Monday, 7 January 2013

Jigsaw Pieces Swap

Hi Everyone-hope you are ready for another crafty day.

Just had to show you this :-

Janet bought 3 children's jigsaws with 9 pieces in each and she worked out a way so that each of us did 3 pieces from each jigsaw and none of the pieces we made were next to each other in the completed puzzle--how amazing was that for a start. Each piece in each jigsaw was assigned a subject and we had to decorate the piece on that theme. It was brilliant having 9 different themes and knowing that eventually all of us would have a very unique piece of artwork.
this was my puzzle before and they were all different



These are the backs of the puzzle that Janet had marked out so we knew which pieces we should make-we had to decorate the other side of the pieces.




 This is my jigsaw finished and ready to frame.  Sandra and Janet are going to show theirs as well so do pop along to see them.

I made the top right, middle and bottom left
Janet made top left, right middle and centre bottom
Sandra made top middle, left centre and bottom right.

This is one of the nicest swaps I have ever been in and now I have a wonderful piece of mixed art to hang on the wall and the friendship that went into making it as well.

Love Chrissie xx




18 comments:

  1. Brilliant ! Chrissie :)
    Von ♥

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  2. Wow, fantastic and so special.
    Yvonne x

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  3. Such a brilliant idea for a swap, and a fabulous piece of art, as you say!
    Alison x

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  4. Wonderful idea, you each have a wonderful keepsake to treasure now! Valerie

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  5. These are wonderful little pieces of art and such a great idea. x

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  6. Love this a jigsaw puzzle swap sounds awesome!
    Amy Yingling
    The Crafty Book Nerd

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  7. This is such a wonderful idea and each piece is fabulous. Big congrats too Chrissie on your huge weight loss, you look (and probably feel) like a different woman. Well done! Xx

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  8. Gosh that looks supercool Chrissie! Totally artistic, must have been a real fun project! Hugs, Ira xox
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  9. This is such a wonderful idea - fun, creative and original. I haven't seen this idea before so it put a smile on my face.
    Lorraine

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  10. This is wonderful...what a fabulous idea!!! It looks divine, and I just love each different piece, yet together they look amazing!

    Chrissie, may 2013 manifest all your hopes and dreams, and may your prosper in every area of your Life.

    Blessings,
    Marianne xox

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  11. What a fantastic idea Chrissie! I love your little pieces, they look so fabulous together. Just off to see the others.
    Jennie x

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  12. Great puzzle Chrissie,it really was fun to do
    Janet x

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  13. This is awesome , Chrissie!!!!!!

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  14. What a fabulous idea - this turned out wonderful!

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  15. This is amazing and what a fabulous idea for a swap.
    xxx Hazel.

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  16. Chrissie, this is brilliant! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE. Way to go girls. Hugs, Tracy

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  17. This is gorgeous Chrissie! I have two jigsaw jams on my wall, they are very different but both lovely. Great fub to do. I'll put a picture up next Weds. Missed the hatters this week - now why did I think it was fortnightly? Losing it!!

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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.