Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Be Still My Beating Heart

I hope this posts ok, 'cos I'm still on my jolly holidays so please do your thing Mr Blogger! This time around Tracey has chosen the theme of 'In A Heartbeat', so we need a beating heart (yikes) a weathered timepiece, and a bit of grunge.
Well, I'm right out of beating hearts, but I do have a bit of grungeboard in a heart shape. I've coloured it in red acrylic paint,  painted in Verday metallic, then sprayed with the magic spray for the rusty look.  The drippy blood is glass paint
or is it....
The base tag is Core-dinations that's gone through the TH embossing folder. I've then sanded over and rubbed a red ink pad over the top.
My weathered timepiece has had the verday treatment, and it now looks like something the cat has dug up in the garden lol.
Only two real stamps this time - how bad is that!! They are from Bomshell stamps and they don't get out nearly often enough.
Please check out my teamies tags, then get out your stamps and come and join in.
Thanks very much for looking x


  1. Ooh fab....skully heartbeat tag. Hope your holidays are special. I feel the need to join in this week ;)
    xoxo Sioux

  2. Love the whole feel of this tag - I think your heart is beating!

  3. Oooh, what a scaaaaaaaaaary tag - gorgeous! Valerie

  4. Hope you're having a fab time on your jollies Sue.

    Great tag, like the way you are right out of beating hearts - lol.

    Stunning background, and thanks as you've given me an idea!!!

    Sam xxx

  5. a beauty of a tag! love the skull!

  6. How dark and grungy is this!! Love it Sue. Hugs, Buttons x

  7. That's a cool tag, looks fantastic.

  8. Scary stuff Sue ! but I like it :)
    Hope your having fun
    Von ♥

  9. oh hun what an amazing tag,its just brilliant hun with as always first class detail hugs Cherylxxxxx

  10. A great tag, that heart is fab! Hope are having wonderful holidays! Trace x

  11. Hope you are enjoying your holiday. The tag is just fine - the 'beating' bit of the recipe was a bit tricky wasn't it....

  12. That's fabulous! Love especially the cool background and the 'blood' :-) Great tag.
    Best, Suzanne

  13. Wow, that background turned out great! Very cool tag!

  14. Wow great tag and absolutly love the skulls. Faulous

  15. Somehow missed this one... a great "beating heart" variation!! And yes, I know exactly what you mean about the new stamp release...!!
    Alison x


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