Tuesday, 6 July 2010

There's No Place Like Home.

Hi folks, this is just a short post sneaked inbetween housework and gardening and all those other little things I should be doing instead of playing!
This is a piece of work I started last week for the Alter it Monthly blog. I've lurked around it before and always said to myself " I really must take part" and this month I have. The theme is "Home Sweet Home".

I 'altered' a 4"x4" canvas using Distress Inks (Brushed Corduroy, Peeled Paint and Fired Brick) and some scrap pieces of chipboard. The letters are Cosmo Cricket - I was able to reverse them and colour them. I cut the house freehand and (although you can't see it) there is a piece of an old laundry ticket behind the windows and doors which I also filled with glossy accents. The rose is made from Grungepaper and I followed Linda's tutorial here (left hand column). Hope you like it - Jacqueline xx.

5 comments:

  1. Lots of great elements here.. its lovely ... and i zoomed in to the larger view and could see the hints of the ticket behind the door and windows.

    thanks so much for joining in this month

    Z x

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  2. what a fab little canvas.I love it when people make their own embelishments. Thank you for joining in this month.

    G x

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  3. Thank you for joining us this month over at Alter It Monthly, your canvas depicts a real home feeling, great work.

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  4. Lovely canvas, and the rose is beautiful. Man I need some distress inks! xx

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  5. Oh this is lovely! The rose turned out beautifully, well done :)

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