A Loving Heart with Tim Holtz & Sizzix


My full-time work schedule this past spring left little time for playing in my craft room, so I’m very excited to be back to part-time…. and back to my beloved crafty supplies. Of course first thing, I’ve pulled out some of my favorites from Tim Holtz, Sizzix, and Stamper’s Anonymous for a little crafty play day. And today I have a shabby sweet paper dolls art tag to share with you.


It’s always fun to experiment a bit with different backgrounds, and that’s just what I’ve tried to do on this soft pastel tag. I used a pretty Distress combo of pink and brown to ink up a Diamonds layering stencil, and then I doodled over the negative spaces with a lilac Distress marker before finishing up with a heavy spritz of water and a healthy coat of Ranger opaque crackle paste and ink. The tags for the base and the sentiment were die cut using the Sizzix Tim Holtz Tag Collection set. I cut an oval opening in the top tag using a Stitched Ovals Thinlit die.


The flowers and greens are a mix of Sizzix Wildflowers dies and the new Funky Floral dies, all watercolored with Distress inks. A bit of light stamping, a mini tag, and paper dolls complete the scene.  These two remind me of my own sweet  girl and pup, when they were wee tiny….. even if they look nothing like them. Sweet nostalgia!

Thanks for stopping by, friends! Wishing you all a wonderful day!


If you’re interested in any of the supplies I’ve used today, be sure to check out the awesome deals going on right now at Scrapbook.com. All Ranger Ink and Sizzix products are currently on sale….. and there’s free shipping today on orders of $60+. Click on any of the photo icons above to learn more.

The supplies I’ve used are linked and/or listed below:

Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Mixed Media Heavystock - 8.5 x 11 - 10 PackTim Holtz Sizzix Framelits TAG COLLECTION Wafer Thin Die Set 658784Sizzix - Tim Holtz - Alterations Collection - Thinlits Die - Stitched OvalsSizzix - Tim Holtz - Alterations Collection - Thinlits Die - WildflowersSizzix - Tim Holtz - Alterations Collection - Thinlits Die - Funky Floral 1Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps HABERDASHERY CMS105Stampers Anonymous - Tim Holtz - Layering Stencil - DiamondsAdvantus - Tim Holtz - Idea-ology Collection - Paper DollsAdvantus - Tim Holtz - Idea-ology Collection - Clippings StickersTim Holtz Distress Ink Pads - Tattered RoseRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Wilted VioletRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Shaded LilacRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Mowed LawnRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Bundled SageRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Ink Pads - Gathered TwigsTim Holtz Distress Ink Pads - Antique LinenRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Marker - Shaded LilacRanger Ink - Artist Brushes - 7 PackRanger Ink - Tim Holtz - Mini Ink Blending Tool - RoundRanger Ink - Texture Paste - Opaque Crackle

Jute Twine
Crepe Paper

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9 thoughts on “A Loving Heart with Tim Holtz & Sizzix

  1. A lovely tag, Audrey!! A sweet girl image with dog and pretty flowers! And, the background is amazing in texture and color!!

  2. I love your combination of products. That blue and purple just pops! and of course, I love the crepe paper ruffle – one of my favorite embellishments.

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