CHA: Tim Holtz Idea-ology

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Because I had SO MANY Tim Holtz photos, I’m breaking this into two posts. First, let’s peek around the idea-ology booth!

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I loved the Christmas bits and pieces hiding, his vintage treasures, and overall how this booth was decorated. I ALWAYS love this booth – this year was no exception.


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Fall craft project | Spooky House

I have a thing for altering those cheap wood birdhouses that craft stores LOVE to carry…

Just give me some paper, glue, and an idea and I’m off! This is one I did with a lot of Tim Holtz goodies (full supply list at bottom of post).

The great thing? You can use whatever. Paper, paint it, keep it simple, get crazy complicated… endless possibilities!

Mostly mine is covered with grungepaper or kraft resist paper (inked with spiced marmalade – above the roof looks more yellow than it is!) and edged with distress stickles. Some bits of grungepaper were dry embossed and cut out to form my ‘fence’ and my tree.

The tree is inked with brushed corduroy + coated in glossy accents. I do LOVE creating with grunge paper! It’s flexible and tough. A perfect choice for me.

I didn’t record any details of my creative process on this project, but I *WILL* be recording a Christmas gingerbread house inspired video soon. I do love my holiday crafting…

Here’s a list of all the supplies I used:

Have questions? Feel free to ask away!!!

Want more fall? Be sure to check out my fall leaves article I did for Scrapbook Update.

Tim Holtz: D&B layout

Today I’m sharing a layout I made for Tim Holtz (CHA) – it’s a fairly straightforward one too.

First off – I don’t know what I ever did without Tim’s design ruler. It’s great for tearing (seen on this layout) and also has holes so you can punch measured holes for stitching like I did on this layout.

I really wanted to play more with the kraft glassine, so I used these photos of Rebecca meeting ‘Wilderness Donald’ at Disney World. I *love* that kraft glassine so much! I crumpled it, then flattened and taped to paper and printed my journaling onto it. I also accented with stickles, a paper bow, and a few other fun details.

The edges of my paper bow are distressed with Tim’s distress tool.

Another great addition to my Disney World album! Glad to see that book starting to fill up!