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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.
challenges-
TTCRD-ATG
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
DL.ART-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

31 comments:

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

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    1. Thank you vicki and glad to see you back x

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

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

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

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

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  5. 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!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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

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

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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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. :)

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  11. Fabulous set, wonderfully designed, very creative work!!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  12. 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!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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

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

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  15. 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! :)

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

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  17. Super cute idea, thanks for joining TTCRD this week.

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

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

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  20. 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!

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

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

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

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  24. Fabulous project!

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

    Hugz

    Laurian

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

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

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  27. 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

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

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  29. 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
    www.cardroomdelights.blogspot.ie

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