Thursday, 5 May 2011

Charisma Cardz - GDT :)

Today Im sharing my first project for Charisma Cardz as their GDT for May.  I love their challenges, so was really chuffed to be asked, even though it seems like ages ago since I announced it on my blog! lol. :)

Anyway, the theme this week is 'No Cards Allowed'.  Now, I spent a couple of days last week making boxes to store my cards in as they just dont look nice in envelopes when there are lots of embellies, and they are also quite hard to store.  I have been lucky enough to sell my cards in the past at the local hairdressers but it has now been sold, so am stuck with quite a few until I have time to do a craft fair.

I decorated one of my boxes with this cute image called Garden Mae from Some Odd Girl who are sponsoring the challenge this week.  I coloured her with PM's and I used MS punches and some scrap strips of card for the trellis design.  The DP is Kate Knight (freebie) and I used stickles for sparkle.

I am entering this in the below competitions:

Stamp Something - Things with wings
Totally Papercrafts - Glitter
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes - 2nd entry
Creative Inspirations - Digi Day
Spoonful of Sugar - White + one (blue)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for looking at my blog today, and I hope you find time to check out the other wonderful and inspirational projects by the rest of the DT.


Paula said...

Love your butterflies & the way they are peched. The matching of your paper to those swirls is terrific & the scrap trellis is quite delightful. The dimension on the wdging is lovely too.
Paula (PEP)

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a sweet girl and a lovely card alison.
love your little butterflies.

greetings karin

Bridget said...

I love your box Alison! For someone to get one of your cards would make someone feel so special. AND then add beautiful box like this...WoW! Great idea!

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie WOWWWWWWWWWWW...I'm loving this hun I make boxes for all my cards as well hun it looks nicer doesnt it. This tho is not just nicer its blooming gorgeous I soooo love the trellis it looks fabulous & I love the colour & the image......I LOVE IT ALLLLLLLLL....

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Olga said...

WOW! Absolutely beautiful!

Kreativmonster said...

One more coooool colouring and such a beautifull creation! This is really sweet, Alison!

CraftyC said...

She's cute and the colour combo is gorgeous. Enjoy the rest of your day!

pinky said...

Wow thats just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

Donna said...

Hi Alison, this is absolutely stunning and so beautifully decorated. The lattice punched border is beautiful and the butterflies are so pretty...perfectly done and very girly :) Donna x

michele said...

Thank-you for sharing your fabulous box at C4E this week hugs x

Shaz said...

Just beautiful, and such a lovely colour. Love the trellis work, in fact i love everything about it. xx

Anonymous said...

How beautiful Alison; the butterflies look so pretty against the paper and I love the flourishes. I agree, your cards are far too gorgeous to be stuffed into envelopes and deserve to be presented in equally gorgeous boxes. xx

Heidi said...

I love your box Alison!
Beautiful colours and design:) The image is adorable and your colouring is great.
You're so talented:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the cute image and the butterflies and trellis border are beautiful. Great idea for your cards instead of envelopes. Donna

coops said...

fantastic gift box alison.the image is so sweet and beautiful soft colours and embellies and the punched borders are stunning :D

xx coops xx

Nina said...

Hi :)

Thanks for nice words in my blog *hug*

Yo`r card is totally stunning!! Love the blue and white and the motiv is wonderful ♥

Have a nice day :)
Hugs, Nina.

Marion said...

Hi Alison, Beautifully decorated box and super cute image. Love it.

laney said...

Oh Alison this is gorgeous!!!its perect!!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time hope to see you again

Sharon Caudle said...

What a beautiful box!! I love it! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly!
hugs, Sharon


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