Monday, 16 November 2009

By the Cute and Girly Challenge - Winter Wonderland





Here is my entry for this months By the Cute and Girly Challenge. Please check out this great challenge blog - there are lovely prizes on offer! I had been hoping to take photos of my project in daylight, but I couldn't wait! It has been such a long time coming, and I had planned it in my head almost as soon as the challenge was announced. Sunday allowed me about 3 hours uninterrupted craft time and then I put the finishing touches to it at about 11 last night! I made my own size exploding box (inspired by Elaine) and made the backing paper using versamark, Clear choice snowflake stamps, a whispers stamp and Tim Holtz faded jeans and dusty concord DI. The lid used my spellbinders shapeabilities snowflake dies and the other snowflakes were a variety of punches. I finished off with a few dots of stickles and a few gems. You slide off the lid and the snowflakes bob about! Cool! I think I've come up with something to follow my card last month...hope you like it and thanks for looking!

13 comments:

  1. Another stunning box, Sally. Superb! I must get round to making one. When I've done some Christmas cards.....

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  2. Hi Sally

    Wow .. .. .. this is gorgeous.

    I love it!

    Great project. I love your papers and those beautiful snowflakes.

    It must have taken for ever to make - but is well worth it.

    Thank you for playing along with By the Cute and Girly this month.

    Love Jules xx

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  3. Sally this is beautiful!

    I love the colours you've used.

    A little piece of winter wonderland - absolutely gorgeous.

    I agree - couldn't you just curse this lack of light, it's so difficult to take photos at the moment.

    Elaine x

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  4. This is wonderful. Love the background and snowflakes. Thank you for sharing it with us a By the Cute and Girly.
    Berly xx

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  5. Beautiful box Sally! I have just got some snowflake nesties but not tried them out yet - yours look fab! xx

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  6. this is stunning!! Love all the snowflakes springing from the centre!! Thanks for joining us at BTC&G!

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  7. Brilliant Sally. I feel another winner coming on. The snowflakes on the top are gorgeous.

    Lisax

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  8. what a gorgeous box you have made, stunning papers and love the big snowflakes. Thanks for playing at BTCG this month.
    Pinky

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  9. Beautiful explosion box.
    Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G.
    Max x

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  10. Hi Sally
    Some stunning work on your blog lately, the knicker card is inspired, love it and the bright colours of the flower card are a real lift in these dark days.
    This box though is brilliant. So clever!
    Thanks for your lovely coments on my blog.
    x Michelle

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  11. A stunning christmas box sally, gorgeous for a gift
    hugs June xxx

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  12. Hi Sally

    I have been itching to see this ever since you told me about it. And it is just as gorgeous as I antisipated.

    Thank you for joining us at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck with the draws.

    B x

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  13. This is beautiful! I haven't made and exploding box for ages but this has certainly inspired me to make some for Christmas.
    Thanks for joining us at BTC&G
    Lora x

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