Saturday, 9 May 2015

Just Like Buses They Come In Threes

Good morning and happy weekend. Today it's all about the threes! I'm entering a trio of challenges, with my trio of tags.
PaperArtsy have challenged us to use sprays, Stamps and Stencils want to see three of a kind, and The Mirror Crack'd have gone with a triptych theme.

I started by making my own spray paint with these Fresco Paints.
It gave a mixture of a fine mist and some heavy drips which I really like.
These are the backgrounds stamped with Darcy's stamps and coloured with Prisma pencils.
The stars have been stencilled with silver embossing paste.
Brian was then stamped and coloured.
Then Pretty Flamingo...
And finally Action Kitty. I really must stop giving my stamps names (or maybe not)
So here's my sprayed, 3 of a kind, triptych - I wish I could get a better photograph but we've not had sun for days.
Edit, just scanned it - much better colours now :-)

Sorry to be short and sweet but so much to do and so little time!

Hope you like it, and thanks very much for looking x


  1. Brilliant again Sue,love the funky stamps and the even funkier names you've given them! I usually call any grey rubber stamps I have by sweary names when they bead up......
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

  2. Lovely trio, Sue! Love your spray paints in fabulous colors...they look wonderful in the background. Beautiful stamping with PaperArtsy stamps.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Mirror Cracked challenge this month.

  3. Your threesome is awesome, love it! Hugs, Valerei

  4. What a fun trio of tags, love these
    Amanda x

  5. PLEASE keep naming your stamps lol, i love to do that so i remember which stamp plate they are from and yours are so funny.

    Wonderful triptych of Tags, beautiful colours and love love love the stamps you used :-) xxx

  6. You are on a roll, wonderful triptych of tags! And I thought the names you were giving your stamps was what they were called, that is great that you name them!

  7. Very beautiful tags and I love the spray paints that you made

    Chrissie xx

  8. Lovely colouring on these tags and the shine on Brian et al.. can't tell if it's embossed in glitter EP or something else but the effect is superb!

  9. beautiful, just the right amount of colour they give dont they, also love the sewing around the edges x

  10. Ooh I love this trio so much, well done Sue!!!! Good luck for the three challenges, the colouring and everything is fab here. Hugs, Coco xx

  11. Lovely tags, Sue! Gorgeous range of colours used. Great choice of stamps, just love PaperArtsy.
    Thanks so much for joining us at The Mirror Crack'd challenge this month.
    Angela x

  12. A fantastic trio of tags, love the backgrounds and all the images. I'm sure you are not alone using names for your stamps, great fun. Thank you for joining us at Stamps and Stencils this time.

  13. a Fabulous threesome ! Love these tags, beautifully stamped and coloured! Thanks for joining us over at Stamps and Stencils

  14. a beautiful trio of tags!
    Groetjes Karin

  15. Great triptych, Sue. Love the idea of threes!

  16. What a brilliant quirky steampunk trio - love your spots and splatters from the sprays - altogether fantastic!
    Alison xx

  17. Love your three tags with those really great little images and the splats and splatters! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamps & Stencils. Juliax

  18. Fabulous stamping and use of Darcy's images, love this 'steampink' take! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamps and Stencils. Ruth x

  19. LOVELY Triptych! ! I'm so crazy about this! Thank you so much for joining us over at The Mirror Crack'd Sue... xo


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