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Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Manic... Manic... Manic...

few days I've had ... with my Grandson, Sister and two nieces staying with me.  Don't know where the time goes but my poor blog has suffered...lol  So all by myself once again which gives me the chance to do some crafting and catch up with you all.
One of my favourite actresses of all time is Audrey Hepburn... she is so elegant and thanks to a gorgeous image from Narry at Etsy she now has pride of place on an easel in my room :D


I added more colour to the already beautiful image with distress inks and put on some half pearls cos I love things to be touchy feely.


I also gave her a butterfly in her hair and decoupaged the bird with it's crown cos I also love 3d bits and pieces... like you don't know that right :D


I was a very lucky girl to win Patty's fabulous giveaway from her guest spot on the Artist trading club blog and oh what a delightful array of goodies she sent me (see below).  Thank you sooooo much Patty xx



I also received this gorgeous brooch as a RAK from Rosie... isn't it just so lovely.  Thank you Rosie... you made my day xx

Blogging buddies are just THE BEST!!
hugs
Chris xx

16 comments:

Sandy said...

OMG Chris your Audrey is so beautiful. This women is great. I´m a fan :)
Love the colors.

Karen said...

WOW you have made Audrey even more beautiful, if thats possible! I love what you have done. oooo you got that gorgeous birdsnesst to stroke...lucky girly! HUGS XXX

Crafty Chris said...

wow audrey is just gorgeous, and your pressies look like your gonna have great fun.
Christine x

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Your Audrey creation is fantastic Chris, Love every detail!
Rosie's flower pin certainly is a beauty
So happy your goodies arrived! I had to giggle first thing this morning seeing the ticket that came with the little boy on the arch...almost looked like "sour" at first glance LOL ... well, he's just a thoughtful little lad I guess.
I appreciate your sweet mention!
Happy Cinco de Mayo oxo

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

also wanted to mention, the nest can easily be removed from the ATC if you'd like to use it for something else :)
oxo

Sandra Hall said...

What you've done with your Audrey image is fabby fabby fabby! Love this post Chris - got a real feel good feeling from it! x

Chriss Rollins said...

Fab Post my friend,

I watched you create that little beauty she is gorgeous isn't she.

and your broach from Rosie is stunning and so is mine I have seen it IRL and wowser..very individual.
Patties goodies you won are fab...lucky you

have a great day.

chriss x

Jo said...

Audrey is so beautiful and we usually only see her in black and white, so it's refreshing to see her surrounded by such vibrant colours. Love all the embellishments. And lucky lucky you to receive such wonderful goodies, yummy.

xx

Electra said...

This is so pretty! I love the colours you added and yes of course, it has to have dimension! Very nice!

Jacqui said...

Gorgeous work again

Martina2801 said...

Your Audrey-Collage is so fantastic, dear Chris. What a brilliant vibrant work!!
And the the giveaway from Patty is so wonderful and generous! Lucky you!

Sally H said...

Love Audrey! Stunning, and your colouring is beautiful!

Crafty Chris said...

Had to laugh at your comment of course it is messy but it is the only way I can work, and I certainly dont tidy to show off my desk as you can see. Its all good fun and you can have a nosey at the same time, join us next week, go on.
Christine x

Hermine said...

Absolutely fantastic, love Audrey too and this is so vibrant

Shashi Nayagam said...

That is so beautiful Chris.

Susie Jefferson said...

You can't go wrong with Audrey! Sheer elegance. Love it.