Sunday, 28 August 2011

Handmade Monday 31

I've been really busy with doctors, optician and hospital appointments this week. Hasn't left a lot of time for crafting. I do have my new glasses though to try to help with my double vision problems. I am off to Bath RUH next week to get my new hearing aids too I do hope they will help.
I have finished the piggy money box my daughter wanted for her birthday. She is 16 but loves farm animals she is hoping to be a dairy farmer and will be starting the level 2 diploma in agriculture at college in Sept.

Here are a few pics of the finished papier mache money box. It doesn't have a name yet as I have left that up to her.


Sorry about the photo's they aren't very good, the pig is bright pink, black and grey. It does have a slot in the top and underneath is a plastic stopper, to get the money out. This was great to make and I think I will be making some more to sell, I am going to experiment with other animals too.
Pop over to see what everyone else has been up to for handmade Monday at Wendy's blog 1st Unique Gifts.

7 comments:

  1. Your pig is great - so much character in him, and different too. Far too good to actually use! Happy Birthday to your daughter.
    Jo x

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  2. well done on your painting! thats a very cute piggy :) and pretty original! the patches are very convincing!
    hope you are ok! take care.x

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  3. Well done on your piggy, he is so sweet and sure your DD will love him.

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  4. Wow, the pig is fab! I can see these in all sorts of colours and patterns!
    I so hope your health problems get under control. Good luck with it all, it must be so hard at times x

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  5. Wow your pig is AWESOME I'm sure that she will love it x

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  6. Well done - Mr piggy is great!! :o) x

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  7. The piggy is lovely, and as my brother used to manage a pig unit I know how to recognise a champion piggy when I see one :)

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