Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Myths & Legends

Hi Everyone; I hope this week finds you all happy & well & into the swing of 2014. The routine of a new school term helps me along, but I'm happy to say that it also gives me a little more creative time. The household dust is piling up mind you, but what they hey, huh? I think I've got my priorities right....haha.

Do you believe in faeries? I do. I believe.
I believe in them like I believe in the Tooth Fairy & the Easter Bunny & Father Christmas. I believe in the magic that rises in my heart & my imagination when I hear those names. I remember shouting, "I believe!" at the television, as a young girl, when Tinker Bell was dying in the Peter Pan film. Do any of you remember doing that? I love faeries, (fairies); so fitting in with this weeks theme, I made a fairy tag.

 I used a very large tag, picket fence distress paint over a polka dot stencil and I stamped with distress markers. I added some dried lavender, (still smells gorgeous), several rub-ons, a fussy cut Lavender Fairy, a toadstool charm, some punched butterflies, crochet lace and the tie is some ribbon I coloured. The writing on the left is a quote attributed to Mark Twain, which says, 'Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear & the blind can see'. Beautiful. On the right is a rub-on that says, 'Do you believe in fairies?'
Right, I'm off to see the lovely tags already posted. I haven't even peeked yet.
Take care everyone. Make a wish; you never know, it may just come true.
Stay well & be happy **hugs** :o) Mo x


  1. The contrast between the size of the tag and the fairy was brilliant. I also love all the interesting little details that surround her. Blessings!

  2. oh this is precious and just beautiful. yes i believe! xo

  3. Love your fairy tag, and yes, I know they are always hiding somewhere!

    Hugs, Valerie

  4. I believe in fairies and your tag has a very beautiful one on it. Such a delicate setting as well.

    Chrissie x

  5. Magical fairy tag! Lovely delicate details.
    Jane x

  6. I love fairies and yes I do remember! Beautiful, whimsical design!

  7. Lovely delicate fairy tag, great idea with all the different elements.

  8. Aaah, this is lovely, so sweet and delicate and full of the joys of summer. Just what I needed to see on this horridly grey day.

  9. And what a pretty fairy she is. I can remember sitting with my sister as still as we could be on a blazing Aussie Summer's day with clouds of biting things...we were in a cow paddock with our eyes glued firmly on a massive Eucalypt. There was a twist of wire near a bole and an uncles said it was a Fairy House....we were absorbed for hours.
    See what your lovely tag brought out!

  10. I did, I did! And I still do silently though :) Sweet tag...perfectly faerie like.

  11. So many great layers on your fairy tag. Plus it must smell wonderful!


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