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StampAMemory Creative Challenge 9

Blog Hop: Women In Our Lives

Box-cards-trio Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Blog Hop.  This time our theme is Women In Our Lives.  Very timely with Mothers' Day approaching. 


Our friendly, funny team has demonstrators from all over Australia and a fabulous team forum where we all connect and share ideas, encouragement and lots of laughs.  Remember as you're hopping along, that if you'd like to become a demonstrator and join a warm, welcoming crew - you can get in touch with one of us and we'll send you some more information.

Previous Blog Hop:

You may have arrived here from the blog of Kristine Thompson, or perhaps you are starting your hop from here.  There are 14 stops today and a prize to be won for leaving a comment at each lovely project.  Details below.

Time To Get Hopping:

My contribution today is a little gift box, containing some matching little gift cards and envelopes.  I think it'd make a lovely Mothers' Day present. 

(Inspired by a gorgeous one I saw when I visited Sue Bayliss.  Sue is not blogging just at the moment but she's still creating exquisite papercraft items.)

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The box base is 8cm x 8cm which is just the right size to fit the little Love Notes that come in Very Vanilla or Whisper White with envelopes.  Just waiting for you to get creative and decorate them.  They are a great size for a little gift card.

The Recipe:

Colours:  Not Quite Navy, Blue Bayou  oops no it is Baja Breeze (thanks Christine for being a good proofreader - you missed your calling!), Whisper White

Stamps: Vintage Vogue

Tools:  Big Shot, Scallop Envelope Die, Little Leaves Sizzlits, Trimmer with Scoring Blade, Sponge Daubers, Small Oval Punch

Other: Pretties Kit Half Pearls, Pretties Kit Rhinestone Brad, Whisper White Love Notes/Envelopes, Urban Garden DSP

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Thanks for visiting my patch of blogland and an early  'Happy Mothers' Day' to all the mums out there. 

Prize Draw:

Leave a comment on all 14 stops before 6am May 3rd and email Nikki at nikki@inkyart.com.au  for a chance to win some blog candy.  (Non SU demos eligible for blog candy.)

Next Stop On The Hop:

The next stop on the blog hop is a big hop skip and jump over to Western Australia for the talented Gayatri Murali.  Have fun!!


We Art With Heart girls do a blog hop at the end of every month.  Hope to catch you again at the end of May for another fabulous hop.

Cheers,  Sue

Comments

Kathryn Ruddick

Oh that is just toooo gorgeous Sue - love the colours and the simple, elegant design.

Christine Blain

This is adorable, Sue - you've made a beautiful little project. Is that Blue Bayou, or Baja Breeze??? (Testing you, now!) LOVE what you've made; thanks for sharing :)

Gayatri

Such a cute box and lovely note cards. Simple and elegant. Lovely!

Tina

What a beautiful gift. I agree with Kathryn - very elegant.

Kristine Thompson

I just love those colours together Sue. A fantastic gift for Mother's day, or any other day for that matter.

Ros Davidson

Cute little box of cards you have there Sue. I love how you used the envelope die scallop section to make the "frame" of the box lid.

Judy May

A gorgeous gift, Sue. Love the colours.

Claire Daly

Oh wow, that's really beautiful Sue. Love the use of the BigShot die, and the pearls with the flowers and leaves. Great little gift set. So proud to have you in the Art with Heart team :)

Nicole Rouillon

Very lovely and elegant Sue! Beautiful color combination. It will make a lovely gift.

Alisha Watson

Sue, that is just way too beautiful for words, thanks for sharing your great creations with us all

Dianne Dunk

Sue that is just gorgeous - as usual. I love it. Might have to 'case' it one day.

Tanja Westwood

I love the colours Sue. Such a gorgeous little box and cards, what great little present

Christine H

What a lovely idea for a gift and those colours are great together. A beautiful Madex Creation, Sue!

Kim Colborne

The colours really work well together and the designs are very sweet. Love the effect used - altogether very very clever!

Kathryn Mangelsdorf

Sue this is one of my favourite colour combinations, love the box and matching cards.

Anne-Marie Stephanides

This looks really beautiful Sue, feminine and elegant! gorgeous little gift!

Crystal

I love the colours Sue, beautiful!

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