This weeks sponsor is our very own "Robyn's Fetish Store"
Prize this week - 3 Images of the winners choice from the Robyn's Fetish Store
WooHoo what with work commitments and no internet I didn't think I was going to get this posting done, but here it is. I hope you enjoy looking at the many photos of my project, I have grouped several, but there are still lots.Skip to the end if you want to see my finished Out of the Box project.
I've used Scarecrow from Robyn's Fetish Store. Once in its original form, the second time I have created a back and cut off the feet and hands and added raffia. Mounted onto sticks as part of my of the box project.
The only requirement for the competition I have entered is to use a Kaisercraft Pencil Box as the base. It is quite large, measuring 14 x 6 x 3 inches approx. Once I assembled the Pencil Box, I painted the top and got my hubby to drill some holes. then started adding different elements to create..................
|The project begins, now what to use for dirt? - Used Coffee grinds are perfect.|
|A Vegetable Garden needs vegies, how about some Carrots, Tomatoes and Pumpkins|
|Also some Lettuces, Cauliflowers and Cabbages|
|Definitely need some Scarecrows, not scarey enough though, there is already a bird on one of their shoulders|
|And my garden has weeds, ladybugs, moth, ants and snails|
|Oh no! that pesky cat is in the Vegie Patch, where are her kittens?|
|There they are playing in amongst the vegies|
|My Vegie patch|
I typed and printed little signs, covered the sides in cardstock which I corrugated and then added gems for bolts. Hope you enjoyed the tour around my garden as much as I loved making it. So happy it has been completed on time, now I just have to deliver it.
The Ingredients for My Vegie Patch
Kaiser Craft Pencil Box, constructed, painted with sides covered in corrugated cardstock
Dirt - Use Coffee Grinds (thanks tot he local Coffee Shop, Texture Paste and Modge Podge
Carrots - Branch Punch, pieces of Polystrene Copic Pen
Lettuces - Paper Roses, different Copic Pens
Tomatoes - Wooden stakes, wire, beads (coloured with Copic Pen)
Die Vine and Embroidery Thread, punched flowers.
Cabbages - Designer Paper, Polystrene ball and Die Cuts
Cauliflowers - Designer Paper, Stamped pattern, White Ink, Polystyrene Ball
Pumpkins - Hand cut cardstock Leaves, Polystyrene Balls, acrylic paint, florist wire and tape
Weeds - Flowersoft
Ladybugs - Pearls coloured with Copics
Snails -small shell and tissue paper
Ants - 3D Kiddie Glitter painted with Copics
Moth is a bought sticker; Cats are also bought.
Gems added for studs are from Flourish with a Bling, also coloured with Copics.
Robyn's Fetish Challenge # 228 Anything Goes - 7 September, 2014
Altered Eclectic - Anything Goes
Berrry71bleu - Things we love (gardening and vegies)
Scribble and Scrap - AnythingGoes
Try It In Tuesdays - Gardening
Moo Mania - Recycled (box to vegie garden)
Crafty Girls - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Clear it Out Challenge - Favourite for 2014
This would have to be my favourite project for 2014, probably the mos tinvolved I have ever attempted and it won a Blue Ribbon at the Royal melbourne Show. It was the first time I have entered such a cometition and I was thrilled to take out first place.