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Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Alter it monthly challenge- Home Sweet Home

Okay so you thought I had disappeared off the face of the earth... didn't ya...lol   I'm still here but I have a confession to make.  I am now a Facebook Junkie (and OMG fb games.... they are giving me sleepless nights and normally I hate these sort of things.... think I am morphing ooooer).  So me lovelies if you are on facebook yourself... let me know so I can add you as my friend  (well if you wanna be my friend that is...lol)


Right down to crafty stuff cos that's what you wanna see isn't it so... and I have decided to enter this piece into Alter it Monthly challenge where the theme is Home Sweet Home (can't believe I just found this challenge blog... where've I been).  There are some fab examples over there... go check it out.
Take a walk down memory lane... that's the name of my piece... created with gorgeous papers, stamps, chipboard  and an image from Crafty Individuals once again.


See my birdie at the white picket fence listening to the sweet tune of the violin.... I think he thinks it's a lady birdie...n... maybe he's in love...lol  He's sort of got that look in his eye :D  The chipboard house was wonderful to stamp on... great smooth surface and I coloured with distress inks... AGAIN...lol

Thanks for looking.... hope to catch up with you all this week :D

hugs
Chris xx

13 comments:

Karen said...

hehe Facebook will certainly take up some time!!!!!

ooo not seen this challenge before...must check it out! This is a lovely piece of work and that birdie sure looks charmed doesn't he? HUGS XXX

Lori said...

Well, I was on FB, but deactivated, just too much time...lol
Love your altered piece, as always, anything with birds is great in my book, love it!

Anesha said...

Super creation Chris!!! Must have a look at this challenge. Anesha

Sally H said...

Beautiful! I'm afraid I had to give up Facebook. It was that or give up sleeping altogether!

Zuzu's Blog said...

Well now you HAVE found us... a thousand welcomes to you :) and thanks for joining in .
beautiful piece with lots of elements and details.. glad you found us chris
Z x

Sandra Hall said...

I love your arty piece and I love the story surrounding it - the bird thinks the music is a lady.... such poetry! hehehe
I have resisted FB because I KNOW my time will be eaten away... but enjoy! x x

Ginger said...

So glad you have found us and took the time to join in this month. I have these houses sitting unused, but now you have inspired me I shall be getting them out the pack.

Sandy said...

Wow standing ovation from me to your awesome work. Absolutely stunning creation. Love it.

Gillian said...

Hi Chris, good to see you again, thank you for joining in with our theme over at Alter It Monthly, and what an entrance you have made with this gorgeous house piece, love the thinking behind this piece. Will look you up on FB, it is addictive though isn't it lol.

Shashi Nayagam said...

Had a great time catching up with you. Hope you don't spend too much time on FB and stop creating all the lovely eye candy.

Debs said...

Ooooh, sooooo gawjus Chris! If you don't win I'll eat your hat (mine have all been digested!). Anyway, I'm thinkin I might try for a piece of the action too. Thanks for the tip off hun xxx

Gaby Bee said...

Great piece. There are so many details here and they all work together so well.
Love your color choices too!
Have a wonderful upcoming weekend.

Kay said...

This is gorgeous! LOL just noticed I have used the same background paper for the E on my piece, I love that paper... we obviously share excellent taste. I especially love the little bunny peeping out behind the window :)