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Thursday, April 15, 2010


Happy Thursday Everyone!!! Today it is bright and sunny out!! For that I am grateful since it is going to be one busy day and I need to have lots of ambition or gong ho to get it all done!!

I am so excited!! I just went to Flourishes and saw that I won last week's challenge prize!! Woo hoo!! Now I have an excuse to go and get the Sweet Pea set I have had my eye on forever!! I can't wait!!!

Anywho....Since today is Thursday, it is time for another Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge. This week Lori sent each of the design team members this photo from Lovely Presentations!!

I saw this and thought this is perfect for the little gift boxes I wanted to create for my teenage nieces for a belated Easter treat since we missed getting together with them when our family was sick. Here are my creations.
Both gift boxes use the Bag it Up template by Leigh Ann Baird available at the Wild flower Patch shop.
This first box is inspired by the red bottle of lotion with the lily on it. I colored the I am the Way lily from Our Daily Bread Designs with copics and then clear embossed it and popped it up on a circle I had embossed in Swiss dots. I also dry embossed the red background in Swiss Dots and sewed a border.
The second gift box is created with the lily of the valley image from Our Daily Bread Designs Easter Blessings stamp set. I colored it in copics and it was inspired by the picture of Lavender on the lavender lotion bottle. Again I dry embossed the background with swiss dots, sewed a border and popped up the image on dimensionals.

I hope you are inspired by my two creations.
For more inspiration for this challenge please visit my dt sisters:
Anne
Lori
Donna
Julie
Kerri
and this week's guest:
Sarah Gough


Hope you are inspired to come and play along. Just leave a comment here with a link to your card. We can't wait to see what you create! The keyword for uploading on SCS will be DDIC26. Have fun!!

Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comments!!

blessings,
Chris

27 comments:

Angelwood said...

Yippee! Congrats on winning, Chris!

Gorgeous boxes! Love this template and your images are lovely! Beautiful work! ;o) hugs, Angela

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh those boxes are gorgeous! even your ribbon looks fabulous!

Crystal said...

Oh wow Chris these boxes are soooo beautiful, love the in both of these colors...I love the images and the fabulous added pearls...gorgeous sweetie! Hugs!

Lori Rider said...

Gorgeous boxes, Chris! I'm sure the recipients will love them. The texture and ribbon are so pretty, and I love the images you used. Beautiful work!

jdmommy said...

What beautiful boxes, Chris! They are both lovely, but somehow the RED one just speaks to me!LOL! No surprise there!! Fab job, GF!!

Chris said...

I love these boxes and your flowers on top are beautiful. I just am in awe, Chris, how day after day you are able to post gorgeous and detailed projects. AMAZING!! :) and thank you!

LINDA said...

Super cute little boxes.. Love the flower images.. very lovely!!
Hugs, Linda

Becky said...

OH my word!! I can not believe you come up with so many lovely things..These boxes are gorgeous.. I must try and make one of these one day. :)

Tracy said...

These boxes are absolutely gorgeous and will make beautiful gifts.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

These are gorgeous, Chris! I love the colors and stitching. Such wonderful little gift boxes. You always have such amazing little projects.

Tina said...

Very nice! I love the colors here.

Deb said...

they are so pretty Chris, they make a sweet gift for your nieces, I am sure they will love them! hugs debx

Kerri said...

OOH, I love these, Chris!!! What gorgeous boxes! Your nieces will be so excited to receive these beauties:)

Maria Matter said...

perfect title Chris, these certainly are LOVELY!!! You always go above & beyond pretty...the embossing & stitching are fab!!!
Hugs & blessings, Maria

Nannieflash said...

Wow Chris two fabulous boxes with gorgeous images on them. Congratulations on your win of the challenge as well. The sweetpea stamps are stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Rachel said...

awww these boxes are too cute Chris!! congrats on your win, how Exciting!!
hugs,
Rachel

Sarah Gough said...

What great gift boxes!!! So perfect for the inspiration photo. Congrats on your win, how fun!

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris~

WOW! Congratulations on your recent wins!

I love your the work you showed today! The colors are wonderful and so is the coloring!

He IS Able,
Traci S.

stampinfrog said...

Chris the gift boxes are gorgeous!Fabulous colors and flower images on both!Your nieces are going to love them!
Hugs,Connie

Jeanette said...

Congratulations on your win Chris! That is awesome! Love your gorgeous boxes. So pretty!
Hugs Jeanette :)

Deb Neerman said...

WoWzA, these are beautiful, Chris! Love the rich colors and all the texture you created. This gift set is fab-YOU-lous!

Congrats on the win!!

ChristineCreations said...

Oh I'm so excited for you about winning at Flourishes! I know, that Sweet Pea set is amazing.

Such gorgeous boxes and gifts Chris...amazing ribbons, and such a special gift!

itsabrt said...

Chris these are fantastic! I love how you create all different ranges! Beth

Dawn B. said...

I was so excited to see that you won.. I love all their sets.. You will do amazing things with them.. These boxes are beautiful.. You are so good at any type of project like this Chris.. Great job.

Joy said...

awe...this is super sweet. I do love 3-d projects and this bag is so cute! love how you decorated them too. TFS and have a wonderful Friday!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Waahoo for winning over at Flourishes, my friend!!! I am still just eyeing ;D. I absolutely love these little boxes. I am with Juli here, you always come up with such amazing little projects. I bet even when you are sleeping that is all you dream about....what to create next!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Alyssa S said...

These are beautiful! Congrats on your win...I cannot wait to see your gorgeous coloring with that set!!

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