Here’s my rendition of the September tag for the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013. I used some new stamps called Timeless by Hot off the Press as well as a metal embossing plate called Gears by Dreamweaver (for the white textured gears in background). I used spun sugar and pumice stone distress inks for … [Read more…]
I love those junky, raggedy rag dolls in the Junker Jane style. When the Fantastic Art Dolls group on swap-bot hosted a Junker Jane inspired doll swap – I was all in! I played around with all the vintage fabrics in my stash and some free motion embroidery. I liked how these 2 turned out. … [Read more…]
Darn it! I missed the deadline for posting my tags to the Tim Holtz site 2 months in a row. But at least my tag swaps are being sent to my partners on time. Here’s the tag I made for June. This month the focus was using distress markers to watercolor a stamped image. There … [Read more…]
Another month, another tag for the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013 challenge. I made 3 similar tags this month. Two were sent to swap partners on swap-bot and one is staying with me for now.
It’s no secret. I like tiny things. So when I saw a swap on Swap-bot for a tiny keepsake matchbox, I was inspired to join and create this for my partner. Outside of the matchbox Inside of the box I wrote my partner a letter about the Steampunk adventure we can take with this tiny … [Read more…]
I haven’t been making many ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) anymore. I find their size kind of limiting and I prefer a little bit more room like a #8 shipping tag works better for my style. But I recently made an easy little ATC for the Tim Holtz Addicts group on Swap-bot that I would like … [Read more…]
I was reading blogs a few days ago and saw the cutest paper doll on a matchbox. The legs are 2 matches. It was the perfect papercraft for the Doll Lovers Swap group I recently joined. So I made the little boxed dolly above. She’s on a little 32 count matchbox. The paper doll is … [Read more…]