I did a few things differently than Tim:
- I didn't have sticky back canvas for the deer, but I did have plain old canvas, so I glued a piece of canvas to some grunge paper to give it more stability and then used the die to cut out the deer.
- I don't have the picket fence distress stain in my inventory yet, so I created a white-wash by watering down some Snowcap paint and water to get close to the same effect.
- The most painstaking part of the process was creating the wreath for around the deer's neck - Tim used a small piece of pine stem and I don't have anything like that so I punched out 5 pieces of pine using the McGill Designer Pine punch, cut them into small branches and glued them to a piece of green twine using glossy accents. It took quite a while to make, but I like the end result and that's what's important, right?
Cardstock: Tim Holtz Idea-Ology – Kraft Resist Paper Stash – Christmas Memories
Inks & Paints: Ranger Distress Inks – Iced Spruce, Evergreen Bough, Peeled Paint, Festive Berries, Gathered Twigs, Walnut Stain; Adirondack Paint Dabber – Snowcap, Gold; Perfect Pearls Mist – Perfect Pearl
Dies & Punches: Tim Holtz Alterations Movers and Shapers – Mini Reindeer & 25 Set; Spellbinders – Fleur De Lis Squares; McGill Paper Punch – Designer Pine
Accessories & Other Stuff: Tim Holtz Idea-Ology – Muse Tokens – Christmas, Jump Ring, Trinket Pin, Long Fasteners, Grunge Paper; May Arts Satin Ribbon; American Crafts Twine – Caramel, Dark Green; Canvas.
(The bell hanging around the deer’s neck is from my “magic jar” of little found items that might be useful someday)