Sunday, 28 September 2008

Fly Away box

My eldest child Alice, flew the nest yesterday. She's gone to Keele university to study Music and English. She texted this morning to say that she'd had a free buffet at the Christian Union, and was going to a lunch at the chapel today after the morning service. No doubt she won't starve then! So my project here is based on flying away.

I altered this chipboard box for the Saturday Workout challenge of altered stuff. The box has sat in a drawer for about 10 years as I didn't know what to do with it. I could quite happily alter more. I think it probably needs a coat of varnish for protection.



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Stamps : Time to Stamp For the Birds and Feathered Friends; Paper Artsy Wings 2

Inks : Adirondack Dabber Cloudy Blue; VersaMagic Sea Breeze, Aegean Blue, Night Sky and Key Lime

Extras : Chipboard Box

9 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

Oh wow this is such an lovely box.
Gorgeous.

Thanks Ros for your wonderful work to SaWo.

http://truutske.punt.nl said...

Ros, what a very beautiful box.
I love the blue color with the bird. Very clever for little things.

SammieJay said...

Ooooh I hope her flying away is not too difficult for you! I am sure you will miss her terribly, but it sounds like she's got off to a flying start!!! This box is very inspirational and the colours are gorgeous.
Love to you all,
SammieJay

Linda Elbourne said...

This is lovely - the colours are fantastic!

Faye said...

Ros, this is beautiful! I love the color of the fly away box.

Char said...

Lovely Box. Nice bird.

sam21ski said...

Fantastic xxxx

Ed said...

I love the stamps and the colours you've used, what a pretty box.

Rein said...

Such a beautiful box!