Friday, 5 July 2013

New Challenge at Stamping with the Dragon - Altered Anything

Hello and welcome to my scrapbokking blog.

Today my post is not a layout but an 'Altered Anything' to join in with the new challenge starting today over at Stamping with the Dragon .  My altered  DT project of choice is a circular box.  Stamping Dragon Designs as usual are providing the prize for the winner.

The prize for the winner is a £5 voucher to the

I've had the box since last Christmas and couldn't decide what to do with it and this DT project gave me a chance to decorate the box with some christmassy style stuff I had to hand.

I have chosen to use the Striped Patterned paper from Stamping Dragon Designs  Pastel Swirls digital kit.  Lots of bright colours, the paper has a Toy Box feel to it.

 I covered the base of the box with the paper and added a band of fine ribbon with a white flourish design and gold edging.  I then added a strip of orange RickRack to the bottem of the base and a row of die cut flower shapes to pick up the orange stripe in the paper.

I then covered the lid of the box with the same paper and adhered another strip of orange Rick Rack  to the outside of the  rim. I die-cut a punched scalloped circle from  piece of blue Core-dinations paper  to place in the middle of the box lid. Using a Sizzix 'Flowers with Flourish Stems' strip die I cut a selection of flourishes in paper colours to compliment the chosen paper. I've made some ribbon roses in wired green organza ribbon and hot-glued them in a cluster to the centre of the lid.

 I added some pearls to  the centre of the roses to add detail. I also hot-glued buttons in various colours to the lid adding crystals  and pearls to the centre of each button.. The lid was finished with a bow made from the same ribbon that wraps the box base.

This is a departure from what I would usually post on my 'Scrapbooking Blog' but I had fun with this project and I hope you do to when you take part in our challenge.

Now its your turn. Time to get crafting, and once your projects are ready, dont forget to come back and link up to our challenge. If you want to know more about the products the DT work with & about all the Stamping Dragon news, visit us on on our sister blog, The Dragons Den..

Oh and dont forget to come and join our little family over on Facebook.
We have started a group, just for Stamping Dragon fans. We have loads of fun things going on. We have card swaps, fun challenges and games.

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by to visit and leave a comment.  Your precious time and comments are appreciated.

Angela x


Gwyneth said...

Very pretty.

Yvonne Morentin said...

on the SDD blog ladder and just stopping by to say hi, and have a visit... awesome creation...

Tina said...

I love this box Angela, sooo pretty hun. Hugs Tina xx

Janette Padley said...

Love the box the papers look fantastic too ;) stopping by from the SDD blog ladder xxx

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