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Saturday, 18 September 2010

CES CHALLENGES DT CARD............Challenge 4

Good morning peeps. Gosh it seems ages since I've been on here, well its been a few days anyway lol. I've had such a hectic week my poor Natalie has been ill with vomiting......every half hour it was terrible....I've had a new washer & I think she wanted to test it out lol. Altho it is fab its the new LG 11kg washer, if you want a new washer get this its fab....oh & BIG lol, I need it in my household lol.
Anyway lets get on with the job in hand.....its Saturday so that can only mean 1 thing!!!!
Yes you got it......CES Challenge time!!!!
Challenge 4 this week & it was my turn to set the theme & the theme is.....
Baby Bonanza
Make any project as long as its for a baby, which means if you want to you can go all out on cuteness lol.
Here is my creation for the challenge this week....
I have made a card & mini exploding box. I've only ever done an exploding box once before & it using 12x12 card, this box however is made just using 1 piece of A4 card, how fab is that. It makes an excellent keepsake. There are a few piccies so please bear with me.

The papers are Webster's 'Lullaby Lane & Life's Portrait' but unfortunately have been discontinued (I'm not happy :-( however pop over to Crafty Emma's Store to check out the NEW Websters papers, they are gorgeous. The image of course is Hanglar & Stanglar, I love these guys nearly as much as Magnolia but they are so hard to get, mine are from Ebay. For the card I actually used a blank card from Crafty Emma's, the Dew Drops are also from there. All edges have been inked with 'Sage' & 'Tumbled Glass' distress ink.

Here is the card lying down to show you the 3D element of it.

Close-up of image which is coloured with Promarkers on smooth white card also from Crafty Emma's Store this is excellent card for Promarkers & Copics. The card its layered on is cut out using a nestie in my Cuttlebug. In the corner I made a bow with some lush baby ribbon & hung an acrylic dummy from it. The ribbon I got from Ebay as to the dummy.

Here is the mini exploding box made using A4 card & the same Websters papers as the card & everything inked with the same inks. The lid I stuck some pretty lace ribbon on & attached mini safety pins & Dewdrops on each side of the box to decorate a little.

Here is the box opened. I attached a small round box inside which is glued down, its to put baby's 1st tooth in or 1st curl....a keepsake to treasure. I attached the same lace to the lid of this box & attached a 25mm blue rose from Wild Orchid. The box itself I painted using weathered wood crackle paint.

The card I put 2 rub-ons lightly on rubbed distress ink all over then removed the rub-ons to leave the words there. I think it gives a really nice effect & it gives me a reason to use my rub-ons which normally sit in their stand lol.
Pop on over to CES Challenge to check out all of the DT creations, the ladies have made some fabulous cards, they are gorgeous. Have a go at entering our challenge the winner gets this.....

My Minds Eye fabric brads & ribbons, these are totally gorgeous.
Well thats it from me for now I am sorry for not blog hopping hardly this week but with Natalie being ill I just havn't had time but she is better now so I will be over to visit you this weekend.
I also got treated to a new car yesterday, its rather big & yummy will put a pic on later.
Will let you go now thankyou for making it to the end of this long post lol, I know there was quite a few pics wasn't there? Hope you all have a fabulous weekend, take care & thankyou for popping in its sooo much appreciated.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Challenges I'm entering - Unused Stash (my rub ons)



Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh hunnie I hope Natalie is feeling better, poor love xx
This creation of your is stunning, I love the exploding box just gorgeous
hugs shell xx

Loopylou. said...

vicky they are gogeous hun, i love the little hangler baby and the card is so cuteand the exploding box is awesome, i love the hidden little box inside!! hugs for natalie hun, i bet she is very tired after being icky blurgh so much. hugs Lou xxx

Lizzy said...

WOWZERS! luvin your card & exploding box Vicky they are stunning...luv the cute image on the card he's fab..lush dp's too .....& your little ex box is fantastic hun.... great work! xx Lizzy xx :)

Sarah A said...

Wow what toattally amazingly gorgeous creations Vicky, just perfect for a little ones arrival!! Love the vintage pram on the lid too!

Sorry to hear about Natalie, hope she is back to full recovery soon, I feel so sorry for the kids when they are vomitting as there is nothing we can do to make them better!

Great news about the washer though, we have been looking at larger ones as with 6 of us we need it!!

Sarah x

Marina said...

Wow! This set is absolutely fantastic!
I love it!

Thanks for joining us at "lovely hÄnglar only",


Heidi said...

Wow, this is stunning Vicky!
Adorable image on your card:) And the box is so wonderful. Well done!
I just love the papers from Websters!
I hope that Natalie is feeling better.
Have a nice day Vicky.
Hugs, Heidi:)

coops said...

wow!!!! these are amazing vicki.the hanglar baby is so cute and i love your yummy backing papers and fab embellies. as always hun you go above and beyond with your fabulous details.these are truly beautiful.
so sorry natalie has been poorly hun but glad she is feeling much better.
at least you know the new washer works ok now :)
take care

xx coops xxx

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Great card

Thanks for joining us at SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Curly said...

Hiya Vicky
lovely design and colours the box and the card are coloured beautifully, thanks for joining us at SCSC101: Anything goes, Good luck, Hugs Bridget x. SCSC DT

Anonymous said...

This is sooo lovely. love it all. hugs bettina

Darlene said...

WOW ... fantastic creation! Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again on the next challenge date!!


crafty amy said...

I hope Natalie is feeling better and you are enjoying your washing machine lol :D
You have made another stunning set here! I love the idea of the exploding box for the first tooth and the card is gorgeous so many details I could look at them both for ages.


Amy xx

Poppet said...

Beautiful project Vicky. As you say the papers look gorgeous and the image is sooo cute. The box looks wonderful and your idea to have a 2nd box inside for a keepsake is fab. I hope your Princess is feeling better soon. :-) xx

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a lovely set...
Thanks for joining our special launch challenge at SCSC, and good luck with the draw

Sheila said...

Vicky hunni this is totally stunning!!.. nah.... it's absolutley BEAUTIFUL!!! what a wonderful gift to give and to get :-).
You rock gal!!.
Sheila xx

TracieB xx said...

Fantabulous card, perfectly matching set and the Hangler images are just to die for lol

Thank you for joining us over at SCS Challenge

TracieB xx
SCSC DT Member

Carolina said...

Very pretty and cute.
Thank you for joining the alphabet challenge

kaylou said...

Hi Vicky

wow this is just so gorgeous, it must have taken you ages,I love it.
Hugs Kaylou xoxo

Lesley said...

Cute card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Julie said...

Hey Vicky - wow -awesome!!!! You are so clever!! Don't think those Webster pages look as though they've been stroked enough though! Juliexx

Courtney said...

What amazing creations Vicky! Thanks for joining our Baby Challenge at Penny's!