Halloween Memories Collage

By  Tim Holtz  for  Ranger

size: 6"x8"

  • Halloween Memories Collage
  • Photo 1
  • Photo 2
  • Photo 3
  • Photo 4
  • Photo 5
  • Photo 6
  • Photo 7
  • Photo 8


  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Burlap Panel, 6”x8”; Ephemera Pack Region Beyond, Found Relatives Occasions; Apothecary Remnant Rubs; Adornments, Oddities, Arrows, Mirrored Stars, Crinkle Ribbon; Hardware, Metal Corners, Swivel Clasp, Loop Pin


  • Ranger Distress: Mini Inks Spiced Marmalade, Seedless Preserves, Crushed Olive; Black Soot Spray Stain; Spiced Marmalade and Black Soot Markers
  • Ranger: Matte Multi-Medium, Mini Ink Blending Tool, Palette Knife, Distress Sprayer, Texture Paste
  • Stampers Anonymous Halloween Layering Stencil
  • Tim Holtz Tonic Scissors

Basic Supplies

  • paintbrush, cotton swab, spray bottle of water
  • 1. Spray Black Soot stain over entire burlap panel. Let dry.

    Photo 1
  • 2. Position stencil over burlap panel; apply texture paste using palette knife. Scrape off excess paste from stencil. Carefully remove stencil and let dry.

    Photo 2
  • 3. Ink texture paste with various inks using ink blending tool.

    Photo 3
  • 4. Adhere embellishments on burlap panel using multi-medium. Apply layer of multi-medium to back and front of each embellishment to seal. Let dry.

    Photo 4
  • 5. Tint Found Relative photo (or use own image) by coloring directly over image with markers. Blot off excess ink using cotton swab. Let dry.

    Photo 5
  • 6. Apply multi-medium to back of photo; press onto burlap panel. Do not apply multi-medium over image as ink will smear.

    Photo 6
  • 7. Cut out Remnant rub-on transfers of choice; apply to photo.

    Photo 7
  • 8. Cut two 24" lengths of ribbon. Color edges using markers. Mist colored ribbons with water, scrunch into ball, and let dry.

    Photo 8
  • 9. Tie ribbon around burlap panel; knot ends. Wrap other ribbon around four fingers. Position loops over knot of first ribbon; knot to secure. Fluff loops to create bow. Pin Halloween-themed charms to bow; adhere to burlap panel using multi-medium. Adhere additional embellishments to burlap panel.