Monday, November 15, 2010

A Cutie Patootie Christmas Box!


Hi there! Just popping in to share a sweet Christmas gift box with you since I will be in Washington D.C. all day tomorrow with my dd's field trip and I had planned to post it tomorrow (and I need to link it so many times). We are visiting the White House and the Capitol and a few more stops along the way so it will be lots of fun! As many times as I have been to D.C., I have never been to either of those two monuments.

So, I couldn't wait to play along at the first challenge for the new Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge Blog and I finally had a little time this past weekend to make my project. The challenge is to make a 3x3 box using one of Elisabeth's images. The adorable image I used is called Eden's 2nd Christmas and she can found on Elisabeth's blog...HERE! I simply love the sweet face and all the little details of this image right down to the snowflakes on her little sleeper.

I colored the image with my Copics and added just a few layers of paper for the top of my box. I wanted the image to be the main focus and stand out so I didn't really embellish the box top. Except for this great big bow that makes every gift special! I did add a few bits of red Stickles on the holly in her hair and the ornaments on the little tree. Some Glossy Accents on the ornament she is reaching for gives it a little shine too and matches the shiny ornaments on my dp from Imaginisce I used for the box top!

Challenges:
Elisabeth Bell's World - October Project - 3x3 Box
Flourishes Bring Back Beautiful 4 - Bows
Tiffany Doodles TD06 - Anything But A Card
Cupcake Inspirations #85 - Christmas Cupcake Inspiration Photo
Really Reasonable Ribbon #12 - Christmas
Cute Card Thursday #138 - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss #56 - Traditional Christmas
Crazy 4 Challenges #63 - Christmas
Sweet Stampin' - Snowflakes (on her pj's)

Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful Pattie ~ I don't know which I love more...Your coloring or Your Bow!! LOL Hope you have a wonderful time tomorrow with your daughter and her field trip. We hope to make a visit to DC on a family vacation soon and visit those sites too.

    I also wanted to apologize for not stopping by sooner, I've just been so swamped and haven't had the time for leaving comments. I've just checked out all of your recent projects and they are all GORGEOUS...as always!! Sorry I can't comment on them all. But I did want to thank you for always stopping by my blog and leaving me some love. It means a lot to me and I've felt bad that I've not been able to return the favor. I plan to start fresh from here and do better about visiting you more often!!

    Big Hugs,
    Wendy

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  2. Gorgeous and SO Adorable!! Love the pretty coloring and image choice on this box!! Thanks for joining us at EBW challenge!
    Hugs
    Jodi =)

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  3. Soooooo sooooo cute and gorgeous Pattie!!! I love this sweet image and you colored it perfectly!!! Hugs ~S~

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  4. OH!!!! So adorable!!! Coloring is Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

    ~Rachel Hope

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  5. Adorable image and I LOVE your coloring! What a sweet little box for someone special!

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  6. Super creation and fab traditional colours. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss this week. Hugs, Sxx

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  7. adorable! The image is really sweet and the box perfect! Love the bow too!

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  8. Wow Pattie this is wonderful a gorgeous little box and that image is adorable I bought this one a couple of weeks ago but haven't used it yet so thank you for the inspiration
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  9. Pattie, this is absolutely stunning dear!! Your coloring is just gorgeous and what a darling box you've made! :) Thanks so much for joining us at the EBW challenge this month!! I hope to see you on the next one sweetie!!HUGS

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  10. Hello "namesake" ;-)

    Congratulations on your adorable box and thank you for participating in this months' challenge. Hopefully you will join us again next month.
    Ohhhh, I wish my bow's would look like yours. Well, I know that only practice makes perfect. ;-)

    BIG hugs and have a nice day!
    Pati

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  11. Oh Pattie, this is ADORABLE!!! I hope you have fun in DC..
    Thank you for joining us at the EBW Challeng this month. Good Luck to you!
    hugs, Janiel

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  12. this is absolutely stunning,thankyou for joining us at sweet stampin and good luck xx

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  13. This is simply gorgeous! The image is sooo cute. Love the hugh bow and the colors you've used!

    Thanks so much for joining us at EBW Challenge Blog.

    Hugs, Kiki

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  14. Great Christmas box. Just awesome! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

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  15. This is really cute, and I love the image. Thanks for joining the challenge at Sweet Stampin this week.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  16. What an adorable image and perfect little box! Your coloring is wonderful! Thanks for joining us at Tiffany Doodles!

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