Monday, 20 March 2017

Tag Tuesday and T stands for Tuesday

Hi Everybody!

We were delighted to see so many people joining
in last week at Tag Tuesday,, and Karen from Lunagirl
has chosen the winner of the image sheet,
but you will need to go to the TT blog to learn more....
On Tuesday we are starting our new challenge there
hosted by our lovely Wendy, who chose the theme:

🐦Birds and Nests🐦

As usual, you have 2 weeks to link your tag, and tags of all
formats are welcome.

I made a 10"mixed media tag, using a paper napkin
over partly peeled corrugated card:

It started like this:

Then I sewed the tag to a coordinating backing:

The nest was made from some Xmas band twisted
together and with added twigs. The eggs are art stones.
I glued it all with silicone glue:

I painted them with water-colours and glazed them:

I added more twigs:

The ticket and sentiment are stamps from Tim Holtz:

Today is Elizabeth's T stands for Tuesday, so a big 
welcome to all of the nice ladies of the T Gang.
No cake again, sorry, I'm just knocked out,
but I made a coffee tag using a napkin and some
coffee dyed lace, all sewed together again:

Spring is springing everywhere:

Have a great day you all, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!


  1. Both tags are lovely, love the sweet nest on the first one, but I'm sure the coffee one is your fave! The photos are wonderful as always, lovely to see the spring flowers, we are enjoying them here, too. Have a good evening and look after yourself, hugs, Sarah

  2. Hi Valerie - what a lovely post. Your tags are beautiful...especially the first one with Blue Tits, that's really gorgeous - it was brilliant the way you created the nest and eggs.
    Lovely flowers too - have a great evening...
    Gill xx

  3. The eggs looked ready to hatch and the coffee good enough to drink

  4. Two amazing tags Valerie and a real taste of Spring with your beautiful photographs.

    Happy T Day tomorrow

    Love Chrissie xx

  5. Valerie, beauty abounds in your postings!!!
    These tags are so lovely and your photos are so beautiful!!!
    Thank you for the great feelings I take with me after I visit here!!!

    Big Hugs💕

  6. Sorry to take so long to get here Valerie and so glad I made it as your tags are both gorgeous, love the birds nest you created too.
    Love your photos as always and glad you have signs of Spring too.
    Fliss xx

  7. Lovely tags, that 3D tag with the eggs and nest is so cute! Fabulous shots of the flowers.

  8. Beautiful parade of spring blooms in your neck of the woods liebe Valerie ♥
    Never enough flowers...
    The nest is fabulous on your lovely bird tag. The saying is just perfect too.
    Happy T Day sweet friend and Happy Springtime too oxo

  9. Hi Valerie, Love your tags and the 3D style the nest tag has. All the details make it stunning. The coffee tag is amazing too. Your ideas are endless.
    Lovely flowering photos from around town. Spring has sprung!!
    Happy new season and enjoy a change of weather.

  10. Two fabulous tags Valerie, I love the nest and eggs you made to add to the bird tag. the texture looks good and I loved your sewing on them both.
    Its a great coffee tag as well, I also love the spring flowers, spring seems so much more advanced for you.
    Happy T day.
    Yvonne xx

  11. Oh my, I'm in awe of your beautiful tags! Your bird and nest tag is adorable, I love the image over the corrugated card, your use of stitching, the nest and painted stones for eggs and all the lovely elements you added to make it 3D - just perfect! Your coffee tag is stunning with the ribbon and the star and bead embellishment. Thanks for sharing all those pretty spring flowers as well! Hope you are keeping well and wishing you a Happy T Day! J :-)

  12. Fabulous tags, love the added details to the birds nest with the eggs.
    Gorgeous photos, lovely to see the daffodils and tulips in full bloom - ours are still in bud.
    Avril xx

  13. I'm so fond of birds -- your tag is just wonderful. I really appreciate your attention to detail.

    And oh! Those tulips! Wow!

  14. so happy that Spring has sprung somewhere Valerie-please send some across the pond:) Your tags are delightful!! Looking forward to creating for the new tag theme. Happy T day!

  15. Gorgeous tags, the nest and eggs are fantastic. How wonderful to see will take time here. Take care Shirley xxx

  16. Gorgeous tags Valerie. I love all your spring tags. What a great idea how you made that beautiful little nest. And I love all those spring blooms-enjoy them! Hugs-Erika

  17. Birds and nest theme is fabulous, love those blue eggs and your tags, well, they ar absolutely stunners.xx ♥[aNNie]

  18. Fantastic spring tags! Especially the bird's nest - sooo gorgeous!
    Wonderful photos too!
    Happy T Day!

  19. Beautifully creative tags. And I love the statues in your daffodil photo!

  20. It hasn't snowed here for 6/7 years. Today, the second day of spring, it's snowing .... love the crazy weather here, it's got attitude!

    Really writing to say thank you for the support on my new blogs

  21. I love your tags! The birds one is especially beautiful with it's wonderful little nest! Loving seeing signs of Spring - we have stared with a lovely sunny day here and the new growth is shining!!! Sorry to hear you are feeling so weary! Hugs, Chrisx

  22. Fabulous tags Valerie, love the blue tits and the nest, great idea for the nest. Your flower photos are lovely and you are well ahead of us. Have a great week, hugs Wendy xx

  23. Such stunning tags. wow they are incredible and that nest is fabtastic
    Hugs June x

  24. I love both the tags -all that texture and detail! And signs of Spring are so welcome :) Happy T Tuesday

  25. Happy T day Valerie!!! I just LOVE both your tags!! I love how you combine paper and sewing.. I have seen that before but i have never tried it. You make it look beautiful! Did you know that Daffodils are toxic? Even to other plants.. I picked a few Daffodils last week before the snow and stuck them in a vase with other flowers and they quickly killed the other flowers... I see you put yours in a vase by themselves so maybe you already know that :) Hugs! deb

  26. Happy Spring! I am in love with your tags-most especially the bird and nest that one just welcomes in spring and so creative. Do you use your tags or display them someway so-so lovely
    Happy T Day Kathy

  27. Those tags are wondrous. I just love them.
    What a beautiful walk and flowers.

  28. such gorgeous work Valerie. the little birds in the nest are so sweet. loving that coffee piece too! xo

  29. Oh, your tags are stunning!! Love that little nest and the twigs! envious that you have so many Spring flowers blooming too...happy T day!

  30. Amazing tags and lovely photos! Happy T-Day !
    oxo Susi

  31. AMAZING tags Valerie, they are sooooo gorgeous!
    Loving the spring blooms.
    Happy T-day

  32. So klasse das Nest auf dem Tag. Zwei schöne Tags hast du da gestaltet. Sooo schöne Blumenfotos, meine liebsten sind die Gänseblümchen und die tollen Tulpen.
    Liebe Grüße und gute Nacht.
    Sabine xox

  33. Your blog looks like Spring has come! Love the new lighter layout. The bird tags with the little nest are so cute. There's such great detail in your work.

  34. Oh how lovely your tags are! I especially love the one with the bird's nest. Your photos are also so pretty, those tulips are amazing.

  35. Love the tags especially the birds. The nest is so cute and clever. so nice to see colorful flowers especially those tulips.

  36. Beautiful tags Valerie. Your spring tag with the birds has stolen my heart, just love the wee branch you added and the art stones eggs in the Christmas twine nest! Genius!! So many beautiful flowers and your grass is so green, wow!! Spring certainly has arrived for you. It's snowing right now as I type this comment, no flowers for me any time soon. hugs :)

  37. I love that bird nest!
    Hope you're sleeping well and getting your rest.

  38. Lovely tags!Spring has sprung - great photos!

  39. I love your tags Valerie!!! Beautiful and so much fun! Gorgeous pictures!! Happy Spring!! I hope you are doing well! Big Hugs!

  40. OMGosh! Even your tulips are blooming?? I am so envious!
    Another fabulous post- I just Adore that birds and nest tag! Brilliant using the twig and art stones! Your coffee tag resonates with me as well! YUM! Love your Springtime! xx

  41. Wonderful tags and as always I love your pictures!!
    sandy xx

  42. So here I am doing a belated comment. We've been away for a few days for my birthday and the campsite did not have wifi or electricity (my laptop battery is knackered and I can use it only on mains power). We had a lovely few days with good weather. Thank you for the birthday wishes.
    Oh what lovely tags! And I absolutely love the photos of all the flowers and all that spring colour! Fab!
    Have a great weekend,

  43. Oh gosh, I'm so rapt in your sweet work. Those birds and their nest are delightful. Your imagination is unlimited I'm sure of that Valerie :D)

  44. What a gorgeous bird tag!! I love how you created the nest and eggs - so clever.


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