Monday, 25 November 2013

Vintage Santa

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Not a lot planned for today apart from getting my laddo some new school shoes, he has destroyed his current pair.I don`t know how he does
So here is todays creation which i enjoyed making yesterday.
I am entering it into the following challenges too:
1.Crafts Too Challenge - Vintage Christmas - Twist 2 - Polychromatic
2.Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge - Challenge 74 - Tags or Boxes
3.Crafty Creations Challenge - Challenge 249 - Ready for the Holidays
4.Fab N Funky Challenge - Anything goes
5.Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 296 - Anything but a card
6.Charisma Cardz Challenge - Challenge 46 - Christmas
7.Totally Papercrafts Challenge - Challenge 194 - Add a bow
8.Brown Sugar Challenge - Challenge 69 - Anything goes

Warning picture heavy.
Products used are;
Kraft square box
Painted with acrylic paints (gold shimmer, metallic white and matt white)
Spellbinders floral oval die
Distress tool
Really old papers
Burgandy trim was from a charity shop a couple of years ago
Hobbyhouse Poinsettia, pearls and pearl medalions
Gold and brown mesh ribbon
Vintage image was free from Blanca at Magic Moonlight printed on to photo card.

a close up of the vintage image.

a overhead view.

I have placed pearls all around the top of the burgandy trim.
another view.

hopefully you can see the depth better on this one, the box is roughly 12cm square so a nice size.
I just need a really special gift to pop inside now.
Thanks so much for looking, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.xx


Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Nic,such a lovely

cebelica said...

Ah-ma-zing box!!! I love, love,love how you decorated it! Hugs! xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

What a gorgeous Vintage image Nic and lovely creation! Utterly fab hun. Hugs, Wends x

aussie aNNie said...

What a lovely gift box Nic, beautifully decorated and exquisite colours...great image too.xx

heidy said...

Love your gorgeous box Nic!!
XXX Heidy

Viv's Visuals said...

Lovely Coops!

Loopylou. said...

swooon and OMG!! thats is just so awesome Coops, I love that fibrey ribbon too, its just such a gorgeous box. Left me feeling all christmassy!!!!
huge hugs Lou xxx

Alison Barlow said...

Gorgeous image, beautifully embellished. Thanks for playing along at Fab'n Funky challenges.
Alison x GDT

Sue said...

WOW! This is stunning Nic. I love the vintage image and all your detailing looks wonderful.
hugs Sue xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous Christmas gift box Coop's I like the vintage image and all the embellishments.
Kevin xx

Creations by Shirl said...

Pretty vintage box, love the image and the added touches to your project...

Marie-Louise said...

Super box Nic.

Judith said...

This is just lovely - Ian fab vintage anta and lovely embellies - thank you for joining in our birthday challenge at Fab'n'Funky hugs Judith x

Sue B said...

Oh WOW!! this is awesome Coops!! it's like an authentic Victorian jewelled box… so, so pretty… love all the little details and the fab vintage image!! it's a really stunning creation! :-)
Hope you have a good week
Big hugs
Sue B xx

Chrissy said...

Fantastic gift box Coops..I love the papers,trim and beautiful bow..gorgeous vintage image too..


Sandra H said...

"WOW" Coops this is truly lovely x

Christine L said...

Beautiful cards since my last visit (only two days ago honest!).. but I particularly love this Santa creation.... how gorgeous is that image... and i LOVE the details you've given the box... fabulous!

Christine x

Lorraine said...

A stunning project Nic. Love the santa and fab design.
Perfect for our challenge at Winter Wonderland, if you fancy joining in.
Lorraine x

Debs said...

Gorgeous decorated box Nic - love the lush rich colours and fabulous traditional Santa.
Debs xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Wow, it's a super box Nic, someone will treasure it for sure.

Hope you did find the shoes, my sons do tend wear down a lot of shoes too.

Warm hugs

Gemma said...

what a beautiful image, gorgeous tin hun :) xx

Judy Corner said...

Oh WOW Nic this is smashing. Judy x

Wishcraft said...

Fab box hun, love how you've used the paints and gorgeous details too :o) Hugs, Lisa x said...

Gorgeous card Nic love the traditional image. Love Alison xx

crafty-stamper said...

stunning box love the vintage image and gold painted frame and gorgeous bow
carol x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow what a gorgeous vintage make and a fab Santa which you could enter into Winter Wonderland's challenge x

Sherry Hickey said...

Wow! Your rich details really capture the Victorian feel on this Christmas box! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sugar Creek Hollow!

Anne said...

Such a beautiful box! I love the layers and pearl swirls, the image is so pretty, and that bow... wow!

Lots of hugs, Anne.

Janet - aka stacky said...

Your box is absolutely beautiful Nic xx

Marlene Atkinson said...

A stunning box Nic, gorgeous embellishments and papers. Marlene

Jackie said...

Oh wow, stunning box. It looks gorgeous :o)
Jackie xx

Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunning box and i so love the image too, i hope you manage to find something equally as stunning to fill it with!!, Luv Sam x

NGCARDS said...

This is a lovely christmas card! Thanks for playing at Charisma! xxx

Sarah said...

Stunning altered box Coops, just love the vintage image and beautiful details x

Louise said...

Wow stunning creation Coops,thank you for joining us at A Creative Romance
louise xx

Denise Goeldner said...

Beautifully decorated box hugs xx

Cazzy said...

Fabulous box Coops, I think you should enter the Quirky Crafts challenge because this is just perfect for the current challenge too!

Cazzy - on behalf of the Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog DT.