Tuesday, 23 July 2013


Hi Everyone
Thank you so much for the lovely comments on my Roaring Twenties tag last week. You are all such a kind and generous bunch and I am delighted and honoured to be a part of this group *hugs*hugs*hugs*
I must admit I was dreading this weeks theme - Fish - I know nothing about fish or fishing, so had absolutely no clue what I was going to do. Then I was doodling in a book the other night and drew a tag shape and the next thing I knew I had sketched the idea for my tag. I must say, I'm actually happy with the finished article.

I put broken china DI on the tag & then spritzed it with water, stamped & cut out a wee butterfly on some patterned paper and just glued it down. I drew my bucket & little fishy onto spare card and cut it out so I could 3D it with sticky pads, drew on my grass & then coloured them all with watercolour pencils. I added some food wrap to look like water. Do you think it does?
Then I found a piece of bamboo for the fishing pole & some wire for the line. The words were driving me nuts going around & round in my head; hope it's not too long before they float away, haha. I fitted an eyelet & used some silver thread for my tie (couldn't find any old fishing line). I layered the tag onto another piece of card that I edged with a darker green watercolour.
To take my photo I placed the tag on what I think is an amusing cartoon picture. (It's part of a card for an angler). Well  that's it. I thank you for looking and can't wait to see what fishy things you all create this week.
Ta-ta for now, stay well, be happy & I'm open for any invites to parties celebrating the birth of the newest royal prince, hehe ;) Mo xx


  1. this is really cool -- different and beautiful. i don't know anything about fishing either but this tag makes it look like something fun to do! xo

  2. Cute! Like how you shot it too! Yes, the royal addition is exciting news!

  3. Beautiful colours and a real taste of childhood on this fun tag

    chrissie x

  4. Really gorgeous tag Mo! Hugs, Valerie

  5. Love it when the muse whispers out of the blue! Cute tag.

  6. A really fun tag!
    Sue x

  7. Very cute!

    Happy Crafting

  8. I LIKE IT! That cartoon in the background was a nice touch. Blessings!

  9. Thanks a million, now I have that silly tune going round and round in my head! ;-). Love the whimsical tag though.


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