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Saturday, February 6, 2016

TH Feb Tag - Valentine/Love

Put a lot of detail & love into this Tim Holtz Feb Tag.

Used the Tim Holtz mini stencil set (lucky that I bought this 1 mini stencil set out of several new mini stencils TH has avail) on this TH Feb Tag with a theme of Valentine's Day/Love. 

Used Distress Stain spray with TH stencil that has a flower pattern. Distressed the Tag's edges & used TH Distress Ink on the edges. Used masking technique with TH mini stencil hearts and painter's blue tape.  Used TH texture paste with TH stencil that has Valentine words and heat embossed using gold embossing powder.  

Used Used a Lost Relatives photo that had a dog on it and cut out the dog to use instead of a person. 

Added flower & metal embellishments and ribbon.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
embossing: Zing Gold emb powder 
flower: Michaels white paper flower - I painted pink
imagine: Walnut ink spray
ink:  Memento Rose Bud
machine: Sizzix, Tim Holtz Vagabond
paint: acrylic - red, white mixed to make paint - I painted the white paper flower pink
ribbon: Celebrate It Valentine's Day
Spellbinder: die - Classic Heart
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain   Distress Markers - spun sugar, worn lipstick  
   Distress Stain - candied apple, frayed burlap, walnut stain   
   Found Relatives - photo w/ dog cut out
   metal - charm clip   adornment - arrow, heart  
   mini stencil - set 6 Valentine  
   paper - cardstock - pink
   stamp - Crazy Talk - sentiment
   stickers - Industrious Frames & Trims
   stickles: spun sugar 
   texture paste - Ranger   tool - paper distresser
tools: MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1.  2/6 Crafty Card Makers #156 Punches and/or Dies  combtot15ch  UE  1/25

2.  2/6  Dragonfly Journey Ch42 - Pretty in Pink  UE  1/31

 The Theme this Week is:
~ Pretty in Pink ~

pretty in pink -- I <3 this movie and can quote pretty much the entire thing. "off like a dirty shirt" ;-):

Rules to Join Challenge No. 42 ~
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so I know a lot of us are bringing out the pinks, in addition to making some girly cards too which are my favorite thing to make:) Create anything handmade and crafty that's PINK ~That's it!

3.  2/7  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Jan Ch Hearts   UE  1/11   

4.  2/8  Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - I "Heart" You!    UE  2/2

5.  2/9  Simon Says Stamp Wed Have a Heart   5E(#52/3

6.  2/10  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #212 Lucky Charms   UE 2/4
   Lucky Charms - lucky that I bought this 1 TH MIni Stencil   Metal Arrow & Heart
  7.  2/13  Sweet Stamps Jan Anything But a Card Mthly Ch  UE  1/17

8.  2/14  Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch Hearts   UE  2/1

9.  2/16  Cut It Up Ch89 Mardi Gras - Use a Masking Technique  1E(#)  2/5 
   Used Masking w/ TH Mini Stencil hearts & painter's blue tape

10.  2/29  Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog Feb 2016 HeART Art Ch  UE 2/1
11.  2/29  DLART Feb 2016 Linky  no stack  1Eperday  2/1
12.  2/29  Tim Holtz Tags  12 Tags of 2016 Feb  1E(#1)  2/1
13.  2/29  Vintage Journey Feb Ch - Industrial  UE  2/5 

14.  3/1  The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Ch  UE  2/1 
  Colored using TH Distress: Inks, Markers & Stains


15.  3/2  Sasayaki Glitter Ch#1 Valentine's Day/Love  3E(#2)  2/4 


  1. Wow, that's really pretty, Melissa! I love how the hearts on the paper match the hearts on the ribbon, and that dog photo is just beautiful.

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Mardi Gras - Masking challenge!


  2. Thank You for sharing your coloring for The Daily Marker 30 Day. Perfect Valentine. Love the layout.

  3. Great tag! Thank you for joining our „Dies & Punches“ challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting,

  4. Great tag ! Thanks for entering Sasayaki Glitter Challenge and good luck !

  5. So sweet!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

  6. What a very pretty tag!! Love that sweet dog photo and pretty ribbon!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!

  7. Lovely take on the original! Thanks for adding it to our challenge at A Vintage Journey!

  8. Another beautiful creation!! Thanks for playing along at the Craftin Desert Divas "Hearts" Linky Party!!

  9. Beautiful tag!! Love that pretty background!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  10. Such a beautiful tag. I like that ribbon and the heart charm. Thank you for sharing with us at DRS Designs.

  11. Lovely tag and fit so many challenges. Go you! Creative Blessings! Kelly

  12. This is so beautiful!! I love how you used the dog instead of a person!! LOVE!! Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party!

  13. Nice tag !

    Thanks for playing with us at The Artistic Stamper's heART challenge

  14. Great job. I love all of the hearts. Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up.


  15. Great design and lovely colours for our current challenge this month, thanks for sharing..
    {aNNie For Sasayaki Glitter Challenges }