Sunday, 3 April 2011

GRUNGE MONDAY on a Sunday...

Hi all,
I almost forgot to blog this (sorry for such lateness)
don't worry, I have slapped my wrists & told myself I must do better (LOL)
I'm here today to show you my entry for,
GRUNGE MONDAY a brand new challenge
over at studio L3 hosted by Linda Ledbetter,
it's a follow on from the Compendium of Curiosities (now that's ended)
the challenge will be to explore the techniques,
products and all-around genius
of Tim Holtz

It's week one and the challenge is
12 Tags of Christmas, 2008, Tag 10!
Linda has a LINK to this tag in her blog post
go check it out,
this challenge is about being inspired by Tim's techniques,
so take that tutorial and make it your own!

And I am entering this tag in the
ANYTHING TIM Challenge #19 over at

OK here's my tag.

Here's a list of things I used,
Manila tag, scrap of music sheet & scraps of cream card,
Tim Holtz (borderline mask, damask texture fades embossing folder
& mini cirque alphabet stamp set)
Distress ink (brushed corduroy & walnut stain)
Archival ink (coffee)
Re inker (peeled paint)
Perfect pearls (heirloom gold)
Wendy Vecchi (let your art have wings stamp set)
Artistic Stamper (smudge background stamp)
Paper Artsy (bird die)
black UTEE, & a mould I made from
mould & pour & a pair of wing earrings,
& inka gold (gold)
& finaly garden twine in natural & green.

Hope you like it!

That's me for today,
other than to say welcome to my new followers,
& a big thank you to you all for your lovely comments
I get so excited when I see new ones.

Thanks for stopping by,
Back soon,
Kat x.


  1. Kat, I'm so happy to see you! You always make such spectacular art, and I think you've outdone yourself this time! I LOVE that bird! The metal wing is just perfect, and the gorgeous background compliments her beautifully. Thank you so much for helping launch Grungy Monday!

  2. Fabulous tag, love the bird and the addition of the metal wing is perfect. Love the sentiment, perfect finishing touch for this tag. Tracy x

  3. Love how these colours work together - very attractive project !

  4. Thisis fabulous, I love your bird with his metal wing - perfect x

  5. Great work! I love the detail in the bird :)

  6. Beautiful!!! Absolutely beautiful!

  7. This is gorgeous. Love the texture of the bird!

  8. this is STUNNING !!!! love it

  9. Absolutely fabulous Kat, I just love all the detail and design.
    Thanks for sharing it with us at The Stamp Man for the Anything Tim challenge.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox


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