Tag Archives: distress: markers

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    12 tags of 2015 – september…

    exploring the use of color and texture is one of my favorite things to do.  by combining these elements in various ways it allows the imagination to run wild with possibility.  alcohol inks have a unique ability to blend into vibrant colorful backgrounds on slick surfaces, and although the techniques can vary, the end results 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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    patriotic inspiration…

    hello everyone!  i know it’s been a while since i’ve blogged, but certainly not from lack of trying.  i’ve just been crazy busy keeping up with new product deadlines and my ongoing travel schedule – i’m finally starting to catch up.  i’m sure many of you will agree, time is just flying by this year.  i can’t Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2015 – may…

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

    there are certain things that capture a sense of nostalgia, and for me this month’s tag is certainly one of them. several elements make this one of my personal favorites so far this year. the combination of textures, tinted photo, tiny paper flowers, layered ephemera and embellishments really tell a creative story. it’s one of 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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    12 tags of 2015 – february…

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

    i hope your year is off to a great start. thanks to all of you who are participating in the the 12 tags this year. it’s been great seeing all of the creative versatility you are sharing, and i hope the commitment continues throughout the year. the month of february is all about about the 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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    12 tags of 2015 – january…

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

    happy new year!!!  so are you ready to start the year off with new adventures, new inspirations, and new creative resolutions? well the annual 12 tags series is the perfect way to make that happen. if you’ve been part of the fun for the past several years, thanks for sharing the journey, and if you’re 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