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Friday, 30 March 2012

Memory box 2

 
 This was a easter box I got in The Works.
 
 
 First I sanded the whole thing then gave it 2 coats of white acrylic paint then while still wet 
I added 2 lilacs 1 light and 1 dark i gave it a quick coat of the light,
then dabed the dark in the wet,
 
 
 Then played with it till i was hapy with the look and while still wet i used a thin brush and added gold 
to give a marble look,
To do this hold brush at end and twerl and flick dont be precise,

 

 Then left to dry i added some lilac ribbon around the edge of the lid and a bow on top i got a tag and coloured it darker than the lid and made a small bow for this,
I then added some flowers a fether and a large butterfly 
all with silcone and to finish i glazed the base and parts of the lid then while wet sprickled iredesent glitter on to finish.
 



Hope you all like, thanks for stopping by.
Love and Hugs
Nicky 
xxxxx

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Our Ditzy daily challenge

 
Some of you know i have been ill for a few weeks and as pills are doing there job i can get back to creating so i started with my box yesterday.
and today i am doing the daily challenge brif was black and gold and choose a 3rd col so i chose jade,
i used black perlised card from my own shop (lol) and gold mirror card i stamped the lady in black Ink it up
Then embossed her i added the flurishes i got from the Works,
And then made 3 ribbon roses.
Thanks for stopping by 
Love and hugs 
Nicky 
xxxxx

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Trying some thing new

 
 As you can see this was a ted baker box 
I have seen loads of pepole doing boxes so i thought i would try.
i sanded the box.
 
 
 Then painted it gold with enamel pain wich i found peals so it gave a great 
distress look,

 
 Then i added a bit of lace round the edge of the lid 
Then i made 3 ribbon flowers i was given the silver star and fram by a great friend Angie 
Then a large fether and a few buttons.
 

 And a lilly and a sticker saying hearloom. and a bit of lace for top,
Then a big button for center. 
I am calling this a memory Box for some one lost.
 

 
Close up.
Hope you like and thanks for stopping by 
Love and Hugs 
Nicky xxx

Monday, 26 March 2012

Daisy Doodles challenge no 56

 
Its time for the daisy doodles Challenge 

This time its spring
So please pop over and enter the comp so we can see your amazing cards.
I used a sm sq card and free papers from making cards mag i col with H2Os and the cut the basket out and put on foam pads to give a bit of hight and the i put it on some glitter card i added a bit of green ribbon and a big flower i got from a gift bag.
Thanks for stopping by 
Love and Hugs 
Nicky xxx