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Wednesday 14 November 2012

Bring out the Gingerbread

Hi Folks
This is my second post for today.
It's time for another weekly challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.  Must admit these weeks are flying by.
We have three fab sponsors for this weeks challenge:
My Heart Pieces - 3 digi images of the winners choice
The Paper Shelter - $20 gift certificate
Make It Crafty - $15 gift certificate
I think you will agree some fab prizes.  Our challenge theme is everyone's favourite - Anything Goes.

I used a cute Gingerbread image from Make It Crafty for my project.

I decided to do something a bit different for this project so I have made a gift box.  This little box was given to me by one of my daughters.  She received some jewellery in it for her birthday and didn't want the box so I decided to make it into a little box for gingerbread cookies.

I coloured the image with promarkers and cut it out using one of my dies.  I added some glamour dust to the white icing parts and some pearls for the buttons.  I topped the box with some christmas paper and edged with gold glitter paper.  A couple of flower toppers, a bow and sentiment finished the top.

For the sides I covered it with some brown ribbon (can't really see it very well), put some lace over the top and then decorated with some pearls.

Thanks for popping by and hope you will pop over to Penny's and check out the challenge details and the great creations from the rest of the design team.  Looking forward to seeing all your entries.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Ribbon Girl - Add sparkle
Whimsy Stamps - Traditional Christmas colouring
Simply Create Too - Use your stash (flowers, ribbon, pearls)
A Gem of a Challenge - Ribbon and lace
Forever Friends - Use ribbon/twine
Papertake - Flower power
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
Passion for Promarkers - Moon and stars
LEJ Designs - Seasons greetings
The Stamping Boutique - Food
Divas by Design - Anything goes

Take care.


Desire Fourie said...

Mags,this is a gorgeous little Christmas gift box. I can already taste the cookies.
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Caroline said...

This is gorgeous, the little box is fabulous and beautifully decorated. Caroline xxx

Doreen said...

Love this fabulous image,great design.xxx

Sonia said...

Funny image, gorgeous creation:)

Unknown said...

Hello Mags so beautiful love it colours embellies the ginger man is sooo cute everything just perfect hug ssassyxxxx

Linda Palmer said...

Darling image. I love what you did with this cute image, and love your beautiful coloring. Great design, great card.

nwilliams6 said...

Sweet box Mags. What a fun idea to redo it into a gingerbread cookie box. Love the image and the embellishments. Fun gift. Hugz!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous gift box Mags, I like the dancing gingerbread man
Kevin xx

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous make Mags, love the image and scrummy details.

Donna x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Mags: Your 2nd entry is such a beautiful box--amazing make! Isn't this a fun way to use your stash! Thanks for joining in our "Use Your Stash - Challenge #26" at Simply Create Too.

Simply Create Too DesignTeam

Mian said...

Hi Mags! This box is absolutely gorgeous! Love the golden frame around the edge of the box and it´s perfectly decorated too. Perfect way to use your stash! Well done.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Simply Create Too.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Vee Cassidy said...

That is a beautiful altered box and the gingerbread man is lovely. Thank you for sharing this wonderful piece of altered art at LEJ Designs and we would love to see more of your creations. Good luck in the challenge. Vee xx

downrightcrafty said...

hi Mags, what a great idea and super image for your ginger bread cookie box, love the edging on the image plate so soft along with those lovely papers
Hugs Kate xx

CraftyGirl said...

Wow Mags this is wonderful. I love your gingerbread image. Thank you for playing along this week at The Stamping Boutique. Good luck in the challenge and I hope to see you in the next challenge.


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Diane Louise J said...

Good afternoon Mags - your gift box is so gorgeous and cute. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends Ribbon/Twine Challenge. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again very soon. We have a DT call running at the moment, pop back to FF for more details.
Hugs Diane xx

Louise said...

Aww, what a lovely box! Love the fab image and all your finishing details. Thank you for your kind words on my blog x

Anonymous said...

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Diane said...

Your gingerman cookie box is fab Mags !! Even better that you have recycled an item that would have been thrown away !! Thangs for sharing your fab box with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

hugs Diane xx

An'Jenic G. said...

Beautiful gift box. I love the image and the elements used. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Simply Create Too DT AJ~

Tanya said...

What a fun box Mags! I love the image and all the sparkles :)

Thanks for joining our Fortnightly Challenge at Forever Friends Challenge Blog :)

Tanya xx

Jacqy said...

Mags, this is an adorable gift box. Love the image you used. Cute , cute card. So glad you shared your talent and joined our challenge this week. Hope to see you next week.

Helen said...

Gorgeous, Mags - love that image and your gift box is fab.

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Helen x

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous Mags, so cute...Thanks for playing along at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

Anonymous said...

Great gift box. I love a gingerbread man! so festive. Lovely. Thanks for joining in at LEJ Designs this week! Good luck xx

Pamela said...

Gorgeous box, great gingerbread man. Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Pam x

coops said...

so stunning mags.gorgeous design and colours and i love your gingerbread man :D

xx coops xx

coops said...

oops forgot to say.thanks foe joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Jackie said...

Simply darling project! I love that gingerbread it's so cute and fun! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiment Designs Challenge!

Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

Anonymous said...

Love the box! And that gingerbread man is so cute. Thank you for joining us for Challenge #58 - Food at The Stamping Boutique. We hope you will be inclined to play with us again. Good Luck~Patti TSB DT

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Mags, what a gorgeous box. I love the cute image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Daniele said...

what a fun image just loving his shiny buttons

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Gorgeous box Mags, I love that gold edge and the image is so cute, thanks for joining in with our ribbon and twine challenge over at Forever Friends and good luck
Julie x
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Jan said...

I love this! Thanks for playing along with us at WS xx Jan