Sunday, 9 February 2014

Love and Lace Heart Shape Quilled Trinket Box

 I have seen some creations in black and red and the combination is so classic and pretty. So this time I decided to try my hands on making something in black and red. But I had nothing in black so I CHEATED. I die cut the cardboard which came with my template. ( The ones that come with dies or plastic templates to prevent them from bending in the mail). Then painted it with black ready mix paint. I also wanted to use lace, but again : no black lace. So I colored the white lace with black promarker.
before the transformation

heart shape Quilled trinket box
The lid of the heart box is filled with small rolled ( at both ends)quilling strips though it looks like beehive technique. The box turned out to my liking so I decided to make a pair of earring to put in it. My daughter Ananya also joined in and made a few pairs. ( I had to bend the headpins with pliers for her as she is just 8). For my earrings, I used a pair of charms by making memories, which I have had for more than a year.
lace heart box


earrings made by Ananya

earrings made by me
I will gift the trinket box to my BFF. Now Ananya wants to gift something to her BFF. So I am thinking of making another box using a 'philadelphia' box along the same lines as this one. Hope to finish it before 14th :)

I am entering this box to : Cut it up: Valentine's Day ( dies used : Nellie Snellen and spellbinders lace heart)
Anything but a card: Tic-tac-toe ( 2,5,8 : Recycling, heart and Black)
Crafty Calendar : Love is all around
 Kitty Bee Designs: Valentine's/Love
 So Artful Challenges : Flourishes in the shades of red ( I hope my quilled swirls qualify)
Sugar Creek Hollow: Love and Adore
 Sunflower Designs : Valentine's Day/Hearts

14 comments:

  1. WoW what a treat to my eyes to visit your blog and see your beautiful handcratfs..Way to go girl..Keep it up :)

    I'm so delighted that you're in same group of freaks that I was n Pooja is :)

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  2. Thank you Didi. Saw your comment on facebook and then I got to know that it's you :)

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  3. I love your ingenuity! Very clever, and your box is beautiful! Thanks for linking to our Valentine challenge at Cut it Up!
    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  4. Awesome job!! Beautiful....
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  5. What a beautiful box, something quite different, and I liked how you made the materials you had work for you.
    It's perfect for Soartful's Red Flourishes challenge, thanks for sharing it with us.

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  6. Wow! Love your jewelry box!Thanks for joining us over at SunflowerField this week and hope to see you again soon!
    Jennyfer, DT
    ♥ SunflowerField DT ♥
    ♥ Jennyfer Creates ♥

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  7. What a wonderful box :)
    Thank you for joining us at Sunflowerfield Designs.
    Hugs, Mari

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  8. A beautiful box to keep the lovely earrings in. Thank you for joining us at SCH this time.
    Yvonne

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  9. Pretty trinket box! Thanks for joining KBD challenge~

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  10. That's ingenuity not cheating! You have created lovely makes. Thank you for joining in at Anything But A Card this month.

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  11. such a pretty box for all those lovely earrings, thanks for joining us at SCH
    hugs

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  12. Very creative! I love it, such a neat idea!

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenges!!

    Susie

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  13. Wow, stunning box, very creative! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar for our latest challenge!
    Claire xx
    CCC DT

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