Sunday, 28 April 2013

Challenge 5 at Hobbycutz

Good morning! I'm fresh back from my holiday just in time for the new challenge at Hobbycutz. This week our challenge is Mothers Day (USA) and we would like to see your projects made with your Mum or a special lady in mind. We are sponsored this week by Floppy Latte Designs, who generously gave us some lovely digis to work with. Without further ado this is my project
I chose to decorate a Hobbycutz box. These little wooden boxes are a lovely size, and great to work with. I painted mine with a couple of layers of gesso, then used distress inks to give the sides some colour. The lid of the box is covered with DPs in a chequer-board design.  The Floppy Latte 'Black-eyed Susan' is printed out in various sizes, coloured with copics, cut out and stuck on. The lovely Hobbycutz heart is lightly coloured using a chalk inkpad and small pearl beads are glued around the edge.
Inside the box is a mini album, made from chipboard and decorated to match the box. The wooden letters are again from Hobbycutz.
I really enjoyed making this, and as Mothers Day has already been celebrated in the UK , I'm giving it to my lovely Mum for her birthday.
Thanks for visiting. Please hop over to the Challenge Blog, check out the lovely projects that my talented teamies have made. Hopefully, you'll be tempted to join in, there's even an extra chance to win a  prize if you use a Hobbycutz product.
Have a lovely Sunday!
Challenges I would like to enter:
allsorts #204 anything but a card
hidinginmycraftroom #95 Mothers  Day
pattiescreations #66 Anything but a  card
shellysimages  flowers
stamps and fun a little gift


Kathyk said...

Fab project, the decorated box and contents look great.

Hope you are fully refreshed after your holiday too


Claudia said...

Hi Cris, what a fantastic box, boah, what a work. There is a lot of love in it!

Hugs and a nice Sunday

mags said...

A fantastic box Chris and beautifully decorated.

catherine said...

This looks great Chris and such a lovely gift. I'm sure your mum will love it too
x catherine

Lorraine said...

This is a fabulous box and mini album Chris, love the colours and all the fab papers you've used...your mum's going to love it hun.
Hugz, Lorraine xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW what a fabulous idea! Well done! Thanks so much for joining our "April Showers Bring May Flowers" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images Design Team

Sandi said...

Love it!
Thanks for playing in our 'Anything But a Card' Challenge #66!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
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Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our challenge at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge. Thanks for joining us!

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Daen'Ys said...

This is a wonderful gift, made with so much love! Your mom will be surely delighted!!

Rosi x

Melanie Rozwood said...

This is really cool. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

Natali said...

Great project! love this idea.

TOM Orrell said...

This is wonderful. I’ve been searching for a dragon hero and have found one.
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