Friday, November 9, 2012

# Borders # Build A Flower

A Bountiful Table

Hi everyone, it's Friday and I am so happy once again to be here to share a project with you...

I was preparing a nice dinner for my family last weekend and I needed a basket for my dinner rolls.  I went looking and after pulling out all of my baskets and discovering that they were  all in need of replacement I decided on my project this week.  My thinking was, why buy a basket when I can make one and customize it to the occasion?  The basket turned out to be quite sturdy so I could have easily put apples in it but I decided on rolls.  I cannot take credit for the rolls, they came from my local baker.  Hey, a girl has to have priorities, right??

Here is my basket:


I had a ton of fun putting this little beauty together and it took no time!  Oh, by the way, the tiny pine cone, is made from the Cuties 2 die.  I really wanted to add a pine cone so I simply used my quilling tool and just cascaded the strip to make it  look like a pine cone.  Not so bad in a pinch huh??

Here are the dies you will need for this project:

B117 - Fanciful Flourish
B146 - Pine Branches
B150 - Cuties 2 (for the Pine Cone)
B181 - Build a Flower # 1
B201 - Celtic Weave
B215 - Expandable Tiny Borders
B240 - Fall Pumpkins
DL121 - Sunflower
D135 - Dimensional Large Leaves #1
XL-13 - French Flair - Scalloped LG Stackers Nesting Dies

Also, don't forget to visit the challenge this week and put in your entry where the theme is Give Thanks!
You have a chance to win a $20.00 shopping spree at Cheery Lynn Designs!

Of course, if you would like more inspiration please visit the other talented ladies from the Cheery Lynn Design Team.  I know you will be glad you did!
 
Have a Cheery Day!

9 comments:

  1. Wow Joann, that's an awesome basket you created. What a lovely centrepiece to have on your table and yes great to customize for the occasion. Love it.
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  2. Great basket! Love the pinecone!! Who would have thought!!! Very pretty!

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  3. What a great basket! I always know you are goinig to inspire with something very creative!
    hugs,
    Gini

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  4. This looks AMAZING! :) Wonderful project, I love the sunflowers! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  5. Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for the tip on the pinecone....very clever!!!

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  6. Wow! Love your basket and adore the sweet pinecone and beautiful flowers! Gorgeous!!!

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  7. This is totally awesome Joann, another brilliant and clever creation using the dies. It seems a few of us are re-vamping the Sunflower die, it is so pretty.

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  8. Joann, your Thanksgiving basket is fantastic! What a beautiful way to grace the table! Love those sunflowers!

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  9. AMAZING!!! You always have such fun projects! Each week I can't wait to see what you create next!

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