Friday, 16 March 2012


...Easter themed Tags...

...hello I'm sharing with you the Tag I made for our Easter say I found this challenging is an understatement...challenging in the fact of getting what was in my head on to the tag...but I got there and I'm pleased...

...laid on top of of this gorgeous piece of burlap is a strip of White Denim...the cross is made from an upholstery fabric called Heligan both from Laura Ashley...I wanted to make a thorney crown  like the one Jesus was made to wear but the fine barbed wire i'd made just overpowered the whole thing so I kept it simple...
...the idea of the nest & bird with the eggs was to indicate the new life...

...these little crowns were simple to were the nests...

...these eggs were made with Fimo... birds looked a bit like Piranha's so I added some feathers...

...I hope this Tag captures what Easter is all about...

...thankyou for stopping by today...



  1. That is lovely! So nice to see what you've done with what was on your desk. I'd be thrilled to receive such a beautiful and textural tag so I'm sure the recipient will be pleased. Definitely sums up Easter and all it's true meaning so thank you for sharing it.

  2. You certainly evokes easter for me. Your talent amazes me whenever I visit your blog.

    I love that WOYWW has shown me so many different kinds of art...I love to see how our minds work to create the art we each love.

  3. Wow Mel, how absolutely beautiful - quite breathtaking in fact. It certainly conveys the message of Easter - and thank you so much for showing the steps. Di xx

  4. This tag is beautiful! And I love that to make a tag you have not used paper! Very creative! You made me laugh with the comment about the birds looking like piranhas before adding feathers :)
    Thanks for visiting me earlier!
    xoxo Karen

  5. Just one word really ... STUNNING! Love Debbie xXx

  6. Love your 3D tags they are super. BJ

  7. Just perfect! Love your Easter tag Mel! xx

  8. Stunning!! Mel this tag is gorgeous! total beauty, the crown of thorns is a fabulous idea! the eggs in the nest and the bird such a fab creation! I love all of it! Perfect! Hugs May x x x

  9. Gorgeous! Love all the texture, lovely! Kim

  10. Really Kel, because I'm late I'm enjoying the chance to browse other posts because I don't usually manage to, so glad I can! wonderful marvellous work, was really unable to work out what the fabric was going to be for on your WOYWW post, so that doubled th epleasure when I saw the finished tag...marvellous, and absolutely you've encapsulated Easter.

  11. Wow!!! Beautiful - what a wonderful job you have done with this!!

  12. Wowsa! Your easter tags are fab are those little crowns and nests!! Soooo creative! Love 'em!! Jan x


...thankyou so much for taking the time to drop by my blog...I hope you like what you see...warm wishes...Mel :)