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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

New Year, first challenge for Altered Eclectics *

Doesn't the festive season fly by - blink and you miss the break.  Back to DT creative juices that need to flow each month and I have to say the DT girlies over at Eclectic Ellapu and Altered Eclectics have outstanding abilities of creating beautiful art.  

For this month I have altered a straw hat for a friend.  If you remember the purple Xmas tree hanger - well she has taken it down now the festivities have ended. there is a blank space on her wall so for her birthday I put this together to fill that space lol. 

I painted the hat purple and then brushed over with white - enough to let the purple show through.  I used 2 different colour purple ribbons and some lace appliques.  I have so much stash I have made myself a promise to start using it up lol.  I think we all say the same and yet there never seems to be a spare gap lol.

Now for the pics



thank you for popping over and hope to see you all again.  Why not head on over to my challenge blogs and join in with the fum.

This has been entered into the following challenges.

Shopping our stash ag 7f
ttcrd ag 7f
artistic inspirations ag 7f
crafting from the heart ag 7f


8 comments:

  1. Love your altered hat. Beautiful design. Judy

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  2. Fabulous make over for your straw hat...love it..xx

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  3. Beautiful make-over love all the lace and ribbons-I have a left over card box have used loads but hardly making an impression!!!
    Carol x
    ---Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  4. Your hat is wonderful, Elaine! I am trying to reduce my stash as well (to avoid divorce court.) I am always impressed by your attention to detail!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  5. Wonderful creation!
    Thanks for playing with us at TTCRD.
    Hugs,
    Farida

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  6. Beautiful hat, my favourite colour...purple. Reducing my stash is why I'm on the team. Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for the days of yore challenge.

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  7. Great job and just perfect for this challenge! Thanks for playing along at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  8. Another lovely project! Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew this week for our "Days of Yore" challenge!!
    Cheers,
    Donna
    SOS DT

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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