Craft-Room Challenge, Things with Wings

What better than a new challenge at the end of a long week-end?   Well at Craft-Room we have just the thing with out next challenge.

Annie has chosen this fortnights theme going for the ever popular theme of 'Things with Wings'.  Annie is a great fan of 'altered art' and would love to see any kind of project so long as wings are a prominent feature she will not mind.

Once again we welcome The Stamp Man as our sponsor, they are offering £10 to one lucky person to spend at their online treasure chest of goodies.
The Stamp Man                                   

For my sample I've created a tag featuring one of my favourite birds, Sea Gulls.  Yes I know they make a horrid noise but which ever species of gull you watch look at the shapes they make with their bodies and wings.   Watch how gracefully the command the air coming to settle on the water as stable as if on land.    Un-concerned by people in the south coast town of Swange these birds are know for stealing the fish and chips out of your hand!   Yeah that can be a bit scary.

Here I've just stamped the image 3 or 4 times the first impression onto the tag itself along with an Andy Skinner sentiment.   Tag embossed with a TH folder and colour blended over the unstamped part with the fabulous ink dusters.    Stamped image coloured with ProMarkers and layered onto the tag 3D decoupage style.

Here is a side view showing the layers.

Completed the tag with a little metal charm in the shape of an anchor.

Other challenges I'm sharing this with:

613 Avenue - Always anything goes Twist use metal
Come and Get It - Lots of Layers
Pile it on - Metal
Sentimental Sundays - Always with a Sentiment Theme Things with Wings
Dream Valley Challenges - Things with Wings


  1. Beautiful tag Zoe! I love the embossed background and how you popped the seagulls up for added dimension. This is just fantastic!

  2. A very beautiful tag Zoe-love the little anchor.

    Chrissie x

  3. Fabulous tag, nearly hear the voices;-))m

  4. Wow! What a cool tag - from the embossed background to the layered images to the metal charm anchor! Well done! Thank you so much for sharing your project & creativity at our house!
    Challenge #73 ATG w/ optional Twist - 'Use metal'
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create
    RubberMAD (

  5. Love, love your dimensional flock of seagulls (though I don't envy you the cutting!), and a fabulous thought in the sentiment too - lovely!
    Alison x

  6. This is a gorgeous tag Zoe and perfect for the challenge theme. I love the colours and embossed background. The seagulls and post look fabulous.

    Thank you so much for such an inspiring project

    Hugs Annie x

  7. beautiful and i love the sentiment!!!! So glad you joined us on Sentimental Sundays this week.

  8. Great card, thank you so much for joining us at sentimental Sundays, hope to see you again soon. Good luck
    Caroline dt

  9. Beautiful, love the layering of the birds, and the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It.
    Cindy DT

  10. I love this! Fab tag.

    Thanks for sharing at Dream Valley!


  11. this is just gorgeous Zoe, just love the 3d element - and the sun rays- perfect summer! Debi xxx

  12. BEAUTIFUL tag!
    Thanks for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

  13. A brilliant tag Zoe - great background and image and I love the sentiment.
    xxx Hazel.


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