Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A HEART SHAPED TRINKET BOX WITH ANITA KEJRIWAL


Hello friends,
Are you ready for my weekly Wednesday project. Today, I am following the theme for this month's challenge---hearts....Cheery Lynn has most beautiful heart shaped dies and here I have used the die Heart to Heart. The flowers are all handmade and coloured with Copics. I have tried a pastel shabby chic look for my box and I totally loved the result. Its all lacy and nice...There are several videos on you tube as to how to make these heart shaped boxes and I followed one of them. This whole box nearly took two hours to make , but its worth the effort. Let me give you a brief description of how I made this.


First , I cut a chipboard for the base of the biggest heart die. Then I marked a half inch boundary all around the dis cut. Then I cut a paper measuring 3.5 '' in width and measured it long enough to cover the boundary of the base. Then I scored the base at 0.5 '' and added a score tape on this and cut small tabs so that I can easily curve along the border.


I cut three lattice die cuts and put it on this border covering the edges with dancing doily lace and ribbon.  For the top. again I cut a heart shaped chip board and attached it to the back with white washi tape.


Then I decorated the top with another heart shaped die cut and flowers.  For the inside, cut another heart die cut and simply stick to the bottom to cover all tabs.  Decorate the edges with blings. I hope I could explain the process. Please do ask me, if you need to know anything else.


Supplies
Build a Flower# 3 B264
Build a flower #2 B187
Heart to Heart doily-DL 106
Gardenia strip-B339
Medium tea rose-B436
Dancing Doily lace border DL 134
French lattice large FRM 133
pollens, ribbon, cameo, bling etc from stash
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8 comments:

  1. What a beautiful piece of Art. Your flowers are just wonderful!

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  2. What an absolutely Fantastic Treasure Box.
    It's super elegant and I love the pearls and the handmade flowers that you have adorned this pretty box with.
    Simply Gorgeous !!

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  3. Wow a beautiful project. I love your flowers.

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  4. love your treasure box heart, they are such fun to alter I made them one year for Christmas gifts for all the girls and they loved them. you did a wonderful job
    God Bless
    Hugs
    Dottie

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  5. A stunning box, the detail and embellishments are gorgeous.x

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  6. WOW...this is sooooo stunning!!! Every detail is so gorgeous!

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  7. Anita,
    That is amazing, just amazing...it took my breath away...wow.

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