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Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Quirky Village....down your way

I have been busy the last couple of weeks working on this commission for a nice lady over on the shabby chic forum. I was sent a series of photos which were important landmarks to the recipient. The school, where she got married and the family shop and house, and also a little blue van were a must. So I let rip with my imagination and this is the result. Whilst it is in transit I always get nervous in case it doesn't match upto what the person thought, fortunately she loved it!

Some close ups


                                                          Family home/church where married
                                                                  The school and butchers shop


                                                          Family shop and van

                                                More houses and park


So that is the Quirky Village....... 'down her way' It took over a week to make but was a joy to do and I managed to fit all the important subjects in. This picture is 16"x12".
One of these days I will make a picture of my village and cottage for myself!

14 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh - that is awesome! I hope she likes it as much as I do!!

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  2. Thats brilliant, absolutely lovely xx

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  3. This is so beautiful and I love how personal it is.

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  4. This is so my 'cup of tea'. Absolutely gorgeous I'm not surprised she was thrilled with it.

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  5. This is wonderful, what a lucky recipient. There's a lot of work and skill in the picture.
    Hen x

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  6. I adore your quirky villages! I bet she was delighted with it!
    kandi x

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  7. as the lucky lady who commisioned this I am soooooo pleased with it.I can't wait to give it to my friend.

    It has been beautifully made and I promise I will be back to have one for myself.

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  8. I want to live in one of those houses. A brilliant bright addition to a wall.

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  9. Absolutely beautiful. One of these days I am going to commission you to make me one of these fantastic pictures, they are gorgeous.

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  10. Thanks for all your lovely comments. Would love to work on another commission!

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  11. As the recipitent of this wonderful gift I just want to say I LOVE IT. You've captured my childhood village superbly and it was instantly recognisable! Lots of tears of joy! Thanks so much for your creativity!

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