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Saturday, 20 December 2014

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

Good morning all.

Yesterday I was gobsmacked to find the get well card I'd made for my cousin had been ShowCASed at Less is More to say I was thrilled is an understatement!!  I finally got some decorations put up too, I must admit to not going the whole hog this year...I just couldn't be bothered with the hassle!! 

Off to the hairdresser's this morning, then I may need an afternoon snooze before we head off down the road for the party!

Today's share is an MDF reindeer - I'm not too happy with how it turned out but it will have to do this year and I may redo it for next Christmas.


The blank MDF came from Anna Marie Designs. After painting with gesso I used various acrylics, crackle glaze and distressed inks....at this point it didn't look too bad then I decided to use a satin finish to protect it which made all the DI run so the crackle all disappeared. You live and learn!
For the base I used texture paste and covered it with diamond dust whilst it was still wet. The snow people are Christmas cake decorations and the sign was broken off a Christmas ornament.
Now guess who has inky fingers just when I don't need them!!

Challenges entered:
2 Creative chicks - make an ornament
Decorate to Celebrate - anything 3D goes
All Crafts Challenge - anything but a card

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful creation Carol just love this ..great colours and design.xx
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  2. This is gorgeous and loving the snow people. Have a wonderful time at the party.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Great reindeer Carol. We crafters never learn do we? I have done this so often, just do one more thing ......... But Rudolph looks absolutely fine so there's no need to worry about him. I put my tree up today and I'll be putting a few other things around but this year, like you, I'm going to go low key - I simply don't have the time or the energy I'm afraid! Enjoy the party. Hugs Christine xx

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  4. A very jolly reindeer Carol.
    I hope you all have a wonderful day.
    Pauline
    x

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  5. This is fabulous Carol. I love the snowmen.
    I hope you have a good evening.
    Sue xx

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  6. Have fun at the party. We put a few decorations up but not the tree. I couldn't stand the hassle of someone with exrtreme OCD putting each bauble on in just the right place!! Don't mention the Christmas lights either ! hugs Mrs A.

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  7. Wow Carol, what an amazing creation. I would like to say thank you for all the inspirations post you have made and all the fabulous comments you have left on my blog. Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
    Janet xxx

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  8. this is fun Carol - really lovely! Big hugs rachel xx

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  9. OMG! such an adorable project Carol:) Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate and Happy Holidays!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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