Saturday 16 November 2013

For a Pearly Queen

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today is the day to remind you of that 


themed challenge at the 

and here is my inspirational piece

but before I move on let me remind you of that prize 

you have until the

29th November @ 5pm to enter
so do hope you will join us.

so here is my piece
I got this at the Doncaster Dome a while ago and just never got around to doing anything with it, but felt now the time was right so I gave it a couple of coats of gesso, some old stash papers and then added all my gorgeous Hobby House embellishments, including those fabulous string PEARLS :)

here are some more photo's for you on close up
I used the pearl strings around the bottom piece, and also the top and bottom of the top piece and also around the top.  There was a pattern on the lid which lent itself so well to the pearl flourish flowers and then I just added some of those gorgeous roses and some rose leaves and a little tag.

I cut the pearl flourishes up into sections to fit.

They did not quite meet up in the middle at the back but not to obviously wrong, I thought was okay.

 Those Hobby House products for you

If you want to see more of the Hobby House products or be inspired by others hop and see us on 
A warm welcome to my new followers, and I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave me such inspirational and kind comments, and this then allows me to hop on over and visit you in return.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
CRAFT - Gift Bag or Box
Crafter's Cafe - Embellish like a crazy person
Fab n Funky - Anything Goes

Hugs and Enjoy Your Day


Catherine said...

Totally gorgeous Kate ! The pearls look fantastic ! I think you are the Pearly Queen !!! Have a lovely week-end my friend ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Sammy said...

So, so very gorgeous! And you've just given me an idea for a Christmas pressie for mum... Thank you! x

rachel said...

wow Kate this is just wonderful - so very pretty - I have to decorate some boxes for teacher gifts and this might be a way to go! Hugs rachel xx

Sue said...

This is stunning Kate, I love all those gorgeous pearls and beautiful yellow roses.
hugs Sue xx

cotnob said...

Wow!!!! I'm absolutely speechless Kate - stunning.

Tammy said...

OMGoodness, so very beautiful! Love, love all the pearls.

*Vicki* said...

Oh so gorgeous Kate!! LOVE all of those elegant!! HUGS

Unknown said...

Kate this is stunning hun, and a wonderful gift idea, xxx

Lorraine said...

This is soooooo pretty. Ooozing gorgeousness!
Lorraine x

Lynsey said...

Beautiful creation Kate!
Love all those pearls!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sandra H said...

Wow Kate this is truly beautiful the pearls are gorgeous x

cass said...

Beautifully crafted project, gorgeous, thanks for joining us at the Crafters Cafe this week

Anonymous said...

Kate this is beautiful ! Wow

KandA said...

Wow, this is so amazing Kate. Just so beautiful with all those pearls xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful gift box Kate, I love all the pearls and the flowers.
Kevin xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow this looks gorgeous Kate.

gr karin

Nicecrane Designs said...

Soooooooo stunning Kate,,,, lovew the amazing yellow roses,and these all pearls,,,,,,it is a ture play of art my friend,,,,,very well done.

mags said...

A stunning decorated box Kate. Just love the colours and all the pearls.

Pia S said...

Stunning - so beautifully decorated!

coops said...

wow this is gorgeous kate.really love the roses and fabulous pearls :D

xx coops xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Another awesome creation sweetie. Your work is always gob-smacking gorgeous.


Alli Devine said...

Absolutely gorgeous gift box. I love all the pearls and flowers you have added to this project. Thank you for joining in our birthday fortnight celebrations at Fab n Funky

Alli x

Debbie said...

This is such a stunning box Kate. Loving all the pearls.
Hugs Debbie xx

Unknown said...

Wowie Kate this is awesome, I love your gift box, those pearls and everything about it is so elegant xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, that's amazing! So beautiful.

America said...

What a super gorgeous little trinket giftbox. LOVE all the beaded pearls and all that special "Kate" elegance here.

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