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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

PIXIE COTTAGE CHALLENGE & PASSIONATELY ARTISTIC

My first post is for The Pixie Cottage. As usual you can choose to use the theme and/or the sketch. The theme is my very favorite FLOWERS! I started with a pretty piece of My
Minds Eye dp and decided to go with coral and black. Stitched the dp to the black and coral.
My chic little image is one of the South End Girls Collection found at
Michelle's Scrapbooking and More.

She is water colored, cut out with a Spellbinder label and foam dotted on. I made a couple flowers from some scrim and dyed them the cor
al color. While digging in one of my button
boxes I found these lovely taupe pearl buttons to match the dp for centers.

Cut and distressed a
few leaves to go with the flowers. The ribbon was dyed with some tea and made into
a scrunchy bow. Stickles
were used
to cover the chipboard flourish. I double punched
the black flower border and added coral centers.After I punched the bottom border I
added the stickes centers.

Supplies used: My Minds Eye, SU & Bazzill papers,
MS hydrangea punch, Stickles, misc buttons, seam
binding and Spellbinders Label#14and SU oval punch

Entering Challenges:
Spoon Full of Sugar: Birthday
Anything Goes: Birthday
Papertake Weekly: Grow your Own...flowers
Sweet Stamps: Bling it Up
The Cheerful Stamp Pad: Petals
Lexi's Creations: 1 image, 2 flowers, 3 papers
Divas be Design:Birthdays
Creative BElli: Non paper materials...scrim flowers

My Second post today is for Pasionately Artistic....our theme today is Back to School.
I decided to do a teacher gift set. Cut and made a little tent fold with decorative flap to
hold the candies. Cut a small window and framed it with some school print dp, faux stitched
and filled the little bag with candies
then tied shut with the button.

The card is simple
with the dp stitched on and the same label used to make the sentiment.
Finished with a yellow bow and
viola done :)

DCWV & SU papers, misc button and ribbon,
sentiment, cellophane bag and candies, Marvy
tag punch and Spellbinder Label#21 & 16.


Entering Challenges:
Celebrate the Occasion: Back to School
Hooked on Craft: Sweet Treats
Kaboodle Doodles: Primary Colors
Make it Monday: Anything goes
Little Darlings: School Days

47 comments:

  1. Oh Davi, you found her! She is gorgeous. Love the flowers, and her green dress is beautiful.
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  2. Wow Davi two terrific creations on show today a great project for back to school but my favourite just has to be that first one, what a beautiful card, the image, colours and those flowers are stunning.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  3. These are both amazing creations.. I LOVE those flowers on that first card.. Sooo pretty..

    Hugs, Linda

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  4. This week's challenge is my favorite too, I love flowers! Your card is gorgeous, I really like the flowers you used, so pretty!

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  5. Beautiful card Davi! Those fabric flowers are gorgeous!

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  6. Davi, these are both wonderful, but that first one is amazing. I LOVE your flowers... they're SO pretty... and the leaves are a gorgeous color and texture. GREAT work!!!

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  7. Pretty blooms on a pretty card, that is lovely!
    And those teacher's gifts are bright and cheery too, love it!

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  8. So cute! Thanks for playing with us at CTO!
    Laurie
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  9. Cute little gift bag and card!
    Sweet treat to give the teacher!
    Thanks for playing with us at CTO!

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  10. Great colors on your treat bag! Any teacher would be thrilled to receive this special gift. :) Thanks for playing with us at CTO this week.

    Jessica
    CTO DT
    http://cricutafterdark.blogspot.com

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  11. What beautiful flowers you've made, Davi. You are so very good at that. Love the treat bag and cheerful card, too. Sure to make a teacher feel very special.

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  12. Love your card and the flowers are just beautifully crafted, tea dyeing produces such a lovely colour. Your sweetie project is fab, so bright and cheery.

    Marie

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  13. What a cute treat bag. I love the colors. Thanks for playing at CTO!

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  14. Cute set.Great treat bag,the teacher will adore it.Thanks for playing at CTO.
    Jayne
    jayne-designs.blogspot.com

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  15. Two lovely creations, but your card is my favourite - those flowers are devine!

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  16. The treat bag is soooo cute. I love the bright colors! Thanks for playing CTO.

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  17. Beautiful project.. great job with the challenge..

    Thanks for playing with us at CTO..

    Ivette_DT

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  18. What a fun gift to receive! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

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  19. Oh girl, your card is gorgeous hun!! I adore the flowers and stunning layout here!! The treat looks so sweet too!! Hope you enjoy the weekend friend!! HUGS

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  20. OM Gosh Davi both of your creations are awesome!! I love that first image and your dyed flowers are GORGEOUS!!! ...and I love the colors on the teacher's gift, so bright and fun!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  21. Hi Davi, WOW your card are fab! Your first one is gorgeous with all your beautiful details!! thanks for sharing and playing along with us at Sweet Stamps Challenge

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  22. This is wonderful, love the colors, great job! Thanks for joining CTO!

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  23. Both projects are just awesome! Thanks for joining us over at CTO this week!
    Hugs, Jenni
    http://www.mylollipopgarden.blogspot.com

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  24. Your pixie is a cutie; I love the color of her dress. This card turned out so elegant and dreamy; I am blown away by the flowers and that a-ma-zing bow!

    Your second card ( back to school) will make the teacher smile. It will be fun to get this! Bright and happy; wow!

    Hugs,
    Stella
    XX

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  25. I love your projects! They are beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!

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  26. The flowers are so lovely. The 2nd project is so great you could "just eat it up" :)

    Jani
    aka papercompulsions

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  27. your flowers are amazing! thank you for joining the "petals" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

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  28. Hi Davi
    Your card is stunning, absolutely adore the flowers, you are so talented.
    Thanks for joining the Anything goes Challenge!
    Julie x (GDT)

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  29. What a great teachers gift idea and perfect for our challenge at Hookedoncrafts. Thanks for joining in the fun with us.

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  30. Wonderful creations Davi! Love them both!

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  31. Hi. I just love your card! Great design and I love the use of color.

    We have an amazing new giveaway that you should take a look at:
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    Have a great weekend,
    Jessica Lynn

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  32. Oh WOW what a gorgeous creation. Love, love, love your flowers. I thought they were some posh Primas until I had a read!

    Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations.

    Lin xx

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  33. Fabulous creations - what gorgeous flowers
    Thanks for joining us at Diva's by Design this fortnight
    Lisa x

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  34. fabulous Davi those flowers are gorgeous!!
    Thanks for joining us at diva's hope to see you next time too
    hugs
    laney

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  35. A lovely card and I just adore those flowers. Beautiful work!
    Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge!
    Hugs Annette GDT

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  37. what a beautiful card. I love your color selections as well as your coloring! Your flowers are stunning!
    Denise
    PCDT
    I have CHA blog candy available if you are interested!

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  38. What a great little gift. Very sweet ;)

    Thanks for joining us at CTO!
    Rebecca "Crafting Misfit"
    Celebrate the Occasion DTM
    Visit my blog!

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  39. What wonderful projects. Those handmade flowers are amazing. Thanks for playing along at Lexis creations. Sharon x

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  40. This little candy bag and card are so bright and so cute. Thanks so much for joining us at little Darlings Challenges!!!

    Angie

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  41. What a cute image and stunningly beautiful flowers!! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, hope to see you again next time! x

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  42. I love everything, but the treat bag is the CUTEST!! :) Wonderful!!

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent at Celebrate The Occasion!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Celebrate The Occasion DTM

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  43. Your card is lovely and oh what beautiful flowers!!!. Thanks for joining "Petals" at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  44. Lovely card. Great design. I want to try to design like this for the Plastic cards, if you don't mind. I like it.

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  45. Marvelous use of flowers for embellishment, can you share Plastic business cards designs for florist...

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