Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Cuttlebug Vellum Challenge.

I used pink vellum on this box and them embossed it with the Cuttlebug Argyle Embossing Folder. I attached a layer over the vellum to frame it, and it showcases the Godiva chocolates that are in this box. I could smell them as I was wrapping this gift, and it was like a vampire smelling blood after dark. I almost couldn't contain myself... MMM!!! I attached the purple flowers which were from a dollar lei from the party section at Wally World. You just have to cut the string and you get a bag full of flowers. This is for the Cuttlebug Challenges Blog. Go and look at the DT's awesome creations using up their vellum stash.

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful box! I admire such will power not to eat the chocolate. I enjoy seeing all your wonderful projects each day. Sorry I don't get around to commenting all the time.

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  2. great idea, love the use of vellum
    Thanks for playing this week
    Cuttlehugs
    AllisonX

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  3. That is beautiful. Great idea about using a lei for its flowers, I will have to try that. Have a wonderful day.
    ~Sue~

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  4. This is fab, love the purple flowers. What will power you have, hope you get to indulge the cravings in a huge egg hunt on Sunday
    hugs
    Enfys x

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  5. You have been sooo busy - hope you are well and the haircut went short and sassy. Happy Easter to you both and of course a woofy Easter for Her Majesty :-) Have a great weekend Kristen, love Ed xx

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  6. Kristen, what a beautiful box and lovely embossed vellum! Someone's going to be very lucky! Thanks for playing along with us at http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com/
    Hugs Mrs Jx

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  7. How beautiful Kristen! I just love the embossing and those colors are so lovely together.
    Great job with this week's CBC:)
    Amber

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  8. What a beautiful gift you created! How clever of you to use flowers from a lei...what a great idea!

    I admire your will power, too! I would have been tempted to empty the box of all the chocolates and given the recipient something else. LOL! ;-D

    Thanks so much for sharing this and participating at the Cuttlebug Challenge blog!

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  9. GORGEOUS use of vellum, really love this, wow!!

    thank you for the beautiful inspiration over @ www.cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com

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  10. Very beautifully done Kristen! Thanks for playing along this week at the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog!

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  11. Beautiful project!! I love the pattern you used here! Great job with Be Inspired 26...thanks for joining us at the Cuttlebug Challenge this week!

    ~Lea

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  12. Wow!
    It's so elegant!
    Thank you for joining this challenge at the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog Meda

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  13. thank you so much for participating :)
    You will be featured on the http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com April 16th, 2009
    Thanks
    Maggie

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  14. Great idea to decorate the box; very PRETTY; and nice use of the vellum to create an accent :) (I would have been equally tempted with the chocolate)

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