Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Sleigh Bells Ring....

Well, here we are in the last full week of November!! Eeek!! 
Anyone ready for December??!!  I'm so not...but I at least have a decorated sleigh! :)

The sleigh is from Tando Creative...'flat packed' and made from chipboard, and then I've altered it... inspired by the ultra talented, Mr Andy Skinner.

I have used many DecoArt Media Line paints, Crackle Glaze, Crackle Paint, Texture Paste,
Weathered Wood,
Tando Creative Sleigh, Merry Christmas, Stockings and stars...
IndigoBlu Script stamp,  Ruby Slippers paint...
Archival Sepia Ink pad...

I had hours of fun with this project...thanks for taking a peek :) 

I'm entering this into:

Anything But Cute - It's Ornamental 
Mixed Media World - Anything goes

Happy Crafting
Lydia xx


Pamellia said...

Holy cow Lydia, this is pure genius!! What an amazing decoration and I just love that you used traditional red accents!! The crackle texture is incredible and really gives your sleigh a vintage look. The gears are such a unique embellishment, not one I would normally associate with Christmas, and yet they look completely natural and totally festive on your project, well freaking done!! I love it!

Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'It's Ornamental' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

Samra said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!! This is so cooooooool! Those little stockings are so amazing!!!! Love everything about this make!!!
Thank you so very much for joining our It's Ornamental challenge at Anything But Cute!

Samra DT
Paper Talk with Samra

Nigel said...

Wonderful sleigh, all you need now is a red nosed reindeer :)

sarascloset said...

Geez Loiuse, Lydia! I am thrilled with your little sleigh! You ARE already for Christmas! This is a real treat to see, and I wish I were 4 inches tall to take a spin in this incredible Santa ride! Those gears just make this so unique, and your crackle is downright fabulous! Big round of applause on this ornament! Thank you so much for joining our It's Ornamental Challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugs! Sara Emily DT

sarascloset said...

Excuse me...that should be you are all ready for Christmas! I was so dazzled by your sleigh I forgot how to spell!

Vintagehandmade said...

Oh my, this is brilliant! I adore everything about your fabulous ornament! That crackle texture is fantastic and I love your use of gears here! What a vintage and festive Christmas creation!
Thank you so much for joining in our It's Ornamental challenge at Anything But Cute!
Branka DT x

Pamellia said...

Lydia, Congratulations on your Honourable Mention at Anything But Cute!! Your project is amazing! Thanks for all your support, don't forget to drop in and pick up your badge! hugs Pamellia DT :)

Karen said...

Totally gorgeous my lovely x


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