Thursday, April 3, 2014

Birdsong Candy Box with Artist on the Block

Today is my first official post as part to the Artists on the Block Design Team.  I have created a wonderful candy dish using the Eileen Hull/ Sizzix XL Scoreboard Die along with Graphic 45 Birdsong Collection.
 I first stained the sides of the Artist Block with Spiced Marmalade Distress Stain and while it was drying...
I cut and rolled 75 or so flower petals using my McGill Flower Roller and Mat....
to make these dimensional flowers for my box.
I used the Graphic 45 Birdsong Collection for my Artist Box, adding some clear green beads as legs and fussing cutting some of the patterns for the paper; i.e. flag, lanterns, lady, umbrella, etc. and adding it to my Artist Box with adhesive and pop dots.
 I love metal and ribbons, so I try to incorporate in my designs as much as possible.
I also added branches that I cut out of a River Birch Tree I have in my back yard that has little buds and added my flowers and leaves using a hot glue gun.
Filling it full of Raspberry Kisses along with scattered blossoms and leaves I think it makes for the perfect unique candy dish. I hope you enjoyed my candy box today and think about how you can use the Scoreboard Die from Eileen Hull/Sizzix to make some easy and fun gift ideas. Don't forget to stop by The Artists on the Block Blog to see other inspiring projects. Hugs Pammejo
Supplies:
Eileen Hull/Sizzix XL Scoreboard Die
Sizzix Matboard
Graphic 45 Birdsong Collection
5 Petal die cut
McGill Flower Tool and Mat
T/H Spiced Marmalade Stain
Various metal, ribbon, beads, twigs

Challenges: Inspiration Emporium


10 comments:

  1. Wonderful creation and awesome use of the papers and ATBs, thanks for sharing your steps!!

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  2. Pam, this is stunning!!!! ^.^

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  3. Absolutely fabulous, Pam. I love the beads you used for legs. They actually look like oriental lanterns. The whole box is beautiful! Your work is always so wonderful!

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  4. Stunning!!! I just got this die (at least I think it's the same (the one that has AB and C)?? This is fantastic inspiration! Love those cherry blossoms to go with the branches, brilliant!

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  5. Hey, this looks familiar, LOL. It is so lovely Pam. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Journal this month. =)

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  6. Stunning, Pam! Absolutely stunning!!! The work you've put into this...my goodness...it's just so pretty!

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  7. This is a beautiful creation. What a wonderful idea for a gift that would be a pleasure to receive.

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  8. Really beautiful Pam! Amazing!!

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  9. Oh Pam, this is gorgeous! Love everything about it. What an outstanding gift this would be as an Easter hostess present.

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