Sunday, January 24, 2010

Paper Sundaes Challenge #2 - recipe

The second challenge on Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog is a recipe for a yummy sundae:

Ice Cream - Chocolate - the color brown

Topping - Strawberries - use pink somewhere on your card/project

Whipping cream - Lace

Cherry on the top - Flowers

This week's challenge is sponsored by Ildi Co. who will award a winner (randomly selected) with 4 images of choice.

I needed a box/organizer for my growing collection of cards. SO I thought why not make one now? The box started as a brown shoe box which I covered with Close to Cocoa Designer paper. All the edges are inked with Chocolate chip ink. All the papers and heart stickers are from Creative imagination scrapbooking set. I even made matching dividers for the inside.

The image is from Ildi Co and it's called Clownkins Kiss. Cute, isn't it? I colored it with with Tim Holtz distress inks and blender pens. It's a bit tricky to cover/shade a larger area with a blender pen, but it's possible - I didn't want to make the image too wet, that's why I didn't use aquapainter. Then some stiching, distressing and toppings (lace & flowers) and a box is done. And here is a detail of the top.


Danderella said...

I can't believe I'm the first to comment on this great altered box! Alica, I am constantly amazed at your ability to alter things! Very nice!

Helen F. said...

Beautiful, Alica! Love your special, altered box for your cards...this image is so sweet.

Jaspere said...

Wow! What a great challenge. Love the altered look.

Monique said...

Yummie what a great Paper Sundae lol..Wow I love this box And that image is adorable :)!!

HappyCrafter said...

What a pretty box, and it looks to be a great size to store cards...though may I remind you, the goal is to USE the cards you make not hide them in a box LOL!

JayLynn said...

WOW! What a fabulous box!!

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