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Monday 23 May 2016

Craft Box DT Debut

Good morning, this mornings post is my DT debut project for the Craft Box! I'm still doing a happy dance to be part of such a fabulous team. If you have'n't heard of Craft Box, it's a wonderful monthly box of crafty goodies which arrives beautifully packaged with a personal note from Anna the lovely lady behind Craft Box. Each month the goodies are themed and this month's box has the theme of Timeless and it's full of beautiful crafty treats, you can find all about Craft Box here

I've made a card, a necklace and a little gift box using goodies from the May box and there is still loads left, I'll be sharing some more projects over the next few days. The necklace was made using elements from the Timeless box with a few finding The beads in this months selection were in a lovely little tin so I decided to alter it. I began with a coat of gesso and then applied some of the lovely tissue from the Craft Box with matte medium. The frame is also from the May box, gilded with silver gilding flakes and applied to another piece of the beautiful tissue with matte medium. Once it was dry I filled the aperture with resin and left it to dry. I added a bow, a little pearl and then used some of the pretty washi tape in the box to cover the lower part of the tin. The pearl feet were part of this months preorder gift! 

The card was made using more of the gorgeous tissue. The focal image is a stamp from Stampendous, coloured with distress inks/ I've added washi tape, a pretty little window embellie, flowers, one of the little frames gilded with silver flakes, feathers, mirror charm and a beautiful red piece of lace

As always each craft box is full of beautiful goodies and for my necklace I used some of the beads and one of the gorgeous cabochons. I used a glue on bail to turn the cabochon into a pendant. The chain is from this month's craft box as are the beads

Phew I told you you got lots of goodies in each Craft Box lol.

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:

Addicted to stamps: Lace. pearls and a stamp
Creative Fingers: Anything goes
Come and Get It: ribbon and charms
Deep Ocean: vintage/shabby chic
Really Reasonable Ribbon: Vintage with ribbon or trim

Thanks so much for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. How beautiful your first project is as a new DT. What a nice vintage looking piece with lovely colors. You did a great job. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at HIMCR, good luck!!! Amy DT

  3. Very gorgeous vintage card. Love the colors! The rustic lace is stunning. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon and can't wait to see your next gorgeous card or project with us soon. Nancy Hill, Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

  4. You have mae some beautiful romantic creations Claire! A lovely little box, necklace and a beautiful vintage card! Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

  5. Wow!1 Beautiful work. Love all the gorgeous details. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  6. Hello, Claire. Your card and box are gorgeous. So creative and super lovely touches to everything. Thanks for sharing in our Vintage Challenge, and please join us again soon.
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  7. Wow Claire this is spectacular, what a stunning creation full of so much beauty, thank you for joining our challenge at ADDICTED TO STAMPS I hope that you will join us again
    lorraine x

  8. Lovely card and such a pretty necklace and box ♥ Thanks for sharing your creations with us at Creative Fingers! Hope you will join us again! Remember to check back to see if you are one of our winners too :)
    And I'm so sorry to be late commenting! Had a bad month healthwise.. PS: I got a sweet blogcandy if you wanna join in! ♥ Tindaloo


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