Sunday, February 27, 2011

Creative Inspirations DT- Use a Template

WELCOME to another Creative Inspirations Challenge. This fortnight we want to you to:


Our sponsor this time is The Cutting Cafe & Regina was kind enough to provide us with some templates. I chose to do a pillow box and matching card. I will be giving this to my mom for mother's day (in May here in Canada) as we are planning on getting her a plane ticket to Alberta to visit her family & to celebrate her mom's 90th birthday. This pillow box will fit the plane ticket just nicely. Shhhhhh don't tell her though.

I placed some vellum over top of the word box  & I also stamped some CTMH swirls to the flower image. These 2 images can also be found at the Cutting Cafe.  
The little blingy flowers & center pieces seen on both the card & pillow box are from a set of wedding accessories I bought EONS ago. As a fellow blogger said, "it's fun to go shopping in my own supplies" !

In the picture below I placed some of my fave ribbons into the pillow box. Those ribbons would be from Really Reasonable Ribbons..............I love that store!

So get your stash, in your computer, in your crafting magazines and find yourself a template to use and get into our challenge.
OH YOU HAVE GOT to check out the other girlz creations at the blog! They are phenomenol!! (is that how you spell it?).

Challenges for my set :
Kaboodle Doodles- break tradition (I've never made a pillow box before)
OSAAT- card for mum
Stamptacular Sundays- you've been framed
Sentimental Sundays- anything goes
Create with Connie & Mary- photo inspire (see below)



Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

greetings, Mandy

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

What a terrific card/gift box combo! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

pinky said...

Absolutely gorgeous creations!! Love how you used the vellum. Thanks for playing along at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week.

Merry said...

Wonderful card and pillow box. Love how you have used the vellum on the pillow box.

Sharon said...

Hi Cor: What a nice way to give a plane ticket. Your mom will love the pillow container and card, I'm sure!
aka Celticrafter

Connie said...

Very really pulled the colors out of the cake inspiration. Thanks for playing along with us on Create with Connie and Mary!

Debbie said...

I love how you stamped Happy Mothers Day on the window of the pillow box.. What a great idea. Love it


Tracey Brossart said...

Oh Cor, that pillow box is gorgeous along with your card! I love the way you used vellum for the window of the box!

xx Tracey xx

jude said...

Absolutely Stunning hun !Beautiful creations love what youve done with the templates.Big thanks for all your help over last few days realy do appreciate it hunni.
Love n hugs judex

Deb said...

Great projects! I love the window in the little pillow box! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Irene said...

What a gorgeous way to package a present.

Nana Connie said...

Fabulous project!

Autumn said...

Fantastic Corry! The flowers look fab and I love the stamping on the corners! Excellent pillow box too, love it!

Tameko said...

Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for joining us at SS!

Davi said...

Very cute set, love the dp. Thanks for sharing it with us at TT this week.

papertrails leaver said...

A pretty gift set! The word print is so lovley with the vellum on top! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays! :-) Amy

Lisa said...

Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary challenge.

Chocolate Orange said...

Absolutely gorgeous !!
Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Card for Mom' Challenge. Good Luck !
Choccy x

Love crafts forever said...

Thank you so much for playing at OSAAT this week.
Hugs Nataliya.

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful set and what a lovely present for Mother's Day!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

Jayne said...

Lovely set Corry, love the layers on the card. Thanks for joining us last week at OSAAT.....hope to see you again this week.

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