Wednesday, August 21, 2013

WOYWW#220 / August 2013 Tim Holtz Tag - Harry Potter Inspired

Hi, guys! Hope all is well! Today is Wednesday, so that means I am sharing what is on my work desk with you! Thank you to Julia for this fun desk hopping (snooping) fun! Last week you may recall I was sorting through my Tim Holtz stamps and supplies to prepare to make my August 2013 Tag.  You will see I used a lot of distress products on this tag.  Distress Stains, Distress Inks, and even my Distress Markers. 

When I was looking at Tim's travel set and spotted the train, my mind went directly to Harry Potter!  It reminded me of the Hogwarts Express.  I am a big Harry Potter fan, so I decided to make a tag with that theme. Hedwig the owl is even represented in his cage.  In the story, the train arrives/departs from a magical track #9 3/4.  The large alpha stickers by Tim were fun to use to add that to the tag. The ribbon was stained in the colors of Gryffindor (one of the 4 houses of Hogwarts).  The tag this month is the GIANT size #12.

Lots of inky fun, and now the clean-up begins!  I hope to visit with as many of you as I can today.  Thanks so much for visiting me (and my desk!) today!  Until next week!


Jackie said...

Lots of lovely tim holtz bits on your desk
I agree with hubby that train reminds me of the hogwarts train
I keep meaning to purchase that stamp myself so I can use it on our scrap book layout
Jackie 44

glitterandglue said...

What a lot of fun you have had making your tag. Well done.
have a great week, Winnie.
Margaret #55

Unknown said...

Hi Winnie. What a fab take on Tim's August tag. Love the scarf effect you created with the tag ribbon. I must get on with mine soon......or I may well be standing in the corner of Tim's workshop on the 29th with a could do better hat on ;-) Happy WOYWW from Helen 71 x

Unknown said...

Love that Harry Potter tag. That is cool!!! I am a big Harry Potter fan too.


sandysewin said...

I LOVE your Harry Potter tag, what a clever idea!

Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier and for the kind comments.

Happy Woyww,

Sandy #4

shazsilverwolf said...

Great tag, brilliant idea. Have a great week, Hugs Shaz #50 xx

Maisie Moonshine said...

Hi Winnie, great take on Tim's Tag - love your HP inspiration and that you've adapted Tim's technique to suit your theme. Fab! Thanks for your visit. have a happy week. MMx #33

Lynn McAuley said...

What fabulous work on your wonderful Harry Potter tag, Winnie! A great use of your TH materials!!

Have a great Wednesday!!

Lynn #19

ria gall said...

Hi Winnie
that is a great tag you have worked the stamps and ink so well to get a fantastic result
Have a really great WOYWW and enjoy the rest of your week
Hugs Ria #85

Anonymous said...

I love your Harry Potter tag! What a cute idea!
Thanks for visiting me and your nice comment.
Gabriele 49

Unknown said...

Lovely tag...i have been oogling those letters and numbers for a while yet...are they good to work withh, and how easy do they take colour? Thanks for the visit and have a great week. Zeffy #76

paige said...

I'm a HP fan too and your tag is brilliant!

Athina said...

How cool! I love how you have done the ribbon! Very neat tag!

Art Joy of Sharing with Peg and Shel said...

Cool tag. You are way ahead of me. I haven't started May yet.

April said...

I love Harry Potter - I will never outgrow it. :-)
Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier.
April #106

Anita Houston The Artful Maven said...

HOW COOL!!! Harry and Tim...what a perfect combination! Love all the images!

Brandy said...

What a fun tag!

Monique said...

Looks like you had fun making Tim's tag for august =).
Great tag!
xx Monique

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