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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

PIXIE COTTAGE CHALLENGE & PASSIONATELY ARTISTIC

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Hope you all had a nice Valentines Day yesterday. We have
a fun challenge today at The Pixie Cottage, anything but a card.


I made a Valentines set for my husband.The gift box was made using a 8" x 11" paper scoring 2 1/2" sides and folding up 1 1/2" to form the botto
m then attaching then overlapping the sides to attach. Before attaching the bottom and side I used the Spellbinder hearts to cut out the windows and adhered shear plastic sheeting behind the windows.
Using wire for the handle and a lace bow for decoration. I wanted a somewhat collage look so used several hearts embossing the black ones and all the hearts were cut with the
Spellbinder hearts. I also used a Memory Box Cherish border cut into pieces for the card and box. My rose images are Simply The Best by Artish found Here. After stamping the roses I outlined all of it in black stickles so it has
a nice sparkle in person. Using a MS heart bor
der to finish off the
top then filled it with cherry sour ball for my love.




The tag base was stamped with and old collage stamp then
stitched round. The same hearts and image were attached to it
also. Just wanted to added the border to two sides and
more of the lace.




Thanks for stopping by today. You will want to be sure to stop by
The Pixie Cottage and see my teammates delightful creations.



Entering Challenges:
Crafty Bloggers Network: Love is in the air
Papertake Weekly:Black White & Red allover
Celebrate the Occasion: Valentines Day...must use a heart
Crafty Sentiments Designs: Love


Passionately Artistic above and beyond paper Linking Party


Im in the black and red mode this week ya think! Well this card was for my
sweet dad so wanted it to be masculine. Very simple. Using two layers of MS
zig zag border punch to mimic the diamond checked center. The fun little glittery
hearts give it just enough sparkle. Some fun stitching to finish the edges. And my
dad thought it was great because his #1 daughter made it for him!

Be sure to stop by and join the party!
Entering Challenges:
Hooked on Crafts: Hearts
The Stamping Boutique:
Creative Craft: Valentines Day


23 comments:

  1. Wow Davi your gift box and matching tag are totally gorgeous.
    Hugs
    Denise G xx

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  2. Fantastic Davi, loved your Valentin's set, good luck in the CBN challenge !
    Suzee xx

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  3. these are gorgeous Davi! I bet your husband must be delighted to received them! hope you're well!

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  4. Davi, that is a beautiful set and I just love the stitching on your Dad's card....the one from his #1 girl. :-)

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  5. WOW Davi your creations are GORGEOUS!! I love the colors and all of your beautiful details...fabulous lace & stitching!! I bet your husband and your dad loved their Valentines!!

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  6. What cute projects!! Love them all! Thanks for playing at CTO this week!
    :)Amy
    Amy's Crafting Space
    Celebrate The Occasion Design Team Member

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  7. WOW! I love your box and tag they are stunning. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

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  8. Wow, Davi, the box and matching tag are so gorgeous and the card is beautiful!! What fabulous projects :)

    Lisa
    indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  9. Love your set here. Let look wonderful.

    Hugs, Linda

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  10. Gorgeous gift box and tag, really stunning. Thanks for joining us at the CBN Challenge this week, NJ X

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  11. Love the colors together!!! Great Job!! Thanks for playing along with CTO!!

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  12. WOW!! What a stunning set you've created here!! The colors are so romantic looking and I adore that box!! TFS!! :)

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  13. Great job! Thanks for playing with us @ CTO!

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  14. Oh my word Davi these are absolutely beautiful, I love the colours and what a fantastic set, the designs look superb.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  15. oh this is so beautiful Davi! The box with the heart cut outs is amazing and love the matching tag and card!

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  16. The subtle glitter gives the most amazing touch, what a fabby, gorgeous creation. xxx

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  17. Lovely , love the colours you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week
    Love Jan
    xx

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  18. Davi, These creations are lovely. I love the red and black

    Kelly

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  19. Really pretty color combination. Thanks for joining us at CTO

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  20. All three of these creations are gorgeous!
    You did a fabulous job :)
    Thanks for playing at CTO!

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  21. Beautiful box love the Flower image. Thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly.
    Angie x

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  22. All of them are just lovely, beautiful details and the love the fab stitching! Thanks for joining us @ CTO for our Happy Valentines (use a heart) challenge :)

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  23. Oh I just love this. Very creative. Thank you for joining us at HOC.
    hugs Jackie

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