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Friday, 7 March 2014

Anything but a card....at Delicious Doodles

 
Good morning!! I'm so excited to be posting this... my first DT project for Delicious Doodles Challenges!. I just couldn't believe my luck when Teri invited me to join the team!
For this challenge I decided to make a box (after much deliberation and drooling over images) or, I suppose to be exact, I've altered a box .... it started life like this
 
...first I painted it with 2 coats of white acrylic to cover the pink. Then I used blue and brown shades of distress ink to colour it, using a mask to ink the butterflies on the sides. The top of the lid was decorated by applying grunge paste through a harlequin patterned stencil (a bit of a favourite!:D)and then dabbing the dried paste with blue distress ink... the gorgeous hydrangea is of course a Delicious Doodle image, I printed it 3 times, coloured it with copics then layered it up with pinflair glue and added it to the lid. Pearls and lace added to finish the outside.
Inside the lid I used another DD image, hydrangea and butterfly. This was simply coloured with copics, cut out and glued on!
I made this box for a special friend's birthday. She loves vintage and pretty things, so I hope she'll be pleased with it, I just need to buy something to put in it now!!!
Thanks for looking, I hope you'll take the time to pop over to  Delicious Doodles Challenges to see what the very talented ladies have created... and to add your own creations!
Have a great day!
Chris
x

Challenges entered:
frillyandfunkie stencil/texture
inkyimpressions 3D projects
addicted-to-stamps lace and pearls
rheddandrosies anything but a card
flourishes timeless-Tuesday use mask or stencil
justinspirational flowers
throughthepurplehaze use a digi
dreamvalley vintage


16 comments:

  1. Awesome way to start hun - she better love the box!!!
    I do! xx

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  2. Well done Sweetie, this is lovely.
    Thank you got joining in our challenge “Through the Purple Haze” good luck x

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  3. What a beautiful project, thank you for sharing with us at Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  4. Well you've certainly started with a BANG Chris..
    BIG Congratulations to YOU.
    LOving your Beautiful Creation..Such pretty colours and I LOve this Flower.
    Chrissyxx

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  5. What a fabulously altered box Chris! Not surprised you were invited to join the team having seen your beautiful work. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie with this. Jenny x

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  6. Chris, well I have to say that the box started out boring and a very bright pink. Now it is an amazing decorated box. Gorgeous. Love the addition and lace. Your friend will love it. It's an amazing project to start with on the Delicious Doodles DT. Wishing you a very happy time with us. Best wishes, Kym xxx

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  7. what a beautiful project. I love the inside brilliant idea..It is decorated beautifully.
    hugs
    susan s

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  8. What a lovely project, lovely flower.
    Thanks for joining us at JI today
    Tracey dt

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  9. what a great box :) Thank you so much for playing along with JIC this week from Sian (DT Co-Owner)

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  10. This is beautiful! I love how you did the top, and I love the inside of the top! Fabulous job! Thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenges. Holly H, DT

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  11. This turned out brilliant, love the texture you have achieved on the lid and colours are beautiful.

    Thanks for coming over and joining in with our 27th Challenge - Anything but a Card at Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge Blog.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx (DT member)

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  12. A beautiful box Chris. I like the way you made the top and the pearls around look great too. A good idea to decorate the inside as well. Beautiful made. Thanks for joining us at ATSC. Marlies

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  13. Gorgeous box with lovely stenciling and lots of frilly embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  14. What a great use of the stencil! Looks a gorgeous altered box . Thanks for joining us at frilly and Funkie x trace x

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  15. Wow Chris, what a great work you've done with this box!! Simply stunning!! The grunge paste applying gives so much texture and dynamic to your creation. I really love this project!!
    Rosi x

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  16. CHRIS! JUST WANTED TO COME OVER & LET YOU KNOW YOU CAN FIND OUT WHAT IS GOING ON WITH FLOURISHES OVER AT MY BLOG: TLadyDesigns.blogspot.com AND BE WATCHING MY BLOG NEXT WEEK FOR A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!!!!!! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!!!!!!!!!;)

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