Thursday, 28 March 2013

Hat Box

Hello friends
Such wonderful comments yesterday - thank you so much for your support.
Today's project is a little hat box card.  I made this some time ago and now I 
cannot recall whether I have shared it with you (old age memory...!)
For the card base, hat brim and flower I used Lacey Circles,
Foliage for the leaves and a hand cut banner for the stamped sentiment.  
A side view.  
The little stand is made of brass and I sell these in the shop.
So, any warmer where you are??
Here it is bitterly cold again - I'm sure we have slipped into the frozen world of Narnia,
I keep expecting the White Witch to appear!
Take care friends - I will be back tomorrow.


jucrook said...

Morning Christine. A lovely box. According to the forecast is going to be a balmy 2C today! I'm really fed up with the cold. Still on the brighter side no more work til the middle of April, and hope fully will come home with a load of crafting goodies. Will try and keep up with your blog whilst I am away but will be something to look forward to if I can't. Have a lovely and chocolatey Easter. Ju

Linda said...

What a lovely box
hugs Linda

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Its so pretty Christine I don't remember seeing it before but then I don't remember what I did yesterday lol! Stay warm! Hugs Susan x

Oksana said...

Beautiful Christine! Lovely papers also! Hope it's getting warmer soon!xx

Janice said...

Gorgeous idea Christine, perfect too as a small gift box.

We have sunshine here this morning with a very sharp frost so ever hopeful it will be a nice day today.

Hope you have a good day in the office, at least you don't have to go in tomorrow :-))
Janice x

baconbits said...

Morning Christine
Love love love it - as i start my Easte holidays today will be trying this out.
Hopefully weather will inprove but if not Keep Warm and carry on Crafting.
Amanda x

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine. This is such a pretty card and the little stand it is on really sets it off,I will have to look into buying one from you.
It is still very cold here but the sun is out,so much better than those grey days. Take care. x.

Barbara Fulton said...

Hi Christine

Love the card/box you've created and the colours you've used.
The sun is shining and it's very cold and frosty here in Derbyshire this morning but as the saying goes "things can only get better".
My new dies arrived yesterday can't wait to start using them, thank you Christine for the speedy delivery
Take care

hazel young said...

Morning Christine can't recall you showing this before and i'm sure i would have remembered if you had. stunning love the dimension and colours of it xx hazel

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine. So love todays hat box - very Eastery (if that's a word)

My son keeps posting his weather conditions in North Wales and although the snow looked very pretty as first enough is enough now it's turned to ice.

Val in Spain xxx

AnneRD said...

A lovely box Christine, super papers. Very hot here again in Oz, thinking of you all in frozen UK. Hope weather improves before I return home!
Best wishes Anne

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, love the card box so unusual very pretty you have such good ideas love Jean Z xx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Christine,
Very pretty box, don't remember seeing before but my memory is not that good now.
All I can say about the weather is its dry, may even get the washing on the line today.

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine

Such a lovely little box ,just right for an easter gift,

We have sunshine [Cheshire ] but it is still so cold ,

Take Care
Elaine H X

Jenny L said...

Hi Christine,
fabulous hat card. Love the design and the papers used.
Sorry I haven't been around blogging for a while.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, beautiful unusual box card thingy!! Love the summer colours. Once again im sorry to report we have sunshine this morning. Emma

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Christine,
What a pretty box, I must have a go at doing one myself, they're such useful gifts.
Bitterly cold here but thank God, no snow like yesterday.
Might go to the Zoo before the world and his dog get there over Easter and school break. The thing that puts me off is that it's always a couple of degrees colder there than my house which is only a few miles away..
Keep warm and crafting.
Rose x

Rita said...

Fabulous box Ruth. I love the little stand and think I need some of those. Hugs Rita xx

Janice said...

I haven't seen this before. It's lovely. Hope to see you Saturday. xx Janice xx

Ita said...

Hi Christine stunning box ,just love the colours and the little stand is sweet.It is very cold here in Cork in the south of Ireland

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, this is absolutely stunning, I don't remember seeing it before so reckon you've been hiding it :) ..think I'll be giving this a try! Carole Z X

Planetsusie said...

This is lovely Christine, I love the patterned papers that you've used. I don't remember it at all.
It is just lovely!!!

Very cold here in Nottingham, and we still have snow around, but there was loads of sunshine around so that was really cheery!

Hugs to you (and a virtual hug for Bella)

Sue Pxxx

Elaine said...

Hi christine ,what a cute little idea, my mum would love it.

Craftychris said...

Its gorgeous! I am sure Saturday will be a big success, I wish I could come but I live too far away! xx

Carolyn H said...

A very cute and unusual hat card Christine, Love the papers you have used.
Although dry,it has been a lot colder today, sun appeared briefly late afternoon. Took Mum and Aunt out for lunch, was suprised to find the wild Daffodils were beginning to emerge in the hedgerow (Kemply, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire)
C.B.W. Carolyn x

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