Purples and greens…

I’m posting twice in one post tonight because our internet connection is so slow. We have our suspicions that it’s being sucked dry by the teenage msn-monster upstairs, but I can’t prove it and she’s so happy to be back in school that I have no intention of rocking the proverbial boat!!

It’s been a while since I was inspired to make a single tag, but I do love the colour purple and the Taggers have some lush Purple Onion Stamps as an incentive this week! I enjoyed this one – got covered in ink, paint, glue and gel medium, but it was worth it!! Blogging pal Carol has shown so many lovely examples of using more than one embossing folder in her artwork, that I was inspired to do that with this piece. You can’t tell, but the base was silver embossed paper, covered with purple acrylic smoosh, run through the next folder and inked with black stazon.

 Adrienne sent me the tiny puzzle piece and the purple image came from Ten Two Studios sheet of Little Purple Things. I always find an appropriate image when I’m hunting them out – sometimes it’s hard just choosing one!


And while I was waiting for a set of Inchies to dry, prepping a mask and checking the paint on my Anti-Valentine quiltie… I made this ATC – for TGIF (Green) and Rosie & Linda’s ABAA. Party on, Garth!!


Couldn’t resist the reference to Wayne’s World there… it came on TV a few weeks ago and DD was sitting with me while I watching it – talk about a blast from the past! She was in fits of laughter and told all her Msn buds to tune in too. Well, we had a party of our own going on there for a while! LOL!

It’s been fun sometimes having her homeschooled – she’s absorbed quite a lot of our ‘pop’ culture and accused me of watching some “really weird films” (I’m a Sci-Fi buff!), for we’ve enjoyed our together time and have regained that very tight family bond we used to have. But she needs the sociability of school and the opportunities available to her at Budehaven are life-changing, so it’s for the best. “Party on, DD!! Party on, Wayne!” 😉

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  1. both are fabulous Rosie, stunning backgrounds!!

  2. Love all the beautiful art here, Rosie…gorgeous!

  3. Carol

     /  January 30, 2009

    What a great purple tag – really like the embossed base and the colour wash over – thanks for joining us this week at TYI………….

  4. Stunning work! Wayne’s World, what a cool movie that was!!

  5. They are both fab, well done, Jaqi

  6. Both of these are beautiful. The green one is my favorite.

  7. Ellen

     /  January 30, 2009

    he does make me laugh with that grown on.

  8. Rosie Radcliffe

     /  January 31, 2009

    Thanks for joining in our challenge – loving the layers you’ve achieved in your crow ATC (and I like the purple too).
    Rosie ABAA

  9. Sandy

     /  January 31, 2009

    Wow Rosie these are fantastic.
    The design is incredible. I love them.

    Thanks my friend for your great work to TGiF.

  10. Wonderful pieces, Rosie!

  11. Both are gorgeous.

  12. Oh my…how beautiful they both are!
    Peace & Love,
    ♥ Barb ♥

  13. I love your Queen of Crows – she’s great! There are some lovely details on this ATC; thanks for joining in and sharing with us.
    Linda x

  14. great to have you back Rosie and what a stunning tag…love the background and gorgeous image……thanks for joining us again this week at TYI
    Hugs Kath xxxxx

  15. They are lovely Rosie – great colours and textures

  16. Dawn

     /  January 31, 2009

    Just a beautiful tag Rosie – love the background and the fibres!
    thanks for joining us at TYI!
    good luck in the prize draw!


  17. wowza ~ gorgeous tag chickie ~ and all that purple! yummy! love that added puzzle piece and image..beautiful

  18. OH MY WORD!!! I just love your style… this tags are beyond gorgeous… Hugs…SK 🙂

  19. Very cool crow! I love the stain in the background that looks like a horizon line …. and the smaller crows in their party hats too …. nice job!

  20. So much great texture and color going on in these tags Rosie = Love Em! Hope you find your tambourine in the snow, rusty bells and all 🙂


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