Friday, February 11, 2011

Box of Blessing

It's Release Day with Heartfelt Creations. The sets in the New Life Collection and a new cutting die are stunning and perfectly timed for Easter. *My apologies this is going live 2 days late - bad head cold and puppy house training*


I'm not completely happy with this box because it doesn't have a finished feel to it yet for me. I will likely alter it some more before I send it off to Heartfelt Creations. I started off by making a card which in my head was to be a set to go in this box. I covered the box with card stock and that's where the train derailed!!! Suddenly, I couldn't get the box together as the fit had become too tight. I ran out of time to finish or alter this box any more since it took me 4 days to get to this frustrating place.



I decided to mount the card as the focal point for the box top and submit 'as is'. Then I put my sad, sorry self to bed for a few days!

I'll fill you in on our puppy adventures tomorrow if my nose cooperates and stops this incessant dripping. My youngest daughter has been home from school for 2 full days now sick with this cold - again! Her tonsils are huge but not infected and I'm claiming this as such a blessing. It's a virus and we just need to be patient and let our bodies do their thing so we get better.

Have a wonderful weekend and stop by the Heartfelt Creations blog for more inspiration and specific instructions to create this project.

stamps; Decorative Vintage Cross, Vintage Life Background (heartfelt creations)
paper; celeste paper pad, flora & fauna specialty paper pad (K&Co), elephant, walnut creme (bazzill)
ink; versamark (tsukineko), soot black distress ink (ranger)
accessories; silver detail ep (ranger), silver painty pen (zig), cream ribbon (offray), sm square nesties, eyelet squares, labels 12 (spellbinders), lg double arches punch (martha stewart)

5 comments:

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Stunning, beautiful, elegant; one outstanding creations! LOVE IT!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

this is gorgeous, I luv the details...very sweet....I hope you are feeling better and have a fabby weekend!

enjoy *~*

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

I scrolled your blog and found the adopted puppies you are giving a home to, I just want to say thank you for your time, effort, finances, love, and attention you are giving these dogs...my hat is off to you!

enjoy *~*

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Well, I think it's just beautiful. What a pretty shade of green and those embossed panels with the ribbon are totally gorgeous. Wonderful scripture verse too!

Hope you and the family shake the cold/flu. Take care of yourself!

Hugs,
Linda

Conniecrafter said...

sorry to hear your not feeling well and that you had such a bad time making this but it turned out beautiful, love the sentiment and your lovely ribbon treatment and layering!

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