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Maker's Monday: Spooky Witches Tag

I am on a tag spree! This one didn't turn out exactly how I wanted, but I can mess with it later and hopefully make it better!

1 craft tag (I used Ranger Inkssentials, size #8, manila tags)
Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn
Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Antique Linen and Black Soot
1 Tim Holtz Witches Paperdoll
1 Tim Holtz Spooky ephemera tag
Glossy Accents

Water brush 
Tim Holtz Blending Tool and pad
Heat tool

Additional Items:
Tim Holtz Distress Marker (black)
Foam dots
Fine glitter (I used Martha Stewart Mica glitter)


1.  I brushed water onto a tag and dabbed Twisted Citron stain into the center of the tag and dabbed Mowed Lawn around the outer edge. I blended it a bit and then used a heat tool to dry it.

2.  Next, I used the marker to color the cut edge of the paper doll.

3.  I grabbed the wrong piece of ephemera and was so "in the moment" I didn't realize it until I was finished with the tag. I may switch it out later, but for now...spooky it is!
4.  I loaded up my blending tool with Antique Linen ink and made small, light circles around the ephemera. With the outer edges colored. I blended the ink to the center of the piece. Satisfied, I added just a bit of the Black Soot around the edges.

5.  I added squiggles of Glossy Accents to the back of the paper doll and pressed it into place on the tag.

6.  I wanted to give a little depth to the tag so I grabbed some foam dots and added two to the back of the ephemera. I edged the tag with Black Soot ink.

7.  The card could have been finished, but I wanted some sparkle. Enter, The Glitter. I've had this Martha Stewart glitter for years and thought it would be a nice touch. I added some Glossy Accents and then dumped on the glitter. I'm not 100% in love with it and need to think it over.

Squiggles, squiggles, squiggles!

That's some mighty fine glitter...mighty fine!

Just a couple of spooky witches...nothing to see here...
All in all, I do like this tag, especially how the background turned out! I'll look it over the next few days and maybe fix the glitter. What are some of your crafting "oopsies?"



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