Wednesday, 4 June 2014


Hi Everyone!
I hope all is well with you.
I thought the White on White tags were very inventive, and although it was a challenge, it was a good idea to work in one neutral colour. The textures and layers that emerged on the tags were wonderful.
For my Roses tag I decided to assemble some materials containing roses, and bring them together in one collage. I used some rose printed chintz for the background, with a clothes tag, black and white stamped roses. a black silk rose, a permaclay rose (made by a friend), some dried wild roses, a rose patterned button, and an embroidered border. I added another tag with an appropriate quotation on. I took a photo of it on a back cloth of cotton rosebuds.

Here is a close up.

The quotation :

It is the month of June,
The month of leaves and roses,
When pleasant sights salute the eyes
And pleasant scents the noses.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
American author, poet, critic and editor


  1. What a fabulous poem to quote here Jane, on your very pretty tag. I walked passed some old roses today as the wind caught the scent ~ *ahhh* ~ I certainly stopped and smelled the roses :o))

  2. Very beautiful texture tag and a pretty poem to share

    Love Chrissie x

  3. wonderful texture and a sweet little poem. xo

  4. I realy like how you drew all your elements together for your lovely tag Jane.

  5. Lovely poem and a really pretty tag - love how you combined so many different roses. Carolyn xx

  6. I like your tag so, so much!

  7. I love your collage assemblage of roses. It has a sweet vintage feel which was accentuated through the addition of Willis's quote. Blessings!

  8. Your collaged tag illustrates the poem perfectly. I really love your choice of colour.

  9. What a lovely little poem! I like how you have used so many different textures on your tag, so many interesting things to look at.


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