Monday, 14 January 2013

Craft Barn Alpha Challenge

Hello friends and followers. Thank you for all the wonderful comments and the encouragement they give me in my crafty ventures. I hope 2013 is going well for you so far.

I saw this challenge at The Craft Barn on my friend Von's blog and I just loved the idea so thought I would have a go. I searched for an old Dictionary but haven't found one so thought I would scan the pages from the dictionary we use and add the pages I make to a book so that they will all be in one place.

This challenge is the letter V and I chose vegetable as my word. I printed the veggie images onto the page and coloured the carrots image with Promarkers. The carrot image I got at Free Vintage Digi Images where there are always lots of images of interest.

The first page of the book I added an index so I know what is where. I am really looking forward to making more of the pages and thank you for the challenge.

Love Chrissie xx

25 comments:

  1. A great start to the aplha challenge, I didn't even think of that 'V'. I still have to finish and publish mine. x

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  2. Great page Chrissie, love the idea of printing on the page and colouring. Those carrots look good enough to eat:)
    Val x

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  3. Glad you have decided to give it a go Chrissie it's going to be an interesting challenge :) tasty looking :)
    Von ♥

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  4. Love your vegetable entry, and how organised with your index! Mine will just get lost in the dictionary!!!

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  5. Brilliant page Chrissie, beautifully coloured and composed. I adore the way you have presented your work too, very thoughtful and clever sweetie.
    Hugs x

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  6. Great piece, I am still thinking what to do! Your veggies look great! Hugs, Valerie

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  7. Love your page of Veg, it was a good idea to scan the dictionary page.
    Yvonne

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  8. Beautiful colouring. I like the index idea.

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  9. Perfect! I thought of using vegetables aswell... Your carrots make me hungry! Great take on the theme!

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  10. Fantastic, great word too!!!

    Sam xxx

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  11. Love you veggies Chrissie!! I meant to start this challenge... but I forgot. Mmm can I squeeze it in?

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  12. Fabulous, your veggies are very yummy.

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  13. love your vegetables, what a fab idea

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  14. The carrots look good enough to eat, lovely page and the index isa great idea.

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  15. Great word, there seem to be lots of great "V" words now we are doing this challenge aren't there?

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  16. Fantastic pages Chrissie...fab images, beautifully coloured and your presentation is wonderful! :)..looking forward to seeing your next alpha challenge now! :) x

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  17. What a great idea for a challenge and I love what you did with it , fantastic veggies and beautifully coloured, love also how you have set the scene you clever thing.

    Marie

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  18. Gorgeous colouring. I love that it is so different and far from anything I would have thought of!

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  19. "V" limits it a bit but a great challenge. Love your project Chrissie you have put a lot of thought into it for sure.
    Lorraine

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  20. Wonderful start to the challenge, love your veggie approach
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
    Izzy

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  21. Firstly can I say that I really like the way you have presented your page with the veggies all round it.....great photograph!!! You carrots look really tasy on there, fabulous start and I would never have thought of an index, well done you!!! Thak you for joining in with us at The Craft Barn xxx

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  22. A brilliant start to the challenge Chrissie, love your vegetables and the index is a great idea.
    xxx Hazel.

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  23. Lovely altered page Chrissie!

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  24. WOW such a page. Brilliant idea. And love the composition of the picture,genius!

    Thank you for joining the challenge at Craftbarn :-)

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  25. Love your page! Brilliant idea scanning the dictionary. I am going to have a go at this challenge too. Been trying to get round to it all week but must do it tomorrow or I will be out of time! xx

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