Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Anything Goes.....As long as it features Wood for Craft Room Challenge Blog

Hi Everyone.........Its lovely to have you join me once again for the next fortnight's challenge theme over at Craft Room Challenges HERE

This fortnight our Hostess is Zoe and the challenge is Anything Goes as long as it features Wood. The sponsor is MDF Man and the prize is some wooden elements :-)

Hope you can play along x

My GDT make is a small pine box, which was painted with Distress Crackle Paint in Vintage Photo and Weathered Wood. 

First of all I removed all the metal hardware then coated with the paints using the Vintage Photo for my base coat

Once dry I painted with Weathered Wood. 
Around the sides I used some TH Stamps and tissue tape, which I adhered with gel medium.

You can see the wonderful crackle :-)

I then distressed some paper, edging with TH Distress Ink.....in my favourite Vintage Photo !!!

The Wooden Heart was purchased from Depot, Hamburg and I adhered a lovely cameo purchased from The Funkie Junkie Boutique. I may have bought the scissors from FJB too. 

The gorgeous fabric Rose was from my stash

Another picture of the completed project x

The DT have some fabulous inspiring  projects for you to view HERE and It would be wonderful if you can join in the fun.  

Best wishes for a wonderful week and catch up soon

Crafty Hugs as Always

PS Like quite a few of you I have had problems on Bloglovin and Blogger, which wont seem to publish some of my comments on visited blogs......really frustrating !!!  
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  1. Such a sweet box Annie, the crackle gives it the aged look and the embellishments are beautiful. Hope you get blogger sorted soon, I had to change to Chrome when I had the same problems last year.
    Have a good week.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

  2. a gorgeous little keepsake box for lots of little treasures...I use chrome too now...it seems to be so much easier to use and less problems with Blogger...hugs kath xxx

  3. Good Morning Annie, What a fabulous creation. All the different techniques have most certainly
    paid off. I love the colours and the crackled look is brilliant. Love the topper you have made for the top too. Really interesting piece. Hugs Mum xxxxx

  4. Stunning box Annie!!! Love all that crackle (such great colours too!) and I adore the embellishments on the top, stunning!!!

  5. What a wonderful box! The embellishments are wonderful and the whole thing is just so cool! I quite often have trouble with Bloglovin letting me comment. I usually give up and use Blogger instead! xx

  6. hello Annie,
    fabulous altering, love the crackled look, so beautiful treasure box.
    Thank you so much for being our GD this September at Craft-Room Challenge,

  7. such a beautiful box Annie - really fabulous - love the background colour and the crackle and all the lovely details - fabulous xx

  8. This is fabulous Annie, I love all the vintage detail, I want to open it and find all the secrets inside.
    Kevin xx

  9. What a beautiful box Annie, I just love the gorgeous crackle background, the curled paper looks so vintage and your embellies are wonderful. I am still having trouble with comments too. I did a scan and found a Trojan which has been removed but the issues are still not going away........sigh. Hugs, Anne x

  10. Fabulous! Love that crackle on the subtle blue. The stamping and the lovely things on top are just perfect! Hugs, Chrisx

  11. I love your box, Annie! The crackle paint is fantastic and I love the embellishments on top.

  12. What a fabulous creation! You always inspire me with what you come up with. Love the crackle paint and everything else.

  13. Absolutely adorable, Annie - gorgeous sentiments and crackle, and such lovely embellishing!
    Alison x
    (Don't say it out loud, but Blogger seems to be behaving a little better for me in the last 24 hours...)

  14. Oh I love your crackle here - gorgeous box Annie that you have decorated beautifully. Nicola x

  15. Gorgeous box all that wonderful distressing. thank you for joining us again at Craft-Room Challenge as out Guest DT and for making such a fantastic inspiration piece for my theme. XOXO Zoe

  16. What a beautiful altered box, I love the colours
    Rosie x

  17. Annie...this little sewing box is so pretty! I love the color and the things you have used on the top to decorate it are absolutely beautiful! I love the cameo and the scissors! I need to check those out at the Funkie Junkie Boutique! They are lovely. I am also so happy that you got a gelli plate! You will have so much fun playing with it! Thanks for the nice comment on my blog! <3 Candy

  18. Anonymous9/17/2013

    Isn't this simply a darling box, it has so many beautiful elements to it.
    Congratulations Annie on your GD spot (not in the least bit surprised the invited you!)

  19. Wow, that's a fantastic creation - gorgeous piece of art.

  20. This is amazing! Love all the crackling! The cameo on top with the scissors and flower is so pretty! Perfect for the challenge "Stamping on anything other than paper" we have over at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this week! Hope you'll enter this stunning piece. Hugs, Sandra

  21. A beautiful creation, I love the crackle and the embellishments are lovely.
    xxx Hazel.

  22. Such a creative alteration Annie!

  23. Oh my goodness is this stunning! Love the crackle and embellishment! So fantastic Annie and a real treasure chest!

  24. Thanks so much for joining us at Craft-Room, great to have you as our Guest..your box is just gorgoues, fab crackle and love the cameo..Esther xx

  25. Annie, it's been lovely having you as our guest designer this month at Craft Room Challenge, This is just a gorgeous little sewing treasure box, Debi x

  26. Beautiful transformation! I love all the stamping, especially the bold sentiment. Hope your blogging problems resolve soon - I know how frustrating that can be.


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