December 5, 2011

Inspired Tags- DT project for YMH

I know you've seen Tim Holtz tags for his 12 days of Christmas tags..if, not you are missing something amazing..LOL
Well I was beyond inspired when I stopped by his blog and seen how he created some of them and decided that I wanted to do a little something other than a card or layout, so I grabbed some cardstock and a few supplies and created two tags Tim Holtz style.  :)

These are both cut 4x6 from white cardstock, that I inked with several shades of Ranger Distress Inks,
Tattered rose, fired brick, broken china and faded jeans

then stamped them with a Tim Holtz Visual Artistry stamps, that I got for an amazing bargain price on Ebay about a year ago..

for this first one, I chose pinks and blues..
this is the first tag I created and I wasn't that happy with the end results.. was having a hard time finding just right colors to embellish with..LOL  It turned out pretty good being that I am not a tag maker..

I randomly stamped an image on the base of the inked cardstock, then punched out some snowflakes using my MS punch, added some fuzzy trim, Prima flowers (Whisper collection)and Prima Mistletoe.. The base of the title is a Prima Reistant Canvas, which came in my Prima grab bag, the title I cut with my Cricut Imagine in white , then added some adhesive and white Micro Beads, plus some Prima Eline pearls to the middle of the inked snowflakes.. These really are glimmery and shiny, but the inside lighting just didn't do them justice, sorry about that..
finally I punched a hole on to the top of the tag and added some pink ribbon..

and then for the Blue and white tag:
which I am very happy with this one.. it came out a lot better!!

once again, I rubbed the tag with Distress ink, then stamped the diamond image using Ranger Embossing Ink and white embossing powder, heat set it.. stamped a filmstrip image onto white cardstock which I again used Ranger Embossing ink and Ranger distress embossing powder in rust.. heat set that as well.. rubbed some vintage photo ink all over the edges and then folded it up and glued it down to the tag.. I found this Prima flower in my stash, the twigs and leaves are a die from Tim Holtz.  The snowflakes are a MS punch, which I once again added some Prima Eline pearls to .. The top note and title I cut with my cricut, sprayed the title with Tattered Angels Frosty Glimmer Mist and glued that down onto the tag using Helmars quick drying glue.. whew!! a lot of work..LOL
I finally rubbed the top corner down with some white liquid pearl and then added drops of baby blue liquid pearl to the diamond stamped image..

I had so much fun making these tags.. You can too with just a few choice supplies from right here at Your Memories Here..

I can't wait to put these tags to some good use, maybe on a card or even a layout.. super fun and easy..
thank you ladies so much for stopping by today and checking out what I created for my DT project for today..
Hope everyone has a wonderfully creative week!!


  1. Both these tags are all the inking and embossing.
    Jayne x

  2. Nanne, they are both gorgeous!!! You did a fantastic job!! Hugs!!

  3. OMG Nanne these are amazing. I have seen lots of people making these and posting them on FB. I am going to join you all and start whipping some up:) LOVE the ones you have done all the details are gorgeous, love the shabby ribbon..perfect on these tags. Hugs:)

  4. Gorgeous Christmas tags Nannè. Love all the embellishments!!