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Monday, 29 November 2010

Sorry for lack of commenting xxx

Well I've been unwell for over a week when I went to the doctors she thought I had gastroenteritis but after a week of the dreaded diarrhea I found out that I had food poisoning which I can tell you it was so painful!!!!!

Anyway I am really behind now as I haven't crafted for over a week and Summers Advent Calendar was calling so yesterday I got to work to try and get it to a stage she could actually have it, after many a long hour it still needs to extra detail but it's nearly done!!!!

I found this fabulous calendar last year which I actually painted in gesso in August!! Can you believe that!! After I covered the sides with Gold & Blackberry Croco from the Craft Den which I left over night to get this fabulous effect you can use the heat gun but the effect is better if left to dry naturally.


The numbers where from a K & Co sheet and the beautiful little Magnolia's are from Shrink Plastic!!

Used Viva pearl pens and Martha Stewart holly punch also from the Craft Den.

Wooden snowflakes which I embossed with thick embossing powders by Blonde Moments and then added a Pearl to the centre.

Then loads of stickles!! Just need to wipe over with Metallic paint to go into the cracks for the perfect finished look then the pressie's and my word how expensive it's turned out but hopefully will be a keepsake for them to bring out every year but I bet I have to put the presents in every year as well but then what are Nannan's for!!!!



24 comments:

Kathryn said...

glad to hear you are better now. I am doing the same advent and I have used the same colours, LOL. However, I have lost mu numbers and not finished the paint yet! I am sure Emma wont mind it being unfinished this year! K x

Donna said...

Sorry to hear you have been unwell hun. LOVE your advent calendar, it's beautiful! Is it made of wood?
I'm sure it will be a wonderful keepsake for Summer.
Hugs, Donna x

Paper Paradise said...

It is LOVELY!!!!!! And what a fantastic keepsake. I did a couple last year and have one to do for myself but doubt I'll get it done now. They do take so much time, but this has been so worth it. I am sure it will be treasured.
Pleased to hear you are feeling better. x

flutterbycrafter said...

Sorry to hear that you've been unwell, but glad you're feeling better. The advent calendar is gorgeous, so much work, Summer will love it xx

Tracey said...

Awwwww sorry to hear you have been so poory honey, glad you are on the mend. I love Summers Advent calendar - what a beautiful treasure, the details are fab - especially those tiny little magnolias, have a great week and hope you feel much better son , love and hugs oh and by the way thankyou for you lovely comments - you made my day xxx

Teri said...

Woah hun! That's awesome work!!
Glad you know what happening now and can get it dealt with - wonder what it was that you ate to cause all that trouble?
Hope it clears up real soon.
Hugs,
Teri x

crafty amy said...

Wow sweetie this is amazing!!! So stunning the painting is incredible and i love the metal effects. I am sure they will be keeping this for a long long time :D

Huge hugs

Amy xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie I'm so sorry you have been unwell you poor thing hope you are over the worst of it now. Your advent calender is absolutely amazing....WOWWWW....its incredible & it would be something I would have great pleasure in getting it out every year....it really is outstanding hun. Take care now.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

sue said...

So sorry you have been ill hope you get better soon. A beautiful heritage projet it will still be used in a 100 yrs time x sue x

Lau W said...

OH happy to know that you are better !
Your calendar is a very nice creation, beautiful details, very fabulous my friend !
xxx

Ann said...

So sorry to hear you've not been well. Good to hear you feeling better, food poisoning is awful, my father-in-law had it last year and he was very ill.

What a wonderful keepsake,Summer will love it for years to come..
xoxox Ann

Clarky J said...

So sorry to hear you have been so poorly x Hope you feel much more yourself - a gorgeous advent calendar really special x Take care and keep warm x Janet

sandra said...

Wow, wow and did I say wow. Love it. lots of love & hard work gone into it for your gorgeous little summer. She will love it, I know I would. Sorry you have had horrible food poisoning, I did wonder were you were. Hope to see you soon. Love Sandra x

Chris said...

Fabulous Chanelle and it's definitely going to be a family heirloom! Sorry to see that you've been so ill, hope you're fully recovered now. Hugs, Chris x

maddy hill said...

Wow what a fabby make - must have taken you ages !
hope your feeling better soon hun
x
love
maddy x

Kerry said...

Hello,

Glad you feel better.

I can't believe that you stamped all the images on shrink plastic and coloured them all. You have the patience of a saint.

Gorgeous and I am sure Summer will love it and save it forever.

Love Kerry xx

Annie said...

what a fabulous advent gift! I do hope you start to feel better very soon.
hugs, annie x

Rica said...

Chanelle, that is one stunning, awesome creation - I love , everything about it - the beautiful colours, the brilliant gesso work and the adorable shrunken Tildas!!!
hugs Heather xx

Stressed Stamper said...

Glad you are better - OMG that is fantastic wow an advent calendar and a half...stunning
Sarah x

Jodi said...

Oh what a beautiful advent box you have created!! All of the details you added to each one are so pretty!! I am happy to hear that you are doing better, hope you have a great day!
Hugs
Jodi =)

CraftyC said...

Hello Chanelle, sorry to hear you've been poorly, I've suffered the same in the past and it's not nice to sending you cyber hugs. Hope your all better now. I love your project, so many beautiful elements!
Clairexx

Patricia Garcia said...

Happy to hear you are feeling better, oh wow this is just beautiful, look at all the detail, just wonderful! Take care!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Janiel/ janny said...

Chanelle, I am so glad to hear that you are on the mead sweetie...

Sorry to hear that you were so ill!!

OH BOY THIS advent calendar is FABBY!!!!!!
WOW WOW WOW girlie!!! LOVE IT!!! and what a wonder keepsake for year after year.
hugs, Janiel

Lynne said...

Fabulous job Chanelle love all the little images, lots of work but well worth it. I am sure Summer will treasure it. Love Lynne xx