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Friday, May 02, 2008

Woman's Face Collage

I picked up this image at the Akron, OH stamp show last weekend and paired it with some images from Innovative Stamp Creations. The marbled embossing on the frame and the text is by ISC and some of my favorites. The woman's face and flourish are by Artful illusions. This is a piece of art for my personal stamp space and something that is close to my heart. I hope you enjoy it.
The Create letters are by Lil Davis Designs and were distressed with Tim Holtz Vintage Photo ink. The marble background was stamped with versamark on a black photo mat and embossed with Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress EP and DTP'd with walnut stain distress ink to have them blend with the black mat. The Images were stamped in Versafine Onyx Black on vanilla cardstock that was DTP'd with TH old Paper ink. The words (ISC) were stamped in TH Frayed Burlap and then I sponged some Tattered Rose and Weathered Wood onto the face.


  1. WOWSA!!!
    This is fantastic!! I love how you used those stamps. I could only *kinda* see the beauty in them when you showed them to me--Now I REALLY see what you saw!

    The words work perfectly, too! As does that frame!!

    BEAUTIFUL project!!

  2. Very very cool. I love the placement of the's perfect. Everything about this piece is awesome. Joan

  3. She's beautiful! I love the way her eyes cheeks and lips have the color and every thing else is sort of neutral but there. Great work!

  4. Hi Shelly - we met briefly at the Arkon stamp show... Just wanted to let you know that I bought the same stamps... Just loved the woman with the swirl!

    Happy stamping to you!


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