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Thursday, 13 September 2012

Not a Card!

Hello again :)

<<<If you're looking for my Platypus Creek DT make, scroll down a little to my previous post>>>

Another challenge at Delightful Challenges, the theme is "Anything but a Card". There's so many things you can do, perhaps you'd like to make a bookmark, a gift tag, pimp a notebook or even make some jewelry! I chose to alter a match box that had been lying around in my craft room for quite a while now. I really wanted to do something with it, but never got around to it. Until this challenge that is! I think it would work really well as a gift card holder, or filled with sweets :) I've actually used the match box sleeve as a template and made a new one from card stock, as the original was a bit tatty and I was having problems sticking the card to the sides where you strike the matches. I then used some contrasting DP to cover up the seam in the corner. Hope you can join us and share your non-card ideas with us, I'm very curious to see what you will come up with.



Materials:
* Tulips from the Digital Delights Holland Mieke set, coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum Noirs
* Hunkydory Cameo & Echo Park A Walk in the Park DPs
* Gems, pearls, lace and ribbon from stash

We are being sponsored by Scrapy Land this week, our winner will receive a 20 dollar gift card for their store:


Challenges:
* Oldie but a Goodie (1 image, 2 papers, 3 flowers) I've used up some CS and DP that were birthday presents last year
* Stamptacular Sunday (Anything but a Card)
* Pile it On (Patterned Paper)
* Amusing Challenges (Anything but a Card)
* Kaboodle Doodles (Flowers)
* Shopping Our Stash (1,2,3) 1 image, 2 papers, 3 flowers/pearls/gems
* Papelitos (Anything Goes)
* Top Tip Tuesday (Recycle It) I've recycled an empty match box
* Craft Your Passion (Blast from the Past) # 126 Floral Images
* Sparkles Forum (Nature)

20 comments:

  1. Fabulous card!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles monthly challenges for our * Nature * challenge.

    Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz x

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  2. Fab creation hun, love the Tulips & the colours!

    Hugs Shell xx

    ps Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly, good luck!

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  3. How cute! Love the tulips and the versatility of it...great idea! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash for our 3,2,1 Challenge!

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  4. Great your little "Holland" box.
    Thanks for joining us at CYP.
    LG Michelle

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  5. Hi Ciska:)
    Such an adorable idea! I love your matchbox and the tulips are perfect! Sometimes I forget that the accessories of a set make fantastic main images! Way to go!!!
    Hugs,
    Lisa F.

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  6. Glad that you play along this week and thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles!
    ~Michelle
    http://scraposition.blogspot.com

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  7. That's so pretty Ciska! You should enter that into the ABAC challenge here...

    http://anythingbutacard.com/

    ttfn!

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  8. Love the idea, Ciska, and it turned out so cute. I love the tulips and the papers you selected for the box.
    Hugs,
    Larelyn

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  9. Great box love the idea love the papers you used,lovely image too thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week

    Hugs Winnie DT

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  10. I love your altered matchbox! Cool project!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our Recycle It challenge. Hugs

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  11. Beautiful project - so pretty
    Thanks for joining us this fortnight at OBAG for our recipe challenge
    Lisa x

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  12. great box thank you for joining us at stamptacular this week

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  13. Well howdy doody, what a dandy idea to recycle a match box. It IS the perfect size for a very special little gift. I love it! :)

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips.
    Have a great one!
    Lisa xx

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  14. What a neat little treat box! Thanks for playing along with Pile It On this week!

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  15. Cute little box - I'll really have to try one someday! Thanks for playing along with my Amusing Challenges this week - hope you'll return! :)

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  16. Super cute box - fab image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at AOBG this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  17. very nice project - perfect for us challenge - thanks so much for playing with craftyourpassionchallenges - hugs Joanna

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  18. What a sweet little gift box. Love it.

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Recycle It!' challenge.

    Carol x

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  19. what a great little matchbox project! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for joining in the 3-2-1 challenge at Shopping our Stash!

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  20. What a sweet creation. So beautiful design. I have worked for the Plastic Cards Printing and designing company and this design inspire me so much. I really appreciate your work.

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