Tag Archives: idea-ology: paperie

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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 – 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 – 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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    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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    12 tags of 2015 – march…

    12 Tags March | www.timholtz.com

    one of my favorite things about creating is the ability to escape the here and now.  it takes your imagination to a place where you are free to explore, imagine, and discover.  this month i wanted to create a tag to encourage your creative mind to wander and play.  whether it’s trying new combinations of 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 – idea-ology

    CHA 2015 Sneak Peek | Idea-ology | www.timholtz.com

    welcome to day 3 of CHA sneak peeks and all things idea-ology. this one has been really difficult to keep secret since we’ve worked on this launch for the past year. so much goes into the product development of idea-ology from concept to sourcing, and since much of it is inspired by vintage elements, there Continue Reading