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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Feminine and Fashionable

Hello and thanks for calling in today, it was my time to pick the theme this month at Fashionable Stamping Challenges and I chose 'Feminine' and if you like the theme, you still have time to enter.

As it was my theme, I decided to add another piece using some new  Stampendous Andy Skinner Shabby Chic stamps. Again I've printed out a label I found on the internet, re sized and then stamped the corset image in the center.

The box was left over from my favorite mint tea bags, was covered with a mix of Distress paints using a dry brush. I did some second generation  stamping with some of the other labels from the set
giving a worn vintage look to the box.

A few Sizzix Tiny tattered roses and leaves  and a pretty bow to complete.

You still have time to enter the challenge and you can find all the details here.

Have a great day,
Avril xx


Janette said...

Is there anything nicer than a lovely gift box with a pretty tag.....I don't think so, fab job Avril I love this..mxx

brenda said...

You achieved a lovely finish to the box Avril, gives it a really aged feel and the prefect base for the tag using those rather nice AS stamps.

B x

Gibby Frogett said...

Very classy and elegant Avril - love this!
Gill x

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous project, very classy. Hugs Valerie

Meggymay said...

Its a gorgeous project Avril.
Yvonne xx

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! I love how you decorated the box!! It looks so elegant and beautiful!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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aussie aNNie said...

Lovely creative box so gorgeous.xxHave a lovely weekend.♥

Shirley Chillman said...

Fabulous Avril a very beautiful inspiring make.

Hope all is going well for hubby?

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

Let's Art Journal said...

Lovely box, it looks so elegant with those beautiful tattered roses and leaves! Happy Friday and Weekend! J 😊

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

This is a wonderful Inspiration for FSC, Avril. Great project.
Carola x

Leanne Harris said...

What a great project Avril! - you'd never know that was a tea box that's for sure! Very Vintage and pretty - lovely xxxxxx

Pia S said...

I really like the worn ink effect on the bag, and the label from the web was a great find, looks pretty teamed up with your stamped image.

Little Artbee said...

Great grunge color on the surface of the box and a very nice front decoration. Vintage Look from its best.
Dear Greetings

Marjut said...

Wow this is beautiful box.

butterfly said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Avril - I love how you've altered the box, and the re-sized corset is exquisitely tiny on your lovely label.
Alison x