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Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Cupcake craft challenge #145–DT project


Please scroll down to see my Stamp with Fun DT card

Here I am again, playing catch-up!!  I’m back to share my project for this week’s cupcake craft challenge.  The lovely Donna has set the theme this week and she has chosen “things with tails”, which is pretty self explanatory I think haha!  I decided to make something other than a card this week and attempted to make a tissue box cover, which I’ve admired on many talented crafter’s blogs.  It’s ok for a first try but there are things I would do differently next time.  Here is my project:

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails (close up 1)

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails (close up 2)

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails (close up 3)

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails (close up 4)

CCC challenge 145 - things with tails (close up 5)

I’m sorry for the mega amount of photo’s but I wanted you to see the box from all angles.  I followed a tutorial on splitcoast stampers and you can see it here if you’d like to try it yourselves.  I have used two super cute images from DigiStamp Boutique, the cute kitties are ‘Olivia & Archie’ and the cute mouse is part of a set  called ‘cat accent doodles’.  For a change I haven’t used any designer paper but embossed all the surfaces with 3 different embossing folders.  I added a ‘lace’ punched edge and some punched flowers for a finishing touch.  I have to say that my poor photography skills haven’t helped me show it off to it’s best as it looks quite pretty IRL and I think I’ll be making more of these in the future.

Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp and the lucky winner will receive a $20.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.


Don’t forget we also have our ‘icing on the cupcake’ prize and our sponsor for June is Little Claire Designs and one lucky winner, chosen at random, will win a fab 6 x 6 paper pad and two stamps.

Little Claire

The rest of the cupcakes have created gorgeous samples once again this week, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us each week.

I would like to enter my tissue box holder into the following challenges:

Stampin’ sisters in Christ challenge – use something new (new technique)

Critter sketch challenge – let’s get krafty

The shabby tea room challenge – inspirational photo + embossing

Stamps & fun = creativity challenge – friends (I made this for my friend’s birthday)

Digital Tuesday challenge – animal friends

Creative inspirations challenge – cute bears/animals only

The pixie cottage challenge – sketch and/or anything but a card

Stampavie and more challenge – more than one fold

Crafty sentiments challenge – neutral colours

Moving along with the times challenge – no designer papers

Sassy studio designs challenge – no patterned papers

Crafty Ann’s challenge – use more than 1 image

Fairy tale challenge – anything but a card

Stamp something challenge – June digi day

Catch the bug challenge – anything goes

Mark’s finest papers challenge – flowers

One stop craft challenge – texture

Stamp magic challenge – no design paper

Claudia and company challenge – fancy folds

Tip top Tuesday challenge – more than 1 fold

Ok, so that’s my lot for now but please check back later to see my passion for promarkers challenge DT card.  I hope you will have a chance to join in with our challenge this week and I look forward to seeing what you create.  Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by.

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CCC challenge 145 - things with tails


Images: DigiStamp Boutique – ‘Olivia & Archie’ and ‘cat accent doodles’

Papers: none, kraft cardstock from elzybells, SU whisper white cardstock, purple card from the papermill shop

Tools: promarkers, MS border punch, ek success retro flower punch, MS frond punch, nesties – ovals and circles, cuttlebug embossing folders – swiss dots and daisy pattern, creative expressions embossing folder – lattice, SU basic rhinestones


Mrs A. said...

Now what exactly is suppossed to be wrong with this? It's super. Love the embossing and the colours.
Great idea. Hugs Mrs A.

Jacq said...

Hi Denise,
I agree with the above comment from Mrs A... I can't see anything I'd do differently lol. Its just absolutely Gorgeous Denise!!!! Those little kitties are adorable and that little mouse is just beyond cute. Love everything about this project.
Hugs Jacqui xxxxx

Melanie said...

Thank you for playing in the CSCB, I appologize the link tool was not up when you checked out blog. Please come back and upload your creation. BEAUTIFUL!!!

Kreativmonster said...

What a lovely project! Great to see you use so many different techniques! Thaks for sharing this with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY!

Melodie said...

Wonderful box with beautiful colours. The images are so cute.

Louise said...

Wow this is totally fab
Louise xx

Natascha said...

Aww, so great! Love this cute box with all the embossed textures. Thank you so much for joining us at Digital Tuesday.

Hugs, Natascha

Bianca said...

This is so very cute! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Shelly said...

Great box Denise, and I love those kitties! Shelly x

Catherine said...

Oh this is dead cute Denise ! I love this box and the little cats are too sweet ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Faye said...

Hey Sweets. I think this is just the cutest. I like it, so there! Have a great week Hun. xxx

Marilyn Webb said...

Wonderful project, love all the details. Thanks for joining us this week at Catch The Bug.
hugs Marilyn


A beautiful project Denise - love all the detail and the little kittens.

Thank you for joining us at the MAWTT challenge again - hope to see you soon, hugs, Sylvia x

Pami said...

Hi Denise, this is a wonderful project! I've never tried one of these, the image is just too cute! Thanks for joining in with us at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

Janet said...

What a fabulous project Denise. You have made a beautiful tissue box. Shall have to check SCS out myself! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's and hope to see you again soon.

Janet xx

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous tissue box! Cute image! Thank you for playing this weeks at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge!

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Gorgeous project - the whole box is full of such lovely detail. Really creative and sweet. x

Sadilla said...

gorgeous preject, and very brilliant idea! =)
thanks for playing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE

Liza said...

A fabulous project Denise, I'd love to give this one a go.

Liza x

Winnie and Patty said...

Denise--this is not only adorable, it is so very creative. Just love it!!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is really stunning! Love the design and details you added, your work is amazing! Hugs, Karen

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at SFC…....
Hugs GDT-Bella

Anonymous said...

Fabulous creation Denise, those images are so sweet!
Helen x

Bastelfalter said...

Tolle Gestaltung, eine super schöne Box.
Danke fürs Mitmachen bei Stempel-Magie.
Viele Grüße

Ann Whitfield said...

Love this Denise, great job on the tissue box cover. I did one for christmas which looked even better than I hoped as part of the Christmas decor. I've been meaning to do an every day one ever since - maybe you'll spur me on with this lovely creation. :D
Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

PokSa said...

Fantastic project. I love your sweet images. Looks great.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

Sara said...

Very cool, thanks for playing along with SSD!

Anonymous said...

Hi this is a wonderful box.
Beautiful colors and a stunning design.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah I love it. Its so cute. Thanks for playing on MAWTT and Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxoxo

Bettina L. said...

This is so cute. Love the folds, the embossing and the cute cats. Thanks for playing at Top Tip tuesday this week, Bettina

Colleen Dietrich said...

This is an A+ project, with all the little details you put into this! Love those kitties, too. Thanks for joining Speedy's Friends this week. ;)

Sheri said...

Great tissue box! So many wonderful details! Thanks for sharing with us The Shabby Tea Room ;-)

Nadell said...

This is sooo sweet. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell

Leanne said...

This is fabulous!

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!  Hope to see you again next week!

Leanne xx

Carol Hurlock said...

Those little kitties are so cute and what a delightful project. Love the sweet flowers too. Thanks so much for playing along in Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge. Good luck in the drawing for the stamp set. Hope to see you again in our next challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Mark's Finest Papers DT

MariLynn said...

This is just adorable. I love those little kitties. Great box. Thanks for sharing it with the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge.

Becky G said...

This is super cute! Love the colors!!!

Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug! Becky Givans GD

Fuzzy Slippers said...

This is fantastic. Would never think it was your first try! Thanks so much for playing with us at Top Tip Tuesday. Be sure to stop by my blog for a chance to win my candy. :) P.S. Are you eagerly waiting for True Blood to start!! :)

Maria Matter said...

super cute denise!!!! fabulous creation!
hugs & blessings!

Trees said...

What an awesome and creative project!! Thanks for joining us at the Shabby Tea Room!

Clarissa Schupp said...

..its a really nice box, love the sweet cat.
Thanks for joining us at Stempel-Magie.

hugs Clarissa

Joy said...

what a creative fold! Thanks for playing with Claudia and Company! JOY DT