Wednesday 3 February 2016

Spring Box

Good morning to all my friends and  followers and a special welcome today to my latest follower Debs. Thank you Debs for following my blog I hope you enjoy my posts. What a storm yesterday and  its still blowing here I hope you are all safe and well and not had any storm damage I've got a broken fence post so not bad considering the 70-80 mile an hour winds.
Well its Wednesday and you guessed I'm launching the new Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafting by Designs
We have two sponsors this week

  Prize - choice of 2 digis 

Ike's Art   
Prize - $20 credit to sto

For my project I decided on an image from All Dressed up Stamps called Love Spring Time and  have made a Spring box this time. Just love these images.

The Lid

The inside

The side

Box Recipe

Brown paper mache heart box painted with white Gesso
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Love Spring Time painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Fika Shall we have coffee Soders from Live and  Love Crafts
Memory Box Summer Border die around the box
Pearl String The Hobby House
Lace was a gift from my friend Barbara
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
The paper leaf edging I made from some special handmade twine I bought from a stall at Chatsworth market selling Nepal handmade papers I had great fun forming the leaf pattern.
Wink of Stella on the image
Butterflies are a Martha Stewart Punch
Viva cream pearl pen on the butterflies

 Well I hope you find time to pop over and  enter this months challenge its always very popular and  I know that a lot of you are regular visitors .
Enjoy the week  love and  hugs Carole x


  1. Beautiful gift box Carole, I like the image and the flowers
    Kevin xx

  2. FABulous creation, lovely colours, image and papers...xx

  3. What a totally delightful box Carol, I really like the colours and that leafy ribbon around the top of the lid is so unusual.

    B x

  4. Wow this is gorgeous. What a fab creation. Love everything about it x

  5. Beautiful box Carole,such soft pretty colours and a really cute , loveable image too.I can see why you like them.

  6. This is just Precious!! I absolutely love it!!
    Have a blessed day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  7. This is simply adorable! I love the image and your coloring is magnificent. The purple is my fav color and that's what first caught my eye! I LOVE the embellishments you've added to this and around the bottom how you put the die cuts is wonderful. This is just wonderful! Hugs, Gail

  8. Oh wow Carole this is a gorgeous box. I love all the beautiful details. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Wonderful gift box Carole, love this beautiful image and your soft colours, beautiful decoration lace and pearls..
    Hugs Pam x

  10. A really gorgeous little box, beautifully embellished. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  11. Your box is so stunning Carole!! Really love the gorgeous details! HUGS

  12. I'm having a catch up Carole, you really do have some beautiful work - this is exquisite
    Anne xx

  13. Stunning box design Carole.

    Hugs Diane


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