Monday, 17 April 2017

Cupcakes and Carousels | #WWYS112

Welcome to this weeks challenge at What Will You Stamp? We are creating with nostalgic Cupcakes & Carousels stamps set.

You know the thoughts you get when you first see a stamp set for the first time...... well I had such a thought when I saw Cupcakes & Carousels, then I saw this amazing creation from Claire Napper and it was confirmed!

Some time has gone between Brisbane OnStage and now, I had all but forgotten that I was going to make a version a carousel, then when we were out the other weekend at the beach, this jolted my memory - the first item that my daughter wanted to play on at the Beachouse.... the Carousel!

I regathered my thoughts and in conjunction with the Window box framelits created a Carousel Gift Box:

I adore how my gift box turned out, the Cupcakes & Carousels DSP is just amazing, it has a lovely rustic/vintage feel about it, and coordinates beautifully with this stamp set - one of the things I love about Stampin Up! - coordinating products :)

I used an aqua painter to colour the horses, I did 2 colour themes and placed them alternating around the 6 edges of the box

The Window box thinlet was a little small for the pony, so I did some "creative stretching" when cutting with the thinlit so the side panels cater for the height of the pony pole (is that what it is called, it is now haha)

I lightly sponged the edge of the sentiment in theme with the DSP, and cut with one of my most used thinlets - Stitched Shapes, then mounted on a Scalloped Oval

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  1. Fantastic box! You've done a beautiful job at decorating it to be a carousel x

  2. This is great Sue and what a way to put that carousel to good use. Looks amazing xx Love it!

  3. This is gorgeous, Sue! Well done :-)


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