Thursday, 12 April 2012

Out of a Hat Challenge 4

This week at Out of a Hat Creations is 'What's in Your Shed' but it could be anywhere that you keep things that might one day be useful. I don't very often go into our shed so it was nice to see that there were lots of things in there I could use for crafting in the future :) Remember you can make anything you like that is in the theme and it doesn't have to be messy or inky.

I found these 2 boxes of mussel shells that we had collected ages ago with a project in mind and we can't think what the project was now.

Here is what I made with some of them. The picture is of the Happy Fisherman which is the emblem of Skegness. I stuck that onto an old CD the made a bigger circle of thick cardboard and stuck the CD onto that. Then a seperate circle with a cut out middle to stick on the shells to make the frame. The shells were difficult to stick so I found something else in the shed--a very large tube of silicone glue-- so I used that and it worked well. Add the frame to the circle and there you have a picture for he bathroom wall

8 comments:

  1. Hi Chrissie, how fab is this wall hanging for your bathroom,brilliant,great way to use your shells.
    Janet x

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  2. I can't help but smile when I see this jolly fisherman. A super idea. xx

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  3. Chrissie this is just great and really brings a smile to my face. A fab idea. Hugs Sandra XXX

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  4. ...it's amazing what you can find in your shed!...shells are great elements to add to your design...loVely work...I spent many happy times at Skegness as a child...Mel :)

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  5. This is such fun, love the frame.
    Yvonne x

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  6. Very nice Chrissie :) and a great way to use the shells :)
    Von x♥x

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  7. What a fun way to use up the shells I love it :)

    Becky T

    x

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  8. Thank you everyone for the lovely comments. I felt as though I was venturing into something I knew nothing about with this one but it is nice to try different things.

    Love Chrissie xx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.