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Monday, August 10, 2015

TH Aug 2015 Tag Cowboy/Horse Theme

Created this Tim Holtz Aug 2015 Tag with a Cowboy/Horse theme. Used mostly TH products. Stamped Stampabilities Horses.

Supplies List 

adhesive:  ModPodge, Scotch ATG
brad: silver star
Coloring/Distressing: inking - TH Dist Inks
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
metal: Horse charm 
paper: cardstock - Kraft brown - base for sturdiness
sequins: Darice 4 copper
stamp: Stampabilities Horse Line
string: tied on
Tim Holtz:  die - Sizzix Thinlits Adventure Words Blocks  Tag
   Distress Inks - black soot, faded jeans, peeled paint, walnut stain
   Found Relatives - Cowboy cut out
   ink: Ranger Jet Black
   other: Ranger Glue N Seal matte finish
   paper - manila tag, Paper Stash Retro Grunge
twine: Vintage maroon/brown

Entering this into the following challenges:    

8/10 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Saddle Up! Wild West  UE 8/4

8/12 C.R.A.F.T. Ch323 Recipe - 1 image, 2 shapes, 3 papers, 4 gems  5E(#4)  8/6
   1 image - Cowboy,
   2 shapes - circles, Tag ,
   3+ papers - manilla tag, 3 different piece from TH Paper Stash Retro Grunge,
   4 gems: 4 copper sequins

8/14 Allsorts Ch Wk 323 - Insp by Summer  3E(#3) 8/8
8/14 Come & Get It Ch Feature a Creature  3E(#1) 8/9

8/15 Craft Your Passion Ch274 Always Anything Goes  3E(#1) 8/10
8/15 Pile It On Ch#81 Summer or Winter  UE 8/9  Summer

8/16 Kraft Journal Ch#236 Take Your Pick - Pick Any 3  2E(#1)  8/10
   Pick Any 3 - Red, Tag, Die Cut 

8/16 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch -  Summer Fun   2E(#1) 8/9  
   Summer Fun - Playing Cowboy, Horseback riding

8/19 Cut It Up Ch77 Animals  1E(#1) 8/7  Animals - Horses

8/20 Wags N Whiskers Ch160: Frame It Out  2E(#2) 8/7  Frame - the Block Words

8/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2015 Ch UE 8/1
8/31 DL.ART Aug Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 8/1 
8/31 Tim Holtz Tags  12 Tags of 2015 Aug  1E(#1)  8/1


  1. Fabulous tag!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

  2. This is a cute tag, Melissa. I love the addition of the horse charm. Really nice. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  3. What a great distressed tag! I like all the details you included. Thanks for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week.

    Guest DT

  4. Great take on the recipe! Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge! Brenda

  5. Love the tag, but i was very intrigued by the boots.makes me want to go horse back riding
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes AUGUST Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  6. Wow, Melissa, I love this! Great work and layering with colors and textures!

    Thanks for joining us for our Animals challenge at Cut it Up!


  7. Love it! Can't go wrong with a horse/western theme ~~ in my opinion! Thanks for sharing this rugged tag at Cut It Up for our animal challenge!

  8. Thanks for creating such a fabulous tag for the Cut it Up Challenge! :) Have a great day!

    Theresa (CIU DT)
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

  9. such a cute tag..thank you for sharing at pile it on Summer or Winter challenge


  10. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  11. What a neat tag. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's patterned paper challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  12. I love your western style tag. The charm is so cute

  13. thanks for joining Craft Your Passion challenge this week, hope to see you again! :)

    Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT

  14. Beautiful work!!!! Thanks!!!!
    Cristina - DT for Wags'n Whiskers