CCC #33: Altered Metal with Alcohol Inks

11_CCC33This week’s challenge at Studio L3 brings us to page 56 of Tim Holtz’s great book, the Compendium of Curiousities.  I tried a few things but didn’t love them.  Then I pulled out an old embellie box and found this hinge from Making Memories.  Love how you can hide a private note or whatnot with a hinge.  I put a stamped sentiment behind this one. Voila!




 11_CCC33AInked the tag with distressings. Stamps are by Tim Holtz, Stampers Anonymous and Hampton Arts. Bling is Basic Grey. Black door knob is Enamel Accents (Ranger). Thanks for taking a look!


Your comments are very much appreciated!


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  2. I love the hinge. I might try that one of these days.

  3. I love the hinge and door! What a fabulous tag and such a great idea 😀

  4. Marjie, I absolutely LOVE this tag! What a great vintage work of art. The hinge is a brilliant idea, and a perfect way to incorporate the altered metal challenge. That little door is FABULOUS! Spectacular piece, my dear!

  5. What a great idea. I would never have thought to use a hinge on a card.

  6. Marlene Moore says:

    Great tag!I love the hinge, what a great idea, have to go dig around in my husband’s tool box and see if I can find any 🙂

  7. Cute idea with the hinge and door and I love the background!

  8. Love it! So cute!

  9. Oh, Margie this is quite something. Love how you incorporated a hinge on the front of a tag. Really, really love it!

  10. This is really cool, Marjie! Love the fragment with the hinge, very clever idea, and it looks fab with that stamping!