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Beautiful Vintage Specimen Slides | Full Specimen Slides How to and Decorating


Thank you so much for joining me for this Six Beautiful Vintage Specimen Slides tutorial, Let's jump right in.


I cut out six of the specimen slides from the Tim Holtz Specimen's die set from some vintage cardstock in my stash, I used another die from that same stamp set to cut out a piece of acetate to act as a window in my specimen slide. I used some Vintage Photo Distress Oxide ink and a blending foam to add a vintage touch around all the edges of the slides.Before Sealing up the slide I added some dried flowers, some acetate dragon flies and some beautiful star embellishments to each one them sealed up the slide with the acetate already adhered.


Once that was done the sky is the limit to how you want to decorate them, I used a lot of Rub ons from both Tim Holtz and Prima Marketing. I love how they contrasted with each other as ones black and the other is vibrant colours. Rub ons will sit on top of anything you add so they really morph into the background and look as if they belong. For some final touches I used my Crop-a-dial and a warm metallic Eyelet on each slide and added a safety pin for a fun hanging element. Then I added some small tags and heart adornments hanging off the safety pin for some fun elements and called these slides done.


Thank you so much for stopping by for this quick look at my Six Beautiful Vintage Specimen Slides tutorial. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!

Supplies


Tim Holtz Specimen Dies

https://shrsl.com/3t6ku (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6lm (SB)


Tim Holtz Collector Dies

https://shrsl.com/3rldb (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3rlep (SB)


Hest reistant Acetate

https://shrsl.com/3s5l6 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3s5lq (SB)


Scrapboys Vintage Legend 6x6 Paper pad

https://scrapboys.com/vintage-legend.html


Paper Rose Butterfly Bliss pattern paper

https://shrsl.com/3t6kw (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6lp (SB)


Sizzix Switch Die cutting machine

https://shrsl.com/3ol8f (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3ola8 (SB)

https://amzn.to/3TwEi6M (Amazon USA)


Sizzix Standard Multi-purpose Base

https://shrsl.com/3ol8b (SSS)

https://amzn.to/3q0f2bx (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3AGPLI6 (Amazon USA)


Sizzix Standard Plates

https://shrsl.com/3ol85 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3olag (SB)

https://amzn.to/3wMXOlD (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3czsdNB (Amazon USA)


Mint tape

https://shrsl.com/2y1mf (SB)


Tim Holtz Glass media mat

https://shrsl.com/3fm87 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oerg (SB)

https://amzn.to/3QVPecd (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3TnVj2Y (Amazon USA)


Tim Holtz paper trimmer

https://shrsl.com/3oerw (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/27qra (SB)

https://amzn.to/3CEhSdS (Amazon USA)


Tim Holtz Eccentric Stamp Set

https://shrsl.com/3t6l4 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6lq (SB)


Tim Holtz Eccentric Remnant Rubs

https://shrsl.com/3t6lw (SB)


Prima Marketing Aquarelle Dreams Rub ons

https://shrsl.com/3t6ld (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6m1 (SB)


Prima Marketing Aquarelle Dreams Acetate Ephemera

https://shrsl.com/3t6l8 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6m0 (SB)


Vintage Mixed Ephemera (Dried Flowers)

https://amzn.to/3e0isZ2 (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3cpSTA8 (Amazon USA)


We R Memory Keepers Crop a Dial

https://shrsl.com/3t6kn (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6m3 (SB)


We R Memory Keepers Warm metal Eyelets

https://shrsl.com/3t6ko (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3t6m8 (SB)


Vintage photo Distress Oxide Ink

https://shrsl.com/3q78n (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3q78q (SB)


Blending Tool

https://shrsl.com/3oeq6 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oet2 (SB)

https://amzn.to/3CHVZu2 (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3cq0azW (Amazon USA)


Domed Foam

https://shrsl.com/3oeq8 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oet3 (SB)

https://amzn.to/3AVNHO6 (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3CFguHQ (Amazon USA)


Tim Holtz Heart Adornments

https://shrsl.com/3qg4b (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3qg52 (SB)


Tim Holtz Remanent Rub on tool

https://shrsl.com/3oepm (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oesl (SB)

https://amzn.to/3KzuCEr (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3AROmQw (Amazon USA)


Bearly Art glue

https://shrsl.com/31e98 (SSS)

https://amzn.to/3AyxJIl (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3RkM95E (Amazon USA)


Tim Holtz mini Snips

https://shrsl.com/3fl4w (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oes9 (SB)

https://amzn.to/3Anj4iM (Amazon USA)


Reverse Tweezers

https://shrsl.com/2m0sq (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oess (SB)

https://amzn.to/3Tjd03P (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3Tm3yMR (Amazon USA)


Tim Holtz Craft pick

https://shrsl.com/3pici (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3pich (SB)


Studio Katia Embellishment Wand

https://shrsl.com/2ic42 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oli2 (SK CA)


Studio Katia Embellishment Tray

https://shrsl.com/3ola5 (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3oli1 (SK CA)


Twinkle Twinkle Embellishments

https://shrsl.com/3p4tr (SSS)


Acrylic Block

https://shrsl.com/3ol9i (SSS)

https://shrsl.com/3olc4 (SB)

https://amzn.to/3RrN9F2 (Amazon CA)

https://amzn.to/3Rtdx1l (Amazon USA)


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