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Hi, Welcome to my Blog. I'm an avid crafter; Scrapbooking, Cards, ATCs, Tags, Altered Books, Art Journaling, Décopatch, Knitting, Crochet, and Embroidery amongst other things. I live in Surrey, UK with my husband and son. For exercise I play badminton and I have been Geocaching since 2009 and now and again Pokémon Go. Recently I got back to Ballroom and Latin Dancing too. I run a UK based on-line papercraft group.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

TH #9 - September Tag

At last, I have done my September Timmy Tag. I was pondering how to go about substituting the typewriter as I didn't have the die, when the local magazine came through the door and would you believe a picture of a typrwriter. Well 3 in fact, small, medium and large. I used the medium one on the tag and made the small one into a mini tag hung from the ribbon. I tried the alcohol ink technique but not having wire wool it was a disaster but it washed off with blending solution and I opted for the black paint dabber instead. The film strip is handmade with acetate and a stamp but this time I made it narrower by cutting and fixing the 2 smaller halves together. The number is from my WORDPLAY die and the little travel bag in the bottom corner covers wording which went over the typewriter. Really enjoyed the metal work on this tag. BJ

5 comments:

Sherry said...

Your tag looks great. What good timing getting that mag with the typewriters on! I haven't done any of the Tim tags, but must go and take a look at this one as his typewriter die is yet another of my favourites!

Dawn said...

I love your tag BJ, what a lot of work and also a lot of incredibly clever adaptaion - brilliant. Lol Elizabeth would be very proud of you too re your use of the typewriter picture.
Big hugs x x x x

Redanne said...

Great take on Tim's tag BJ, love how you adapted the typewriter and the film strip. That metal work certainly is fun to do, you are right there. Love your tag. Crafty hugs, Anne x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Love how the tag came out! Hearing about your substitutions was neat. I always like to hear how things come together.

Elizabeth said...

Great tag - like the metalwork and the typewriter looks a perfect substitute for the die. Elizabeth xx