Thursday, January 10, 2013

Our Love Story

Well I am at it again folks, I could not help but partake in another design challenge sponsored by Vintaj.  With the amazing prize package they just sent me I suspect there will be a few more challenges in my future too.

I just love having a trigger or a prompt for art, I do find that can really inspire me.  The theme this month is "Our Story."  I just happen to have a delightful new story in my life unfolding right now and so I chose to chronicle it through this piece.  Each and every little do dad has a thought or personal meaning behind it.

VOTE HERE (if you want)
#7 Our Love Story

The small blanks I altered from Vintaj are delightful.  I stamped a background with permanent ink and then layered text on top.  Some of them I made domed by thoughtfully adding on the Diamond Glaze, others were kept more even and flush.

You can see below that I added other inclusions to some of the metal blanks as well.  

I was so super excited to find a use for the etched metal tiles that were added.  I happen to be blessed with an amazing clan of local art ladies.  During one of our meetings last year, Beth from Vintage Sweets, taught us how to etch on metal.  When I heard the theme for the challenge I knew I wanted to use these.  I added them to represent sweet nothings, love letters and the secrets new lovers share.  


I hope you enjoyed partaking in this little bit of my new story.  Thanks for all of your continued support and readership.  It really does mean the world to me.  Hopefully this piece will also trigger the full on creative mojo return.




  1. Beautiful piece! I LOVE it! I need to learn how to etch looks so cool! :O)

  2. LOVEly piece! I voted for you and hope you win.

  3. how beautiful..gave you a vote.
    susan s.

  4. So very cool, Rhea! I love that you've made a story from them :) Off to vote for you!

  5. You did a great job assembling your charms. It will be a fun bracelet to wear.

  6. Love your bracelet. It looks like it will be so much fun.

  7. Gorgeous piece Rhea!! Congratulations! A vote for you.

  8. How beautiful! Happy to hear you have a delightful new story unfolding... happy 2013 to you!

  9. Your creative mojo looks just fine to me. Beautiful bracelet. You've got my vote!

  10. Absolutely gorgeous Rhea!
    Gail in Oklahoma

  11. Fun piece... looks like lots of memories are unfolding..

  12. Lovely chunky goodness. You had your creative genius at work for sure!~Susan Mc

  13. Luving your bracelet. Just so cute and the story behind it is sweet. Good luck in the challenge. I voted for you.
    blessings, denise :D


All the comments and feedback you leave affirms my creative spirit on a very deep level. I am grateful for your time and readership!