Smiley People

Weekend Taggers (Tag, you’re it!), want you to follow a recipe today: 1 ribbon; 2 buttons & 3 brads/eyelets… and TGIF is asking you to “keep smiling”, so I’ve made a long tag with Ria’s Funny People to use as a bookmark… Both challenge blogs have great examples too!

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I made the buttons with chipboard discs covered with alcohol ink and the background was given a ‘dry brushing’ with a thin coat of gesso – although I did use a baby wipe to reveal the text. I dabbed the remaining AI round the edges to use it up and then used my gold Krylon style pen to outline it.

I covered the whole thing with book film and then added the ribbon with a green snap thingy! (Technical, aren’t I?!!)

Got a bit more decluttering done today plus the dreaded accounts (set 1) and we’re off out tomorrow for lunch in Bude – gotta make the most of this fine weather because rain is forecast for early next week. =/

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14 Comments

  1. Rosie, you never cease to amaze me with your creativity! I love your long tag and am most impressed with the buttons, which really aren’t, but sure do look like it. And your cute little characters have such engaging smiles.
    Faye

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  2. I love the images that you used, and your coloring with alcohol inks is wonderful. That Green is Delicious!!!!

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  3. Dawn

     /  March 21, 2009

    Oh Wow! there they go those great fun images – love it Rosie and fantastic background..

    Thanks for joining us this week again

    Dawn
    x

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  4. really fun smiles!!

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  5. Fantastic, great stamps

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  6. Sandy

     /  March 21, 2009

    Oh no what for funny stamps.
    Wonderful piece of art Rosie. Love them.

    Thanks Rosie for your smile on TGiF.

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  7. great tag!!! love that stamps!!!

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  8. This is brilliant Rosie – have you drawn those images yourself? Fabulous stuff! I was carefully studying your technique – I want to try that myself, the effect is brilliant!! :o) xx

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  9. What a very amazing Tag.
    I love it. Your card made me smile!!
    Great artwork.

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  10. wow Rosie…love the background and those gorgeous super smiley faces……enjoy the rest of your weekend and thanks for joining in the fun this week at TYI
    Hugs Kath xxxxxx

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  11. Great piece rosie!

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  12. Fabulous. Love those images.

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  13. Amy

     /  March 23, 2009

    sweet technique and cool image’s

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  14. whoa ~ your tag is just rawkin kewl chickie! TOTALLY love it!

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