Wednesday, 30 July 2014


the statues prompt for this week stumped me.  in the end i made 2 tags -- one that failed to meet my aims and one i like regardless of whether it met my aims!  this tag which i feel pretty good about uses a favorite stamp from stampers anonymous.  this stamp is reminiscent of a statue or bust, perhaps from the roman or grecian era, and i liked the effect from stamping it on a combination of dictionary and designer paper.

somehow she seemed to want to wear a lace veil so i gave her one, along with some other simple embellishments.

so, on to the tag i made first and which did not meet my expectations.  i was visiting a friend in los angeles earlier this year and while wandering a city square i took a photo on my cell phone of a dancing lion.  my friend and i debated if the lion was meant to be from wizard of oz.  we couldn't decide. but in thinking of this challenge i remembered the photo.  for my tag i attempted to add some wizard of oz elements (from a gecko galz collage sheet).  it just didn't come together as i wanted it to though.  i'm sharing it anyway since it is all about the journey i suppose.

happy rest of your week; i look forward to seeing all your awesome tags. love to all.


  1. Lovely tags, and you wee not the only one who was stumped. But I suppose it gets us thinking! Hugs, Valerie

  2. Terrific ideas on both of the tags.

    Love Chrissie x

  3. Both the ideas work well, I think. I do love the first tag with the gentle touch of the lace veil. However, your second tag is a wonderful memory of a special experience shared with a friend.

  4. Great ideas for tags. I agree it was not the easiest subject, but that is the idea, to get us thinking. I like the printed text background of your lady statue. The other tag is intriguing, and I can't think of any other reason for having a dancing lion statue!
    Jane x

  5. I love the simplicity of the first tag. Really nice composition and the colour and pattern of the designer paper is great.

  6. They're both unique and beautiful in their own way. Blessings!


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