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Tuesday, 20 September 2011

DT post for Craft -Room Challenge 'Anything Christmas'

Well two weeks have flown by again and we are back with another challenge for you at Craft-Room Challenge.  Our theme for this fortnight is 'Anything Christmas'  and I have created my own version of an advent calender.  I hope you like it :o)

The idea for this came from a magazine that had a tutorial on a 4 drawer easle card.  I just added a few more layers!

Top view with drawers open

side view

Back view

Other side view

Top easle card.  The backing papers for this card are from Hot off the press Forever cchristmas cards pack.

the image is one of my new Nellie Snellen stamps 'DAWN 005' And has been coloured with pro markers. It has been stamped onto an Xcut circular die and then attatched to a doily which has been inked with green and red. The sentiment is a See D's stamp punched out and inked, again with red and green and layered onto a Marianne creatable die cut.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid and the swirls are again Marianne creatables, and I have added mini gems to the ends.  The flowers have been glittered.

Flowers and pearls are from Wild orchid, swirls are marianne creatables and punch leaf is Xcut

I will be entering this card into the following challenges
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.com/ Use something new (new Nellie Snellen stamp)
http://totallygorjuss.blogspot.com/ Nothing square about me!

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs

NIKKI

34 comments:

Debi said...

Nikki, this is just so clever and Gorgeous!!! Debi x

craft-roomjulia said...

I adore this Nikki, you can see the time and effort that has gone into it. It was well worth it becuase it's beautiful. Hugs Julia xxx

Bridget said...

Beautiful project! Thanks for joining us @ Designed2Delight!

Anne said...

Wow Nicki what an amazing project, this will be treasured and come out each December! Thank you for joining in with this week’s Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!
Hugs
Anne

Lisa Jane said...

fabulous project - love the little drawers - so cute and the gorgeous Christmas colours
Thanks for linking up at Make it Monday this week
Lisa x

Hazel said...

Very creative and beautifully crafted - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 38 - hope to see you again soon. x

Rainbow Lady said...

Had to look really closely to see the little one feeding the birds... how clever is that. Love it. Thanks for sharing
Love Cynthia x

Ellis said...

This looks fabulous, thanks for joining us at NettieG's Digital Gems! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Spyder said...

This is just amazing a real keepsake, thank you for joining Quirky Craft's Challenge this time round.Don't forget to come back on Friday evening through to Saturday evening, to vote for your favourites!
((Lyn)

Mervi said...

Hi Nikki,
great surprise box for advent, it's gorgeous;-))m

Wendi said...

Oh Wow what a fabulous project
it's stunning
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a fantastic creation. So much hard work and so spectacular and unique it looks
Cheers from Bangalore ,India
Dr Sonia S V
http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Zoechaos said...

Blown away by this Nikki fantastic project beautifully made. XOXO Zoe

Rene said...

This is fantastic! Just love it!
Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Remember to be in the running to win just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Rene :D

downrightcrafty said...

wow what a gorgeous girlie creation and great coloring too, stunning thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate
PS I have some candy if you are interested:)

Nubia said...

This is unreal....so amazing. Thanks for joining us at Card Cupids!

Danielle said...

Fabulous creation - wow - all those drawers!! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week!
Hugs, Danielle

Ashley said...

LOVE this project!! I may have to try one myself! Thanks for joining us at NettieG's!

~Ashley
NettieG's DT

Dora said...

Wow this is awesome... must have taken you ages, but I think worth it, as it's stunning, love it xxx

Hazel said...

Your card is very beautiful but for you to qualify for our challenge at Magical Mondays you need to have used a magical character, eg fairy, dragon, even Rudolf at Christmas.
H xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

That's another stamp I need then. Gorgeous creation. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss and Winter Wonderland. (I have some candy on my blog.) Marianne x

Caro said...

Wow! This must have taken ages...it is super! Thank you so much for joining in with our ABC challenge at Quirky Crafts.

chilli pip said...

This is wonderful ,so much detail and creativity.
love the flowers and the flourishes you have used .
Thanks for sharing at Ooh-la-la

hazel said...

This is a fabulous project Nikki, it must have taken you ages. I love it.
xxx Hazel.

Barbara said...

Oh wow! That's AMAZING!!

Kat said...

Wow what a lot of work you've put into your project but really worth it. It's gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Jen said...

Super project. Thank you for sharing it with us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week.
Jen x

Linda said...

What a great keepsake! I love it, would be great if you would share the details of the measurements to make it, thanks for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox - hope we'll see you again soon!

Hugs, Linda x

bettand said...

Wow you've put a great deal of effort on your christmas project, but so worth it though;)Love the colour combo and the design is perfect for christmas. Thanks for playing at Kaboodle Doodles this week and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettina x

Mona E said...

Fantastic calendar. Incredible job! Thanks for sharing with us at Phindy`s Place. Hugs...Mona

Sandy said...

Just popping in from Make It Monday, I saw your fab project and came for a closer look, love it! Cute image and lovely flowers, good luck in the challenge
Sandy

Debeez Designs said...

Wow! this is just amazing and so much work and detail has gone into it. A beautiful keepsake for years to come :)

Dolly Daydreams said...

Amazing I got dizzy just looking at this one ! Can't get my head around it ! Fabulous work just stunning

Marie

Robin said...

What a beautiful project!! Happy World Cardmaking Day!! Thanks so much for playing with Bows and Berries!! There is a giveaway and coupon in the at the blog as part of the celebrations!
Robin