- Die cut a tag from scrap card using the Tim Holtz Tag and Bookplates Die.
- Draw around the tag onto white card to create the accordion and score at the centre points.
- Die cut three separate tags to decorate and add to the accordion piece.
- Take each die cut tag and place the Rays Layering Stencil onto each tag and then follow the step by steps on page 50 of the Compendium of Curiosities for the Layering Stencil Embossing Technique.
- Spritz each of the tags with Hickory Smoke Distress Spray Stain and dab dry with a piece of kitchen towel.
- Apply Hickory Smoke Distress Ink to the edges of each tag.
- Stamp the flower and stem from Tim Holtz Flower Garden Stamp Set onto the background of each tag using Watering Can Archival Ink and then stamp the flowers once again onto a separate piece of card.
- Apply Hickory Smoke Distress Paint onto the rim of a lid, simply apply using a finger and then press the lid over the stamped image to add a circle of paint to the design, adding a further layer of interest and then dry with a heat tool.
- Apply a touch of Fossilized Amber Distress Paint to a non-stick craft sheet and then swipe an old credit card through the paint and then press the card onto the background of each tag to add scratch lines and then dry with a heat tool.
- Colour a piece of scrap card with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink and then die cut the wording "Beautiful" from the card using the Tim Holtz Handwritten Love Thinlits Die Set.
- Take three lengths of vintage ribbon, apply Fossilized Amber Distress Ink to a non-stick craft sheet, spritz with water and mop up the beads of ink with the ribbon; repeat this process until the ribbon is coloured to coordinate with the card and then dry with a heat tool, scrunching the ribbon as you dry. Add the ribbon to the top of each tag.
- Colour each of the flowers with a Fossilized Amber Distress Marker. Cut out each of the flowers and then add them to the tags for dimension.
- Colour a piece of scrap card with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink and then die cut hearts from the card using the Tim Holtz Shape Strips Die and adhere these pieces to the tags.
Let's review the inspiration to date:
Anne who created a spooky tag to celebrate her favourite time of year
What will be packed in the travel bag in November? And how will each Creative Guide use the components to fuel our onward Vintage Journey? You'll just have to come back each Monday to find out... Bon Voyage!