Friday, March 20, 2015

Springing Exploding Box for mom

Hello Everyone………..all my bloging beauties.....

Hope you're enjoying your days!!!! 

It's friday   … 

 Are you ready for the weekend? 
I know ………I Know …….I am, 
I have been so busy lately that I am always ready for a break.

Spring is officially here…..

created an exploding box ( a magic box ) 
I've been planning to do one for a while 
  thought it was perfect for mothers day gift!!!!

includ a lot of pictures so you can appreciate all the box's details.

Finished box

Add a die-cut to the top of the box using foam adhesives for dimension.

side panels  of  box……

CloseUp - of…… OPENED - magic box……

using a lovely Elizabeth Bell cutie…….

added crystal Stickles & Pearl to each butterfly body

love making boxes
using the Scor-Pal makes it so easy 
to get the perfect score line where need it !!!!

..................LOVE...LOVE...LOVE.........  it!!!! 

Supplies List :

Base CS : local buy
Pattern Paper : Prima Paper 
Dies : Marianne Creatable, Joy craft, Cheery Lynn & Spellbinders
Inks:Distress ink :Picked raspberry, Peacock feathers,,Tea die, Worn Lipstick, Tattered Rose, Antique Linen, 
Flowers : I am rose
embellishments :Charms, Pearls & rhinestonesStash

I am "springing" for these challenges:

I'd like to enter this project into the following challenges:

Addicted to stamps and more "Anything Goes (24/3)
Altered Eclectics - Anything Goes 91/4)
Art by Miran - AG
 Anya, Oddies and Others Challenge~Anything Goes (20/4)
A Gem of a Challenge - Pretty in Pink (27/3)
Brown Sugar - spring (25/3)
Bunny Zoe Spring colors (13/4)
 Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge - P is for Patterned Paper (25/3)
Crafty Calendar - add some metal (4/4)
Creative Corner - nature inspired
Creative Fingers - AG (27/3)
Creative Moments - AG + for a Special Lady/Mum (31/3)
Cute Card Thursday 365 - Spring Fever  (26/3) 
 Catch the Bug - spring into spring (21/3)
Craft-Dee BowZ - anything with a bow (31/3)
Creatalicious - #73 Anything Goes (15/4)
Crafting for All Seasons - Girly Girls (30/3)
Craft Your Passion - anything goes (22/3)
Craft For The Craic - BINGO  (I did Die cut, More than 2 layers, image) (1/4)
C.R.A.F.T. #303 Mother's Day/Female (25/3)
Cuttlebug Mania - frame (23/3)
Creative Moments - for a special lady
Creative Fingers AG (27/3)
Crafty sentiments ----- bright colors (24/3)
 Crafting with an Attitude: Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations-Challenge 301 (21/3)
Crafts Galore - Anything goes (30/3)
Crafty Boots – Spring (29/3)
Crafts and me - Flowers (4/4)
  Die Cut Divas - Spring/Children (30/3)
 Di's Digi -  Lots of Green (28/3)
Design Team Showcase - #8 Anything Goes (28/3)
Dragonfly Dreams –  Add Some Embellishments (5/4)
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything Goes (1/4)
Elisabeth Bell's World Pretty in pink (23/3)
Fairytale challenge - flower power
 Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes with the twist make it square(23/3)
Fussy and Fancy Challenge 135 - Girly (2/4)
Fab and funky # Spring into colors (Spring) (24/3)
Glitter n' Sparkle - glitter and sparkle (21/3)
Graph-it - spring colors
Incy Wincy Designs - Color challenge (22/3) 
Inspiration Journal - spring blooms  (1/4)
In the Pink -  Lots of Layers (in pink of course) (1/4)
March I am Roses Challenge: Anything Goes with at least 2 I am roses  (10/4)
products.Jellypark Challenge - One for Mum (28/3)
Ladybug crafts - anything goes (30/4)
 Loves Rubber Stamps -   A touch of metal (23/3)
My Craft Creations - AG (28/3)
Not Just Cards - AG
One Crazy Stamper - AG (30/3)
OLLCB #176 - fashion (29/3)
Pile it On - Use 3 of something(21/3)
Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Happy Anything (24/3)
QKR Stampede - Think Spring (26/3)
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - Anything Goes
 Suzy Bee's Bloomin' - Spots (23/3)
That's Crafty - Wings & Things (27/3)
The Shabby Tea Room #248: Beautiful Blooms (16/4)
The paper shelter------spring delights (24/3)
Tuesday Throwdown, "more than one fold" (23/3)
The Crafter's Cafe #108 - What Season are you in (25/3)
 whimsyinspires. #81 Add A Die Cut (14/4) 
We Do Doobadoo: Spring Greens 
 Your Scrapbook Place - AG (30/3)
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (21/3)
2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes (1/4)

Thanks so much for visiting my blog!

I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day!
As always . . .

Big Hugs


  1. Amazing box, your Mum will cherish this. Such beautiful detail. Thanks for joining ATSM

  2. What a lot of dedicated work has gone into making your exploding box. I love the riot of colour and all the embellishments. Spring is truly here. Thankyou for fluttering by my #26 challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

  3. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT Sweetie

  4. My goodness, such a lot of work but such a beautiful project. Andree (Guest Designer Butterfly Challenge #26)

  5. A wonderful creation. Thank you for sharing it with us at OLL challenges. Wynn DT

  6. Fab work! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Craft Your Passion Challenges, hope to see you again soon, hugs, Helena

  7. Incredible work of art! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Scrapy Land Challenge!

  8. Stunning design! Looks amazing! Thank You so much for playing along with Loves Rubber Stamps this time around!
    Hugs, Dangina

  9. Amazing eye for detail. It will be a big hit. Thanks for joining us at Through The Craft Room Door.

  10. What a gorgeous gift for your Mom! She is going to love and cherish this! There is so many details in this box. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #14!

  11. Thanks for joining in on our March Theme "Spring" Challenge @ Catch the Bug! I love all of your projects and appreciate you taking the time to join us! I hope you will join us again very soon!

  12. Thanks for joining us over on Your exploding box is magnificent.

  13. Fantastic project! This is one of the most beautiful boxes I've seen! Love all the great details you added. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for the weekly challenge!

  14. Love your fabulous creation! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

  15. Wow! That must have taken a lot of time and patience to complete!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope to see you again soon! Sandi Lee DT Sweetie

  16. Gorgeous exploding box, wonderful panels. Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  17. Gosh so many lovely details! That's a real treasure. Thanks so much for joining in our 'Spring' challenge at Fab 'n' Funky. Looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous creativity in future challenges. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

  18. Super box! What gorgeous detail too.


    Di xx

    Cuttlebug Mania DT

  19. What a stunning box, lots of hard work and love has clearly gone into it. Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge , “Anything Goes”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

  20. Beautiful card and thank you so much for sharing with us in our challenge of Pastel Hues....good luck in the draw...
    {Crafting For All Seasons DT Member}

  21. This is so cute, thanks so much for playing along with our Spring into Spring challenge at Catch The Bug.

  22. lovely box card thanks for sharing with FTT Rachel dt

  23. Your entry is gorgeous,unfortunately it does no qualify for our challenge.It is predominantly a paper crafted item, not an altered item.
    Also it does not qualify as regards sharing with other challenges, my limit is 20, you have shared it with 86 other challenges...
    Would love you to enter again with an altered art project....
    Sandie, owner at Rhedd's Creative Challenge

  24. Beautiful box that would make a perfect gift. Love all the gorgeous detail.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge. Pat K x

  25. beautiful box, amazing details and colors
    thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  26. Thanks for playing with us at Not Just Cards Challenge!
    Monica - DT

  27. how incredible! Beautiful creation... Thanks for sharing your pretty project in the Scrapy Land Challenge! hugs and blessings, de {Creative Smiles}

  28. Fantastic! Thanks for playing along with Inspiration Journal, hugs, Karin

  29. Absolutely gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time!

  30. Fabulous project! So glad you were inspired to join our Lucky Challenge at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope you'll join us again tomorrow for our new color challenge!
    Hugs, Debbie, DT Sweetie!

  31. wow-what a detailed piece of work.
    Thanks so much for joining us at OLLCB.
    Lynn x

  32. What an amazing creation! Thanks so much for joining our March challenge at One Crazy Stamper!

  33. Lovely
    Thanks for joining in with our challenge at Graph'It Markers.

  34. WOW!!! This is an Incredible work of art! Thanks for sharing it with us over at this months Elisabeth Bells World Challenge
    We hope to see you back again for our next challenge.

  35. love your explosion box
    great creation
    thank you for showing it to us at FNF

    Hugs Debby

  36. Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our Spring Colours challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    Anjie (DT)

  37. A fabulous and interesting creation here.
    Lots of amazing detail.
    Sadly at ATSM we have a maximum of 10 challenge link ups including ours and are therefore unable to accept your project this time.
    Do hope you'll play along again in future. Sarah

  38. What a treat! You've done a wonderful job constructing this amazing piece. Thank you for sharing your work with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

  39. wooow.. great explosion box.. love the cute image in the centre.. Thank you for playing along with our challenge #28 at Art by Mi Ran challenge blog.. Hope to see you again on the next challenge.. Good luck at the draw.. <3


  40. Your box is such a gorgeous project. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. We look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work. Hugs, Barbara { Art and Soul Creations-my blog}

  41. A stunning box with lots of detail. Thanks for sharing it with us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge...Jo. X

  42. What an amazing box!!! You put a lot of love into it! Thanks for joining ATSM this week!

  43. Fabulous box!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  44. Gorgeous box.You've managed to pack in so much wonderful and beautiful detail.Amazing project.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  45. This is fabolous. Love the details with the exploding box and that gorgeous image inside. Great details too. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina GD Member at Crafty Sentiments xx

  46. Your exploding box is absolutely amazing! So glad you shared it with us for the Scrapy Land Challenge.

  47. Your box is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart this week.

  48. What a beautiful box you created!
    hanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

    Have a creative day.
    ♥ Scrap N Sew Granny ♥
    ♥ Pam's Stitched With Love ♥

  49. Hello, A lovely project. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this Month. Crafting With An Attitude Good luck. We would love to see you again for our next challenge.
    Chrissy (Challenge Blog Owner)

  50. Holy Moly this is AMAZING!!! The detail and art is over the top!! Gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing at EBWorld and Fussy and Fancy!!

  51. amazing great creations and lovely bright colours thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments

  52. A wonderful creation. Thank you for sharing at Creative Lady Birds.

  53. Wow! That is super cool and you can tell a lot of hard work went into creating it. Thanks for sharing your art with us at Eclectic Ellapu!
    Damsel of Distressed Cards

  54. Very cute project! Thanks so much for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

  55. Such a lovely box and so intricate and delicate looking.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  56. Wow!! What an amazing project!! Such effort put in to it!! I'm amazed!

    Thank you for joining us at Elisabeth Bell's World this month and hope to see you again on our next challenge tomorrow!


  57. Love your box and thanks for joining The Paper Shelter.
    Hugs, Marianne

  58. Gorgeous exploding box. Thanks for joining us at Your Scrapbook Place challenges this month.

  59. Fabulous job on the exploding box!
    Glad you could join us for the challenge at Your ScrapBook Place, hope to see you come back soon!
    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska ~ YSBP~DT ~

  60. Wow, this is absolutely amazing! So much work in it.. Thanks so much for joining us at EBW! HUgsxx

  61. BEAUTIFUL exploding box!!!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!!
    Hope to see you join us again soon!
    Have a GREAT day!

  62. Very cool box. I love the colors and how vibrant it looks! Such fun. Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  63. Absolutely stunning piece of creativity! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper and good luck in the challenge.

  64. So much more than a card - its a treasure and a keepsake
    Lots of detail
    Thanks for joining in the 'Craft for the Craic' challenge
    Pixie (DT member)

  65. Wow! Thanks for sharing your amazing box with us at Your Scrapbook Place.

  66. You have made such a lovely project. This is really so pritty and I love the flowers. Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge.
    XX Bianca

    PS.: Today our new challenge started and we have a lovely little blog hop too. We would be happy if you like to join in.

  67. Thanks for joining the pink team at EE this month with your wonderful project. Carol DT x

  68. Fabulous exploding box, thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts, xxxx

  69. Beautiful creations! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges.
    Mieko xx

  70. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Fiona DT xx

  71. Wow this looks so amazing, good work. Thanks for joining the Diecut Divas Spring/Children's Challenge. Cathie DT

  72. A wonderful project!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)

  73. Beautiful project .
    Barbara Bird / My Artistic Adventure DT

  74. Great explosion box!
    Thank you for sharing with us at I am roses challenge blog this month, good luck!
    Tamara xx

  75. WOW, your exploding box is amazing! Thank you for entering our challenge at I Am Roses! Hugs, Rosie

  76. Amazing! Thanks for joining our challenge


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