Thursday, 14 August 2014

Decorated pen holder

Hope you are all well today-my project today was a request from my DIL Diane as she has just moved into a new office and needed a new pen/pencil and oddments holder lol.It was a short notice request so I actually bought a blank holder and after using black acrylic paint on the edges and inside,decorated it using Papermania Parisienne Blue papers,TH flower die,lace,ribbon,buttons and pearls from stash.
just inspirational-pearls and lace
crafty creations-flower power
Pennys challenges-ATG
sisterhood of crafters-favourite colours-blue and white
crafters cafe blog-anything but a card
word art Wednesday-ATG
as you like it-fav 2 embellishments and why(ribbon/buttons-because of the choice of size and colours they can be used on any card for any occasion)
memas crafts-ATG
ladybug crafts-favourite colours/blue&white
crafts galore-ATG
crafty calendar-ATG
sisters of craft-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG-----------------SPOTLIGHTED BY DT
eclectic ellapu-ATG
Thanks for calling and any comments are much appreciated
Carol x


*Vicki* said...

This is such a gorgeous set!! You've done an amazing job with it and I know she'll love them!! :) HUGS

Diane said...

Very pretty, clever and creative it!! Thank you for joining us at "The Sisterhood" for our "YOUR Favorite Color" challenge.
Diane TSH DT

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Carol. I really love the pretty papers and the detailing you have added is beautiful.
Sue xx

rachel said...

this is fabulous Carol - perfect for the job and so very pretty! My candy came through too Carol - thanks so much! Hugs rachel xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

What a fabulous desk set ... she's going to LOVE it! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘YOUR FAVORITE COLOR’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

crafty-stamper said...

Glad you got it okay Rachel and they are of some use x

crafty-stamper said...

Thank you vicki and glad to see you back x

Lucy Patrick said...

That looks so lovely, I bet Diane is thrilled with it! XOX Lucy

Wendy L said...

Great idea, I use one I made all the time, yours looks gorgeous, xxx

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Morning Carol and what a super idea hun great project hugs Judith x

Annemaritta said...

I'm really gland you joined us so I am saying now: Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #8 "Anything Goes for Di's Digis". Good luck and looking forward to seeing you again!
Annemaritta - CGE DT

Annemaritta said...

This is such a clever and delightful design! I am sure your DIL's colleagues and who ever sees this, will compliment this. Beautiful combination of papers and lace. I love this. :)

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous set, wonderfully designed, very creative work!!

Chana said...

Carol, this is just darling! Love the design elements. Very nicely executed. Thanks for sharing with us here at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!

aussie aNNie said...

Hello Carol, wow these are just the transformation.xxThe Journey is the Start

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Now this is gorgeous hun... love the theme and am sure it will be loved as it should be xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Your project really caught my eye over at Crafter's Cafe, had to get a better look! Just stunning! I love the blue and white patterned papers and the lace adds such elegance! Love your big flower too! Gorgeous! :)

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Wow...what a beautiful project...pretty papers and lace...Joolsx

Anne Fenton said...

Super cute idea, thanks for joining TTCRD this week.

Lesia Cook said...

Fabulous project. Absolutely perfect for your DIL's office. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts.

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely stunning and such a wonderful gift idea. Just adore the blues and lace trimmings.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Pia S said...

Wow! Love the papers and embellishments for these pen holders, they would look great on my desk as well. Your DIL is a lucky girl!

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

Lesley Pyle said...

I hope your DIL loved this desk set as much as I did. Very 'flower-power' ! 'Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Just doing a bit of catching up Carol, this project is gorgeous. What a pretty organiser for anyone's desk. Love those papers.

Laurian said...

Fabulous project!

Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope you'll be back soon!



Gill McCall said...

Lovely make. Thanks for joining us in the Sisters of Craft challenge. Gill DT

Papercrafting Princess said...

Way too cute! Thanks for joining August Anything Goes challenge at Mema's Crafts. Princess – DT Member

Del said...

What a great idea. I love the papers and the lace you've used on your project Carol. I'm sure your DIL will be delighted with it. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge #8 and Good Luck! Del xx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous creation and I love the colours too, thanks for playing As you like it challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

Eithne said...

Wow! Amazing. What a great idea and the combo of papers and lace is beautiful. Thank you for joining us over at Eclectic Ellapu :)
Eithne DT