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Saturday, 18 February 2012

A GD Spot,

Hi Guys,before I lost my little man Rex
 Dear Dawn asked me to be her GD on her blog,Dawn's Crafty Place,
I had been,making this creation when Rex was still alive.   when I was making it and he would sit and watch me for hours never moving once,bless him so this is a way is a tribute to him.

This took me a week to make,so here it is in all its glory,and I would also like to say a special thank you to each and every one of you for the lovely kind messages you have left on here,and for all the lovely emails,and the phone calls,from Sarah,and dear June,thank you girls so much.
You lovely blogging friends have really been helping me through my darkest days this week so thank you all.

I have called this the Market Place,Michelle,will know why,I hope. This is as much for her just to say thank you for coming to my rescue just in time,
The things I have used are from the lost and found range,Tim Holtz the Cardboard stickers,the tiny furniture is from a dolls House and I have made the,shell out of the steam punk papers from the my craft studio CD then I re in forced them with the covers from the lost and found book.
 The tiny books,are from my dolls house too apart from the green ones,I made those,I have decorated the roof with the stickers,and the letters are also from the lost and found book.

You can see more of what I used and more about me if you would like to read it,the link is HERE,
Thank you Dawn for asking me this really is special.
desertisland challenge,I have chosen,2 or more patterned papers,stickers,and 2 or more die cuts
allsorts free and easy
ourdailybread create a scene
DYSU Layers


Lisa Jane said...

oh wow what a fabulous project - and a wonderful tribute to your faithful friend Rex.
He will always be in your heart .
I am coming to Norfolk for a week on the 12th March - if you would like to meet up with Laurie and i
Lisa x

Christine L said...

Oh wowww Cheryl, what an amazing creation! And the hours it must have taken!

Hope the pain is easing slightly.... still thinking of you.. and sending big hugs..

Christine x

brenda said...

Reading the post below Cheryl, has overshadowed looking at your lovely work on this post.

I can only add to what everyone else has said and send you love and hugs, we lost one of our girls in October and it's always hard.

I hope you can have a peaceful weekend and think about the good times with Rex.

B x

Doreen said...

Wow Cheryl!!!this is fantastic beautiful work and a fitting tribute to

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my Cheryl this is utterly amazing!
Take care.
kim x

Beryl K said...

Wow Cheryl, this is amazing, such a lot of work. Thinking of you
Beryl x

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is absolutely outstanding Cheryl, I love the time piece and the meta tags and all of the over amazing elements.
Thinking of you hun at this tough time,
Hugs Bridget x

Susan.... said...

Hi Cheryl,
Hope you are feeling a little better today ? sending you a hug !
You have pushed out all the bounderies on this creation, its a fabulous piece of work !
susan x

Fliss said...

An amazing piece of artwork Cheryl and the amount of detail is awesome. The more you look, the more you see.

Hope you're managing to cope and feel a bit better today.
Sending hugs, Fliss xxx

nnalorac said...

Wow Cheryl, amazing creation and a perfect name for it. Hope your finding some comfort from your memories with your wee dog. Carolxx

Brenda Brown said...

An amazing project Cheryl, so clever and I love your GDT post too.
Hope you can have a lovely weekend.
hugs {brenda} xox

laney said...

WOW!! Cheryl this is amazing, so much detail!! Hope your feeling a little better today thinking of you

Irene said...

I am stunned by this gorgeous labor of love Cheryl, absolutely incredible what you did here!!
Hope you're a little less sad and will have a lovely weekend, Irene

Betty said...

Wonderful work Cheryl, so much to look at, love all the deatails.
And Rex will always be in your heart and memories,thinging of you and sending comforting hugs. x x

DesignerDiva said...

Oh my Cheryl this is an amazing piece of artwork, so creative and full of beautiful details. I have only just seen your post about your beloved Rex, my heart goes out to you Hun, take care and remember the happiness he gave you
Hugs Laurie xx

Von said...

Oh well done Cheryl thats just so packed full of goodies :)
Von x♥x

Michelle said...

Thankyou Cheryl:)xxx

Vicky said...

Awesome creation sweetie it must have taken you sooooo many hours.
So sorry about Rex hun thinking about you & sending you hugs.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, I'm missing words, that's a breathtaking piece.

Happy Days said...

Wow!! So much patience hun, love it. xxx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

So so sorry to hear about your dear little Rex, sending you a big HUG. Your creation is fabulous and such a fitting tribute too. Wonderful. Tracy x x

Nicola said...

Incredible creation Cheryl so much to look at and the attention to detail is amazing!
Have a lovely weekend
Hugs Nicola xxx

Sylvia x said...

So sorry to hear about little Rex hun so sending you lots of love and hugs.

Now this project is just SO amazing, i just keep going back and looking at all the fab piccies. You are one talented lady.

Enjoy your weekend

Sylvia xx

Pam said...

What a fabulous little house Cheryl! So much detail, love it!!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh hunnie, sending you huge huge hugs! Im sorry i've not been on here in a few days having the girlies off school always messes with my routine!
This is a stunning creation, a wonderful tribute to Rex.
Hugs & always at the end of the phone if you need
shell xx

emma mitchell said...

Cheryl this project is totally amazing , so much detail !!
Emma xx

Margreet said...

What a breathtaking project, Cheryl...take care and Dutch hugs!
xxx Margreet

Junibears said...

Whatever will you take on next? This is quite stunning and really amazing!
Dear friend, you leave me Gobsmacked!
Hope things are a wee bit easier for you. It's going to take time.
Love and big hugs
June xxx

Terry said...

I get tears in my eyes reading about your little Rex. I still cry over my Shadow that passed over three years ago. He was my third child! Rex was so blessed to have you! This is a wonderful tribute and so many wonderful details! Have a lovely weekend! Hugs!

Dawn said...

Wow this is amazing Cheryl, sorry I missed your previous post, not been about much this week. So sorry to hear of your loss hon. This is a masterpiece. xxxxx

1CardCreator said...

Wow Cheryl this is totally amazing, thanks for sharing it with us!

Suze Bain said...

Wow Cheryl, this is a masterpiece! You obviously put your heart and soul into this. Fabulous! xx

Dawn's Craft Place said...

I am telling you girl! This is more amazing every time I see it.
I am so honored that you would be my guest and share with all of us.
Can you see how many people really care about you ?
You are a treasure and so pleased you are a friend

Sue said...

Wow! this is awesome Cheryl !! what an amazing creation! So many wonderful details!! the more you look, the more you see! It's really stunning! It's a great tribute to Rex!
Hope you are going on ok hun!
Big Hugs!!
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

This is such an awesome project, Cheryl! Loving all of the details! Such a special tribute to your dear Rex. Sending hugs & prayers out to you. Take care!

Маги said...

Hugs Maggie

Denise and Louise said...

Wow this creation is stunning.
Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

Sarah said...

Hi chum
Time is a great healer chum, and you will have your wonderful memories of your wee man, he is in your heart forever...
I'm so glad you have your wee Alice there with you too...
This is a beautiful project chum just simply amazing love your mini furniture the detail on all of this is fabulous..
You know I'm here for you chum anytime thinking of you always chum
Lots Love and Hugs xox
Sarah x


Hi Hunny Bunny: I don't know what to say: I have never in my life seen something like this...where does one get the idea for this? How do you come so far out of the box (and I am pretty far out of it) to create this? It is beyond outstanding Cheryl. And I love that you have recycled your doll house stuffs to give to that special friend "who came to your rescue." It is one of a kind and I hope you find some professional magazines to enter this into. I would DEFINITELY enter this into scrapbook news under vintage. They'd steal it up in a minute. Smiles just for you today, Samara

Sue C said...

Wow , what a fabulous project ! A fitting tribute to your little man. Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man. Sue C x

Jill said...

wow Cheryl this is stunning so sorry you've lost Rex you will always have your memories hun and they can't be taken away xx sending you lots of hugs Jill xx

Dora said...

Wow this is fabulous, no wonder it had taken you a week to finish, love it xxx

Aileen said...

Fantastic project with so many details. x

Aileen said...

Fantastic project with so many details. x

Aileen said...

Fantastic project with so many details. x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

how fabulous! and so fun to see you as dawn's GD. i knew you 2 would hit it off together!

hugs :)

Sue said...

Oh wow hun
this is totally stunning, what a fabulous creation, so much detail in it, hugs, sue,x

Anesha said...

Stunning creation Cheryl. Love the little cat. Hope you are doing ok. I know it must be very hard stil. Lots of hugs Anesha

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous project. I love all the details.
Thinking of you still,
Take care,
Nikki x

Kat said...

This is amazing Cheryl. There's so much detail, I keep seeing something different. What a lot of work you've put into it, no wonder it took a while to make.

I'm so sorry to hear about your lovely little Rex. I've been having my usual internet problems so I've just read about him. What a gorgeous little doggie and what a long and happy life he's had with you. I'm sure he gave you a lot of happiness. It's horrible to lose a beloved doggie. In May 2010 we lost our Cocker, Lucy who was nearly 15 and then in Nov 2010 we lost our chocolate Lab, Maddy who was only ten and a half. That was when we got our two black idiot Labs and in spite of the mischief they get up to we wouldn't be without them!

Stay strong and enjoy your good memories of Rex.

Take care,

Kat xx

Netty said...

Oh wow Cheryl, I have always enjoyed your paper constructions but this has to be your masterpiece. Totally fabulous and so worth all the hard work. Sending you hugs, Annette x

GinaA said...

This is a superb work of art, so much work!

The photo's of Rex are just wonderful, I can understand why you miss him so.

Sending Hugs.

gina g said...

Oh my god this must have taken ages to make hun, fantastic work. luv gina xx

Jackie said...

Oh wow, you just go from strength to strength - this is terrific!

Rebekah said...

Wow Cheryl what a lot of amazing and beautiful work! Congrats on you GDT hugs Rebekah xx

Sasha said...

Such a brilliant work of art, Cheryl. So many intricate little pieces and a lot of TLC has gone into your market place.

Hope you're feeling a bit better today sweetie x

Fleur said...

Absolutely STUNNING Cheryl. So much gorgeous deatil to look at
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Mary J said...

Wow Cheryl, that is such an original! Love it!

Mandy said...

Oh Cheryl I have just read your post dedicated to gorgeous Rex and I'm so sorry for you sweetie, I was in tears reading your post, he was a lucky boy to have you as his mummy.

A big wow for this amazing creation hun :)
love and hugs Mandy xx

Nancy said...

Hi Cheryl, I'm so sorry to hear about your sweet Rex. This masterpiece you created is a wonderful tribute to him.
Nancy xx

Sherryn said...

WOW cheryl. what an amazing project. so much work and so much detail. love it. thinking of you xx

Debs said...

Amazing work Cheryl so much detail and such a wonderful tribute :o)
Enjoy the rest of the weekend hun.
Take care
Debs xx

Pauline said...

So sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved pet, I know this must be a very sad and difficult time for you.

A wonderful house you have made, it's great that you can channel your energies into something like this and create such beauty. Big hugs xx

Ira said...

I'm nearly lost for words Cheryl! You did an amazing job on your latest creation, so much devotion! Fantastic piece of art!! Hugs, Ira x

Linby said...

OMG hun this is the most amazing thing you have ever shown us-it is absolutely beautiful. a lovely tribute to Rex.

Dolly Daydreams said...

OMG Cheryl, this only took you a week !!! Fabulous project I love it. Take care my friend am thinking about you.


sallysbitz said...

This is a fab creation Cheryl. I surprised it only took you a week, it would have took me a month of Sunday's Lol

Do hope your feeling ok luv x

hugs sally x

Jenn Borjeson said...

How cow - this is just amazing. I'm speechless! Thanks for linking up to us at Desert Islands Crafts itinerary challenge. :)

Teresa said...

Hi Cheryl, This is absolutely amazing!
Well done you.
I've just seen the photos of your lovely dog Rex, he was adorable, so sorry to hear about him passing.
Lots of love Teresa xx

Daniella said...

Oh Cheryl! I am so sorry about Rex. My dear friend, that is devastating news. I know you are strong, but this will take time. I am here for you if you need me! You will be in my thoughts!!
Your creation is AWESOME!!!!!!!! Congrats on being GD too!!

Cindy Haffner said...

WOW-ers girl you are AMAZING!!~

Val said...

Cheryl - this is a fabulous project, and such a thoughtful tribute to Rex.

It is really heartbreaking to lose a faithful friend such as your little Rex. Sadly I lost one of my cats just before Christmas, and I still expect her to be jumping up to sit by us in the evening.


Claire Phillips said...

I am so sorry and so sad to read the news about Rex, I am sure you will have so many happy memories of him to help you just now.
What an amazing creation Cheryl - just wonderful! Warmest Wishes Claire x

Sue said...

This is absolutely amazing Cheryl, I don't know how you have the imagination to think of this let alone create such a masterpiece! I hope you are feeling a little better today. Hugs Sue x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

WOW! This is stunning hun, what a fabulous project, love all of the intricate details you have added, just fantastic
Lindsay xx

P.S. should be posting out your goodies tomorrow hun xx

JD said...

So sorry for the loss of your precious pet...
You project is amazing, incredible amount of details...Just lovely!

Ellie Maggie said...

Oh my word Cheryl! This is a true labour of love in memory of Rex. Outstanding.
Ellie Maggie x

WencheP said...

What a fabulous project. Never seen anything like it before... Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up, hope to see you next week.


Tamara Morton said...

Congratulations on your GDT spot Cheryl! Dawn is a wonderful lady and so very talented. Your creation is stunning and so much to see..
Wonderful work sweetie!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a great project and tribute to Rex!! Love the colors and details!! Thanks for joining us at ODBd Shining the Light challenge this week!!

Violets Corner said...

Stunning project Cheryl! A fab tribute to Rex.

Take care!

Warm hugs

Lorraine said...

As you know already I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS MASSIVE CREATION its so creative and is still the best ive seen,so sorry for your loss of gorgeous Rex he was so cute at least you have some wonderful memories hun thinking of you
your new friend for life even if you just need a chat please email me my addy is on my blog
much love xx

Izzwizz said...

Oh wow, this is just wonderful! Love the way you teased us with the detail pictures to start with and revealed the big picture at the end. Fab project. Maddy x

Cheryl said...

WOW SPECTACULAR and very creative!!!
Hugs xx

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Cheryl this is a work of art, what stunning detail, this looks absolutely fantastic,
Lorraine x

Jo Channon said...

Hi Lorraine, So sorry to hear your very sad news. This project is amazing what attention to detail and there is so much to look at. Thankyou for entering this into the Allsorts Challenge this week. Good luck Jo x

Debt Collection said...

This tiny furniture looks for the doll house.There so many small type of things are in the little house.This look so beautiful.I really remind my child day from this blog.

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous project Cheryl, sorry i'm late with my comment I've been working, Gaynor :) I'm sorry to hear about Rex and Alice hope she gets better soon xx