Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tim Holtz Playtime...Day 4

Hi folks...sadly my last day of sharing for now what I've been making with my new Tim Holtz goodies...
and probably my favourite card of the week using the fabulous Shadowpress Wishes Sentiments Set and Layered Dragonfly Die and matching embossing folder and I couldn't resist revisiting the Distress Crackle Paint technique from July's "12 Tags of 2014"
I was tempted to add something else to the card but decided for once to leave well alone and let this gorgeous die and embossing folder do the talking...
and to prove the versatility of Tim Holtz products...a clean and simples card if that's what floats your boat...
I swiped 3 pieces of scrap card with Distress Paint Dabbers...Picked Raspberry...Evergreen Bough and Wild Honey and then embossed.  As you would expect from Tim...all his products are high quality...the depth of the shadowpress is amazing...allowing me to trace easily around the lettering with a black fine liner pen...
and the butterflies were die cut from the left over scraps using the dies from the French Flight Stamps and Die set...I've still got the beautiful Eclectic Elements fabric to play with but it won't be today because I'm clearing the decks ready for the grandkiddies coming to stay tomorrow...playtime will take on a whole other meaning and tomorrow is the first day of August...can you believe it.
Hugs Kath xxx

13 comments:

Christine B. said...

Wow Kath, you've been busy and made lots of gorgeous cards. Thanks for visiting my blog. Love and hugs x ChrisB

Jane said...

What beauties Kath.....the dragonfly is stunning. Enjoy your playtime with your grandkids today...I wonder what is in store tomorrow? X

misteejay said...

The dragonfly card is super. The colours are just lovely. The sentiment card is simple but such fun - love the bright cheerful colours. Two very different cards but both lovely.
Toni xx

Redanne said...

The dragonfly card is just stunning Kath and your CAS card really does show the versatility of Tim's products. You really have given us tons of inspiration this week - thank you! Hope you have lots of fun today with the Grandkids. Hugs, Anne xx

Astrid Maclean said...

Stunning cards, the Dragonfly one specially, wow, love the wonderful crackle you achieved, it looks stunning!!!

Annie said...

Wow....that Dragonfly is beautiful Kath and I love the background layout and colour. Love the way you have highlighted the words as they really stand out. Have fun with the grandchildren and I will contact you over the weekend.

Crafty hugs
Annie x

Elaine said...

Stunning dragonfly card Kath1 That crackle on it looks amazing and so realistic too!

Clarissa said...

Your dragonfly card says it all "Beautiful".
Clarissa. X

rachel said...

this is all stunning Kath - I'll have to look back at your previous days makes - brilliant xx

Bananimac said...

Such cleverness and creativeness x

Jan Sharp said...

I've loved your Tim playtime creations-really inspiring.
Enjoy the grandchildren! I bet they love coming to stay. Thanks, Jan

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

So beautiful, the dragonfly looks stunning!
Rebecca.

scrappymo! said...

Beautiful is right...Love that grungy dragonfly card. The second card looks fun...the words on the strips of colour are so fun!

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