Sunday, 14 August 2011

Recycled!

Good morning (just!) everyone!

Hope you are having a great weekend.  I have to be really quick today, haven't got started at all and its nearly midday!!  

I have done an altered item today. I bought an old letter rack from Oxfam the other day which I thought would be great to decorate.  Here is the item before I started:

And here are a few pictures of the finished result!






I really had fun doing this and I should really make time to do more of this sort of thing.  My cupboard is full of stuff waiting to be altered! 

So, I painted up with my eco-friendly paint in white and then covered with MME paper - Alphabet Soup (which I love!) and bought from Quixotic Paperie.  I inked up the edges with my chalk pad. For my images I used the very cute Tiddly Wings from Pollycraft, I used "Bunches" and "Heart"I then used my gorgeous new felt from Ladybug Crafts Ink (love the orange!) which you can get here(DON'T FORGET THE SALE OVER AT LADYBUG CRAFTS WHICH ENDS TOMORROW - HURRY!!)  I then made the flowers and grass with my die-namics dies which I bought from Dies to Die For here

I hope you like it as much as I enjoyed making it! 

Sorry it's so quick today.  Have a great day and speak to you soon!

Love
Pami x

I would like to enter into the following challenges:
 Card Ingredients
Paper/Card - MME Alphabet Soup from Quixotic Paperie
Stamps/Images - Pollycraft Tiddly Wings Heart and Bunches
Colouring Mediums - Copics - Skin - E21, E00, R20; Hair - E53, E51, E50; 
Dress - YR18, YR16, YR15 & RV14 and RV13
Dies/Punches - Flower and Leave Trio & Grass - Die-namics from Dies to Die For
Other - Felt from Ladybug Crafts Ink; Glamour Dust; Eco Friendly Acrylic Paint - White; Color Box Chalk Inkpad - Warm Red

22 comments:

  1. A fabulous piece of altering Pami - this is absolutely gorgeous. Love the little Tiddly Wings and the die-cut grass. Beautiful papers too.
    Hope you're having a relaxing weekend - hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  2. That is so cute Pami, I love it... I hope you have a great day.
    Judy

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  3. This is fabulous Pami! I need one ;)

    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  4. Hi Pami, the letter rack is great, I really love the images.

    Mumxxx

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  5. Wow Pami,how clever,love it!
    Hugs Heidy

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  6. This is so sweet Pam really cheerful now and unrecognisable from before. I really need to do more altering

    Hugs Laurie x

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  7. Just wonderful - very cute and cheerful!

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  8. Oh wow I love this why don't I ever find goodies like this in our charity shops thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy.
    Jenny

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  9. Pami this is gorgeous! love love it! thanks for joining us at pollycraft
    Joey x

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  10. Super cute makeover Pami, the images are so sweet.

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  11. HI Pam.. am back.. shattered de to lack of sleep and Beth dragging me round lol. It was great as always - glad i didn't miss it !
    LOve this fab letter rack - you are so good at these altered items ..
    Lisa x

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  12. FABULOUS project!! How perfect is this? Love the happy colors and the little girls are just too sweet.

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  13. Ohhhhhh Pami!!! I just love this project,I feel the need for one for my desk it's soooo pretty! X

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  14. What a fabulous idea.
    I will have to keep an eye out for one now for all my loose pens and pencils.

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  15. Wow I love how the papers you chose really changed the whole feel of the letter holder it would be perfect for storing crafty items...

    Thanks for playing at Allsorts this week

    Emma xxx

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  16. Fabulous colourful desk tidy love the papers and the flowers. Thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
    Angie x

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  17. Oh Pami this is stunning! I love it!
    The colurs are gorgeous and the images are so cute!
    What a fab idea!
    I feel a trip to Oxfam (and all the other charity shops) coming on :-)
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  18. This is the cutest project Pami! Love anything recycled and this is adorable. Will make a lovely piece on your dest!

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  19. Hey, I really like your blog. This is a beautiful transformation. In this way we can recycle our old things into something new & then use it. That’s a great idea.

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  20. What a brilliant project! Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

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  21. This is a fab project! I'm sure you're really proud of the outcoime! Ruth, Crafty Calendar Challenge

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Thank you so much for your lovely messages, I enjoy reading every one of them! Pami x