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Monday, 1 August 2011

Nearly forgot....

Haven't felt much like crafting this weekend, just thinking about my friend in her distress.....

but I had made this , and am posting it for The Butterfly Effect's link this week The Perils of Prompts (if you need a bit of mischief in your life right now, check it out ;) ) {that smiley face looks like it has a double chin, just like me!}

This is a gorgeous (but not very expensive) sparkly, I got for the boys to give their Gran for her 80th this month, but the box was a bit boring so.....

I decided to make a new one :D
I had this cardboard one I'd been practising crackle effects on....but it too was way to boring so....

I covered it with PINK tissue paper......

Now it was TOO PINK!!!...... So I covered that with some pretty Floral tissue paper....

and now it looks really cool!! Except the top looked boring so.......
I added flowers :D
and scrunchy pink tissue inside.....

Overall a much more suitable box for such a pretty sparkly :D XXX

This project is for ;
Corrosive Challenge#127 Manly (it's made for my boys ,my men like flowers!)

7 comments:

  1. A gorgeous box, love how you used tissue to get the beautiful covering. Thankyou for joining us at TioT's this week. Yvonne

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  2. Fantastic box great idea!!!

    Thanks so much for joining in our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck in the draw.....

    Emma xxx

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  3. lucky gran! beautiful necklace and the box is stunning. you know she'll keep it in the box!

    hugs :)

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  4. Just a pretty box, love the colors and the embellishment.

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  5. Love how you persevered on this - it's the only way!

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  6. That's a really cool box! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  7. Very cool! Love seeing your process!
    Lotus

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