Sunday, 19 April 2015

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 235

This time, at One Stitch at a Time the challenge is 'daughers/girls'. Our sponsor is

See the challenge blog for details.

For this challenge, I decided to make a gift for my daughter for Easter, instead of making her a card. I worked with some lovely papers from Panda Bear Designs called Renew Paper Pack 1.

It's a sort of Easter basket idea, to which I will add some chocolate treats once I've managed to buy some! I used a piece of 12 by 12 card for the base, and two of the papers from the pack.
I filled the inside with some shredded raffia, and added some hand-made flowers.
 I added a die cut butterfly to each side, and held the whole thing together with some lace.

And, so you can see a little more of the second paper I used.

The paper pack is not a standard size in the UK, but with the wonders of Photoshop Elements, I was able to resize it to the square format I needed for this project. The butterflies were made with Spellbinders dies, and the flowers with dies from Sizzix's Susan's Garden range. I do love those dies, and have put together quite a collection. It's just a pity that the range is being discontinued (although I've made the most of that by increasing my collection while the dies are being cleared!) I added some colour to the petals with Pan Pastel, and the spotty shading to the green petals with Promarkers.

I hope you can join us this time.

I'd like to enter this project into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge where Spring is in the Air,
Suzy Bees where they want us to use a die or punch,
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards where they want us to use a die cut,
Crafting for the Craic where they're Die-ing for Spring of Easter,
Fussy and Fancy where the theme is Springtime Flowers,
QKR where the theme is Spring Flowers,
Simply Create Too where they want no digi or stamped images,
Wags n Whiskers where the theme is Flowers,
Moving Along with the Times where they want anything but a square card,
Penny's where they want Something for the Girls.


ike said...

That is gorgeous - so very pretty. I hope she enjoys it. :-D



Mimi said...

Oh so gorgeous Josephine, a really wonderful Spring basket and fabulous way to use the Panda Bear papers. Brilliant. Big hugs, Jane xxxxxx

Margaret said...

Such a gorgeous creation. I love the colors and the dp you used. The flowers are fabulous. I'm sure your daughter was thrilled to receive this. Maggie - DT Teamie

NanaConnie said...

WOW, what a magnificent project, Josephine! Marvelously done. We're delighted that you chose to enter our "Spring Flowers" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck and I hope you'll join us again in our next challenge.
NanaConnie DT

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous gift for you daughter . Beautifully made. Thanks for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and we hope to see you back with us soon. Jennifer DT member

Joanna said...

lovely idea!!! thanks for taking part in our challenge

chrissy xx said...

What a Wonderful creation..Such a lovely gift for your daughter..
Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at QKR Stampede.

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous gift Josephine bet your Daughter loved it.
Hugs Julie xxx

Pat K said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Such a beautiful gift. Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. hugs, Pat K x

Janice said...

Ooh, what a lovely Easter gift, this is so pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT, Jx

Helen said...

Gorgeous project - such a clever design,

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

karalschuknecht said...

Beautiful card and great design. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

Helen said...

Me again!

Thanks for joining us at a Gem of a Challenge too.

Helen x

anncreatief said...

Your creation is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge by CC&CC ,good luck and hope to see you again next time
Hugs xxx Dt Anneke and have a nice day.

anncreatief said...

Your creation is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge by CC&CC ,good luck and hope to see you again next time
Hugs xxx Dt Anneke and have a nice day.

chanya13 said...

Beautiful creation !!! Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Unknown said...

Wow! Great project :) Beautiful! Thank you so much for joining our April challenge over at Craft for the Craic.
Eithne :)


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