I wanted to take part in the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 but have not yet had a chance to do so. Last month I had everything that was required to make the tag and just ran out of time. So today I got a head start on the April 2015 Tag. I love the tag he made this month the kraft tag and distressed flowers. This is my version I hope you like it. I had to improvise since I don't have most of the things he used this month.
I used my Unity Bloom & Simplify stamp set on this tag. This stamp set comes with three stamps and I used all of them on this tag. I stamped the flowers and painted them with Worn Lipstick distress ink. I painted two sets and added the other flower on top to give some dimension. I painted the stems and leaves with Mowed Lawn ink. The background was created using a water mister and this lovely turquoise colour which is Peacock Feathers. I stamped the simplify word at the bottom of the tag and added the learn to which is from the Tim Holtz Papillion Stamp Set.
I used the script stamp on the kraft tag then distressed it with Walnut Stain ink. I don't have access to a sewing machine yet so I just attached my flowers to the tag with foam squares it gives it even more dimension and a lovely look to it. To finish I tied my ribbon that was dyed with Worn Lipstick distress ink and added a couple of rhinestones.
I love the way it turned out!! I need to make time to play more with this challenge I LOVE to get messy with my distress inks.They are my favourite way to colour my craft projects.
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