Sunday, 9 March 2014

Rusty spring time wall hanging: Inspired by Tim Holtz' March tag.

I ordered some large tags and when they arrived they were HUGE... I am terrible for not reading the measurements and having a ruler close by. so i decided, rather than doing a tag, I would do a wall hanging. I dont have many distress inks left, so couldnt copy the technique Tim was sharing but I was still very inspired by the fantastic stamp set he used on his March tag, so i used that as my inspiration. here is my version. you an see Tim's original version HERE.

I used corrugated card, painted to look rusty so it looks a bit like a rusty corrugated fence, as my base and the tag went in the middle. I do love Birds, eggs and nests as a theme and will be doing that a lot in the next few weeks. Spring is such a joyful time of year. full of hope and new beginnings. even when life feels dire, a bit of spring birdsong and some spring flowers, can still give you a few seconds pause from the difficult stuff life throws at us.
And as it is a jumbo tag (despite it now measuring over a foot long lol), I am entering it in to Simon says stamp's Wednesday challenge.


  1. Wow, this is absolutely awesome! Love the nest with the eggs, and everything. You're talented.

    Have a great Sunday! :-)

  2. Wow, this is absolutely stunning!! The details are just gorgeous!! The nest and all of the eggs look amazing!! Love this!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  3. This is fabulous! Gives me an idea of what I can do with some of the eggs that I have left over from last Easter.

  4. I LOVE your Tim Tag! The textured background is amazing. Thanks for playing along with the Tag It! Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

  5. I Love it! I think it looks great and I love that it's a mixed media type tag.

  6. Oh wow - it's such a fantastic artwork! A great Interpretation of Tims Tag - i love it so much!