Sunday, 28 April 2013

That Craft Place Challenge

Morning all.

It's time for a new challenge at That Craft Place

This time our theme is

Alter It

Here's what I've done.. and I'm really, really sorry that I forgot to take a before photo, but Lisa has a fabby range of alterables in the shop so I'm sure you could see a before shot if you go to the Facebook group for That Craft Place.

I followed Cathy's tut on That Craft Place Inspiration Blog which you can find here so I inked the tissue paper using the Pirate stamp set and let it dry before tearing it and adhering it to the treasure box and inking again with the Vintage Photo.

I found the printable pirate map somewhere, but unfortunately can't remember where I got it from. I printed it on parchment paper and distressed it with some strong, cold tea (without the milk obviously) and then rolled it up and scrunched it to get a kinda distressed look about it!

I am quite pleased with it. It's the first time I've attempted something like this but I feel sure it won't be the last.

Challenges I'd Like to Enter
Gingerloft - Torn and Distressed
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Anything But a Card

Pirates Beware - Stampin Up

Walnut Stain Distress Stain
Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Black and Brown Archival Ink
Gold Alcohol Ink

Pirate Treasure Bag - Glasgow Science Centre
 Chocolate Coins - Home Bargains
Tea Bags - Tetley

Hinge Die - Tim Holtz

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by That Craft Place and see what the rest the DT have been up to. 


PS - forgot to say - the treasure box has been plundered already by certain small boys living in this house... pesky varmints!


Lorraine said...

Brilliant pirates chest! I'm not surprised the boys have claimed it!!
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

Tracey T said...

WOW! This is amazing! xx

Chris said...

Wow! This looks fabulous, Susan! My son would have loved it! He was obssessed with pirates as a small boy! Come to think of it he'd probably still love it now! Chris x

Alyce said...

wow!!! how awesome is this! love how the treasure chest turned out....real cool! :)

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!!! This is wonderful Susan. I love the colour and texture you have created.
Sue xx

Bea und Doreen said...

wow this is simply stunning
Doreen xx

Elizabeth Hart said...

Wow - what a fabulous treasure chest. SO creative. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Gingerloft Challenge.

Craftnut said...

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week Tracy x

brenda said...

This is really super Susan and perfect for our theme.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Tami said...

WOW this is so neat thanks for playing at Gingerloft

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