October 19, 2017

Best in Show

Most collage artists have a habit of collecting images that might be useful for a future project. I like to collect people and the image I used here was found and saved to my stash six years ago.

I thought the spotted theme clever but had no way of knowing when I'd use it--until now.

This week's theme at Simon's Monday Challenge Blog is "Man's Best Friend" and became the perfect opportunity to use it.

The background is a page from the Tim Holtz Etcetera paper stash, an 8" x 8" collection of papers that are sized just right for tags.

I added polka dots using Tim's Dots & Floral stamp set, the label is from one of his Ephemera collections and most of the tinting was done with colored pencils.


  1. Fantastic tag! The clipping and background are so perfect together.

  2. Admire your creations is always an instant of happiness! love love love everything you create! Barbara

  3. I forgot .... thanks for sharing with us your creative talent on Simon Says Stamp Monday CHallenge blog! barbara

  4. I love it, the background is great and the flowers give it a wonderful touch, hugs.

  5. This is so fantastic! How genius to go with the polka dot theme. As always, I want to jump into your artwork and talk to the characters involved. They are all so dang interesting and you bring them to life through your skills! Love this piece!