Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Jingle junkles

The QB5 gals have been busy again, well some of us have (can't include self here, gulp...) This time our swap was a recycled/junkle Christmas ornament. Patty sent me this gorgeous little bird, sitting in a glittery nest, with a tiny thimble bell below! superb!
and this glam ornament from Linda, made from a cake tin, filled with nesting and a QB5 button! my friends are so clever!! thank you so much!
and this is my effort! more of which should be on the other side of the world by now but instead they're still in snow covered Switzy being photographed hanging from the lavender bush in my garden! ho hum... I made my junkles from an old much loved metal bracelet that fell to pieces, the metal 'flower' is the top of a xmas bauble which the lovely Jenxo inspired me to use! Check out her blog, she has some fab Xmas ideas on the go!

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22 comments:

~*~Patty S said...

ooo how sweet to see what you created M...precious junkle indeed!

I Love Linda's beezy weezy tart junkle so much too!

fa la la
oxo

Karen said...

WOW!!! these are all gorgeous Margaret! HUGS xxx

Halle said...

These are so wonderful!!!

Linda said...

Wow! We look good on a big screen! hee hee! I do love Patty's bird ornie....you know I do!!! And your ornaments are made...now if you could just MAIL them! rofl It's beautiful, Margaret! I can't wait to get my hands on it! Merry Christmas!

Joanna said...

I love the word junkle! These 3 junkles are all so gorgeous, so very special.

Jenxo said...

happy jingle junkles to you!!!


what a great name!!

love pattys and your junkle !

glad you found one to use :)

Nathalie Thompson said...

HOW do you make photgraphs taken in cold, gray light look so GOOD? These three look absolutely perfect together! The tiny details on yours is adorable. I love the "star" ornament cap.

Oh, the pressure to finish mine! Tomorrow! REALLY!

Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

lindas criações!!!

Carola Zajdman said...

This is so great !!

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Oh Margaret
They are simply gorgeous!
I especially love yours - with the lovely lime green ribbon and hanging crystal - very special Christmas junkle indeed.

hugs
Shane

hensteeth said...

All looking very lovely here M.
I hope you have a wonderful festive season. x

Jeanne said...

What gorgeous ornaments these are Margaret!
xo
jeanne

JaN's ArTy AtC JouRneY said...

Wow!! Gorgeous Junkles!!
...all three are so lovely and unusual!!
What a talented trio you are!!

Jan x

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

These junkles are all so clever, and yours is stunning. I love how you displayed it on your lavender. My lavender died because it doesn't like my climate, so I hope yours is doing well. I hope the weather clears soon, so yours can reach around the world to another snowy place.

bad penny said...

These are all stunning. What a lovely group of swapers you are !

carole brungar said...

yes, well feeling a bit slack about these!!! Must work on mine tomorrow!

Jill said...

These are really neat!

Alisa said...

What a great idea... junkles!

Dagmar said...

I see that Switzerland will have a white winter...I am hoping now that we are back from Sri Lanka I can learn to do an ATC.
Haave a wonderful and happy Swiss Christmas.
ox
Dagmar

Fabric Art said...

Margaret, wonderful christmas ornaments you have received and made,love the idea of recycling, wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Anni

robin dudley-howes said...

Oh my gosh I love these! those little tart tins are to die for! Merry Christmas!
robin

Ragamuffin Gal said...

Lovely ornaments from very lovely friends ~ you are blessed indeed and I pray more blessings for you in the new year wonderful friend!
~ katie