Saturday, 19 March 2011

Allsorts - make a gift box

Morning,
it's time for another challenge at Allsorts and this week I will be hosting it. I want you to make a gift box cause that is something that I totally love. And it gives me a great opportunity to hop around and get inspiration - and perhaps a new template or two - from all the participants this week. Yey me! =)

I decided to finally have a go at the book box that has become so popular (tutorial here). With stamps from Magnolia, Whimsy stamps (ticket) and Skogstokiga (the lace circle) and flowers from Wild Orchid I think it turned out rather nicely.

Other challenges:

Stamp something - something sweet

Just Magnolia - favourite colour combo (brown and gold)

Totally Tilda - chipboard (the swirl with the flowers is cut in thin chipboard, glorious material)

Secret Crafter Saturday challenge - anything but a card
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22 comments:

  1. Jättefin och härliga färger:)

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  2. This box/book is just adorable, and I love the colours :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Secrte Crafter this week

    Bea

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  3. Oh Helene you never stop amazing me with your wonderful creations this is fantastic I totally love it to bits those flowers are so yummy and I love how you sat Tilda in the gathered frame its just perfection and a fab way to use chip
    Thanks for joining us at the Totally Tilda Challenge this time
    Hugs Susie Sugar and the TT DT xx

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  4. Lovely!

    Thanks for joining us on out "Anything but a card" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  5. So wonderful Helene.I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  6. this is just stunning, I saw it over on allsorts. did you use a template?
    love teen x

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  7. Ooh this is really amazing :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  8. stunning project helene, keep meaning to have a go at these myself, might get round to it now !!!

    hugs, sandra xx

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  9. Hi Helene, wow hunny this is beautiful, must try one of these myself lol, lovely colours and fab image,thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda, hugs Liz and the TT DT xx

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  10. Stunning gift box Helene
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  11. This box is just gorgeous and beautifully embellished, love it!
    Clairexx

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  12. Fantastisk box!!! Nydelig med gult og grønt! Tusen takk for mysig kommentar i min blogg :o)

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  13. wow wow wow Helene what an amazing piece of work...stunning colours and so beautifully designed...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia & hAnglar challenge
    Mina xxx

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  14. OMGosh this is such an amazing creation, and such lovely choice of colours,

    thanks for sharing with us at Secret Crafter: 126 Anything But a Card

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :) x.
    SCSC DT

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  15. This is just beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Just Magnolia and Hanglar. Hugs

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  16. Wow, eine ganz traumhafte Box.
    Vielen Dank für deinen netten Kommentar auf meinem Blog.
    Viele Grüße
    Bastelfalter

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  17. Hi Helene, your box is adorable... I love the soft greens and yellows! Shelly x

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  18. Wow this is STUNNING Helene, you are such a talented crafter and I have really missed viewing your fantabulous creations during my illness. Your colouration of Tilda is sheer perfection and your floral display is to die for.
    Hugs,
    Nicola -x-

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  19. WOW this is amazing, I love it, Looking forward to working alongside you on Ricks EDT, Love Hazelxoxo

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  20. I know what you mean, I love checking out ideas for boxes too. I'm always in awe of what I find & this is no exception. It looks fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafters Secret Challenge this week.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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Thank you so much for your comments, they are so appreciated!

Hugs Helene