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Art with Heart Challenge; Projects to Love

I am back from my 2 week holiday and couldn't wait to create!  I missed all my crafty things, blogging and blogger peeps!  Here's a little something I whipped up to get me back into my craft room!
 
I know Valentines has passed and the chocolates have been snarfed.  However, the Art with Heart Challenge is all month long.  The Eileen Hull Inspiration Team is sharing their awesome projects with you each week! 
This month the Cookie Box die is looking for a new home.  So I decided to use my Cookie Box die and show you how I used it.
 
 
Did you know you can stack this die!  I cut the mat board 2 times so I could stack.  This die comes with a hinge so you can create this mega Cookie Box.
 
 
 
You can see here I stacked one on top of the other.

 
I had to decide the topper...Festive Gent or... Layered Butterfly!  Decisions...

 
I just got the mini paper rosette die from The Funkie Junkie Boutique and I LOVE IT!  I just had to add some.

 
Ohhh distress glitter how I love thee... In Festive Berries, Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry.  The Festive Gent is in Black Soot distress glitter.

 
 I attached the smaller mini rosette to the front.

 
Hey...who ate the Caramel Kisses!

 
I inked and decorated the inside of the cookie box die.
 
 
I filled the Cookie Box die with Kisses!
 
 
I added some tattered pinecone roses to the inside lid.  Then attached some twine to help with the weight.
 
 
I love all the layers, glitter and mini rosettes!

 
Make sure to enter this months Art with Heart Challenge and you could be the winner!
 
 
 Thanks for stopping by!  I so appreciated all the lovely comments on my posts while I was away.  Welcome to the new stalkers!
 
Challenge Time
 
Inspiration Journal- Love is in the Air
 
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Comments

  1. First off, "snarfed"...hahahaha...love that word and secondly.....AWESOME! Oh the daunting task of decision making, but I believe you chose wisely because that dapper gent carrying the load o' love looks amazing!! Beautiful work and I'm glad you're back in your crafty place :)

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  2. This is just great Nicole! I really love the details and double decker Cookie Box! =)

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  3. Festive Gent looks amazing carrying all those sparkly hearts! I love how you doubled up on the cookie box and the flowers on the inside of the top look beautiful. A truly beautiful make! Hugs, Anne xx

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  4. Nicole welcome back! Valentine kitchen cookie box is a wonderful die and you used in a beautiful way! Wonderful work! Barbarayaya

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  5. WOW!!! What an amazing project! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Inspiration Journal! Hugs, Karin

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  6. This has such a sense of movement to it, I think it is the hearts. Lovely colors and use of dies! I wouldn't have even thought of stacking the cookie die. Fantastic.

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  7. Such a great die design and I love that you've added even more dimension to it! What a treat Nicole. Jenny x

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