Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Happy mother's day Karen





Hello everyone

This is my 4th mother’s day gift! This one is for Andy’s mum Karen.

I have made her a little birdhouse, as she really likes nature. The paper I used is made from altering the colours on a very old tab and placing it on some green and white backgrounds. I

really love it and would like it as a feature wall in our bedroom! The beautiful humming bird is a freebie from http://www.squigglefly.com/freebies he is so cute. I coloured him with some cheep glitter gel pens (from poundland), as I really wanted him to shine and sparkle like the amazing real one I saw in Egypt. The box template I borrowed from a friend went together very easily, but I could not open the lid so I added a little bird charm under the flap and this seemed to do the trick.

I hope Karen likes it.

I will be entering it into these challenges;

The Crafty Pad #114 http://thecraftypad.blogspot.com/ A for mum challenge ends Sunday 2nd

Double Dutch #65 http://doubledutchchallenges.blogspot.com/ A something old, new, borrowed and blue challenge ends Sunday 10th

Incy Wincy http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.com/ A sparkle and shine challenge ends Monday 3rd

DYSU #12http://doyoustackup.blogspot.com/ A shine on challenge ends Thursday 31st

Pile it on #13 http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com/ A cutie patootie challenge ends Sunday 2nd

Fun at Fairy Knoll http://funatfairyknoll.blogspot.com/ A happy challenge ends Friday 1st

So Many #48 http://sewmanychallenges.com/ A spring fling challenge ends Friday 1st

Stamp Something http://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/ A spring something challenge ends Friday 1st

Polka Doodles http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/ A spring challenge ends Friday 1st

Paririe Fairy #49 http://prairiefairyfridays.blogspot.com/ A oh so spring challenge ends Friday 8th

The shabby tea room #55 http://theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com A photo and flowers challenge ends Monday 3rd

Simon Says Stamps http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/ A mothers day challenge ends Wednesday 2nd

Paper Play #12 http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/ A distressing challenge ends Thursday 31st

Lily of the Valley #89 http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ A punch it challenge ends Thursday 31st

Delicious Doodles http://deliciousdoodleschallenge.blogspot.com/ A floral franticly challenge ends Friday 1st

Pear Tree designs #42 http://peartreedesigns.blogspot.com/ A mothers day challenge ends Monday 3rd

Cupcake Craft #135 http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/ A flowers for mum challenge ends Monday 3rd

Stamping Scrapping http://stampingscrappingchallengecentral.blogspot.com/ A sparkle challenge ends Monday 10th

There She Goes #100 http://tsgclearstamps.blogspot.com/ A no markers challenge ends Monday 4th

Tip Top # 27 http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ A nature inspired challenge ends Tuesday 5th

Tuesday Throwdown #42 http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com/ A floral’s challenge ends Tuesday 5th

Allsorts #96 http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/ A for a special lady challenge ends Saturday 2nd

Simply Create #40 http://simplycreatechallenges.blogspot.com/ A do it your self challenge ends Friday 8th Fortnightly


Crafts 4 Eternity #12 http://crafts4eternity.blogspot.com/ A something hidden challenge ends Friday 1st

Scrapbook a Holic by Abby http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/ A spring challenge ends Tuesday 12th

Lollipop Crafts http://lollipopcrafts.blogspot.com/ A shape project challenge ends Saturday 2nd

I hope this is OK, Lynn

41 comments:

  1. Thank you for joining us at CUpcake Craft this week with such a gorgeous creation ! Your birdhouse is simply stunning ! Your Mum will love it ! Good luck !

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  2. I'm sure she will love getting this on Mother's Day x

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  3. What a lovely gift for a nature-lover.....Andy's mum is sure to love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at THE CRAFTY PAD this week. Hugs, Ali x

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  4. Absolutely beautiful project and a lovely gift. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

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  5. Wow! This is fantastic! Great work! Thanks for playing Simply Create this week!

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  6. Stunning piece and so very different. I bet she will love this. Thank you for joining us at Simply Create this week.

    Ike xx
    SC DT

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  7. What a lucky lady Karen is! This is such a beautiful project and so creative. So very inspiring. Thank you for that!

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  8. Great to see your work at Polka Doodles! Thanks for joining us!

    Greetings, Saskia :)

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  9. Absolutley beautiful birdhouse... Thank you for playing along with the challenge with us... Hugggs

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  10. That's just such a great idea - fab project

    kitten DYSU team

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  11. Wow that just gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing with us at C4E this week.
    Pinky

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  13. Beautiful birdhouse.
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Play for our "distressing" challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

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  14. Well, you nailed the sparkle. Love the birdhouse and the hummingbird. Thanks so much for sharing your talent at the SSCC 'sparkle' challenge. C2

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  15. Beautiful birdhouse, love all of the detail you placed on it, TFS and playing along with us at Scrapbookaholic by Abby-Pammjeo DT

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  16. What a great project! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create.
    Katherine

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  17. Beautiful!! thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x

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  18. Lovely project! So pretty and creative! Thanks for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room this week.

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  19. wow, what a fantastic project! Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts challenge this week and good luck!

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  20. Wowzers! What a beautiful project! Thanks for joining us for this week's Cupcake Challenge.

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  21. Wow this is beautiful, what a gorgeous gift! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and good luck xx

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  22. WOW! Fantastic birdhouse! Thanks for joining us at c4e. keeley

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  23. Wow! very creative!! Must have taken you a long time to put together. Good luck from Abby's design team!

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  24. Beautiful project - it is sure to be loved and treasured.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  25. Wow! Beautiful project! Thanks for playing along with us at scrapbookaholic by abby challenges!

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  26. Awesome birdhouse hun! Wish the real ones were as pretty!
    Thanks for playing in the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, hope to see you next time too!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  27. Hi Lynn, what an amazing creation. I love the gorgeous humming bird and the papers you've used. Definitely a gift any mum would be delighted to receive. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  28. Cute card!
    Thanks for Piling It On :)

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  29. Beautiful! Amazing! Thanks for playing along at Incy Wincy Designs this week, good Luck xxx

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  30. Its me again Thanks for playing along at Pear Tree Designs for our mother's day card challenge! Good Luck xx

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  31. What a beautiful creation, I'm sure it will be a perfect Mother's Day gift. Thanks for joining us at FFF, we look forward to seeing your future creations.

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  32. Oh my goodness this is ADORABLE! So much detail wow! Thank you so much for playing with us this week over at the Scrapbooking with Abby challenge.
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  33. That is so awesome - what a lucky mom to get that!! Good job - Thanks for playing with us at Lollipop Crafts!

    Crafty Hugs
    Juelmarie DT

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  34. Oh my goodness!! How beautiful! Thank you so much for joining us at SSCC! :)

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  35. What a gorgeous creation :) Beautiful!

    Thanks for joining in with Top Tip Tuesday this week :)

    Carol x

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  36. What a lovely project. I like the flower spray you have put on the front of the birdhouse. I hope that the recipient of this beautiful birdhouse appreciates the work you put into it. Thanks for participating in my challenge at Top Tip Tuesday this week.

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  37. What a lovely Birdhouse! Such a sweet and cherry Spring project! Thanks for joining us at FFF! xox Trisha

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  38. What a great Birdhouse ! Nice project!
    Thanks for playing this week with S by Abby
    Have a great Tuesday ;-)
    ~Maria Elena~DT
    http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

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  39. Beautiful!!!! Thanks for entering in Scrapbookaholic by Abby

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  40. Very nice. Thanks for playing along at Scrapbookaholic By Abby :)

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  41. What a fab creation, thanks for joining in with our Spring challenge at Polkadoodles,
    Em.x

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