Saturday, 20 April 2013

Recycled box

Hello everyone,

I thoroughly enjoyed making this one, made it in 1 day flat and now its ready to be gifted . I have tried to use vivid and bright colours so reminiscent of spring and also my new dies..

This was the Tea Bag Box before -




Here's how it looks after recycling it -



Just loving the cheery lynn Anastasia border ,it looks perfectly like a crochet lace. Also i simplyadore these tiny Impression Obsession butterflies ,they add a lovely flutter I have added a second layer onto the butterflies by die cutting a leftover white lacy doily , and distressed it too. I think it makes a wonderful idea to die cut a lacy doily ,gives a delicate touch.Here's a look at the bloom , it nearly took me 2 hours to make this chyrsanthmum 



 A few more closeups-



Hope these blooms brighten your day :)
Happy Weekend !

Challenges to be entered -

http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.ca/2013/04/week-203-passion-for-flowers.html
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/use-sentiment.html
http://crafterscornerindia.blogspot.in/2013/03/crafters-corner-7-bingo.html(Dies ,pattern paper, pearls orflowers, pattern paper, stamping or bflies, pp, distressing)
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.in/2013/04/challenge-7-alter-it.html
http://shellysimagesblog.blogspot.in/2013/04/ttt-challenge-april-showers-bring-may.html
http://flutterbywednesdays.blogspot.in/2013/04/flutter-by-wednesday-236.html
http://foreverfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/challenge-59-diecutspunches.html
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.in/2013/04/ptt116-colorphoto-inspiration.html
http://milkcoffeechallenge.blogspot.in/2013/04/welcome-spring-challenge.html

17 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I love all your details. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends.

    Karen

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  2. Gorgeous up-cycling Sachi!..Your centre flower looks so beautiful..I just love the various dies you have used on your box..Everything is just beautiful..The Anastasia border really looks so amazing..Definitely buying it now! :-)

    Thank you so much for playing along 'Crafter's Corner' # 7 and Best of luck

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  3. Wow !This is absolutely gorgeous ! beautiful flower and what an amazing use of dies !

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  4. So pretty!! Fabulous job! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!!

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  5. So pretty Sachi.I agree with you about that die.It does look like crocheted lace.Gorgeousssss and what a clever idea to use doily pieces on top of the butterfly.Clever girl,thats what you are.:-).Thanks for playing along with Crafter's Corner Challenge #7.All the best.

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  6. Beautiful. Perfect colors for spring & for PTT's challenge. Thanks for playing along this week.

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  7. Your recycled box is lovely and absolutely perfect for this weeks theme.

    Thanks so much for joining in my 'Passion for Flowers' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  8. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week Tracy x

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  9. You have achieved a very nice card!
    Bravo! ...I love everything you put on it. .. that gives creativity.
    Can you please you on my blog.and if you want to become a Member?

    Crafty Hugs, Alex

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  10. What a great project turned out just beautiful, love the flowers and the little butterflies, very pretty.
    Thanks for joining in with us at Flutter By Wednesdays..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. Hi sachi,

    lovely creations!! happy to follow you.
    I would also like to invite you to join my blog
    http://www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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  12. Amazing and absolutely gorgeous... I'm a new blogger... Do visit my blog.. http://kitchenserenity.blogspot.in/

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  13. Just beautiful! I love how you altered the box. And the lace and flowers give such an elegant feel. Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Shelly's Images Blog.
    -Shelly
    Shelly's Images.com

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  14. What a fantastic idea!! Good luck in the draw tonight at Paper Crafting Journey and thanks for joining in the challenge, XOX Lucy

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  15. Gorgeous idea of upcycling!! LOVE the bloom!
    Thanks for playing along 'Crafter's Corner' # 7

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  16. wow...very well executed...Thank you for joining the Crafters Corner Challenge#7

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  17. Im in love with your bloom..it's gorgeous..its beautiful..beautifully altered box..:)

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