Tims tag and thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie trace x

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