Heart and Soul…

That’s the tag I’ve created for this week’s “Tag, you’re it” #6 and Layers of Colour this week. Taggers asked for black and gold; LOC seeks embossing on our artwork. I loved Laura’s highly stylised heart so much that the good old tomato paste tube, coloured with a bit of alcohol ink came out again! I stamped the heart with PM foam stamps on the reverse and used my embossing tool to shape it and embellish. The images are from Crafty Individuals Miniatures and I’ve used text strips torn from an old book. All the edging is done with a gold ink pad and the fibres and ribbon are black and gold! What an enjoyable thing to create!

\"Heart and soul...\"

I’ll be carving some more stamps this evening and I still have another project to make, as I see Sara’s back with Skinny Saturdays! And then who knows what Lisa will have us doing outside our comfort zones this weekend??? Also, Michelle Ward has just posted the next Crusade over at GPP Street Team – Paper casting… can’t wait to have a go at that one!

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  1. …..and an even more enjoyable thing to gaze at Rosie! This is so absolutely gorgeous! I love the gold heart – have you created that yourself? I’m intrigued by your stamp carving – off for a scout now to see where you’ve used them! Thanks so much for taking up the challenge again this week! ;o) xx

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  2. Penny

     /  May 10, 2008

    This is an amazing piece – so creative and wonderful eye candy!

    Penny

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  3. Sandy

     /  May 10, 2008

    Wow Rosie what a amazing Tag, absolutely stunning again. Love it, wie immer 😀

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  4. Penny – thanks very much!! 🙂

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  5. Love that heart and the images – the whole tag is stunning.

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  6. Never seen a tag quite as beautiful as yours!! I’m delighted you were inspired by mine. I, in turn am inspired by yours!

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  7. Wow this is gorgeous

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  8. Wow, this is absolutely stunning – just great art work !

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  9. This is beautiful, so many layers of colour and such depth! Fab collage effect! Thanks so much for taking part again 🙂

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  10. it’s wonderful ! the face is very strange ! great piece !

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  11. magickdiva

     /  May 12, 2008

    This is gorgeous Rosie – I love it

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  12. I love your tag and especially your ‘old tomato paste tube heart’ 😉
    The tag looks really great.

    You said that you’re addicted to carving and mentioned here that you will carve more stamps. I’d love to see them if possible. 🙂
    You’re so inspiring.

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  13. Gorgeous tag.

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  14. This is a fabulous tag! Love the fibers too! Great job!

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  15. Fab tag!

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  16. This is wonderful, Rosie! Your work is so creative … and so inspiring! 🙂

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