4 December 2012

Anything goes at PTW ..... with the option of making a gift

The new challenge at this weeks Papertake Weekly is 'anything goes' sponsored by Lili of the Valley with the option of making a gift  -  I made an 'exploding' box which I thought would be mid-way between a card and a gift - I had a great time making it but I hadn't bargained on it being so difficult to photograph!

I used LOTV Classic Christmas papers, red satin ribbon and 12mm white cotton lace plus a LOTV Mini Masterpiece - the box and the lid weren't too bad to make, as long as I made sure I measured everything perfectly :-) and I managed to get the little wobbly bits stuck to strips of acetate and hey presto, it worked - I was amazed!

I went to town on the lid and used Kort & Godt beaded roses, beaded berries and chrysanthemums; Wild Orchid Crafts large rosebuds, hip rosebuds and Ribbon Girl berries - all the flowers are from here
There is some very inspirational work by the PTW design team and I urge you to pop over and have a look - I'm sure you will be inspired to join in!
See you soon, Mary G x


kath said...

wow mary it's stunning...why are all the gorgeous things always difficult to photograph...stay warm and snuggly hugs kath xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning. I love the design and gorgeous decorations


Chrissy said...

SOOO beautiful Mary, I just love this expolding box..the flowers and papers are just gorgeous.The floral arrangement is wonderful.


Liz's creative corner said...

Gorgeous creation Mary, lovely flower detail, I made an exploding box recently and I know what you mean! i added some of your gorgeous flowers to the top too lol, hugs Liz xx

Mandy said...

Absolutely beautiful Mary !


Sharon Caudle said...

Oh my Ms Mary!!! This is so full of yumminess!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!
hugs, Sharon

Brodders said...

Oh Mary this is stunning, I guess it is for me ? lol x

Grenouille Greetings said...

An explosion of loveliness, Mary. So prettily done! Hugs, Lesley

Marjorie said...

Wow Mary, your box is gorgeous. Hugs Marjorie.x x

Yuri said...

Hello Mary,
Thank you for visiting my blog and for your sweet comment.

Wow...Beautifully decorated creation Mary.
I absolutely love your colouring and all the wonderful details!

I love your sweet blog, and am a new follower.

Yuri x

Teresa said...

Oh wow Mary, this is really beautiful, I love the festive colours and gorgeous embellishments. Teresa xx

Mau xx said...

Stunning!! you excel Mary.
Hugs Mau xx