Saturday 8 September 2012

Back To School with the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
 Today sees the next challenge at the 

with the theme this week chosen by the very talented Linda,  who chose the theme of 

Back to School

We are sponsored this week by the fabulous
who are offering a $10 voucher to the winner

here is what I made for my inspirational piece, but don't forget to hop over to the main challenge site to see more gorgeous creations
I made a birthday box pencil gift/ornament/card - not sure what you would really call it
The pencil box contains colouring pencils - what else :)

Here are some close ups for you
The front
The side/3d view

The little bow

The rosette

The image of course coloured in copics from the unmounted pack called
"Fun in the Sun"

The inside top

The inside sideboard / pencil holder and my favourite bit

If your struggling, so cute :)

Well think that it is but here it is all again in the compilation

I would like to welcome my new follower and as always, I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for the lovely and inspirational comments you leave, which allows me to hop on over in return to see your own lovely work.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Art Impressions - School of Office Supplies
Charisma Cardz - Seeing Double (double rosette)
DYSU - Birthdays
Forever Friends - Ribbon
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Sassy Studio - Fancy Folds
Shelley's Images - Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons - School Days for a Child
Crafts and Me - Add a Flower
Crafty Creations - Back To School
Creative Belli - Back to School
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Back to School
My Mum's Craft Shop - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Inspired by Read all About It
City Crafter Challenge - Monochromatic
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Ribbon Carousel - Beautiful Bows
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy - Back To School
Love To Create - Back to School
Stamp and Create - Anything Goes
Live and Love Crafts - Lovely Lace and Terrific Trim


Pia S said...

It really seems that you've put your heart and soul into this one - clearly not a ten minute make! I think the end result is stunning - love all the details and lovely papers!

Unknown said...

This is fantastic Kate,it must have taken hours to make, but what an end result,the detailing is stunning WOW :)Jacqueline.S

Janette said...

Gorgeous Kate, lots of lovely details, which I love, fab creation.xx

Carly said...

aammm well what can I say ....

You have totally blown me away with this spectacular project!

Thank you so much for sharing this with us over at Crafting For All Seasons. xoxox Carly
PS... WOW! love it!

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is absolutely fabulous Kate, wonderful design and so much detail I love it!!!
Kevin xx

Ros Crawford said...

Goodness gracious this is amazing!!! What a beautiful creation ... Thanks ever so much for sharing it with us at CCCB

Doreen said...

Wow this is simply stunning

Roma said...

Oh wow kate stunning creation!

Love the ,pearls,ribbon & the elegant papers so luxury x

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Oh WOW, super stunning gift/ornament card! I love everything about it. The papers are gorgeous,the image is wonderfully coloured in as always and the rest of the embellies are amazing too. Love it/adore it.
Michaela and DP xx

sam21ski said...

Great pencil boxes - love how you've used the rosette

Sam xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

ooooooooo this is gorgeous Kate, stunning job you did.
beautiful made and cute embellishments.

greetings karin

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Kate. It is a work of art not a pen/pencil box. It is so delicate and gorgeous I would be frightened to get a pen out encase I ruined it's splendour. AWESOME!!!!


Sue said...

WOW Kate! This is amazing!!
I love the image and the design. So much wonderful detailing too.

I hope you have a good weekend
Hugs Sue

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous box or card or even both Kate the colours and your design are beautiful, it looks terrific, love the image.You must have put lots of work into this one.
Hugs Linda

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Brilliant work well done Hugs Ginny ♥

Candy C said...

Hi Kate. This is a great piece! Love the way you've finished out this pencil/gift box. It is so detailed and fun! Beautiful job! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Christine said...

Wowzer cute creation Kate & lurve the stunning colour combo & design very creative work

smiles Christine x

Tammy said...

Absolutely gorgeous! What a marvelous gift! You get an A++ for this treasure!

Sonia said...

Fabulous,amazing creation my lovely friend:)
You Made some thing unique:) Very very good creative:)
Big big hug and happy weekend:)

Tracey said...

WOWZER! This is absolutely amazing Kate! (can you tell I love it lol).
Hope you're having a fab weekend.

Lorraine said...

WOW - this is stunning,I love all the details.It must have taken you hours!
Have a good weekend
Lorraine x

scrappymo! said...

Stunning detail work!

Sandra H said...

Wow Kate, you have been a busy lady your creations are stunning with lots of lovely detail too xx

rachel said...

lovely work Kate - very cute xx

Vicky said...

Simply fantastic Kate...and loving all the elements too hun...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Debbie said...

Hi Kate...this is absolutely stunning. Love the papers.
Hugs Debbie xx

mags said...

This is just gorgeous Kate. Must have taken you hours.

coops said...

wow this is fantastic kate.your details are just amazing and i love the design and gorgeous image.
thanks for joining us this week at the Crafts and me challenge :D

xx coops xx

Lisa Jane said...

Oh wow its a work of art and just tooo cute
Sorry i haven't been around much - but hopefully normal service is now resumed lol
Lisa x

Darlene said...

OH WOW Kate ... these are amazing! LOVE all the details you've incorporated on them ... what a special gift!
Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT

Anonymous said...

A fantastic piece Kate! Love all the detail!Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful creation this week at CCCB :-)

Anonymous said...

Wowzer girl!! Such a beautiful box you've altered here!! I just love your stunning details and of course that sweet image!! :)

Natali said...

Stunning!! Rich of details.. I spend a lot of time to enjoy looking every pieces. Amazing creations Kate.

Anonymous said...

Great project!! What a creative idea! I love the image you've chosen as well. Thanks for joining us at DTBST!!


Mel X said...

OMG Kate, this is amazing, must have taken you ages to complete this!!

So exquisite!! Love it.

Hope you're well darls


Mel X

Anonymous said...

Totally awesome LOVE the colour palette and love the rosettes too! Great you could come join us at Totally Gorjuss this time too hugs me xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

I adore your creation, I have 2 dolls houses and adore miniature things. janex

Carol Willis said...

Wow, Kate. This is an amazing creation, must have taken forever to make. Just gorgeous!
Caz x

PaperDaisies said...

Wow Kate. This is simply stunning. I love all your attention to the detail. Hugs Nina

Unknown said...

That is just sooo cool - love all the frills

kitten - DYSU team

Jovan said...

Beautiful...thanks for joining SSD!

Kerry said...

Beautiful card, Just stunning. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

Vicky said...

A brilliant idea, I love that image and all those gorgeous embellishments!! Thanks for joining us at paper Crafting Journey

hugs Vicky xxx

WencheP said...

What a great project! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Lee said...

I'v got this image,only used it once lol.

WOW, how long did it take you to make this AMAZING creation.You must be so proud of it.Just STUNNING in every way.xx

Unknown said...

WOW! This is amazing. What an amazing project. So glad you played along with us over at CCCB!

Julie said...

Beautiful project. Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs

Donna said...

What a fabulous work of art, love all your little embellishments. Thank you for joining in the Forever Friends Monthly Challenge. Good Luck. Donna x

Jackie said...

This project is beyond awesome! There are certinaly lota of folds in this! Great creation I just love all the tocuhes you added! Thank you for joining us this week at the Dare to be Sassy Challenge at Sassy Studio Designs!

Jackie, SSD DT

Anonymous said...

Wow what a great project , lots and lots of layers and embellishments , thx for entering the Art Impressions challenge : )

craftyb said...

oh WOW - such detail, so chic and elegant with the pp's and gorgeous embellies - stunning project - congratulations! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

ARTfulWings said...

Hi Kate - stunning creation lovie - lots of hard work from the look of it too. Polly xx

Wattage said...

Wow! What a stunning project - thanks for joining the challenge at Forever Friends, Lisa (DT) x

Unknown said...

Hi Kate,
Beautiful box with so many gorgeous details. I adore that rosette flower. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC; please bear in mind though that we have a max 10 challenges rule.


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