Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tuesday DCRU Challenge!

Already time for the next challenge at Die Cuts R Us DT's blog. This week's challenge is to use "other medias", for instance you can use paint, inks, pens, chalks, markers, glitter, mists, etc. This also includes using these on embossed images (if you have embossers) or on die cuts to bring them to "life". Its a chance to play with your die cuts and all of your other goodies that may not come out of the craft box that often. My wonderful DT buddy Gwen is hosting this week's challenge.

So this week I decided to make a pillow box. I'm really into girly colors right now:

Mom got me the die cut pillow box at The Scrappy Gourmet. I used Core'dinations White Wash paper and ran it thru my Cuttlebug using the Swiss Dots folder. I then sanded my embossing and ran ink over the entire piece of paper with Martha Stewart Ink. I added some Tulle and Flowers from The Little Pink Studio, more ribbon, and blingy button & jewel. I used my Cuttlebug & Spellbinder Nestabilities. I also used stamps from Papertrey Ink.

Here's a close-up:

Be sure to stop by DCRU DT Blog and look at the amazing projects from the DT. And be sure to participate and leave a link to your creation!



Jessica Diedrich said...

This is absolutely adorable! LOVE the flowers and the beautiful rhinestone button! This is just so sweet and my fave color, too ;)

Tammie said...

Hmmm, I would take a small gift in this beautiful box...love the pink colors and the bow! (It's just the right size for sterling silver..or makeup or something I'd love ;)

1CardCreator said...

Amber the pillow box is gorgeous!

Unknown said...

Wow...Amber, it turned out great. Love the colors and lots of little things you did that changed the box completely.

Unknown said...

So adorable Amber! I love the hot pink and that sweet little bouquet of roses!

(-: Heidi

Cara said...

Amber, this is gorgeous! I just got some Core'dinations paper and you've inspired me to get out my sandpaper today :o)

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