Thursday, May 22, 2014

In the Box

I am thrilled, the first of my Sizzix goodies has arrive.  I didn't realize part of my winning Sizzix contest meant I was able to choose a ton of dies.  One of the dies I have been DYING to try is the Eileen Hull Candy Drawer!  I love making 3D projects so this was the first die I cracked open.
 
 
I used some 8x8 TH paper stash and within about 20 min the whole box was papered.  I then cut a tiny tag and added the numbers.

 
I added some of my tattered pinecone flowers and added some glitter. 

 
I cut some mini trophies and used the eroded metal technique. 

 
I wanted to show you the side of how I connected the trophies.

 
So stinkin adorable the inside of this 2 1/2x 1 1/2 box.

 
I popped my Pandora bracelet in the box to give you an idea how big it is.

 
I added the Idea-Ology pull for the drawer.

 
Some more glitter to the flower on the top.

 
It's my first attempt at making these great candy drawer boxes.  I have plans for this die!
 
Check out these fun challenge blogs I'll be posting this in. 
 
Compendium of Curiosities 3
Eileen Hull Designs
Simon Says Monday Challenge
 
Thanks for stopping in and checking out my project.
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19 comments:

  1. Congrats on your awesome win and sweet goodie haul! Super cute candy box.

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  2. This is gorgeous Nicole! I love how you combined dies from Tim and Eileen and the subtle sparkle is delightful! One of the best projects I've seen using the candy drawer die...LOVE!

    Amy*

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  3. Huge congratulations on your wonderful win - what a fabulous experience you had too! I love the box you made with Eileen's die! Anne x

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  4. Love the new look on your blog!!
    The Candy drawer is a die I have had on my wish list FOREVER also! enjoy your goodies (don't s'pose you took a pic you could share did you?)

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  5. What a gift box! Love these dies and the way you combined them! Gorgeous glittered flower too! Thank you so much for playing along with us at CC3Challenge!!!

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  6. I knew you would do magic with that die! Love this little drawer. The top with the trophies and flowers is such a great idea. Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Monday Challenge and for your sweet comment on my blog.

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  7. Love, love, love the shabby, vintage grungy look!!! It's simply gorgeous!!! I've ordered a candy box too and should be getting it today. Can't wait to get my hands on it and create something fun. Thanks so much for all the inspiration!!!

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  8. Great little candy box and wonderfully glittery flower. Thanks for playing along with us at the CC3Challenges.

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  9. A gorgeous creation, it looks so tactile... Thanks for playing along with the CC3 Challenge x

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  10. Nicole...really cute project. Love the new die cut. It's a great way to give such a nice little gift that you've made. You did a beautiful job on this. Love the use of the glitter. Thanks for sharing with us at CC3C. <3 Candy

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  11. Congrats on your awesome win. Bravo. Love the drawer die, amazing creation.

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  12. What talent! Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Nicole this is another wonderful project! The drawer die is totally beautiful! great use! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge blog! BArbarayaya

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  14. What a fun decorative box for some treats to hide inside :)
    Love your flowers Nichole…I thought you mentioned you had trouble creating with flowers…I don't think so ;)

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  15. Nicole very elegant. This seems so precious--by size and the way you embellished it. I love the style/color scheme.

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  16. Congrats on your Honorable mention girl!
    http://www.eileenhull.com/2014/05/art-with-heart-may-flowers-challenge-winner-top-3.html

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