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Monday 30 April 2012

Tim Holtz Corrosive Challenge

Hi Folks
Well, I am back from my weekend away.  I will post a little bit later about it all but needless to say it was very entertaining and had a fab time.
Now this is a little late posting as I did schedule it but blogger was not playing the game.
It is time to start a new challenge over at Corrosive Challenges.  For the month of April our sponsor is 'TICKLED PINK STAMPS'.

And the theme for the first fortnightly April challenge is 'The Man, The Myth, The Legend - Tim Holtz'.  I love Tim Holtz products so for this challenge we want to see you use at least one Tim Holtz product.  Just upload your project and let us know in your post what Tim Holtz product(s) you have used.

As you can see I decided to make a tag for this challenge.  Unfortunately the colours do not really show up well on the photo.  They are so much more vibrant in real life.  I did the background using various Tim Holtz distress inks.  I then stamped the bottom with a stamp from one of the Papermania Urban stamp sets. I used black ink and clear embossing powder to emboss the image.  The butterflies were also stamped and embossed with clear embossing powder (from the same urban stamp set).  I added some little strips of Tim Holtz tissue tape and overstamped these with some inspirational words from a woodware stamp set that I have.  I added some flowers and ribbon to complete the look.  The star charm is also Tim Holtz.
I have decided that I may hang this in my craft room to keep me inspired (well, that is the hope).

Why not pop by the challenge blog and check out the rest of the teams amazing creations.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Whimsy Stamps - Distressing
Fab N Funky - No DP
Pixie Dust - Embossing (the images are all stamped and heat embossed using clear embossing powder)
Sweet Stampin - Anything but square
Polka Doodles - Shabby chic/vintage
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything but a card

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your creations.


marion said...

Gorgeous tag Mags ! Hugs, Marion

I Don't Do Straight said...

Lovely tag Mags.....so serene :)

'The Crafting Owl' said...

Great tag, thanks for playing along at Polkadoodles xx

Wendy said...

Love your tag Mags, it's so beautiful.
Wendy xx

judit said...

Hi Mags, gorgeous tag. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week and hope to see you again next week. judit x

judit said...

Hi Mags, gorgeous tag. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week and hope to see you again next week. judit x

Jenny said...

Gorgeous tag! What fabulous detail. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week.

Judith said...

This is so pretty Mags - love the details and the lovely soft colours - thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week and good luck hugs Judith x

Pamela said...

Beautiful tag, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Pam x

Janneke said...

What a great tag ;o)
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week!

Anonymous said...

Lovely Tag, great colours too! Thanks for playing along on the Top Tip Tuesday challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

Caroljenks said...

Beautiful tag - love those butterflies.

Thanks for joining in with us over at Top Tip Tuesday - don't forget to share a Top Tip with us next time to be in the running for our Top Tipper Prize too!

Carol x