Monday, 4 October 2010

a little christmas gift.

good evening all.sorry i`m late again!! but have been faffing with tonights project.i bought 3 of these jars from work, filled with scented tealights,these ones are cinnamon and were only £1.99 a jar so i thought they would make great gifts.
i am entering this into the following challenge:
1.crafty cardmakers=challenge 31=step away from the square.
products used are:
ready bought jar filled with tealights.
dovecraft premium papers.
ms doily edge punch.
lace from stash.
whiff of joy image and sentiment.
kars felt holly.
gold pearl.
ribbons from stash.
promarkers.
glossy accents.

close up of the image.
promarkers used are:
skin=blush,sunkissed pink,coral.
hair-cinnamon,cocoa,walnut,black.
dress=pastel yellow,mustard,raw sienna.
candle=ruby,cardinal.burgandy.
holly=moss,olive.



a sideways view.



an overhead view.


and how the jar started off :)
thanks so much for popping by, i hope you like my little jar.
off to blog hop now.
enjoy the rest of your evening.
luv coops xxxxx



37 comments:

tilly said...

Wow, a super gift Coopsy, and will not break the bank, well done for spotting the potential in it.I don't mind a few coming my way lol
Tilly x

Carol said...

WOW Nic, so you're not just a pretty face then lol!! This is super stunning Sweetie, what a brilliant idea. I would luv a gift like that, you're so clever! Good luck in the challenge. Lotsa luv xxxx

Andria said...

BrilliANT gift idea, much better than a plain jar.

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wow that looks gorgeous what a beautiful gift, grgeous work hun, su,xx

Lizzy xx said...

Oooooh fabbylicious hun...lucky person who receive it, gorgeous image & colours ...luv it! xx Lizzy xx :)

sandra's crafty corner said...

awe these are beautiful hun xxxx

cardmaking bird said...

Great christmas gift idea! I hope I'm on your christmas list, Nic ;-) Marie xx

Di said...

How brilliant are these coops. There's a b&m about 5 mins walk from me, guess whee i'm going on my day off. The image fits perfectly , you've done such a great job. Di.xx

Lindsey said...

What a great idea! I'll have to give this one a try :-)
Linds x

Jules said...

Hi Coops

Fantastic project.

Seeing the "before" makes you appreciate how brilliant the "after" is.

Love what you have done here and I can almost smell those lovely candles.

Love Jules xx

Jennifer said...

Great idea Coops! A lovely gift and looks a lot more expensive than £1.99!xx Jenny xx

Vicky said...

Hi Nic hun fabulous project these would make fabby little stocking filler gifts to your family & friends, they are super. I luuurrrrvvveee the thought of them smelling cinnamon mmmmm. You have decorated it beautifully & your colouring is as fab as always I love the ribbon & lace its all lush hun, you should be proud. Hope you had a fab weekend.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

amanda stokes said...

Gorgeous gift idea Coops,you've made an inexpensive gift look very expensive indeed,i think i might have to pinch it ;)
hugs amanda xx

Noreen said...

What a fab project & a great idea for a craft fayre, or to give as a gift xx

Mina said...

your so right Nic these would make a fantastic gift...really special and so beautifully coloured...what a great idea
Mina xxx

Sharon said...

Love it!! what a great gift.
hugs
Sharon x

Lee said...

Just saw this on DC,Absolutely stunning you clever girl lol.We do not have one of these shops as far as i know anyway booo hooo.xxx

MissyG said...

Fantastic gift idea, I might use that myself! I have two demos to do before christmas and need some ideas for gifts to sell at them. I love the colours and the lace you have used.
Linda

Lin said...

What a lovely gift you have made from something quite plain. I love that you have totally made this unique.

I would be thrilled to get something so pretty for christmas.

£1.99 well spent!!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Lin xx

Mad Moose said...

Stunning! lovely idea and its a great gift - well worth the £1.99

Kathleen said...

Fantastic gift. Money well spent.

Andrea C said...

wow these look so classy and like something you would see in a posh boutique, amazing work yet again x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous adorable gift.
luv
Debby

Dazie said...

Soooooooo beautiful what a stunning gift!
Dazie
x

Kerryn said...

They are so lovely and such lovely gifts!!!

BettyBoop67 said...

Wow Coops, Absolutely wicked. What a great gift & price too.
Take care, Sue xx

kay said...

hi nic,brilliant gift idea,you have decorated it perfectly,x

Janette said...

What a brilliant idea and you made it so special, just love it Nic.xx

karen said...

Perfect!! I love it, karen xx

Twocrafty said...

Gorgeous and a really fab idea, looks like I might have to be taking a shopping trip sometime soon... LOL

Tracy x

Christine said...

Hi Nic what a clever idea & the image is perfect for the gift..fab colours well done you.

smiles Christine xx

Caroline and Jayne said...

Lovely project xx
Why don't you pop along to our craft blog www.fiskarettes.co.uk We have competitions, challenges, charity events and even a class at the NEC (Birmingham with Shimelle lane - but you need to book x)You can inspire or be inspired :)

Gem said...

Fab idea and a lovely gift, beautifully decorates! Gem x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wowzer this is brilliant what a fantastic gift idea for Christmas, I adore the colours and image this is excellent.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Kat said...

What a lovely gift. Love how you've coloured this sweet image. Thanks for joining us at CCM.

Kat x

Josephine said...

That's a beautiful image, and a fabulous project.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

Delphine said...

Wow, what a wonderful gift, Nic! The image is beautifully coloured and the papers are gorgeous! Brilliant! Hugs Delphine xx