For my tag this week I have embossed some silver foil with a Paris themed embossing folder. I cut a heart freehand and covered it with foil which I coloured with alcohol ink. The word Paris was cut from the same piece of embossing as the background. I got the idea of the padlocks from the custom of lovers attaching padlocks with their names on to bridges in Paris and throwing away the key to symbolise everlasting love. This began on the Pont des Arts but now can be seen on many other bridges across the Seine. The custom has become so popular that there is now a petition to remove and ban them as they are rusting and becoming an eyesore. It is also said that the weight is too great for some of the structures.
See you all again next week - hope you are enjoying some sunshine!