Today’s technique from Tim Holtz involves alcohol inks and archival ink.  To be honest, it’s my least favorite technique but I have ’em and I’m determined to play along. That’s the beauty of tags – a small investment to try a technique. I went with a few shades of purple AIS and used Tim’s large circles stamp.…

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Love the tag Tim Holtz has up for today… I think rock candy crackle paint is a great addition to any project.  On this tag I also used paint, distress inks, and distress stains. Tim has a wonderful idea using a shape die in the belly of the snowman.  I don’t have the one he used so…

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Two posts in one day… unheard of!  But I want to keep current on Tim’s challenge and so far I’m 3 for 3.  I’m having a good time keeping up! Tim Holtz has a great background technique featured on his blog today, Day 3 of the 12 Tags of Christmas. I don’t have the stamp…

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I liked Tim Holtz’s tag so much today that I barely changed a thing.  You can see his piece here. I used different kraft paper and garland, but that’s about it.  For me the best part of seeing Tim’s new tags is remembering the various uses of things I have, like cutting a small bit of…

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For stampers the holiday season came into full swing today when Tim Holtz started his fifth annual Twelve Tags of Christmas. He puts a ton of time into twelve days’ worth of ideas, projects, inspiration, and giveaways.  It’s fun every year and also leads to using your ‘stuff’ more, as he reminds us of the cool things…

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When I had the Compendium of Curiousities give-away on my blog in October, I was unexpectedly gifted with a ‘blog button’ by Cindy Adkins.  Cindy (whom I’ve not yet met) emailed it to me completely out of the blue at no charge.  I’ve since followed her blog and love her style. She does a lot…

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