Thursday, 15 July 2010

something different.

good evening all.rather damp and wet here but oh well,nothing we can do to change it.so tonight i have something totally different to show you.this is a birdhouse i bought from work for £1.49 a while ago and i have finally done something with it.i am also entering this into this weeks create4fun challenge=week 28=anything but a card.i hope this counts. so first i gave the wooden base a couple of caots of gold shimmer acrylic paint.i have then used some more bargain papermania 12x12 papers.ms doily edge punch.woodware leave punch.flowers from stash.papermania gems.butterfly which has been inked with distress inks then painted with distress ink rock candy and sprinkled with glamour dust.whiff of joy image and sentiment from the summer kit.image coloured with promarkers.simples.
close up piccy


and another.


promarkers used on the image are
skin=ivory,blush,sunkissed pink,coral.
hair=primrose,vanilla,sandstone,caramel.
dress and shoes=pear green,olive moss.
top=apricot,ginger,spice.
book=vanilla,mustard.



a sideways.



and before decoration.just got the paint on this piccy.
its a bit rough round the edges but i`m quite pleased how its turned out.haven`t got a fig what i will do with it though.lol
thanks so much for popping by and for your lovely comments.
i better go and catch up on commenting again now.
enjoy whats left of this evening.
ttfn.
luv coops.xxxxx





21 comments:

Sheila said...

This is lovley Nic! I often see these plain wooden things in the cheap shops but can never think what to do - you have inspired me now. You must have very posh birds up your way when they need houses like this to live in titter titter!! Sheila:)X

gina g said...

Hi Nicola this is gorgeous hun, love the image. luv gina xx

Tracy said...

What a sweet little bird house - I love it!

Tracy :)

Jules said...

Hi Coops

I am on catch up too and trying to do a bit of visiting!!

Love your transformation of that lovely birdhouse .. .. mmm... what will you do with it now?

I still have Halloween cards I made for challenges last year!! No way would I sent them anywhere and no-one is likely to want them LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

tilly said...

To nice for the birdies, even as a pent-house lol........ what a fab job you have made and I hope it can be a winner, colouring great as usual
Tilly xx

Vixx handmade cards said...

Simply stunning Coops!!, such a gorgeous idea and I just love what you have done with the the bird house!!
Take care, love Vicky xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nic
This is fabulous,
Luv Dianne xx

Lizzy xx said...

WOWZERS this is stunning hun, just luv what you've done with it...lucky birdies,lol xx Lizzy xx :)

Netty said...

This is gorgeous Coops, love it, so pretty. Annette x

Andria said...

It's brilliant, you've done a really good job :)

Mina said...

wow Nic this is amazing...its a defo triple wow...so wow wow wow girl
Mina xxx

Jane said...

Soooo sweet, well done. Jane x

Little K Smith said...

Oh wow Coops, love this! Absolutely adorable, fantastic idea! Love the framed flower arrangement, so cute.
Kelly.x

Janette said...

Brilliant Nic,just love to see stuff like this,makes a lovely change.xx

Jackie said...

It's brilliant, I love it :o)
Jackie xx

craftyfingers said...

Its brilliant -love it and love your vintage baby card--beautiful
carol x

Sarah said...

Oh wow, this is amazing Nic!! It's so pretty!

Sorry for my lack of comments recently.

xx :0)

Noreen said...

What a fab project, very original xx

Jennifer said...

Very different and very gorgeous! xx Jenny xx

Eileen said...

Oh this is brilliant. Fab idea. Eileen xx

Vicky said...

Hi hun this is amazing Nic absolutely fab.....I'm quite speechless actually....GOD thats a 1st isn't it, make the most of it hun it rarely happens lol. I'm sorry I've not been over for few days I've not been blogging cus it has been my dad's memorium this week & then I've been really ill the last 3 days I still am but I'm getting blog-withdrawal symptoms lol. This tho is perfect in every single way.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx