Monday, November 7, 2011

scraptastic mondays challenge #!

Happy Monday!! and welcome.  how exciting today is our first challenge over at scraptastic mondays. im so honored that cindy asked me to be on her team with the rest of this fabulous design team she has picked. cindy has created all the digi's for us to use. they are the cutest! with our challenges you dont have to use her digis but of course we'd love for you to  plus once you see them show cased i think youre gonna want to :)
so onto my first project which is making a gift bag or box with a thanksgiving theme.also it must include stitching, a tag and a button.






the digi i used is called turkey lurkey ( the name is as cute as the digi eh :)  ) 


heres TL i paper pieced him  with an inked up doily behind him and my button i added hemp twine and then  some paper wrapphia behind it. the acorns


for my tag i just used a circle punch and added my chicken scratch ;) i also faux stitched using my fabulous newish signo uniball pen. the best pen out there i swear! the leaf  is a cuttlebug die cut i used the cutest boys evuhs ( tim holtz) distress inks and stickles on it. 


                            for the box i used my cricut and spring holiday cards cartridge. i hand drew the acorns and the pumkins are just cut from prepatterned paper. 


well i sure hope youve enjoyed your visit be sure to check out the rest of the dts awesome work too and play along with us :) hope your able to get your craft on today! hugs shelly

12 comments:

joni said...

Shelly, this is really gorgeous!!! I love that you inked behind Turkey Lurkey (love that name!) I really love everything!! You always are so inspiring!!!
hugs,
joni

Cindy said...

Hi Shelly,WOW your box is sooo Scraptastic!I LOVE all the great details and your coloring is AMAZING!AWESOME job as always my friend!!:)

Jayne said...

Love your box Shelly.Your paper piecing is fab as are your gorgeous leaves.
Jayne x

Shelly said...

OH wow Shelly this is just fabulous! Your coloring is perfect! Nicely done!
Shelly
http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com/

jessica said...

This is awesome Shelly! I love that box and love your coloring!!
Adorable job with this super cute image

GiGi said...

WHat a super cute box! I love how you paper pieced the turkey and the fabulous colors you used!

Karen H said...

Shelly, this is so gorgeous and cute at the same time! Mr. TL looks incredible! You really showed how versatile her images are. :o) The doily behind him looks amazing. You created such a gorgeous harvest scene. :o)

Hugs and blessings!

*Star said...

Beautiful box! I love how you paper pieced Cindy's digi and those acorns are so cute! Tfs and have a great day. :)

Stephanie said...

I love your bag Shelly. I was just chatting with Cindy and we were saying how everyone did something different with their digis...love the way you paper pierced your Turkey Lurkey. I hope you are feeling a little bit better:) Hugs!

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Sherrie K. said...

Love this Shelly! Great job on the digi and I love you paper choice. Love the turkey:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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