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Friday, 7 August 2015

Creative Artiste August Challenge

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Today I am sharing my first design team project for Creative Artiste Challenge.

This month the design team had a colour chart to follow and to use flowers and butterflies.

My design team colleague Bev chose the theme for this month.

We are all looking forward to seeing your creations.

The theme is Anything Goes with Flowers and Butterflies



This is the side view of my altered box


View from the top.

Step by Step

1. I painted the top and the bottom of the paper mache box with acrylic paint.
2. On the base of the box I added floral lace with pearl embellishments in the centre of each flower and added a butterfly.
3. On the lid I first layered pearl floral trim around the sound.
4. For the top of the lid I added leaves from my stash, I then added flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.
5. To finish off I added 3 pearl butterfly embellishments.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting for all Seasons #107 - Bright and Beautiful
Creative Moments #74 - Anything Goes
Frilly and Funkie - Things with Wings
Clear it Out Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #71- Always Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers #144 - Anything but a Card
Not Just Cards  #23- Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxx

32 comments:

Kay Dalton said...

this is gorgeous and you totally nailed the colour love it,x

Suman Pandit said...

very very pretty Linda,love your flower cluster on the top!! the leaves are fabulous !!

Jennifer Bradley said...

Beautiful box Linda, gorgeous arrangement on the lid. Jennifer xx

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation to share, gorgeous colours and love all of the added beauties..xx
{aNNie The Journey Is The Start My Personal Blog}

Bad Kitty said...

very nice
hugs

Wheelie Crafty said...

Gorgeous Box Linda I love the richness in your colours and all the gorgeous embellishments...
Thank you for joining our Design Team...

Hugs Rhonda DT xxx
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.co.uk

Doreen said...

Love your gorgeous box.xxx

stephen nicholls said...

wowzaa stunning make Linda soo beautiful. hugs Steve xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous flowers and beautiful decorations Linda
Gr Karin

Laine said...

So pretty Linda, with lovely deep colours.
Laine
xx

Andree said...

A gorgeously decorated box Linda. I love the colours and the pretty flowers. The lace and different pearl embellishments are all wonderful. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs xxx

Kathy said...

This is gorgeous Linda, I love the arrangement of flowers and the colours you've used

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh wow!!! Just fantastic!! LOVE so much this round box!! Really adorable mixed media!!

Desire Fourie said...

Wow this is gorgeous Linda. Adore the flower arrangement on top.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Wow, you hit this challenge out of the park. These colors match the palete just perfect and I LOVE LOVE those beads and that lace. Gorgeous

Jan Ltc said...

This is beautiful Linda xx Jan

mags said...

Wonderful project Linda. Love it.
Mags
x

Papercraft By Carole said...

What a fab little box - love that lace!! Thanks for joining us at CCM&M this time!! Cxx

Chris said...

Wow this is absolutely gorgeous. Chris xx

Carol said...

This is a gorgeous makeover Linda, I love the colour combo. Carol x

rachel said...

this is stunning Linda - super beautiful xx

Jennifer Johnston said...

A beautiful box Linda, just love the colours you have used and the flowers are so pretty.
Have a lovely weekend.
Hugs Jennifer xx.

pam said...

Gorgeous project Linda, beautiful colours and flower arrangement.
hugs pam x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wow Linda, I love this beautiful gift box those flowers are fabulous
Kevin xx

Helen Haines said...

Absolutely stunning Linda, a great idea and the colours of the flowers are just beautiful. Thank you for joining is at Crafting for All Seasons. Helen DT xx

Mrs A. said...

Wow. This is lovely. Absolutely stunning. Love the flowers and the butterflies. Thankyou for sharing with us at crafting from the heart. Hugs Valeryanne. DT.

Chris said...

Stunning box, absolutely love these rich colours! Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments.
Chris
x

Kerry Atherton said...

Awesome Creation Linda xx I love those leaves on the lid !!!

Beverley Lowe said...

Absolutely gorgeous creation Linda. Love everything about that lovely box - I want one! :)
Hugs,
Bev xx

Nancy Dynes said...

Your altered box is breathtaking! Thanks so much for joining us at The Frilly and Funkie Challenge Blog!
Hugs,
Nancy

Cec said...

What a pretty box. Love all the flowers and the lace motifs around the outside. The little pearl butterflies are sweet. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.
Hugs!
Cec

flossbite said...

Beautiful make, so pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Hugs
Fiona DT xx