Monday, 13 April 2015

Exterminate? Wheelie Bin Fancy Dress!?

Gosh some of you are SO eagle-eyed…!

Since I shared my Project Life page at the weekend - I have had a few messages asking me what is at the front door of the house … So I went back to check… and had a giggle…and then thought…oh why not share!!!

So here is my largest Crafting project to date!! Though I cannot call it papercrafting as there is definitely more plastic than paper!!

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And the story behind it…. every year our Great Ouseburn Spring Festival & Open Gardens has a Scarecrow Trail. We had always made a scarecrow – but this year we decided to do something a bit different!

Our excuse being that brand new Wheelie Bins had just been delivered on the Monday prior to the event… and I just said “ where are we going to hide this in our Open Garden this weekend!”

When all of a sudden a daft idea popped into my head – and so our Wheelie Bin Scarecrow Dalek was born… Oh! Such Happy Memories – really great crafting fun for all the family…

And great fun for the many visitors too…. though I think only the locals really understood the significance of the Wheelie Bin….

And you wouldn’t believe how many people had their photo taken next to our Dalek … just call me Madame Tussauds!! LOL!!!

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Have Kids?  Live in Yorkshire? Fancy looking at gorgeous Gardens – and a great Scarecrow trail with daft ideas like this one!!

Well you know where to come – Great Ouseburn – just 15 minutes from Wetherby, Harrogate, York & Thirsk - on Bank Holiday Monday 4th May 2015. Plug over!

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