Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Merry Go Round - Moving

My beautiful Carousel Horses arrived last weekend and I couldn't wait to colour them up.

Now my Darling Other Half has always liked a challenge and when he saw these beauties he reckoned they really should be on displayed on an old fashioned Merry Go Round (Just like in Mary Poppins)Well who was I to stop him from designing me one. (You just cant accuse me of spoiling all his fun)
After several hours of programming my Craftrobo and copious amounts of swearing (air blue springs to mind)such as oops I did that wrong never mind!!!!!!!! I'll start again. LOL This is the finished result.

Sorry these are not great photos as it is raining here so had to take them in doors.
For some reason these have ended up really dark. But you should get the idea.
All the horses I have coloured with Copics
Some I have added Sakura Glitter Pen

And these ones I used Fluffy Stuff and Ultra Fine Glitter.

The little mirrors were cut with my nestabilities

Lattice work is my fab Martha Stewart punch (I just so love these)

Definately think me and my OH make a good team, what do you think?
I am going to enter this into the Floral Fantasies Challenge Moving, which they say can be interpreted in any way well I reckon a Merry go Round has got to count as moving, who have a fab prize for there first challenge which is sponsored by Sir Stampalot.

And just because I love this and those beautiful horses I am also going to enter it into Bt the Cute and Girly
which is Love but can be interpreted in any way including stash that you love.


  1. Hi Beccy

    I really don't know what to say other than absolutely fabulous.

    I can well imagine the frustration putting it all together and cutting out, but so worth all your effort.

    I can also remember how I used to love this ride as a child - in fact still do.

    Thank you so much for sharing it with as at our Stampalot challenge and good luck with the draws.

  2. Oh my goodness Beccy! I am blown away by your amazing project. I wish my OH could do that!
    Thank you for joining in with the Sir Stampalot challenge and best of luck with the prize draw.
    Clare x

  3. Wow Beccy I am stunned!! This is just gorgeous AND your OH helped you, you lucky gal!!

    I hope your gonna give this pride of place as it deserves it!

  4. wow this is gorgeous!! you and hubby are very talented and a very creative take on the moving theme! thanks for joining the stampalot challenge!!

  5. OMG Beccy this is absolutely fantastic, an awesome piece of work girl and boy lol. It has all been put together so professionally, stunning work. Thanks so much for sharing this with us and good luck in the draws.

  6. WOW!!!! This is absolutely stunning

    well done to you and your hubby - a fantastic piece

  7. Oh my goodness this is one totally awesome and excellent creation that carousel and horses are brilliant a gold star for both you and your hubby Beccy

    Lorraine x

  8. Ohhh wowww Beccy,what beautiful.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  9. It's genius and totally stunning. Thanks for joining the hop and challenge, and good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  10. OMG Clever you - how stunning is this xxxx

  11. Your swearing and frustration were worth it, absolutely stunning!~

  12. Beccy for you to take an idea off my blog I would be honoured, your work is always so stunning and MAGNIFICENT! Hugs

  13. UNBELIEVABLE I have never seen anything so elaborate, I will have to point this one out to sir stampalot, there is such alot of work in it.
    good luck in the draw love chris xx

  14. Wow Beccy!
    This is so beautiful and what a fabby bloke you have, you should both pat each other on the back!!
    Love Becky xx

  15. This is fabulous. You must have so much patience.
    Thank you for sharing it with us at By the Cute and Girly.
    Beryl xx

  16. well done to both of you - this is fantastic

  17. Wow this is absolutely fantastic.

    It must have taken a lifetime to put together - but worth every second!!

    Clearly you and hubby are a great team!!

    Two thank you messages from me. Thank you for joining in the special Stampalot Challenge and thank you also for sharing with By the Cute and Girly.

    Love Jules xx

  18. you 2 are so tallented, what a pair, this is a stunning keepsake, you must be very proud, well done. Thank you for sharing with us at By the Cute and Girly this month. janex

  19. OMG that is amazing! I am gobsmacked! You have blown me away with your creativity! Thanks for joining in with the challenge. Good luck in the draws!

  20. what a fabulous creation , love the colours

    thanks for joining us on the special challenge & blog hop


  21. Hiya Beccy (and OH). This is just the most amazing project. It's superb and very well thought out. I love all the attention to detail with the nesties, border punches and various pens and mediums. Well done, you guys definitely make a brilliant team. Thanks for entering this into the Sir Stampalot Challenge.
    Good Luck
    happy crafting
    - janicex

  22. OMG! That has to be the most stunning piece of work I have ever seen! Well done you 2, fantastic job done! xxx


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