Thursday, 2 May 2013

The Craft Barn Alpha Challenge

Hello Everyone

A beautiful sunny day here though still very cold when I got up at 6 am. We have a busy day planned so thought I would start my crafting early today.

This time the letter is A at the The Craft Barn and no twists at all.



I chose the word Author and meant this to be a tribute to my favourite author, playwright, poet. All was going well as I painted the pages with H20 paints and added various shades of Distressed Stain for the background. I had a wonderful image of Shakespeare already to print onto a page so what could go wrong? I had printed the image upside down--sob sob. I thought that I could remedy this by adding the image to the other page and blow me I did the same thing again. So the page is upside down and I worked on it that way,

Apologies to Shakespeare as the page became personalised with my daft joke revue. I think he might have liked it as so many of his works have made me laugh out loud--mostly at times when I shouldn't have done:(

Thanks for dropping by

Love Chrissie xx


25 comments:

JansArtyJunk said...

Fabulous choice of word Chrissie...lovely pages...I didn't even notice your pages were upside down.. (I'm always printing the wrong way.. usually on the wrong side of the paper!! lol) The clever addition of the little review is a great touch.

Scrapmate said...

I think it's a great DPS. when you have completed your dictionary and you look back at your pages this one will make you smile.

BJ said...

I think your pages are super whatever way up they are. BJ

Suze Bain said...

Your faux pas made me laugh Chrisse, it's so taxing on the brain trying to figure out which way to feed the paper into the printer! Great pages. Xx

Von said...

Great choice of word and I didn't know Shakespeare was Australian LoL
Von ♥

Annie said...

Great choice of A word, wonderful tribute to the Bard whichever way up it is , love it all xxxx Annie

Catherine said...

This is beautiful Chrissie ! I love the stamp and the backgrounds look fantastic ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

baileyrosy.com said...

Ah the best laid plans..........looks fantastic though !

Marie

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful tribute to Shakespeare, great pages.

Joan said...

A great page and a fabulous image even if it was upside down,glad I'm not the only one who does things the wrong way round, it's all part of the fun!

sam21ski said...

This is brilliant - I love it

Sam xxx

Sara said...

Oh this is great and I do like it when things do not go as you planned but turn out just as good if not better than expected. Love it.xx

Meggymay said...

Fantastic pages and very creative, I wouldn't have noticed they were upside down, good to know its not just me who improvises.
Yvonne x

Craftychris said...

Being upside down makes them unique! Love the page and the man himself would definitely approve! xx

Elaine said...

Brilliant - well done for not giving up on your pages and making up a review to explain it!!

butterfly said...

Brilliant... and what a hilarious read - sorry, but it did make me laugh when you managed to print him upside down the second time!! I agree with BJ that the pages still work beautifully, and I love the chalky colours of the background... I think WS would have been more than happy to (like TH) embrace imperfection!
Alison xx

elenigratsia said...

LOL! Happy accidents ... you know it looked quite good with the upside down text!!! :) Lovely!

Dawn said...

Brilliant page Chrissie, upside down or not. I love the image, what a find!!
Hugs x

Frea Konings said...

Hi Chrissie, love your alphabet page! Great take on the word. Hugs Frea

Annie said...

The upside down page only adds interest to your wonderfully designed layout!

lena-dailyscrap said...

Great pages - lovely idea!

Tracey-B said...

Another brilliant Alpha page, I love what you've done. x

Chris R said...

great pages!

Sylv said...

Great page, love the WS image didn't notice the upside down pages, we all have those sort of days!

Sylv xx

The Craft Barn said...

Great choice of word, page is brilliant. Love the little eye detail on the right page
Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
Izzy