Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Tag Tuesday (1 week late) and the second Inchie Challenge

I am only just catching up with everything after being forcefully kept away from my computer for so long, but I do want to keep up with the challenges I so enjoy. So ok, this tag is a for LAST tuesday's challenge, lol, with the theme MOSAIC. Perhaps I can just squeeze it in before the new challenge today.

The actual mosaic is an illustration from a little booklet of Roman mosaics, which I bought many years ago, errm, probably early 80s. Mosaics have always fascinated me, all those tiny little pieces making up such fantastic designs. I know, its cheating really, lol, but I had so little time to try and get this in. Anyhoo, here it is -

Yesterday was the second Inchie Monday. You just got to love those tiny little things, I am having so much fun with this challenge. The word for this week's challenge is "powerful", and the very first thing which came to mind was Love. There were loads of other ideas I considered, but I always came back to the very first one. I stuck with it. The inchie is made with pink background paper sprayed with Cosmic shimmer mist, German glass glitter border, a tiny music paper heart, a vintage couple, a fragment of lace and a couple of teeny pink crystals -

Incredible, how much mess you can make, creating something that tiny!

Toodlepip xxx


Dorthe said...

Liz, it is so wonderfull, love all about it- and there is so much little details--you are an inchie master :)
Ypur tag is beautifull, too, ann love the sentiments.

Sarah - Red Gingham said...

It's so beautifully pink and so full of little bits and pieces. I just don't know how you fit them all on! You do love a bit of glitter don't you Lizzie?!

Elizabethd said...

As ever, a joy to visit.

Joanne Huffman said...

Love the power of love! This is a delightful inchie - so much content on such a tiny canvas.

Andi's English Attic said...

Love the tag.
Love the inchie.
Love your last sentence :D xx

Fabric Art said...

Liz wonderful inchie, so much on such a small piece, your tag is also wonderful, great work on both.
Hugs Anni

Anonymous said...

Liz, True! We're messy artists! LOL!

I like both of these! Now...back to the studio, girlfriend! Messes allowed! ;-)

Hugs, Diane

JeanFB said...

What a stunning inchie - in it's beauty, but also in how you managed to get so much goodness onto such a teensy canvas! Love all the details. And your tag is beautiful - love that illustration. I missed the Tag Tuesday boat last week, too... gotta get going this week, LOL!

Anonymous said...

I'm so loving the german glitter border on your inchie... aren't they fun? I'm having a wonderful time translating my big ideas to something so small.

Cat said...

I LOVE your inchie, it's a beauty!!!! And yum, glitter!!!

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

I love your sweet pink inchie, Liz! It would be just perfect for a Valentine's card.

Suz said...

I don't think it is cheating, it is a great, unique tag with the perfect quote. I love the inchie, too. Great detail on such a little space!