Friday, 1 February 2013

Hearts and Flowers for The Artistic Stamper

Last months challenge "Use your favourite stamp" saw some varied and creative creations :)
So the challenge for this month is
Yes, how fitting for February the month of luuurve ;), over at The Artistic Stamper Creative Team 

I decided to make a tag, just for a change ROFLIA ;)

I first cut some tattered florals from some crowded attic papers. Then stamped alternate petal layers with the sequin waste open A5 and calligraphic mat 13 using Versamark and heat embossed in white and pewter powders. Layered them up and secured with a brad.
The dancer was stamped onto grunge paper and cut out then I used the new Ranger emboss it dabber (love that ;)) to cover the surface and used Distress embossing powder in tattered rose.
The heart is from the home sweet home A5 plate and was again stamped on grunge paper and red glitter applied.

The background on the tag was made using Dylusions sprays in bubblegum pink, fresh lime and melted chocolate. Water was then spritzed through a mask and some of the ink lifted off using kitchen roll.
Using Archival inks in black, crimson and coffee I stamped the ticket from Labels, the stamp from Airmail bird collage elements, the crown from crowning glory, the row of crowns from London A6 and the bubbles from Borders A6.

The sentiment used the smaller scrabble letters from Scrabble and Tags A4 plate and the open wings from the dancer plate were stamped onto the dance background and cut out.
Everything was stuck down with either silicone glue or glossy accents.

You really must take a look at the "Hearts and Flowers" creations the rest of the team have made.

So don't forget.............the monthly challenge is "Hearts and Flowers"
The rules are simple... all you need to do is make a piece of art, be it a card, ATC, wall art, altered art, scrapling or tag;)... just remember that it must include some rubber stamping and the theme... and... if you use Artistic Stamper stamps on your entry you will be entered into the draw twice! The prize is £15 worth of stamps from the Artistic Stamper shop... along with the KlingOn to mount them onto.
I hope you get chance to play at the challenge... it is open until February 28th and the winner will be chosen by shortly after :)

Thanks for looking and happy stamping
xoxo Sioux


  1. beautiful tag hun and the emboss dabber sound cool ;0)

  2. Your heart is full to bursting here, Sioux!!! Love your tag.

  3. What a lot of stamps and techniques you've managed to use. A clever creation once again.

  4. Stunning tag, love the colours and textures.

  5. Fabulous tag Sioux - so many techniques in one little place! Have a great weekend x

  6. Luscious layering and texture :D *sighs thinking of AR* :D XXX

  7. Wow Sioux, this is beautiful, fabulous layers xx

  8. Absolutely love this tag - the heart as the bodice of the tutu is a wonderful touch... and all the layers and textures are just beautiful!!
    Alison x


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