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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Still on the theme of chocolate...

Hello friends
Easter eggs arrived in the shops just after Christmas didn't they!?
I know it gets earlier and earlier every year.  
Personally I do not have a problem with this as I'm severely addicted 
to Cadbury's Buttons eggs!
It is also when I start thinking about repackaging and customising easter eggs - 
here is one from last year using Butterfly Corner and Gold Labels Four.
A side view to see the golden egg! 
The packaging can be made from one piece of 12 x 12 cardstock or 
by joining A4 card. 
To keep the egg securely in place I use Dodz - little miracles in a box!

Now some silver... Sara who is coming to the studio/shop next month to teach
a Silver Clay Workshop sent through some images of jewellery that another class
of beginners recently made.  Each piece very different and beautiful.
If you are tempted to book, the details are here.
I'm loving that bird necklace!!

Today back in London, feeling totally out of sync but needs must!
Take care friends - stop by tomorrow...you all know why! :)

26 comments:

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine. The Easter egg looks amazing~ so much better than the box they come in! The jewellery is fantastic, I wish that I lived nearer and could join the class.
Hope that all goes well for Elliott at King's. Love and hugs to you all,
Maggie x

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, wow this box is stunning, absolutely! Gorgeous jewellery pieces too,hugs Carole Z xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Firstly, hope all goes well today for Elliot.
The Easter egg looks good much nicer than the original box.
Fantastic jewellery, very pretty pieces.
Lydia
X

Maid of Kent said...

Lovely box. Hope all goes well today at the hospital. Looking forward to tomorrow. Crafty hugs Ann x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, Wow !! what a difference the packaging makes. Your Easter Egg looks stunning.
The sample piccies for the jewellery class are amazing !! I so wish that I could attend.
Don't worry, Christine, it will soon be tonight, and your other job will be over.
Looking forward to tomorrow !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Maid of Kent said...

Lovely box. Hope all goes well at the hospital with Elliott. Looking forward to tomorrow. Crafty hugs Ann x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
The easter egg box looks amazing. I love the background you have used for it. Unless you stamped on plain card, it is even more amazing Hope all goes well for Elliot. love the jewellery as well, wish I lived closer.

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Wow i just love your egg box ,such a good idea
I hope all goes well for Elliott

Elaine H X

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, love the Easter egg box such a good idea love Jean Z xxx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
The Easter egg looks really lovely such a transformation.
All the silver jewellery pieces are amazing,but like you the bird is what I would choose. Take care. x.

Wendy L said...

Great way to give an egg, it looks good enough to eat LOL !!!!!

Linda said...

This looks so good, almost good enough to eat, and the box is pretty good to!!! Lol
Can you make a beautiful gift like this for yourself?
Just try to stop me!!!
Hugs
Linda

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Your new packaging looks so pretty. It is so much nicer than the original and so easy to do : ) The jewellery looks wonderful, how lovely to make a one off piece. I hope that all goes well tomorrow for Elliott. Take care.

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, gorgeous eater egg box and jewellery, think that will be a lovely class. I hope everything goes well tomorrow for Elliott. Emma x

Lacelady said...

I love your egg cover! I have 6 to give away, and I am definitely going to have a go and make them all individual.

I hope work isn't too tedious and Elliott's appointment goes well.

hazel young said...

Loving the Easter egg fabulous idea. Love the silver samples my bird is the favourite too, have a great day xx hazel

Janice said...

Hi Christine
Another lovely sunny one after the fog!
Love the egg 'wrapper', I think I remember it from last year, where you continued to tempt us with other designs!
Hope all goes well tomorrow at the hospital. Looking forward as always to FDD!
Janice x

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Christine, I would love to make a piece of jewelry. I hope you all have a great time.
X Ros

val jones said...

Hi Christine. The jewellery looks lovely. Can´t believe they´re all beginners.
Love the Easter egg packing. What an improvement on the original ones.
Love Val x

Mac Mable said...

Would never have thought about doing this, clever you and I shall be doing the same this Easter. Thanks for sharing x

SusanP, Kent said...

So much more beautiful than the unimaginative manufacturers' packaging! Makes a chocolate gift look totally Eggs-travagant -
(sorry, someone had to)and even more inviting (if that's even possible).
Sue

baconbits said...

Afternoon Christine
Love the egg packaging makes them much more personal.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

LoraineC said...

How cool are these egg holders, hope all goes well at Kings tomorrow will be thinking of you both x

Laura O said...

jewellery is fab looking ,jope Elliott get on well today .Laura O

Elaine said...

Gorgeous ! Hope all goes well for Elliott x

Rose in Chester said...

Christine,
that Easter egg packaging is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS - I LOVE the colours.
And good luck tomorrow for Elliott and you.
Hugs, Rose

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