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Monday, 29 August 2011

Cupcake craft challenge #157–DT project

** THIS IS MY SECOND POST FOR TODAY **

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Hello again dear friends.  I’m back to share with you my DT project for this week’s cupcake craft challenge.  This week I have the honour of choosing the theme and I decided to go for something completely out of my comfort zone and so my theme is “alter it”.  I want you to take something plain and boring and turn it into something beautiful lol! 

I found a plain 6x6 piece of chipboard that came in the back of a paper pad and decided to make something out of that.  Here is the finished project – a stylish shopping list that you can put on your fridge:

CCC challenge 157 - alter it!

CCC challenge 157 - alter it! (close up)

CCC challenge 157 - alter it! (before)

I used a very apt image from whiff of joy stamps called ‘shopping Willow’ and I coloured her with promarkers.  I cut her out and added 3d foam to raise her from the paper.  The papers are echo park from the ‘springtime’ paper pad and the flowers from wild orchid crafts.  I also altered the plain notepad and pencil by covering them with patterned paper and the pink seam binding was actually white but I altered it with an ink pad.  So that it will go onto the fridge I added some sticky metallic to the back of the chipboard piece (the same stuff that you can use to store your nesties safely in place). 

Our sponsor this week is pink gem designs and they are offering one lucky winner 4 digi images from their online store. 

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Don’t forget we also have our ‘icing on the cupcake’ sponsors, and for August we have 3 as it is our birthday month.  Firstly we have Crafts U Love who are offering a £15.00 voucher to spend in their online store, secondly we have Mo’s Digital Pencil who are offering a $10.00 gift code to use in their online store and thirdly we have Sew Sweet who are offering a £10.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.  So definitely lots of yummy reasons to play along this month.

The rest of the design team have created gorgeous projects as usual, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us. 

I would like to enter my project into the following challenges:

Addicted to stamps challenge – photo inspiration

Pile it on challenge – girls just wanna have fun

Stamptacular challenge – DIVAtacular

Creative craft challenge – anything but a card

Truly scrumptious challenge – rocked up pink

Dutch dare challenge – anything but a card

Paper crafting journey challenge – anything goes

Sew many cards challenge – edge punches

Totally gorjuss challenge – as you like it

I hope you can enter my challenge this week and I’m really looking forward to seeing all your altered projects this week.  Maybe I can pick up a few more ideas along the way.  I hope you will have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by, it really means the world to me! 

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CCC challenge 157 - alter it!

Card ingredients:

Image: whiff of joy stamps – ‘shopping Willow’

Papers: echo park –’springtime’ paper pack

Tools: promarkers, carnations and white seam binding from wild orchid crafts, sentiment created on the pc, pencil and notebook from stash, fiskars sunburst border punch, colorbox cats eye ink pad (used on edges)

20 comments:

Shelly said...

Hi Denise! What a fabby shopping notebook... I think this is a great idea! You've chosen the ultimate image too! Thanks for picking such a challenging challenge lol! Shelly x

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous idea and would look stunning on the fridge with a perfect image too
Hugs Kate xx

Catherine said...

What a fantastic idea Denise ! Thank you so much for the inspiration ! Another gorgeous creation ! Hugs and love from Catherine

sari said...

This is such an amazing shoppinglist!!! Love it! Hmm...i guess i have to make one too!! Hugs and Sunshine! And thanks for a fun challenge sweety!

Violets Corner said...

This is fabulous Denise, perfect image, gorgeous flowers and a fantastic shopping list with a matching pen. Many thanks for a really fun challenge, I enjoyed it a lot!

Warm hugs
Maarit

louise said...

What a totally fabby idea,love it
Hugs Louise xx

Faye said...

I think this is absolutely super and will look lovely on your fridge! Gorgeous creation from a piece of card. Have a great week Babe. xxx

Katina said...

Fantastic idea and beautifully made! x

Pop's Cards said...

hi sweetie this is stunning hugs pops x

Delphine said...

I love your project, Denise! Brilliant idea and the colours and papers are gorgeous! Great design! Thanks for the great challenge too:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

coops said...

wow this is stunning denise.genius idea to use the card backing and i love your gorgeous colours and image ;D

xx coops xx

Brodders said...

Such a great idea, I am going to have to make one x

lisbeth said...

Love your card, Thanks for joining us at Truly S this week

Liza said...

Such a great idea Denise and this is the perfect image for the job. Fab theme this week.

Liza x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous creation and what a good idea! Thanks for joining us at ATSC and also at Truly Scrumptious.
hugs, Marlies

sabrina said...

c'est magnifique
merci de te visite sur mon blog
bises

Mandy said...

Oh wow Denise this is absolutely gorgeous, love it.
Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps for our inspirational photo challenge
hugs Mandy xx

Nadell said...

This is so sweet. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

Hugs Nadell

Trish Hughes said...

beautiful work and coloring job, thanks for joining the PIO challenge!!!

Fleur said...

This is so pretty, a fab idea. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Truly Scrumptious this fortnight, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx