Sunday, 22 April 2012

Sunday Stamper - Week 202 - Summer in the City

Summer colours is what Hel's is asking for after all this bad weather. We went out to Southport today and it was very sunny walking along Lord Street, and it inspired me to do these two tags.

I painted the tags with acrylic paint and marked them bottle tops, credit cards and Lego pieces. On the right hand edge I used different stamps from Dylusions stamps Around the Edge. I then used Paper Artsy Quaint Village for the upper tag and a Paper Artsy windmill for the lower tag.

I ripped out a page from an old dictionary and I stamped the two houses and the windmill and then coloured them in with watercolour pencils and blended them with a wet brush. The saying on the first tag is from Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz's Collection Urban Chic and the saying on the second tag is from Paper Artsy Love and Kisses 1.

I hope this brightens Hel's day as the trip to Southport did for us. Here's to the summer!!!


  1. Hi Carol, well it certainly brightened my day. Love the colours and the stamped images - gorgeous.

  2. Carol, these are both gorgeous, I love the backgrounds that you have created and you have used such gorgeous stamps too! Still haven't tried Lego! I love the sentiments that you have used, they are absolutely perfect, a tonic to look at, these are! xx

  3. Wow - lovely and bright tags. Really cheerful on this grey day!!

  4. Wonderful tags Carol, the colours are certainly very summery. Hugs Rita xx

  5. I love your tags the colours are great and love the idea of stamping onto the dictionary pages . Bye for now

  6. These are gorgeous Carol! My favourite has to be the windmill one - it's totally fab. I like the other one too but I have a thing about windmills and I really love all the detail in this one.

  7. Indeedily it did brighten my day... thank you Carol! FAB tags as ever... and I love the one you posted today... that is stunning with that Patina! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x


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