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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Charms & Pins @ Craft Room

The Craft Room's new challenge starts today....its been great fun looking at all your fashionable creations the last fortnight and I certainly do not enzy Hazel's task of selecting just 3 entries....so today sees the talented NIKKI hosting the next challenge and she's opted for something we cannot all live without when purchasing our stash but then rarely use where I am concerned ....so thank you NIKKI!

"CHARMS and / or PINS"

We are sponsored by Crafty Individuals who are offering a beautiful prize and their stamps inspired me to my DT piece:-

 
 Please visit my fellow DT friends for great inspiration here!


My piece is a decorated box.  I covered it in the summer papers from Crafty Individuals, if you look closely you may be able to see I have embossed the papers and then further added a little embossing powder.  I used gold and pale blue acrylic paint to edge the box.


The focal image and sentiment are also from Crafty Individuals, these have been stamped in sepia Versafine, edges distressed and gold paint added.  The birds have been slightly water coloured with Victoria Velvet distress inks.

My bird cage charm was purchased from the Cubby Hole and I have added a chiffon ribbon.  My "safety pin" says trinkets and also has ribbon added.  The gold and pearl coloured pins were purchased from the local market.

My roses and leaves were cut from paper using Marianne Design Chines Roses Die LR0163.  I don't have a meltpot so I heated some UTEE in a foil pie tray and then dipped my paper roses and leaves into it to give a really hard and enamelled look,


I would like to enter the following challenge:-


I have three enamel roses on my box


Nice to be home but as yet no time for crafting!  Enjoy your day! Suzanne ~x~

14 comments:

chris cesar said...

A very nice box. Wonderful flowers!

ChrisCartesEtPatchs said...

Very nice box, wonderful flowers, beautiful colors!

brenda said...

With an absolutely beautiful box Suzanne and that birdcage charm is the perfect finishing.

It's great to see you at Stampalot challenge this month, many thanks joining in.

B x

Suzi B said...

Oh Suze I "lurve" this fabulous box...
See you soon
suzi b xx

Linda said...

WOWSERS This is just awesome! I love everything about this fantastic creation.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Evelina Wikberg said...

This is gorgeous. Love all of it . Adorable image, roses are fab and all the detail is fantastic.Thanks for joining in with us for our challenge 'Power Of Three' at Craft Your Passion. Hugs Eva GDT xx

pinky said...

Absolutely stunning creation, beautiful colour tones and those flower are just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot.
Pinky

Zoe Sanderson said...

The birds are one of my favourites they make a wonderful top to your delightful box. Pure magic XOXO Zoe

Jie Craft said...

wow!! very pretty box, love it!
Thank you for sharing it @ 2 Sisters this week.
Hugs, Jill

Maria said...

This is really beautiful Suzanne. I love all the distressing and embossing, and love the look you've given to those roses. The little man is fine, thank you for asking, he's definitely keeping me on my toes! I feel a bit old this week, lol.

Maria xxxxx

Bunny said...

This is gorgeous, thank you for joining us at Craft your Passion, and good luck..

Caz xx CYP DT

Francesca said...

What a very beautiful creation, thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Sally H said...

What a fabulous box! Thanks for sharing it with us for our take Flight theme at Stampalot this month and good luck!

alethea said...

What a beautiful gift box!!! Thanks for joining us at CYP for our Power of three challenge!! Hugsxx

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