Tag Archives: stampers anonymous: layering stencils

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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 – 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 – 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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    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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    cha 2015 sneak peeks – stampers anonymous

    CHA 2015 Sneak Peek | Sizzix Alterations | www.timholtz.com

    it’s day 2 of CHA sneak peeks and time to share my latest release with stampers anonymous.  this new collection features an eclectic mix of images perfect for collage and coloring.  there’s a little something for everyone including one of my faves “bird crazy” as well as artful botanicals, sketchy fashion designs, bold numbers, textured 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

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    festive watercolor card…

    i hope you’re enjoying the holiday season and busy decorating, or baking, but more importantly – crafting!  i wanted to kick off the first weekend of december with a simple card making tutorial that takes a single stamp and turns it into a watercolor masterpiece.  now if you’re feeling that time is not on your Continue Reading

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    christmas countdown calendar…

    Christmas Countdown Calendar by Jan Hobbins | www.timholtz.com

    it’s hard to imagine so many wonderful ideas could be packed into one project, but media team jan hobbins has wowed me once again.  be sure to check out her clever advent calendar project perfect to adorn your home this holiday season.  jan’s use of dies, layers, and embellishments is sure to inspire your christmas Continue Reading