Hatbox of delights

The challenge at Craft Your Passion this week is to use only two designer papers on your project.We have the fabulous Daisy Doodles as our sponsor this week.So head on over to play and check out the rules.Please take a look at the beautiful DT work while you’re there.

For my card I’ve used the beautiful Hatbox from Daisy Doodles.Rather than reach for the usual Promarkers I decided to paper piece the image.Altho’ I did manage to sneak a little in to create a shadow under the box – lol.I curved and shaped the papers and used silicone glue to give dimension.The flower,taken from the image printed onto plain white card,has been coloured with Copic Atyou Spica pens to give a glittery effect.I used my brand new Martha Stewart Cherish Punch Around The Page set for the first time and I LOVE it!!I attached the punched panel to a card base cut at just under 4″,to stop it being seen through the holes,that way I could still add an insert like a regular card – and so that it would stand up!I created a tag using the same Nesties the image is layered onto and tied it on through one of the holes.I found these pearls in my stash and thought they’d be the perfect colour to finish the card.

Image : Hatbox from Daisy Doodles
Sentiment : Personal Impressions Mixed Sentiments
Mediums : Promarker,Copic Atyou Spica pens,Memento Dew Drop Ink Pad in Rose Bud
Papers & Card :DP Freebie My Minds Eye paper pad from past issue of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack,Anita’s White 5 x 5 Card Blank
Tools : X-Cut guillotine,Martha Stewart Cherish Punch Around The Page,Nestabilities Labels 3,Big Shot,Crop-A-Dile
Embellishments :  Pearls from Bunny Zoe’s Crafts,We R Memory Keepers Eyelet,Ribbon cut from the piece that holds clothes on the hanger

Here are some challenges this card is for :

Die Cut Dreams : Use a digi and a rubber stamp together
Top Tip Tuesday : All Sentimental
Papertake Weekly : Ribbons and Pearls
Belli Challenge : The letter P (pearls,patterned paper and pink)
Penny’s : Anything Goes
Simon Says : Bingo (Gems,Glitter/Glimmer,Ribbon – if pearls don’t count as gems feel free to tell me and delete my entry,I won’t be offended)
The Creative Cottage : Shaped Cards
Inky Impressions : Tag It
Paper Pretties : Paper Piecing
Glitterbabe’s : Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges : Celebration
Do You Stack Up : Pink
Paper Cutz : Your Choice
Prairie Fairy : Happy Birthday
Raise The Bar : N.E.W. (Nestie,Embellishments/White)
Simply Create : Use Your Punches
Tellen’s Place : Polka Dots
Wee Memories : Free Your Creativity
The Corrosive : Reuse,Reduce,Recycle (the ribbbon)
The Crafty Pad : Something Girly
OSAAT : As You Like It


Lisa x

39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. samantha
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 14:30:05

    Love this card, great colours and a great little sentiment too! thanks for joining us on the Top Tip Tuesday challenge, hugs Samantha :0)


  2. True :D
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 15:03:14

    What a sweet card Lisa! Love how you paper pieced the box!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Paper Take Weekly!
    I am now one of your followers.  😉  I would love it if you came to visit my blog and become a follower too!
    True 😀


  3. Jo - The Crafty Nomad
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 16:42:33

    This is lovely! Love the colour combo! Thanks for joining in the fun at DYSU!


  4. stef h
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 16:48:57

    0 my word! this is absolutely stunning! thank you so much for sharing it with us at glitterbabe’s challenge.


  5. Sandra
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 16:53:00

    Hi Lisa. This is so pretty. Beautiful image and I love the overall shape, so special. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck.
    Love Sandra xx


  6. Hazel (didos)
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 17:19:07

    Hi Lisa, WOW this is a super project, lovely colours and just right for this week on OSAAT, Thanks for playing along, Hazelxoxo


  7. Denise
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 17:33:42

    Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week – Denise


  8. Margreet
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 17:53:39

    gorgeous card….love the paperpiecing….thanks for playing with Fairy Fun Fridays’ Birthday Challenge!….hope seeing you next time again!
    xxx Margreet


  9. Wenche
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 18:11:49

    It’s super! Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.



  10. Dianne
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 18:17:49

    Hi Lisa
    A gorgeous card thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
    Hugs Dianne xx


  11. Barbara
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 18:21:26

    This is such a stunning card. I too love the look of paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. XX


  12. CarolJenks
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 19:32:07

    This is beautiful – I love the variety of shapes you’ve incorporated.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week over at Top Tip Tuesday for our ‘All Sentimental’ challenge 🙂

    Carol x


  13. Miranda van den Bosch
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 19:52:29

    very lovely

    Thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week


  14. Alison
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 20:08:56

    so cute.. love this.. Way to “Stack Up” and bring out the PINK in your creation.. Thanks for playing with us at http://www.doyoustackup.blogspot.com can’t wait to see what you create next week..


  15. Josephine
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 21:12:41

    This is so lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.


  16. Janna
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 22:11:11

    hi lisa, a wonderful cas card that you are sharing with us at DYSU! thanks so much! janna


  17. Lorraine
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 01:04:46

    That’s really lovely. Love your box. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.


  18. Corinne Salesse
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 01:26:09

    very nice !!! I love the colors .


  19. Tanya J
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 02:02:04

    Beautiful card!

    Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week!


  20. Cheryl (shestamps)
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 02:15:58

    This is gorgeous! I love the beautiful colors and the paper piecing.


  21. princesskitten
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 12:31:46

    Very striking – super

    kitten – DYSU team


  22. Terry
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 17:42:54

    Lisa, your card’s design is incredible! How gorgeous it is and the design cut of the base is lovely – I just love it! The layering and colors are beautiful and the papers are gorgeous – love the paper piecing. Thanks for playing along with us at Tellen’s Place. :~)


  23. Suzie McFloozy
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 21:57:32

    Great card love the shape and the fab paper piecing x
    Thanks for joining in with us at the creative cottage challenge blog this week x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xx


  24. *Vicki*
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 23:51:18

    Wow!! So beautiful!! Love the colors here and the cute little die cut tag is darling!! 🙂 Thanks so much for joining with us at the Inky Impressions challenges!!HUGS


  25. Croms
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 01:54:08

    A great job of paper piecing on this delightful card
    Thankyou for sharing this at Tellen’s Place and hope to see you back next time


  26. Joynana
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 02:15:31

    What a wonderful shape for a card. Thanks for joining us at Tellen’s Place.


  27. Donna Rinckel
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 02:16:17

    What an adorable card. I love the hatbox. Thanks for celebrating with us at Delightful Challenges.


  28. chris v - easily amused
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 02:24:06

    great job of paper piecing, thanks for joining us at Paper Pretties.


  29. Anne
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 15:52:04

    Great work, an adorable project
    Thanks for playing along with Creative Cottage
    Anne x


  30. Rose
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 01:27:50

    love your paper pieced hat box 🙂
    So glad you joined us on Simply Create


  31. Jane
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 21:49:36

    I love your hatbox card thanks for playing at Tellens P{lace
    Luv Jane xxx


  32. Karyn
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 22:30:19

    This is gorgeous! Love the papers you’ve used and the shape of the card. x x


  33. Joyleen
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 04:52:16

    Like your paper piercing.


  34. Anne Harmon
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 22:09:39

    Fun hatbox! Love the PINK! Thanks for playing in the Belli Challenge!


  35. Jacky
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 22:21:56

    Gorgeous card – love the paper piecing!!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at OSAAT this week and good luck. love Jacky x


  36. Jinny Newlin
    Jan 29, 2011 @ 04:45:08

    What a beautifully, paper-pieced, hat box! I love your color choices, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!


  37. Stephanie
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 03:35:33

    Beautiful card! I love the shapes.


  38. Sammibug
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 08:37:56

    Gorgeous card, Lisa! I love the combination of the paper piecing and the paper piercing!


  39. Sharon
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 20:38:38

    Beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us a Penny’s Paoer Crafty this time, hope to see you again.
    Sharon x


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