Monday, May 27, 2013

Mondays with May: Inspired by Tim Holtz!

Greetings friends! It's May Flaum here, and this week I'm pulling out my Tim Holtz stash of supplies to create a 12x12 scrapbook layout!
It seems like so often my Tim Holtz stash gets used for cards, tags, and canvas creations but the truth is I really love how much fun many of his products are for scrapbooking! From the tissue to the rub-ons, letters to tags - I had a blast making this page. Here are some process shots so you can see how it all came together:
 What to do with those tricky surfaces that won't stick? Just staple, use brads, or stitch!
 I love painting these new Tim Holtz letters. So ornate and perfect for some Disney fun.
Now we're getting somewhere! As you see above, my letters were really blue. So I used some sand paper and scrubbed off a bit of color on my finished project.

Below, I'm using my tarnished  brass distress paint with my gears blueprint stamp to create some funky magic as an accent. You can also see I've stitched my photos to the tissue so I can be sure that they'll really stick.
 For contrast and added detail, I also added in some number rub-ons. The great thing about these is that I'm able to rub without cutting out or worrying about parts I don't want to stick to attach themselves. They are super easy to use.
Some more glue, a bit of metal, and before you know it I had a finished page with lots of funky detail.
 Supplies Used:

I also want to mention that I am absolutely in love with the new Shattered cardstock by Tim. It is the cardstock I used on this page, and I love the pre-aged look of it! This layout reminds me to scrapbook more often with Tim Holtz, and in fact it's inspired a pink project that you can find over on my blog today. That's not all you'll find either - I also have a special (limited time!) special offer up today too.
Be sure to pop on over to May's blog for a SPECIAL coupon code to Simon Says Stamp that you'll only find there!!!

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  1. Thanks for the great tutorial. The page looks great and it was interesting to see your technques.

  2. Great layout! Thanks for sharing.
    xxx Marianne

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  4. May this is the coolest Disney scrapbook page I have ever seen!

  5. Wonderful page May, I love what you did with all the Tim supplies. I often try to use them on my pages too, love his stuff!! Fantastic Page!!!

  6. Stunning layout! I love how you used the paints and papers.

  7. Beautiful layout. I remember the first time years ago when I heard the name Tim Holtz in a craft shop and I wondered what was special about him and of course, now I know and couldn't get along with out his products.

  8. Really cute, great use of Tim's products!!

  9. Fantastic LO. Love the stitching and the use of text

  10. Awesome layout! I love the idea to use the brass distress paint to stamp with! Also love the new tim holtz accessories (well, new to me). Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  11. Ive never really liked all thosebgears and things but yr page is fab!

  12. What a fun layout! Love all the details you put into it, and all the various textures together!

  13. Oh wow May this is so neat!! Love the details!! Thanks for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

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  15. Beautiful layout!


  16. Very cooooool. A fun trip, too.

  17. Great layout. Love the distress paint with the stamp.


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