I was SO excited when I saw Tim's June tag because I have almost everything that he used on it - whoo hoo (which definitely means I'm buying WAY too much STUFF!! AND I said the same thing last month!!?) So, anyway, here's Tim's tag!
You will find ALL the details of how Tim put his together here so I won't go into ALL of the details. I actually made my plaid background differently than Tim did his (I know, I'm such a renegade!) - and I used shades of blues rather than greens.
I made my plaid background by spraying 3 colors of Distress Spray Stains first vertically, then horizontally over the Stripes stencil, dabbing the tag with paper towels after each spraying - I used Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers. I substituted an Enameled Tag pinned onto the Linen Ribbon, rubbing the edges with Weathered Wood Distress Paint and adding Remnant Rubs/Words to it. You can just barely see my Coredinations blue straw sticking up through the 'whipped cream' cover - it really blends in with the blue plaid in my photo! I rubbed Picket Fence Distress Paint over the back of the acetate cover to make the whipped cream!
I used a blue piece of burlap from Die Cuts with a View that I sponged with Vintage Photo and a Big Chat sticker on my banner. I added another Remnant Rub/Special Delivery to the bottom corner. I made myself do the stitching over the burlap since I do have a craft sewing machine - I don't know why I shy away from using it!!??!
The fun surprise with Tim's design - is that you can slip a gift card behind the drink cup! The cup is attached to the tag with two thin strips of foam tape along the top edge (near the cover) and along the bottom edge - so, as you see here, the card can slip right through! I colored my Mirrored Star with two Alcohol Inks - Sail Boat Blue and Espresso.
I always layer my tags to a slightly larger piece of black cardstock - mostly to hide all the mess that gets on the back (like the back side of staples, inks from working on the craft mat and stitching!) So I added a Journaling Ticket as well in case I wanted to write a message.
I love my tag in blue! and all the fun techniques we used on it this month (even though I revised a few things!)
I'll be back tomorrow with the new Fusion Challenge! Hope to see you then - it's the last Fusion Challenge until September (we're taking a little summer break)!
Paper: #8 Manilla tag - Ranger, True Black, Kraft, white - PTI, clear acetate, blue - Coredinations/Tim Holtz, corregated cardbord (recycled Starbucks sleeve)
Ink: Ranger Distress Vintage Photo, Peacock Feathers
Accessories: Ranger Distress Stains - Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers; Stripes Stencil - Tim Holtz, Ranger Distress Paints - Weathered Wood, Picket Fence; Idea-ology - Mirrored Stars, Linen Ribbon, Jute String, Enameled Tags, Remnant Rubs/Words, Remnant Rubs/Special Delivery, Loop Inks, Journaling Ticket, Big Chat Stickers; sewing machine, Adirondack Alcohol Inks - Sailboat Blue, Espresso.