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Friday, 8 July 2011

My Mum is one of those Super Special People

My Mum is one of those Super Special People and I don't tell her enough so I thought I'd make her something to remind her of just how special she is.
I am entering my altered photo frame into the following challenges :
Teddy-Bo - anything but a card
Creative Crafts challenge - flowers (flower on frame made from a necklace)
Do it with digi's - spots or stripes
Charisma cardz - flowers (see above)
Stamptacular - seeing double (2 teddy bo images)
Craft your passion - anything goes
Papertake - anything goes
Sweet Stampin - something unusual (the flower is part of a necklace)

So here is my very first altered object.




So where did I start?  Well instead of being sensible and finding some tutorials on how to alter a frame I just just jumped in with both feet.
I cut the pink spotty paper (sorry don't know the maker) just bigger than the size of the frame plus the depth.  I glued it to the frame using glossy accents and then went round the frame with tea distress ink.
The Teddy Bea on the front of the frame was printed and then coloured with copics, she was then fussy cut out and glued to the papered frame.
The second larger "Mum" Teddy Bea was printed the size of the cut out of the frame and coloured with copic's.  I then went overboard with the glitter which sadly does not show up in the photo.  I used a mix of pink Martha Stewart glitter and crystal glamour dust.
Finally, I have a good root through the bowl I keep cheap and/or broken jewellery in and found this beautiful flower.  It is kept in place thanks to my hot glue gun. And the finishing touch for the frame involved colouring some thin silver ribbon with dark pink copic and then wrapping it around a copic and leaving it to dry.  Once dry the ribbon is much more solid and stayed in the curled shape I needed.
I hope you have enjoyed my altered frame and I hope to see you again soon.
Oh before I go I just wanted you all to know that your super sweet comments really do give me such a lift, I read every one of them and I can't thank you enough,
Hugs
H xx

17 comments:

Antoinette

Mums are very speicl indeed and you have coloured Bea's image to perfection and love the twisty ribbon and embellies too! Thank you for joining us for the Teddy Bo Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge! Hugs Antoinette xXx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe

Great creation, I'm sure she will love it!

Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Angie

Gorgeous frame perfect for those special mums out there. Thanks for sharing it with us at Teddy Bo Tuesday.
Angie x

Wendy (Woo to friends!)

So Cute! I love the image and the fab layout! Thanks for playing with the Digi Divas over at Do It With DIgis! Woo x

Helle

Liked very much the colors you used on the frame for your mom.
I reckon that this is appreciated by her.
So great that you're part of the challenge of TeddyBo & Co this week!
Good luck!
-Helle-

Nicolchen

The frame is gorgeous...wonderful colors you´ve used :0)))

Thanks for playing with us at the Teddy Bo & Co Challenge ;0)

Hugs Nicole

Crafteezee

How lovely, your Mum is going to be over the moon with this gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly. Hugs Tracy GDT

Colette

Gorgeous frame, beautifully done, thanks for playing along at Teddy Bo. Good luck!
Colette xx

Rica

Your frame is so beautifully altered and I love your choice of images - perfect for that special Mum and she'll love it I'm sure!!

So glad you could share this with us at the Teddy Bo challenge,
love
Heather xx

Nela

Georgeous creation in beautiful colours!
Thanks for playing with us at the Teddy Bo challenge
Nela xx

Abi

Hi Hazel, this is a gorgeous project & i'm sure your Mum will treasure it. Gorgeous colours. Thanks so much for playing along with our Sweet Stampin challenge x

Jennifer

Super card. I love the idea of recycling your necklace! Thanks for playing at sweet stampin xx Jenny xx

Kathy

Aw that is so sweet and I am certain she will love it! The papers are so pretty and this image is perfect!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Teddy Bo!
:)Kathy

Marianne-db

Such a Wonderful project!
Thanks for joining Stamptacular this week!

Lynne

what a gorgeous card .. such cute images too :) just love Teddy Bo!! your mum will love it!!
Thanks for sharing it with the Divas at Do it with Digis :)
Hugs
Lynne xx

Sazzle

Ooh I love Teddy Bea and your Mum will be so pleased with it. You're right we don't tell them how special they are to us, do we?

Thanks for joining us over at Papertake for our anything goes challenge this week.

xx Happy crafting xx

Sazzle

dragonllew

Great card thanks for joining our Pretty Blossoms challenge at Creative Craft Challenge hope to see you again next time.
Jenny x

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