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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Happy Hump Day!! I have a project for you and I get to announce the winner of the Hidden Blog candy for the Wags n Whiskers Blog Hop!!!

Sorry I am so late in posting!! Have you ever had one of those days with blogger or posting that just wants to make you scream!! I sure I took about 20 pictures on this dark gloomy day and none of them looked like I wanted them to. I tried to post my creation for you and blogger would not save it and Firefox kept shutting down. This last time I was about to press post, my post was done when FireFox shut down again!! Grrr!! So here is my fourth attempt!!! If it does not work this time....I GIVE UP!

And the winner of the 2 images of their choice from Wags n Whiskers from the hidden candy for the Wags N Whiskers blog hop is...... drumrolls please.....

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Timestamp: 2010-05-11 19:01:10 UTC


Congrats Crystal!! Please email Nikki with your choice of 2 stamps from the New release at
Now on to my project.....

And here is my gift box using the Bag it Up template by Leigh Ann Baird available at the Wild flower Patch shop.

I used the image Angelica's Hear Socks from Inky Impressions. I made this for a dear friend whose birthday I forgot. I decided I better add a birthday treat. LOL! What better treat than Lindt Chocolate.

I paper pieced my image with 3 designer papers from Bella Rose Dp from Stampin Up papers (some of my fave dp that I have been hoarding!!) The rest of the image is watercolored.
I decided to share two photos since one shows the dimension and the box with the sparkle better and the other shows all the paper piecing, dimension, embellishing and image better.
What do you think?
Here is my recipe:
stamps: Inky Impressions Angelica's Heart Socks
template: Bag it Up template by Leigh Ann Baird
Paper: SU Bella Rose, Real Red, Bazill Bitter Chocolate, white
Accessories: Soft Swirls embossing folder, swiss dots embossing folder, buttons, silver baubles, pearls, white Offray Ribbon, circle and oval spellbinders

Flutter By Wednesdays: paper piecing and a butterfly, angel or fairy
Stamp Something: Birthday Something
Spoon Full of Sugar: 3 designer papers and 3 buttons (used 3 dp for paper piecing)
Sentimental Sundays: for someone special

Paper Play: digi or stamp and bling

Whoosy Daisy Challenge - As you Like It

Practical Scrappers~punches
Delightful Sketches~punches (corner rounder punch on coupon holder)
Wee Memories~ stitching
Totally Papercrafts: stitching
Quixotic Challenge: Oh Baby
A Time to Craft: Too cute

Papertake Weekly: Shiny, Sparkle and special (choose one or all 3) My image is clear embossed and for a special little arrival

C.R.A.F.T.: Weddings or Birthdays
Simon Says: Birthdays/Celebrations

Creatalicious - Flowers and Wings (the shirt is paper pieced with a flower dp)
Creative Belli challenge: hole punches 9for my tag and for my ribbon, paper piercing and something old and forgotten from your stash (Bella Rose dp is old but I just wanted to hoard it, not necessarily forgotten)
ABC Challenge: Unused Stash (Bella Rose Designer Paper from Stampin Up)
La La Land Crafts: Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by and for all your comments!!



Marley said...

Wow such a great gift box.. really awesome!! xx Marley

Crystal said...

Oh my Chris this box is ADORABLE I LOVE how you used this image!!! OOOOO love those buttons and butterflies!!! Beautiful GF!!!

WOOOHOOOOO how exciting, I won some goodies...I LOVE those images!!! YIPPEEEEEEEE

Lisa B said...

OMG! I would not want to give this away!!!!!!! Not only am I in awe of the treat box but I am in awe that you got it into so many challenges! Just typing that all up would of made me eat the contents of the treat box!

Nancy said...

Chris, this is just adorable!! Love the paper piecing!! Thanks for fluttering with us!

Marlene said...

Your project is adorable! I love what you did with her headband!

Yes, Blogger can be frustrating at times...but it's free at least! LOL.

Kimberly S said...

What a sweet gift box and some beautiful paper piecing! So glad you could join us Chris. Wow, what a list of challenges! You go girl! :)

JAN said...

wowee such a beautiful gift box i only can dream of making something such as this i am in awe

Trimgym said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Danni said...

Oh how darling!! Love this! The pearls are such a great accent!! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by makes me smile to see your name in the links!! Miss you!

Jan Hennings said...

Such a sweet little box and love the image!
I had problems with blogger this morning, too! I thought it was just me causing the problem!
Glad it finally worked but it's so frustrating when it doesn't!

Sue said...

Hi Chris
wow gorgeous box, great image & embelies, great stitching, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

Kerri said...

This is so adorable, Chris! Fab paper piecing, girl! I need to play with that template again~I just love what you do with it!!!

Harriet Skelly said...

OMG Chris this is wonderful and adorable! So many details to look at - all perfectly done! Glad you are still playing with us - I love your work!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

What a beautiful project. Thanks for joining the WhoopsiDaisy Challenge this time.

Chrissie said...

There certainly are a lot of challenges there for this cute card!
Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at MTTC this week!

Mandy said...

Wow Chris this is gorgeous hun.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
hugs Mandy xx

Riet said...

what a beautiful box Chris,i love your image and the colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kristie W. said...

So nice to see you playing along with us still! I love your creation, Lili is adorable and the dp you paper pieced with is awesome :)

Cheryl said...

This is gorgeous Chris,love the paper piecing and your beautiful embellies!!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!

Stef H said...

oh this is beautiful. i absolutely love all those pearls! fabulous!

who said technology is great! sometimes it really sucks!

cheryl said...

wow once again hun just stunning creation hugs cheryl xxxx

Dawn B. said...

She is so sweet Chris.. I really like this box. You are so good at these types of projects. The sentiment is great... I love that...

stampinfrog said...

Gorgeous box Chris!

Liz Williams said...

Chris, your perserverence (not sure that is spelled correctly) has paid off and shared this adorable little box with us. Thanks for playing in the Belli Challenge.

Grace said...

Oh so cute Chris! I know it was hard getting this posted today but you are such a trooper!!! What an adorable gift box and look at the yummies inside!!! I've been craving Chocolate ALL day!!! Any idea why???? LOL! Love the red and white!!!

Priscilla said...

Chris..this is way to cute..Lucky lucky girl who won. We are already missing you so much. Come join the dance party girl..we are having too much fun ;)

Joy said...

Chris...this bag is darling! you did a wonderful job on it and I know your frustration when you really want to finish something but it won't let you. I am so glad you finally got to! you chose such a cute image and congrats on being the one who had the candy...ohhh lala! haha. hope you have a wonderful day!

Mandy said...

Such a beautiful gift the image..
Mandy xx

Lorraine A said...

oohh ,,, another fabulous creation Chris :-) The image is lovely and I love the colours and embellies you used :-)

thanks for joining the Totally Papercrafts Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Nicola said...

Wow how creative. Stunning box Chris, love your image and fabulous colouration. The sparkle is so pretty as are your embellishments. I have left a little something on my blog for you.
Nicola -x-

Linnie said...

wow amazing work
Thankyou for joining in at whoopsidaisy Challenge

Kathy Jones said...

Oh WOW!!!! Chris this is just so gorgeous GF!!!! What an incredible box you've made!!!!

1CardCreator said...

This is adorable Chris, I love how you did the paper piecing too! Have a great day! ~Diane

Karen Wilson said...

Wow Chris...this is stunning. So pretty! Great job with the paper piecing!! Thanks for fluttering with us at FBW this week!

Chrissy D said...

Ohhh great project! Love that box!!! We would love to have you join us!!! :) Thanks so much for joining the Belli Challenge!!! Have a great day!

Mel X said...

Aww wow, fabulous creation Chris. Gorgeous image and love all the little detail here. Your stitching looks brill.

Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Papercrafts and good luck in the draw.

Mel X

savvy teaching tips said...

Another beautiful entry. Great job. Thanks again, for playing with us at Practical Scrappers.

pinky said...

Beautiful image and I love the shape of the box. Excellent work. Thanks for sharing at WhoopsiDaisy this month.

Erin... said...

Oooooooooh fabulous box!!!! Thank you for playing along with us at Stamp Something this week, hope to see you again soon!

Joan Ervin said...

OMG, what an adorable gift box, Chris....the image is just precious and I love all the sparkle and dimension!!! Thanks for joining us again in the Belli challenge...we LOVE seeing your gorgoeus projects!!!!

Michelle said...

My goodness this is absolutely adorable! I'm in shock at all the challenges you were able to use it for as well...I'm lucky if I can get three, lol! So glad you joined us this week at FBW!!

Lelia Pierce said...

So sweet, Chris! You always give them such life! :O) Thanks for playing at Flutter By Wednesday!


Jenny said...

Beautiful... great creation! :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) Thanks for playing at wee Memories! I posted a new challenge today... hope you get to come play again!! :) :) :) :) :) Have a great day!

Karen said...

Wow, this is gorgeous, love this little box. Thanks for joining us this week at A Spoon Full of Sugar.
Karen x

1LuvnMama said...

Very cute gift box Chris! Thanks for joining us at La-La Land Crafts!

Irina Blount said...

What an ADORABLE project!!! Thank you SO MUCH for playing along with us at La-La Land Crafts!!
:) Irina

Maureen said...

Great project - thanks for sharing! ~Maureen, La-La Land Crafts DT

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Heike's Creativeplace said...

Wow, this is so cute. Wonderful creation with great colors and Details. Thanks for playing with us at the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge. Good Luck!


Melisa Waldorf said...

Cute box! Thanks for joining us at Creative Belli!


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