Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Exploding Box


Since purchasing my Silhouette Cameo, I have been trying out so many new kinds of cards and this week I decided to play with an exploding box file by Tina Fallon on the Facebook group 'UK Silhouette Cameo chums'.  I am seriously getting addicted to her cutting files :)

My Father in Law is celebrating his 70th Birthday soon, so I decided to theme the box around two of his favourite hobbies - Archery and Steam engines.

These are the separate layers


I used vinyl to cut the black silhouettes and the blue target






I brushed the cake for the centre with clue and green inks and added complementary flowers, gems and a butterfly


The box folded up - I again brushed the outside filigree elements with distress inks


The finished card





I loved making this card and can't wait to try this in a lovely girly style.

Challenges I would like to enter are:-

Crafty Bloggers Network - All about boys
Anyone for Anya - Odd Card
Challenges for Everybody - Anything Goes
Paula Holifield Crafts - Man Up
Desert Island Crafts Challenge - Itinerary  - Cake, Ribbon, 3 Embellies (Flowers,Gems,Butterfly)
Flat Friends Challenge - More than one fold
Silhouette Challenges - Box

Thanks for visiting x


10 comments:

  1. FABULOUS, I love it. Well worth the effort. Thank you for playing along with us at ALBC this month & good luck. Jane x

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  2. Wow this is amazing!! Such a clever and lovely design - I'm certain your father in law will love it xx Thank you so much for joining us for the Flat Friends challenge, Em xx

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  3. What a wonderful idea, I love, love, love it! I enjoy my Silhouette Cameo too!

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  4. What a fantastic exploding box! I love the idea of the cake in the middle!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog & leaving a comment!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  5. A fabulous exploding box. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Marlene DT

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  6. Great creation. thenyou for joing in the crafty bloggers network challenge and good luckx

    Kayx
    CBN DT

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  7. Love the images and great colours used on this fabulous exploding box, thank you for joining us at The Crafty Bloggers "One For The Boys" challenge.

    Sylv xx
    CBN DT

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  8. Amazing box! Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

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  9. Your box is amazing!!! Thank you for sharing at AFA:)

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