30 June 2013

'Trash To Treasure'

It's that time of the month again, where we see the start of a new challenge over at 'Natalie & Amy's'......this month fellow DT member Wendy has chosen the theme which is


& boy did I freak out when I saw this, I have been putting it off & putting it off! I just don't do this kinda thing very well! Then I remembered Hazel (dido)  transforming a coffee jar into a gorgeous pot for her paintbrushes! So that's what I have done....thanks for the inspiration hun xx

This gorgeous flower is one of the fab new dies that 'Natalie & Amy' have just started to stock. Another one of those NEED! lol!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Catz - say it with flowers
Inspire Me Friday- anything goes
Polka Doodles- animals

Images & Colouring Mediums
Derwent Inktense pencils
Image- 'Bamboo' Party Paws from Natalie & Amy's
Bamboo- chinese ink, neutral grey & carmine pink
Flower- tangerine, cadmium orange, cadmium yellow, bark, shiraz & field green
Butterfly- crimson & red violet
Image- 'Party with Bamboo' Party Paws from Natalie & Amy's
Bamboo- chinese ink, neutral grey & carmine pink
Shoe- ink black, neutral grey, fuchsia, thistle, deep rose & red violet
Butterfly- peacock blue & poppy red
Flower- cherry, tangerine, cadmium orange, cadmium yellow, sherbet lemon & hookers green
Image- 'Love From Bamboo' Party Paws from Natalie & Amy's
Bamboo- chinese ink, neutral grey & carmine pink
Heart- crimson & carmine pink

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Love Letters' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
My stash lace & felt

Tools & Glues
'Collall all purpose glue' from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D glue' from Natalie & Amy's
'Lace Border #7' die cut by Die'sire
'Prima Donna Petals' die cut by Die-namics from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
Empty coffee jar

This month we have a fab £15 voucher up for grabs for the winner 
to spend instore

 If you joined in with us last month make sure you pop over & see if you won or made our Top 3!!

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope your all having a great weekend. We spent yesterday at Gentleshaw our local wildlife rescue centre. My highlight was spending 15 minutes fussing & having snuggles with 'Saxon' the resident timberwolf hybrid!! Yes I said wolf....he is absolutely gorgeous & such a fussy wolfie! I will try & get some of the photo's off Nige & post them tomorrow!
Hugs xx


Hazel (Didos) said...

Ahhh this is brilliant, what a fabby creation and so handy too!!! Glad to be of help, Have a Happy Sunday, Love Me xoxxo

Lisa Jane said...

well done you .. its looks fab!
Lisa x

Janice said...

I'm a bit like you Shell - don't really do altered projects, but hey you've done brilliantly! What a great transformation & a lovely decorated storage jar - brilliant, Jx

Sue B said...

Aww this is gorgeous Shell !! the images are very cute and you've coloured them all beautifully! I love the lace… it gives it a lovely shabby chic look! :-)
Cuddling Wolfie sounds fun!
Hope you have a lovely evening hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Sandra H said...

What a beautiful creation this is Shell x

coops said...

this is gorgeous shell.i love the adorable panda`s and your colours are really pretty ;D

xx coops xx

Kim. said...

Shell this turned out great, love all the images used.
Kim xXx

Peanut said...

This is gorgeous, Shell! What a brilliant transformation. Thanks for joining our "Animals" challenge at PolkaDoodles.
Asha - PolkaDoodles DT
Sunny Summer Crafts


Wow fabulous and gorgeous Shell thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Mau xx said...

What a brilliant creation Shell, its so sweet.
Huge Hugs Mau xx

PaperDaisies said...

What a lovely project. Great use of flowers. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina