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Thursday, 3 July 2014

Still 'Anything Goes' @ Marvelous Magnolia

Hi all! 
You've still got a week to enter everyone's favourite challenge over at 
Anything Goes!

Whoohoo, I love this theme!
I made a secret treat box thingy and added a couple of extra bits to it to make it look like a beach hut.
*Warning - this post is picture heavy!!


I covered the basic treat box in a mixture of papers - SU, Magnolia and unknown. I designed some steps and added fence doohickey to the sides. The door is more SU paper with a button handle with doohickey Tildas lace border and WOC flowers across the top. The roof is more Tildas lace doohickey cut from a Raspberry Road paper. Bikini Tilda is coloured with Distress Inks and added pearl pen to her anklets.







Salute Tilda is coloured with DI's and gel pen on her buttons. Behind Tilda I used a brad a a nail to pin the cheesecloth up as fishing net, tied an anchor charm to the net and added moss, starfish and shells.



This is Splash Tilda minus the splash lol! After colouring her with DI's I cut her out and stuck her to some black card. The window shape and shutters are from Magnolias romantic window stamp, all stamped and cut out onto black or white card. I used some more paper for the middle of the shutters. The window sill is another strip of Tildas lace doohickey and finished with more WOC flowers.


This pic is just to show the dimension of the shutters stuck off from the box sides.


Tilda on the beach was again coloured with DI's and I added a piece of SU paper cut from Tim Holtz scrollwork die to make it look like Tilda is dipping her toes in the sea.


The inside of the box when open. I had to create a roof  which wouldn't get in the way of opening and closing the box and finally came up with this design.


The four sides......







Our wonderful sponsor this time is Sandy at Live and Love Crafts

So come and join in the fun, there really is no excuse not to!

Challenges I would love to enter:
Tildas Town - The Great Outdoors
Magnolia Mania - Summer
LLC - By the Sea

Thanks for popping by, hope you have time to see what wonders my teamies have created too!
I'll be back on Sunday with more inspiration for Simply Magnolia, until then enjoy the rest of the week and the start of your weekend.
Hugs,


16 comments:

Romantyczka said...

Jest bardzo eleganckie, podoba mi się!

Céline said...

absolutly fab project Nicola, wonderful job
hugs
céline

Rene said...

This is GORGEOUS!!!! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Tilda's Town! Good luck,
Rene :D

Beth Brovold said...

Holy smokes Nicola this is FANTASTIC!!! I SO LOVE 3D projects and boxes...I've never seen one like this...SO BEAUTIFULLY done!!

ScrappyAndrea said...

WOW! Amazing project! Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing with us at Magnolia Mania!
Happy weekend!
Hugs, Andrea

coops said...

oh wow so stunning nicola.amazing design and i love all the sweet tilda and fab details ;D

xx coops xx

Jane said...

Wow, absolutely fabulous. What can I say, well done. Thank you for playing along with us at TILDA'S TOWN this week & very good luck. Jane x

lios_alfar said...


WOW, this is amazing!! Soooo beautiful.
Thank you for joining us at Tilda’s Town challenge!
Hugs Gosia

Nicolchen said...

WOW...your creation is simply gorgeous :0)))

Thanks for playing with us at Magnolia Mania ;0)

Hugs Nicole

Pam Sparks said...

Fabulous Nicola! I love it!!!! So glad you linked up to Tilda's Town Challenges! Thanks for playing!

Filharmonica said...

Amazing project! Thanks for joining LLC's July challenge! DT Heidi

Laura - A Creative Way said...

that's great!!!
Congrats!

Donna said...

Hi Nicola.
Wow!!! Well that's one word for it. Lol!!! This project is absolutely stunning. So full of gorgeous detail and crafting loveliness. Each and every Tilda is coloured to perfection.
Stunning hun. I love it.
Crafty hugs, Donna xx

Mary Walk said...

This is absolutely amazing! Every week I look forward to seeing what everyone comes up with for these challenges, I LOVE the projects everyone posts, but this time I must say I feel so compelled to leave this comment and let you know that this is incredible! Very inspirational!

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Nicola,
What a fab 3D project! I was amazed already when I saw the first image and then there were 3 more sides! The stairs are so cute, that's probably my favourite side of this box, but the window side is great as well. Perfect decorations and what a lovely project to enter into LLC's "By the Sea" challenge. Thanks so much for linking up.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Stine said...

Wow fantastic!
Thanks for joining us at Magnolia Mania.
Hugs Stine

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