Thursday, 14 March 2013

Challenge 51-Out of a Hat

A very warm welcome to my blog-always great to read what you say about the things that I make. We have snow and ice here again this morning so I won't be venturing far.

Another Thursday already-hope your week has gone well and you are ready to join us for another challenge at Out of a Hat

This week the challenge is Easter Bonnet so you can do anything at all that has a fancy hat in it. I did look up Easter bonnet and it didn't say it had to be a bonnet and the ones I saw were mostly hats.

This is the one I made



I needed a model so I put a face on a polystyrene egg I had bought ages ago-I didn't imagine what it would be used for and I bought a packet of smaller ones as well so watch this space lol. I stuck a long stick into the 'egg' and put it into the nice bottle that I had bought at the carboot sale last year. Then added wool hair, pinned on the pink ribbon and made a hat to fit the head.

It was all fun from there as I added all sorts of things that I had found in the hedgerows and some things I had made or bought The feathers I coloured with Promarkers--there are loads of white feathers along the seafront as there are lots of seagulls.

This was real fun for me and I hope you will join in and have some fun yourself. Tracey , Janet and Sandra made wonderful things so do visit their blogs to see what they made.

I would also like to enter this in Try it on Tuesday Challenge where they also have Hats and Easter bonnets as the theme.

Have a lovely day everyone

 Chrissie xx


23 comments:

  1. Gorgeous hat! I love your egg face too! I have nominated you for a Liebser Award, pop over to my blog to find out what its all about! xx

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  2. What a lovely hat! I wouldn't mind one like that to go out in! Hugs, Valerie

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  3. This is one showstopper of a bonnet Chrissie. Absolutely fabulous! xx

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  4. Oh Chrissie this has made me smile. I love the way you've decorated your hat and hope it will herald the start of spring very soon. Hugs, Jenny x

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  5. Flowers galore! Love, love your hat Chrissie! Oh, gone are the days when women would wear glorious hats like yours. So pretty!! Hugs, Ira xox
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  6. What a Fantastic bonnet.Chrissie Covered in amazing stuff. Lets hope we get some lovely Easter weather so you can wear it !!! :) hugs Max xx

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  7. What a glorious Easter bonnet - the flowers and embellishing are simply lovely - and oh how I love your adorable egg peeking out from under the brim!
    Alison x

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  8. Wow, this looks awesome, fantastic details and additions.
    Yvonne x
    p.s. we have a Hats challenge over at TioT's this week if you fancy joining us.

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  9. Wow Chrissie, this is amazing, what fabulous decorations you have made for your bonnet. Maybe this Easter we'll still be wearing snow hats lol xx

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  10. What a great work!!!I love all the details. Brilliant!!!

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  11. What a wonderful hat and so much to look at, it really is very pretty. x

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  12. what a funny and happy creation Chrissie!
    Spring live!

    xxx happy weekend

    Susi

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  13. This is one fabulous hat.
    Love the model!!
    Thanks for joining our Hats & Easter Bonnets challenge at TioT
    Avril

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  14. Your hat is gorgeous. Love all the flowers and embellishments, just right for Easter. Beautiful..
    Lozzy xx
    Great idea for the head as well

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  15. Gorgeous traditional Easter Bonnet Chrissie :)
    Von ♥

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  16. This is such a beautiful Easter Bonnet, I love how you've decorated it.

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  17. A wonderful Easter had, so much work in it. Thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge. Hugs Bee

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  18. Great model Chrissie,love her Easter Bonnet
    Janet x

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  19. Wow Chrissie a truly wonderful Easter bonnet just love all the adornments on it. Is it for you or Vic wink wink. :) Hugs Sandra X

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  20. Wow Chrissie a truly wonderful Easter bonnet just love all the adornments on it. Is it for you or Vic wink wink. :) Hugs Sandra X

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  21. Your lovely Easter bonnet really makes me wish Spring was finally here!!!!

    Thank you for playing along with us at TioT!

    Claudia x

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  22. Your hat is fabulous, Chrissie! So much detail! Like the egghead too!
    Chris
    x

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  23. Brilliant Hat Chrissie - love the model too! Thanks for sharing with us at TioT Cindy

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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.