19 December 2010

The Craft Barn DT Project - Alterting

Hi everyone and here I am a day late (whoops!) with my Friday DT Altering project for the Craft Barn blog. I thought I had this one scheduled but when I looked today there it was still in drafts :), so apologies to my team mates for that.

Everyone has made gorgeous projects for this post, I hope you can pop over for a look and there's a fantastic altered tin by Isa with a step by step on how she made it.

My bird box materials list is on the blog and briefly, it's painted with Ecogreen acrylic paints and glue to make the crackle paint effect. When it was all dry it was stamped with Katzelkraft stamps from the nature plate using Stazon ink. I decorated pearl pens, stickles, glitter, distress ink and glossy accents. I love the shape of this bird box, I think it's the elongated lines of it and I might have to do another one soon, I really enjoyed it.

Well I hope your Christmas preparations are going OK, we've had several more inches of snow here today in the South East which doesn't help getting around. Stay warm :)


Juls said...

gorgeous!!!! Loving the colours and the pearl detail! Hugs Juls

Julie said...

Another fab project Chris, I really like the shape of it too.

Sarah A said...

Gorgeous bird box, the colour is beautiful! I have been trying to remember how to make acryllic paint crackle (besides using crackle paints which I don't always have success with) so I am off to have a read on the Craft Barn blog for your instructions.

Sarah x

Sarah x

Georgia said...

Oh WOW! This is absolutely gorgeous CHris, I love all the detail and gorgeous crackled effect! So pretty and a gorgeous gift! Hope you have a lovely Christmas! :) Love, Georgia xx

Riet said...

This is so beautiful Chris.

Hugs Riet.x

Annchen said...

Oh Chris, a wonderful project!


Crafty Lou said...

Hi!Chris this is just amazing,such a work of art and the stamping is gorgeous-very lovely colours too.

***** Merry Christmas *****

Hope you have a lovely time,
take care.hugs Lou,xx.

chris said...

Oh my goodness me Chris this is something else, its fabulous.
hugs chris xx