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Monday, 11 September 2017

From this!!

What a busy week we had last week!! Non stop every day.
Ending on Sunday, meeting friends at Thetford Craft show.
We really enjoyed the day.

One of my friends came up here for my birthday and brought
bags of craft goodies for me. She is a lovely lady and a special friend. 

In one bag, there was mount board pieces she had die cut for me.

I worked out how to put it together and then decided 
what I was going to make it into.

To this!!!

So this is the idea that I had in my head!!
A Fairy House.

A couple of weeks ago, we had been driftwood collecting, 
on the beach that we can walk to from our house.

I had wanted to do something like this.

I enjoyed every minute of the hours it took to finish it!!
I wanted to get the detail right.

I made the fence posts on both sides, with small driftwood bits and 
wired them together.

Just a close up of my working bell and the fence.

For the top roof ridge tile, I made it from a scrap of card.

The roof opens and looks sweet with a battery T light inside. 
I cut the rustic window out and backed it with a piece of acetate.

So now I have finished it, my husband doesn't want me to sell it!

I have got the pieces to make another one, so I will get it made.

My friend Marianne's husband asked me what I was doing 
with driftwood. So Graham, this is it!!

Thanks for visiting my blog and hope to see you again.
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Big hugs,


Carole said...

WOW!!!!!!!! This is truly wonderful!! You are SO clever! No wonder hubby doesn't want you to part with it...and I hope you wont! Your imagination and attention to detail is superb Carol...wish I lived near a beach...sounds heaven! Take care.xx

aussie aNNie said...

WOW absolutely love love love, I just think this is adorable and love anything fairy. We don't have driftwood on our beaches so you are lucky to find such treasures to make something like this....xx

Pamela said...

That is beautiful Carol. It was nice to meet you and your hubby on Sunday, sorry we didn't get much chance to chat, but our hubby's did.

Pam x

Anne said...

Carol this is absolutely gorgeous. I agree with your hubby and wouldn't want to sell it either but I imagine there would be quite a queue to buy it!

Anne x

Sarah said...

This is an architectural masterpiece Carol, you must keep it, it's beautiful!! xx

Carole C. said...

Hi Carol, how lovely this is. You certainly like making fiddly things. It's beautiful.
Carole x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Blown away by this and so is Graham. I wouldn't sell it either

Lynne said...

Gorgeous Carol and all those little extra details too! I think you should keep it x

Elise said...

HI Carol! I know I mentioned this on FB .. but your project is A-MA-ZING! Wow wow wow! Definitely don't sell it! All those little details .. my goodness! And I'm loving that little bell at the front door .. heheheh! Sooooo darling!

Big hugs,

wannabcre8tive said...

Wow, this is a masterpiece. I love it. I can see why your hubby wants to keep it.

Sue - said...

Wow Carol, that is fantastic, you must have infinite patience to make something like this.

MiamiKel said...

Wow!! Carol this is absolutely amazing and the finish college is a gym !

So glad you had a great birthday !!

MiamiKel said...

Sorry! I meant to write gem! Not gym :)