Hi Crafty Friends!

I have my first tag of the year for you now and also my second official DT submission for MTW, this time for the January Mini Challenge, though not the first MTW Mini Challenge I have entered!


The word for this month’s challenge is WOW, so I have been contemplating this word since it was announced and at first all I could think of was the Kate Bush song called Wow lol whcih got me singing but didn’t give me any inspiration.  But then I started to think about this month and that it is actually the start of a brand new decade, so that really was quite a big WOW!

Here are some close ups so you can see the detail

Don’t you just love these little mask dies by Tim Holtz?

Everything on the tag is made of paper, even the “metal” bits.

And that’s the finished tag, lots of diecutting, glossy accents, embossing powders, metallic paints and waxes!


The Mini Challenge is held on their Facebook page, click this link to enter More Than Words January Mini Challenge.
The word inspiration is:

Word Inspiration – WOW




Manilla tag
Tim Holtz dies – stag, alphabet bigz story book, handmade, gears, clock, stars, masquerade, cardstock metallic, stencil
Glossy accents
Finnabair Metallique paint, Wax, Paper paste
Decoart Wax
Embossing ink and powder – Wow – violet, Emerald Creek – Vintage Beeswax, Stampendous – cream
From stash: distress oxide background from 2018(?), watercolour paper scraps

Empire of the Cat

Artist / Designer at Empire of the Cat
Artist, Designer, Blogger, cat mama, librarian, computer geek.
Loves travel • nature • books • Art Journalling •
Maker of cards, drinker of tea, hoarder of craft supplies.Love paper, ink, paint, colour and shiny things and mixing my mediums. Minimalism was never my thing!
Empire of the Cat

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