No. 31

Saturday, October 31, 2015

 “...nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.” (Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, 1818) 


No. 31

Yield:  1 – #8 Tag
Time:  >2 hours
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Alcohol Eggplant, Espresso, Oregano, Pesto, Pitch Black; Archival Jet Black, Potting Soil; Distress Old Paper, Walnut Stain
  • Other - Collage Glue Stick, Glossy Accents
Dry Ingredients:
  • 4 – #8 Manila Tags
  • Card Stock - Black, Kraft Core Metallic Gold & Silver, Paper Stash Regions Beyond
  • Hardware – Alligator Clips, Eyelets, Hitch Fasteners, Long Fasteners, Plaquette, Wire
  • Other - Black & White Thread
Tools/Equipment:
  • Die –  Thinlits Monster
  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  




46 comments:

  1. Oh Wow! That is awesome. I love the idea of the jumper cables.

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  2. WOW!!! This is INCREDIBLY GREAT!!! Fantastic Frankenstein Hallowe'en tag! And I LOVE the alligator clips with wires attached. Ingenious. (And thanks for including the steps in how you made this.)

    Happy Hallowe'en to you!

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  3. So goulish for the grand finally! Love it :)

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  4. Using alligator clips was a great idea!

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  5. what a great idea to stitch the monster together using the Metallic Kraft-Core! This is just incredible!

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  6. Until now, I haven't been very impressed with the new TH dies. BUT, the way you created your sewn and distressed paper gave what could have been a 'childish die' cut some real balls. Excellent work. You rock.

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  7. freaking amazing... coolest thing i've ever seen done with this die - wow!

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  8. Wow! This is beyond cool!!! love it. The jumper cables are a fab touch to it :)

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  9. I love this tag, love the metallic, love the eyelets and the clip is just a brilliant idea!

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  10. Oh wow, talk about scary and spooky! Brilliant work, I would never have thought to stitch the pieces - perfect for Frankenstein - Love this a lot! Anne xx

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  11. I'm speechless.... So creative & unusual!!

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  12. Beyond brilliant - the most amazing, grungy, creepy take on the October tag - fabulous metal work - he'll definitely come to life now!!
    Alison xx

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  13. Awesome tag!!
    Happy halloween!

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  14. Super cool and imaginative!! Thank you for sharing. Had to share your creation and site with all of my friends on FaceBook!!

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  15. LOVE LOVE LOVE the connector!!! I need some of those! Great rivets and metal and industrial feel! So flipping cool too!

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  16. The stitching is perfection on here. Your creative brain has been working overtime this month!

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  17. OMG ... Way over the top AWESOME !! Stitching and Alligator clips ... pop of red... NICE TOUCH... Frankstein is in the House !!!

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  18. Truly AWESOME! What a brilliant tag & although I had no desire to add this die to my stash I certainly want to now, just so that I can try out your technique.... Thanks so much for sharing it with us. Can't get over it...... It's amazing. Carol P. Xx

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  19. This is so freakin' amazing and creative!

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  20. Awesome! :D I love the addition of the alligator clips! :D TFS

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  21. oh wow! Sooooo awesome! I love it, just amazing!! Congratzzz on your Tim Tag win!~kim

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  22. You are insanely talented! My favourite tag ever!!!

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  23. Congratulations on your well deserved win!! Anne x

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  24. Big Congrats on making Tim's top 12 list ! Definitely deserved x

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  25. It's the coolest thing I've ever seen around!!!!
    Wow Wow And Wow again!!!!

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  26. congratulations on your Tim Twelve Tags win!!!! totally and utterly deserving!!! brilliant

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  27. that is just one word A W S O M E

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  28. Exceptionally brilliant tag! Congrats on your win. Nicola x

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  29. Wow, this is so cool!! Love it! Congrat's on your win at TH 12 tags. :D

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  30. You ARE one crazy Chick! You are totally amazing creating this tag! Love all those mechanicals and your use of the Kraft Core metallics and the sewing machine! My favorite craft piece of the year! Well deserved win--Congratulations!

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  31. Great tag! Frankenstein comes alive! Congratulations!

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  32. WOW! What an incredible work of art - the jumper cable is so cool! Congratulations on your win :)

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  33. Loving your whole Frankenstein take here, including those cables - brilliant! Congrats on your win, and thanks for your visit! xx Lynn

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  34. This is the most awesome tag! Congrats to you on your well-deserved win and also on the buzz it created - I saw that Tim posted your tutorial - double honors!!! Woohoo!!

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  35. I am sooo happy I took the time to come visit as I checked out all the cool
    tags everyone made. I was absolutely floored when I came to your blog.
    Your tag is BOOTIFUL!!!!! I see you won tooo....congrats....you deserve it!
    I am in AWE of what you did!!!! LOVE, lOvE, LoVe it!!!!!!!! I would love to have
    the die just to recreate this FABulous monster!!!! Have I gushed enough????
    Ohhhh and TIM like it toooo!!!!! SiZZLING GOOD JOB!

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