Thursday, 1 July 2010

Alter it Monthly & a swap


As you might know we had a bit of a relaunch at the Lots to do forum and it seemed like a good idea to have a New Home themed swap 3 anythings you like based around the new home idea. You have seen one of my makes already here this is the 2nd piece. The swap is open until the 15th if you fancy joining the forum and swap.

Bare Essential picture frame, sprayed with DB's black and gold paint after it had driven me sane, then given a coat of GM Lily pad. Gold Viva Croco which just sucked up the green giving it a wonderful lustre, putting the Croco on thickly provides deep textural cracks. Flowers grungeboard and grungepaper die cut with a TH die, all coloured with Nick Bantock inks and distress stickles, grunge curled and shaped. Die cut letters that I hope the new owener will be able to take off if they want soemthing other than a new home frame.

Am entering this into the Alter it monthly Home sweet home challenge for July.

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful.... nice new home gift for anyone. I love that luster . its like lalique luster glass only.. crackled

    Oh and we want to see who YOUR and what YOUR style is. so please dont alter your creative preferences to fit with alter it monthly. it just so happens the three design team members are good friends with similar styles... this does not mean we are not interested in other styles.. in fact the whole point of alter it monthly is sharing thoughts points of view and styles :)

    there now.. lecture over LOL sorry... i got carried away and panic stricken that you would try and create what you think we want to see rather than expressing your own individuality x

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  2. A stunning piece Zoe - love all the crackle and the way you've added the word home within those gorgeous flowers

    xx Hilda

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  3. Stunning. Love the colours. I hope I may get the time to join in!

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  4. This is gorgeous, I so love the effect you have made and thanks for your lovely comments, hugs Liz xx

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  5. Great frame Zoe - great bright colours and the crackle looks fab xxxx

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  6. Hi it's just me again to say thank you for the info about the Craft Barn link which I have done, I was in such a rush last night when I was getting it ready for posting I forgot, so thanks again hugs Liz xx

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  7. Fab project, especially love the gleam of the gold. Annette x

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  8. Stunning Zoe love the colour and the flowers It was all worth it in the end

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  9. I'm a sucker for textural cracks Zoe lol, the depth of colours really highlight this, once again thank you for joining in with this months theme. As Zuzu said we are looking for individual efforts/style, and we look forward to seeing everyone's entries.

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  10. Ooh Zoe, this is gorgeous ! I love the Viva Croco cracked effect. Sue C x

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  11. Great texture on this and I am a real sucker for a crackel effect.Thak you for joining us this month.

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  12. Stunning work Zoe! so rich and beautiful

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  13. Hi Zoe

    A belated catch up, some more regat work on display and this frame is super. The cracked effect is fabulous.

    So many taachniques I always want to try after seeing your work, but never somehow find the time.

    B x

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  14. zoe hun this is just brilliant my friend,trully beautifully created,thanks for comment on my blog I too had noticed it gone back to old blogger again,so if you could let me know if this is,better,hun hugs cheryl xxxxx

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  15. I LOVE this Zoe. I think it's one of the loveliest pieces you've made to date. Right up my street lol!
    Lesley x

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  16. Goprgeous frame! I love the texture and colours. Stunning. By the way I have 3 kitties too. All the same litter. there was four. Mom was feral. Now they are 12.

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  17. This is awesome! Beautiful...thank you for sharing this with us.

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  18. This is so bright and happy, it's wonderful!

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  19. This is so beautiful, I love the effect of the croco (love that stuff). Have you heard the Nick Bantock inks are being discontinued? *SOB*

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