Tag Archives: distress: inks

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    12 tags of 2015 – december

    12 tags of 2015 - December | www.timholtz.com

    the holidays are in full swing and the studio is buzzing with festive creativity.  i hope the final tag of the year will inspire you to take time during this busy holiday season to give these ideas a try.  we start by transforming plain burlap into a colorful patterned masterpiece, then layer punched paper shapes into yuletide Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – october…

    i love halloween time for all sorts of reasons: the changing of the weather, the frightful decorations, the nostalgic memories of my childhood, and of course the candy.  this month i wanted to share a tutorial showing you just how easy it is to create one of my favorite new dimensional halloween dies from sizzix Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – august…

    getting the most out of products we have is really important to me.  i’m always looking for new ways to use the products i design so this month i wanted to share a mixed media use for die cuts.  keep in mind you can use any designs for this technique, so when you’re creating your tag have fun Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – july…

    12 tags of 2015: July | www.timholtz.com

    ahh summer…the longer days, hot weather, vacation adventures, and celebrations we have this time of year.  the 4th of july holiday is one of my favorites and a time to show gratitude for this country and embrace the celebration of our independence day.  it was certainly my inspiration for this month’s tag, and i love Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – june…

    12 tags of 2015 - June by Tim Holtz | www.timholtz.com

    a great thing about creativity is that is can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be.  you can take an idea and adapt it however you choose.  for this month’s tag i wanted to create a plaid background, basic right?  there was many ideas spinning in my head to achieve Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – april…

    12 Tags of 2015 - April | www.timholtz.com

    getting the most out of products has always been one of my main goals as a designer.  i try to inspire different ways to think about the products and their many uses.  first we’ll explore distress markers and a few creative ways to use them including layered watercoloring, background spritzing, and even tinting ribbon.  next Continue Reading

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    faux chocolate bunnies….

    have you ever had one of those crazy ideas that pop in your head while your browsing the aisles of the craft store and think – i should make something with that?  well today’s project is one of those crazy ideas, but i have to say – i love how they turned out.  you see, Continue Reading

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    cha 2015 sneak peeks – ranger ink

    CHA 2015 Sneak Peek | Ranger Ink | www.timholtz.com

    here we are, the final day of CHA sneak peeks!  i’m so excited for the show starting tomorrow, but even more excited about my new release products from ranger.  for over 10 years now, distress products have been a creative evolution of innovation.  the unique properties, nostalgic color palette, and superior formulation of these products Continue Reading

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    festive mini burlap panels…

    Festive Mini Burlap Panels by Tim Holtz | www.timholtz.com

    as the holiday season approaches the last weekend before the magic of christmas day, i wanted to share a simple festive gift idea that’s perfect for friends, neighbors, and holiday visitors.  these mini burlap panels are quick to make, and the perfect way to share the spirit of the season.  so even though your crafting Continue Reading

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    holiday merriment…

    creating for the holidays is so much fun!  i love to make all types of projects big and small, from tags and cards to home decor.  it’s always fun to share ideas here on the blog, but sometimes those ideas are just not enough.  i get emails from many of you who have been inspired Continue Reading