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Friday, August 31, 2012

Such A Beauty

                                         This week our challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs is
                                   ANYTHING GOES

 Here are the rules:
  • You MUST follow the theme and use at least one Cheery Lynn Designs die, of course, we would love to see more than one. 
  • You MUST add a link to your blog post in the InLinkz at the end of that post; no back posting, only new projects are allowed
  • You MUST link to our blog in your post
  • You may only enter the challenge ONCE per week.
The winner will be chosen based on merit by Cheery Lynn Designs. They will receive a $20 coupon for shopping at the Cheery Lynn website. The challenge will end on Sunday night at 22:00 Eastern time.  In addition, our design team members will be voting on 3 favorites who will receive a Weekly Spotlights badge to display on their blog. Be sure to come back on Wednesday to see who earned the badge.
 I used the following dies:

Whenever I can do anything I want 99% of the time that will involve flowers.
Also I love to paper piece so making these flowers was perfect.
I used a plain unpainted box and added a layer of Gesso. I next went and added a layer  of Crystal Gel, I think this is made to use with molds but love how it looks on crafts.
I used one of my favorite products: GLITTER from PK Glitz! I used a great adhesive for small pieces and attached this delicate doily  on top of the glitter and gel.
I went to work creating many flowers and leaves. I like to make several all in white and color if I need to.
My favorite is the tiny baby breath pieces, what do you think of those? This is my second time making these.Here is my other post making them, I might be
What about all that shine? It was hard to get pictures that weren't to shiny.
I used pearls for the center of my flowers.
The sentiment is from Stamping Bella and was all one line, I just split it apart to put on the tags.
 Have you joined my giveaway yet this week? There is a few days left to enter...

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  1. This is absolutely gorgeous Dawn. I love all the details. So, so so love the white. Thanks for sharing
    Hugs, Rosalee

  2. Ohhhhhhhhhh this is GORGEOUS!! I love the softness to it, the flowers and those leaves just add the perfect touch!!!! LOVE IT!!!!!

  3. Ooh Dawn, that is the sweetest little box, I just love it!... xoxo Julie Marie

  4. The baby's breath is what caught my eye on your box. Gorgeous!!!!

  5. how's that foot? beautiful creation as always!!!!

    have a great weekend!

    hugs :)

  6. Beautiful creations Dawn. Love the flowers and what you did with the box.

  7. Beautifully altered box Dawn! Love the shimmer and stunning flowers!

  8. soooooo soooooo shabby and precious. Love your flowers..may have to try those myself!

  9. Dawn, this is beautiful!!! I love it!!! Looks like I'm having a difficult time trying to use my Cheery Lynn dies. Busy this week shopping for appliances for my kitchen remodeling; still have to find back splash for the walls and flooring this weekend (hopefully)! Seems like if it's not one thing, it's another -- but, at least this time I'm enjoying it and looking forward to my new kitchen!!! LOL!!!

  10. Wowzer Dawn this is awesome, the design of this beautiful box is exquisite, the colour and design is fantastic.
    Lorraine x


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