Friday, 24 January 2014

Sewing Milk Carton

Morning everyone and hope you are all well.I decided to make a bright coloured milk carton for a child with perhaps rosettes or windmills for decoration----and this is what I ended up with ?????cardstock from papermill direct,papers from Do-crafts sentiment and image stamps were a craft mag freebie set,safety pins,buttons(should have taken pic showing the other side as there were three buttons on that side lol) and ribbon from stash,tape measure washi tape had ages and no idea were from,all distressed with TH.
challenges-
corrosive challenges-job/career
pan pastel-ATG
scribble and scrap-ATG
love to create -buttons
papertake weekly-bows and dies
TTCRD-ATG
oldie but a goodie-recycle(safety pins/buttons/cotton)
Twisted tuesday--use washi tape twist something that begins with T.A.P.E(pins)----------------------------------------------------------------------WINNER
sparkling black rose,craft my life-Any crafts
paper pretties-ATG
inky impressions-ribbon
delicious doodles-use a ribbon
word art WEdnesday-ATG
aud sentiments-any sentiment
paper-crafting journey-vintage/distressed.shabby chic
fussy and fancy-vintage
jellypark-buttons and/or bows
crafts4eternity-tic/tac/toe--not a card/buttons/stamping
DL.ART-ATG
memas crafts-tic tac toe-free/dies/buttons/distressing

went for something to eat then blogger went haywire and have only just been able to sign into my blog again!!!
Carol xx

48 comments:

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

loving this Carol hun really unusual - great job xxx

Scrapcat 1 said...

This is fabulous my friend likes sewing and mini toffee crisps so might do this for her birthday :)

Debbie Fisher said...

Wow love this what a fab design & great colours xxx

scrappysharon said...

How lovely...and really unusual....great combination of papers and embellishments. Someone is going to be very happy when they receive this! Popped over from DC blog hop. Sharon x

ALI said...

This is great, love the colours of your papers, Not made a milk carton yet.

Sue said...

This is fabulous Carol. I love the papers and wonderful detailing you have added.
I hope you have a good weekend
Sue xx

applejack cards by sue said...

A very pretty idea. It has turned out so unusual and special I have been inspired by your project.

Carole Robb Bisson said...

This is what I call art. It has me grinning from ear to ear, the safety pins, the cardboards spools and scissors are just great. Thank you for posting this outstanding project with us.
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson,
Word Art Wednesday
PS Remember you can enter 5 pieces of art each week which gives you five chances to win one of our very sweet prizes.

DIANA L. said...

Great gift bag- it is sew pretty.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Alizabethy said...

well they might be from different sources but they go together so well !!!

Janice said...

A beautiful little sewing kit, how pretty. Lovely recycling. Thanks for playing at an OBAG, Jx

Anonymous said...

I like this box, looks great with the different elements

Izzwizz said...

Lol, that sort of thing happens to me all the time! What a fab creation you ended up with though. Love all the sewing embellishments. Maddy x

Francesca said...

Fabulous creation, Thanks for joining in with our recycle challenge at OBAG

Francesca x

Beth Brovold said...

WELL...Carol this is so FABULOUS!!! I know what you mean...that image in your head just doesn't compute to the hands...LOL!!! Regardless this is STUNNING!!! Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Vintage Challenge!! Good luck!!!!!

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous! Thanks for sharing your Button It Up project with us this week at Love to Create! mo x

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Great work...love all the details you put into this...Joolsx

MissyG said...

Fantastic project - love it
Linda x

Claire Cady Green said...

Wow I love this cute project.

Claire xx

Jennyfer L said...

Awesome milk carton!
Thanks for playing with Aud sentiments this week.

~ginny said...

LOL! I love your description... it turned out "sew" great! Thanks Carol, for sharing your delightful and creative project in the “Any Sentiment” Challenge!
~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments
RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

jane stillman said...

A brilliant project, thank you for joining us over at Scribble and Scrap, good luck

Dips said...

Great project, Carol, was going to suggest that you entered it into the OBAG challenge, but I see you already have! Just hopping by, have a great weekend xx Dips

Fiona Keel said...

hi Carol, I LOVE your milk carton, its amazing! Fi x

Elizabeth S said...

Stunning milk carton, just hopping by.

coops said...

so stunning carol.those papers are fabulous and i love all your details :D

xx coops xx

inkydoodlecrafts said...

It's just beautiful, lovely colours, papers and embellishments. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Jellypark Friends. Mel :o)

Michelle said...

such a beautiful project I like the sewing theme xx

Angela said...

I had to chuckle about you setting out to do one theme and it ending up another - that's what happens to me all the time. But it has turned out stunning, love the papers x

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

What a fantastic present this would make. Love Alison xxx

Heike said...

A fab project. This is such a great box for a present.
Heike xx

sparklingblackrose said...

Stunning work! :-) don't forget there's an everything but a card challenge on my blog with some fab sponsors so you may want to join in with us :-) Happy leapblogging! Elaine xxx

Ruza Rebel said...

Adorable project!
Thank you for sharing your "Button it Up" project with us at Love to Create Challenges this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Karen Letchworth said...

Oh my, Carol...This is SO beautiful. Thanks a bunch for sharing with us, it means SO MUCH to me. I always enjoy your sweet art. Hope you're having a great week, too!
Hugs,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Zenita Smith said...

Cute project!! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.
Zenita (aka Scrappinwith'Z)
DT member Love to Create Challenge
http://www.scrappinwithz.blogspot.com

Desire Fourie said...

A gorgeous little gift box. Live the sewing theme.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous though, even if it is different to what the mind wanted to use, our hands do all the talking...love this it's a fab creation.xxxx

Lesia Cook said...

This is true artwork and you my dear are a true crafter. Love all the details and who knew a milk carton could become a piece of art. I must try that. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts. Good Luck.

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

What an absolutely beautiful 3D project. The paper and distressed edges are lovely and all the different sewing embellishments are gorbeous. Love it.

♡ & hugs
Lisa xxxx

MC said...

Oh my gosh I LOVE the pins! This is so cute and very inventive use of embellishments. Thanks for joining us! MC, audsentiments DT.

julie said...

Beautiful !! I love your box.
Thanks for joining us at Craft 4 Eternity !

michele said...

Fabulous carton! Thanks for playing Tic Tac Toe at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Chris said...

since I'm not overly fond of Chinese food I like this use of the container much better than the food use. It's very cool. Thanks for playing with us at Jellypark Friends.

Lexie said...

Fabulous project. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck. xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Fabulous hun, love the shape and the pins look gorgeous as embellishments
Lindsay xx

Mrs A. said...

A delightfiul milk carton. Festooned with surprises. Thank you for joining in at Craft My Life challenge. Hugs Mrs A. (DT.)

Majo said...

This is spectacular! Thanks for playing along at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

Lynne said...

Gorgeous idea!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!