An exploding box of flowers, all different kinds is going to be my little gift this coming Mothers' day.
This is going to be quite a long post, so if you're not up for sitting down for a while...
Lots of pics as there is quite a bit in it. All the CS for the box is pearlised, for that extra bit of sparkle.
The image round the outside is from Delicious Doodles. Coloured with promarkers. I reversed one set of images and stuck another layer on to make the bunch look bigger. Surrounding is self adhesive ribbon from stash that has been sitting there for ages.
The top has more ribbon round the edges and some hand made roses stuck on. Made from pearlised deep bronze and an apricot papers.
A few punched leaves added from green paper.
The inside of the lid has another image from Delicious Doodles - the "mothers' day corner", coloured with pencils.
Inside, yet more flowers. I took a seperate pic of these before sticking in knowing that, once in, a pic would be extremely awkward. Made from white organza ribbon with seed beads sewn on,
The whole inside looks like this. As you can see, every side has been decorated in some way.
Some panels have been covered with heat embossed roses, some with dry embossed flowers in a shimmer paper with white paperpieced detail (crafty companions board) some with flowery paper. some with flowery ribbon. You can just see the organza flowers in there as well. The centre flower is made from "origami curls" curled together. This was dusted with fine white glitter.
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I am entering this into the challenges at
Delicious Doodles - Floral Fantasy
Creative Inspirations - Mothers' Day / Mum
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Homemade Flowers
Partytime Tuesdays - Anything goes with homemade flowers
Tuesday Throwdown - floral theme
Dreamvalley Challenges - Mothers' Day
Quirky Crafts Challenges - Twisted Easel and/or Mothers' Day Gift - gift option chosen
Pink Gem Challenge - Anything but Square
Easy Craft Projects - Mothers' Day
Mark's Finest Papers - Dry and heat embossing with the main image popped out