Creating Rusty backgrounds using distress products

Hi friends! I am so excited about the new idea-ology product that Tim is releasing this year that I decided to sit down and create!  My favorite line of his is by far the idea-ology. Now Don't get me wrong, I couldn't create this rusty grunge without his distress line, but I love how the idea-ology brings it to life. 

This week's Monday challenge over at SSS is home decor. I don't typically enter challenges, but I decided to enter my projects this week.  

I created two process videos showing how this was put together. The first video focuses on creating a Rust background that you see on the voltage die. 

 The second video is how I used that die as my focal piece on my tags.  These tags are the ectetera tags from Tim Holtz and make great decor pieces. 

I created two voltage plates, so I was able to actually create two finished projects. I have them both hanging on my wall in my studio!

Part 1 - Creating Rusty Backgrounds

Part 2 - Creating Rusty Backgrounds



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