Thursday, 29 January 2009

Funky Fairys Challenge #1

It's the first challenge this week over on Funky Fairys Challenge Blog and the theme is 'Valentines'. You can make a card or any other craft project as long as you use at least one item from Funky Fairys Papercrafts whether it was purchased from their shop or a free download.

I've made a 'Valentines' pillow box using the free download 'Loving It Simple' from Funky Fairy Inspirations. The wording is the 'Loved Themed Word Art' available from the Funky Fairys Shop. I cut the word art out using my square scalloped nesties and as there was a black lined box around the wording I went over theses with sakura stardust black and added more lines for a striped effect. I made the tag by cutting the hearts with the Fiskars shapecutter and layering them, punched a hole through top of heart threaded some black cord adding some beads and a little heart charm with jump rings. The three hearts to the other side were cut again using the shapecutter in the red paper from my scraps and matching paper to the pillow box from the download set.

Sorry about the shadow on the second picture, I just wanted to show the pillow box at a different angle.


Ria said...

Oh Joanne it is gorgeouss ;) thanks for joining the Funky Fairys Challenge ;)

hugs Ria

Tasha said...

Joanne this is lovely - ive not seen a handmade pillow box before wow - its really something else and the colours are fab red and black are such the perfect combination
love tasha xx

Lorraine Robertson said...

What a gorgeous box & perfect with valentines just around the corner..

Lorraine xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love the pillow box, just need some choccies in it now. mmmmm. Hope you are much better now. Hazel xo

CraftyC said...

Love your pillow box, the colours are great and I wonder what is inside?

Jill said...

ohh Joanne I love this is just gorgeous love the black and red coloru combo too hugs Jill x

Ila said...

I love this project!! What a Gorgeous Valentine pillow box!!...Hugs, Ila

Anonymous said...

WOW, this is gorgeous, and it is so perfectly done, well done...
Hugs Angel

Poppy said...

lovely box,great colours.

The twins mum said...

Joanne this is fantastic. love the colours.
Oh and I checked out metallic butterfly what a great idea thank you

cats whiskers said...

This is stunning what a gorgeous colour combo ad love that cham
hugs jacqui xx

Emma said...

Yeh great mind think alike and so do ours!!! Lol the charm. You should enter into One Stop Craft challenge too as thats 'charm it'.
Emma x

Bev said...

Joanne this is fabulous - love the colour combo

hugs Bev x

Sue said...

oh wow,this is absolutely gorgeous Joanne...i love it:)


clare said...

this is lovely hun...i made mine this afternoon..not uploaded it yet.
i love how you made the charm...good luck with challenge
hugs clarex

Louise Emma said...

Just fabulous hun x Love it x

Sally said...

Such a lovely treat pillow box. Red and black are so stunning together. Thank you for joining in FF Challenge

aardvarkpest said...

Gorgeous pillow box. Red & black go so well together and look so elegant.


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