time-worn traditions

Friday, December 21, 2018

time-worn traditions

Time: >3 hours
Yield: 1- Mini Etcetera Tag
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Alcohol Mushroom, Rust; Archival Ground Espresso
  • Other – Blending Solution; Collage Medium (matte); Gunmetal Mixative; Opaque Crackle Paste, Resist Spray
  • Paint – Distress Cracked Pistachio
  • Spray Stain – Distress Brushed Pewter
Dry Ingredients:
  • Mini Etcetera Tag
  • Card Stock – Christmas Paper Stash, Metallic Kraft Stock
  • Glitter – Distress Rock Candy
  • Hardware – Gadget Gears, Hex Fasteners, Mini Fasteners
  • Other – Chipboard, Bingo Chips, Vignette Box Top, Wood Land Tree (large & small)
  • Other – Design Ruler, Guillotine Cutter, Hot Glue, Palette Knife, Steel Wool 







I used some resist spray to attach a few shakes of glitter 


















  1. I love everything about this! The trees are magnificent! and Will Not Tarnish is genius!

  2. I LOVE this, Vicki!!! Those trees are AMAZING!!! You are the grunge queen! 🖤🖤🖤🖤

  3. Your work always gives me pause, this is truly incredible Vicki! I love the way you’ve used the box top and the layering on the tag is exceptional! Of course the trees are fabulous but the entire piece is the crowning glory! xx

  4. Absolutely amazing, love the idea! And the textures, yes everything about this piece!

  5. Everything everyone else said is so true! I love the way in which you use and "interpret" the supplies and tools. Your techniques and inspiration are truly exceptional; thank you for sharing another exquisitely grungy tag! Merry Christmas!

  6. Absolutely stunning, those trees are incredible! x

  7. how very clever and fun. I think this has been one of Tim's best Christmas releases ever. And everything you have shared is awesome. So much inspiration. thanks as always for sharing.

  8. WOW...the best!!! LOVE the trees and industrial design of it all! YOU rocked all the tags, but I love this one best...so originally fabulous!!!

  9. Love this. I had to look several times before I realized those were trees. Thanks for sharing how you put this all together. ❤️❤️


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