Thursday 21 December 2017

Moving Along with the Times (MAWTT) - Anything but a Card

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends

How is your week going. I hope keeping on top of all that you need to do. There always seems so much at this time of year. Tomorrow we are off to Brighton to see the Bootleg Beatles in their Christmas concert. This will be the third year we have done this it is such good fun.

The new challenge starts on the Moving Along with the Times (MAWTT) challenge blog and both teams have joined together for this one. It runs until Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 6 pm.  This challenge is a bit different  we would like to see  Anything BUT a Card so let your  imagination run away with you.
A Box, Bag, Frame, Knitting, Crochet, Book etc. etc. etc.
 There are some wonderful prizes on offer  for  randomly chosen entrants providing they fit the theme.
You will have one week to email me once the winners have been announced.

You know when you go to a store and you see something and you know you can make it. Well this is how this frame started I was in a shop with our daughter, it was actually the day of her husband's stag do, she spotted a frame like this and I uttered the immortal phrase. So then I had to follow through. 

I bought the frame first it came from the Range and was the colour our daughter wanted for the house. I made the background with Pixie Powders and Brushos. I used masks to create the clouds I cut them with some dies I have. I didn't want hard edges on the clouds so I removed the masks and spritzed again with water. 

I cut a sheep's body and covered it with Pom Poms. I used gel glue and I laid a book on them to hold them in place. The legs were cut with palm tree die from the Crafter's Companion Nativity die set. That is where the grass came from too. 

I have a few Alphabet die sets this one is by Tonic it seemed to be about the right size for the project.

Our daughter and her husband liked the frame which is good it doesn't look much like the original. 

This will be my last post before Christmas. I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for supporting my blog. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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Janette said...

Looks fab Jackie, really love it..
Hope you enjoy your trip tomorrow, sounds fun...have a great Christmas, see you in the new year...xxxx

dbscraftpassion said...

Love it
Have a lovely Christmas and New Year.
Donna B xx

Emma Goddard said...

This is gorgeous Hun, so sweet. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year hun xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

cute and beautiful Jackie
Gr Karin

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

super cute and so clever!

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous Jackie. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2018.
Linda xxx

Unknown said...

What a fabulous fun frame Jackie. Loving how you have created the sheep and the background is gorgeous. Very apt sentiment. Enjoy the concert. Hugs Jennifer xx

Unknown said...

What an amazing project Jackie. I just love the cute sheep. Have a very Happy Christmas. Cathy xxx

Lorre-Anne Archibald said...

This is a fab project Jackie... love it x

pam said...

Fabulous project Jackie, love your sheep.
Hugs Pam x

Unknown said...

Fabulous frame Jackie, the sheep are wonderful :)
Merry Christmas !
Hugs Kaz xx

Wendy L said...

It looks fab Jackie, thank you, xxx

Grudniowe Handmade said...

Fantastic! Amazing background with lovely sheep. :)
Thank you for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

Laine said...

Really poor internet conductivity here this week Jackie. Such a sweet card! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

Brawny x said...

I absolutely love this Jackie. My daughter would love it too as we have a thing about sheep,sayings x

@d_e_crafts said...

Love it! Thank you for joining the CRAFT challenge.

Andree said...

A fabulous project Jackie and so creatively done. The background and sheep are wonderful.
Wishing you a lovely Christmas xx

anncreatief said...

Beautiful card and great idea. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck. Have a nice day
Anneke DT

sandy's crafty bits said...

Hi Jackie ... just loving your little card so cute ... hope you enjoyed your Beatles bootleg concert ... have a super Christmas ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Nataliascraft said...

Wonderful project Jackie and beautiful background.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year! xx

Barb said...

It looks fantastic Jackie. Great work!. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas and I look forward to visiting again in the new year. Barbxx

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely Creation thanks for sharing with us at craft and hope you hade a good christmas

Fikreta said...

Your card is very beautiful !
Thank you for joining us at Cretive Craft cottage !
Hope to see you again.