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Technique Remix 06 – 2016

little yellow jacket

…and four to GO!

Welcome to and/or Welcome Back to my blog and sharing some of your time today, in what has become a tradition for me.

I would like first and foremost, to say thank you for reading (what little I actually write), for looking at my pictures, and for your kind words and support over the past four years. To all of you who have taken the time to email me or comment, to help promote my blog or a post...and all those who simply like and follow – I am indebted to your encouragement, inspiration and fellowship. is this year’s blogiversary challenge tag*.

…and four to GO!

Time: <2 Hour
Yield:  1 – #8 Tag
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Archival Aquamarine, Mixed Media Palette, Red Geranium, Distress Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap, Old Paper, Walnut Stain; StazOn
  • Markers – Distress Broken China, Tumbled Glass
  • Paint – Distress Picket Fence
  • Spray Stain – Distress Antique Linen, Picket Fence
Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 – #8 Manila Tag
  • Embossing Powder - Clear
  • Hardware – Chain,  Hex Fasteners, Jump Rings, Mini Corner, Sprocket Gears, Stencil Mark, Swivel Clasp
  • Other – Coloured Acetate, Small Talk
  • Ribbon – Crinkle Ribbon
  • 810 Magic Tape (3M)
  • Masking Sheet
  • Stamps – At the Movies, Game of Life, Negative p6-1283 Film Strip




















*My (self-imposed) Blogiversary Challenge is to create a new tag using the same; stamp sets, colour palette and materials/thematic elements (hopefully getting more crazy/creative over time) as the ones I used in my first post and the first tag I made.

the journey...

the journey

Time:  >1 Hour
Yield:  1 # 8 Tag
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Archival Mixed Media Palette; Distress Tumbled Glass, Walnut Stain
  • Markers – Distress Faded Jeans, Fossilized Amber, Frayed Burlap, Hickory Smoke, Old Paper, Tumbled Glass, Twisted Citron
  • Re-Inker – Archival Jet Black, Potting soil, Watering Can; Distress Fossilized Amber, Frayed Burlap, Hickory Smoke, Old Paper, Tea Dye, Tumbled Glass, Twisted Citron
  • Stain – Distress Faded Jeans, Frayed Burlap, Picket Fence, Tumbled Glass, Twisted Citron
Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 #8 Kraft Tags
  • Card Stock – Paperstash Kraft Resist, Specialty Stamping, Water Colour Card Stock
  • Hardware – Game Spinner, Hex Fastener, Jump Rings, Sprockets & Gears, Type Charm
  • Ribbon – Crinkle Ribbon
  • Cut-n-Dry Stamp Pad Felt
  • Dies – Labels
  • Stamps – Dapper, Going Somewhere, Simple Sayings, Time Travellers
  • Stencil – Mini Plus
All these techniques are taught by Tim at

Watercolouring with Re-inkers

Layered Misting

Custom Stamp Pad (Archival)

Stain Kraft Resist

Stamping With Stain

Marbled Stain

Watercolour with Markers

Blending with Markers

Stamping with Markers