A New Year with a big Prize...

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year to you all! I can't believe that we have flown through 2010 and we are now at the start of another year... what will this year bring to us all?

Imaginisce have decided to start the year with a New Design Team and a fresh, new and exciting challenge hosted by Cristal 'Pinky'. This month we are giving you the task to find something that has been taking up space in a cupboard and to re-use and re-purpose your item. At the end of January a winner will be chosen to take home a $75 package full of Imaginisce goodies! For full details visit the Imaginisce blog HERE. We are also giving away a fabulous prize just for playing along with todays design team blog hop... one lucky follower will have the opportunity to take home this amazing gift.

  
So what did I do for the challenge... 

I've had this mask in my crafty cupboard for far too long and have had many a plan to give it a revamp so this challenge was just perfect, especially as my daughter just loves the venetian masks and is planning of having half her bedroom wall covered with them. So here's one to add to her collection.



With the help of the new Imaginisce cordless glue gun, my i-rock and the gorgeous Garden Party collection I decorated the mask with hotrocks, paper fans and lots of roly rosies from the 'brights' range.

 

The roly rosies are so quick and easy to make with the help of the Imaginisce petal roller, you press out the pre-cut shape, roll the shape with the roller tool and add a touch of hot glue to the base and presto... one flower ready to attach to your project. I also added a white doily style flourish cut from my Cricut Expression using the 'Straight From the Nest' cartridge.


To fill some gaps and add a bit more sparkle I've hot-glued various sized snowflake crystals from the Cottage Christmas collection.


The i-rock was wonderful for adhering the rhinestones, especially over the curved surface of the mask.


To be in the running for today's fabulous prize package you must:
FOLLOW EVERY blog involved in the hop
COMMENT on EVERY blog
Leave a final comment on the Imaginisce blog
Now if you are following the order then the next blog to visit is:

PINKY

Good luck and thanks for stopping by!
From farm to you...

84 comments:

  1. Love this and the roly rosies, fabulous job!!

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  2. Fabulous project, I know your daughter will love it!

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  3. Wow!! You rocked this!! That is awesome!

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  4. Ohhh Melinda that rocks chickita!!!!!!!!

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  5. WOW! What a transformation...LOVE IT!

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  6. I had a whole wall covered with these when I was a teenager too! beautiful transformation!

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  7. Wow, this is gorgeous! I love those roly poly roses!

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  8. That's awesome! So creative! And what a wonderful prize!

    Lauren

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  9. Still picking my jaw up off the floor. This totally has some serious sand written all over it... Gorgeous and hope Gorgia appreciates the new item for her collection.

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  10. Just gorgeous as always Melinda! Happy New Year!

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  11. That is so pretty! I also love these masks, what a great way to jazz them up. TFS!

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  12. WOW...beautiful! TFS, I am now a follower!

    Carol
    http://caroleesscrappinspot.blogspot.com

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  13. Umm stunner!!! Your DD is one lucky girl.. your mask is amazing!!! Beautiful AND inspiring. Happy new Year!

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  14. Wow!!!!!!!! Boy did you rock the re-vamp on this one! TFS

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  15. Oh my goodness, this is stunning. Simply amazing job!

    And, I'm your newest follower =)

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  16. wow what a transformation, i like that you kept the beauty of the original pieces and just really added on to it. it came out wonderful! ~following

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  17. Nice work! It turned out so neat!

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  18. What an amazing job. My daughter and I absolutely love this! TFS

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  19. wow- you really transformed the mask - wonderful

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  20. I love your flowers and the crystal snowflakes!!

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  21. OMG you rocked that mask...♥

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  22. Wow! You did a great job on altering your mask. Very pretty outcome. ☺
    Thanks for sharing!
    reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

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  23. Happy New Year Melinda, & by the looks of it already, it will be a gorgeous creative year for you.
    Your mask is magnificent! xx

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  24. I love masks and you did an outstanding job dressing this one up

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  25. OMG! I just can't believe what you did with that mask! Your are truly an artist! I HAVE to get me some of those roly posies!

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  26. Absolutely gorgeous Melinda :)

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  27. Oh my Melinda you did an amazing job altering this boring mask to something so incredibly gorgeous! Your daughter must be thrilled.

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  28. Oh Melinda this is beyond gorgeous!!!! You did an amazing job with this, your daughter must LOVE it! JUST AWESOME, but I am not too surprised, you are just so talented!!!!!

    staci
    staci412 at optonline dot net

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  29. fabulous Melinda - I love what you did with this!!!!

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  30. I just LOVE those roses, Melinda! My daughter also just put in her own order for an altered mask-thanks for the great idea!

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  31. Oh my goodness this is uber fabulous girl!!! I love every single thing about this project!

    WOW!!!

    Happy New Years to you and yours!!!

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  32. That is absolutely gorgeous. WOW

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  33. Wow, what a gorgeous mask! Love all those roly rosies!

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  34. So beautiful! Love the colours of the PP and the flowers.
    Happy New Year and thanks for sharing! :o)

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  35. WOWZA!!! Your really rocked out that mask! CUTENESS!!!

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  36. stunning, what a beautiful recreate.

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  37. Wow! That is so beautiful! I'm sure your daughter will love it!

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  38. WOW completely stunning!! Very cool alter...thanc for the inspiration..:)

    nicolle@nicollelovesscrapbooking.com

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  39. Gorgeous!!!! Wow, that turned out really really pretty!!! TFS Happy New Year!
    hugs,
    joni

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  40. I was all about masks when I was in high school and still have 3 of them. Now I know what to do with them to make them my own and show them off agin in my scrap room. thanks for sharing.
    http://drayia.blogspot.com/

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  41. How neat. I am unable to participate in the challenge. If I win, I can participate in future challenges.

    VinDeeLoo
    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

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  42. Very Very Very Adorable but then I love collecting Masks ;)


    HAPPY 2011
    Debi

    2spunky4u@bresnan.net

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  43. WOW! That is FLIPPING GORGEOUS!! YOU ROCKED IT! TFS! I need to get some of those Roly Rosies!! TOO COOL!! I am a follower. Have a GREAT Day,
    Me-Ma Kim

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  44. That is cute. I am going to have to get some Roly Rosies and the petal roller

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  45. I love the rolled flowers. They could be used lots of different ways. Thanks for the idea and description of how to do. It's ahrd to figure out by just pictures.

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  46. Oh my goodness what a transformation! Great job!

    Happy New Year
    Olivia

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  47. You are such an awesome and talented person Melinda. Thanks for sharing.

    xoxo
    Karen

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  48. Your mask is so original and so totally different to everyone's projects Melinda.....once again you are amazing! Thanks for your amazing inspiration yet again....Mel x (melfield.blogspot.com)

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  49. What a beautiful piece brillant

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  50. this is incredible ! I never would of thought to do that !!! Bravo !

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  51. What a gorgeous transformation!! I love how this turned out! :O)

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  52. Very cool. Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  53. Wow talk about improving something, you did that and more!!! It is so beautiful!! What a wonderful idea!! Thanks so much!!

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  54. Wow wow wow... I bet your daughter is thrilled too!

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  55. the mask came out great! love the flowers.

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  56. OMGoodness that is GORGEOUS!!!!

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  57. I have tried to make these flowers without the tool-didn't happen. I guess I don't know how to cut.

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  58. The mask looks so cool, Melinda!!! LOVE all the flowers and bling!!!

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  59. I love that you took an "ok" mask and made it a "WOW" mask.

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  60. Wow - how many people just have a mask sitting around, and what you did with it!!! Ah-may-zing!

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  61. What a great make over it really sings now.
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

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  62. stunning project, gorgeous work Melinda as always

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  63. WOW!!! Stunning project.Totally gorgeous.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  64. Wow, you have taken something which is nice and made it amazing.

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  65. Love this, it looks so much more glamorous now. The roly rosies and the bling are great.
    Kim xXx

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  66. wow your mask is really beautiful!!!

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  67. this is truly amazing and in love with all the projects
    I cannot wait to see 2011 and what it has in store
    Congrats on the DT for Imaginisce they sure picked a team of Superstars

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  68. Ok seriously...you win for the most creative altered item! LOVE this!Thanks for sharing.

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  69. wow, that's so pretty! I love the flowers and bling!

    aw62101 at hotmail dot com

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  70. This is simply AMAZING! So very beautiful!

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