Sunday, April 29, 2012

PIO- Mothers Day.. NO FLOWERS!!

Happy Sunday Blog Friends! I hope your having a WONDERFUL weekend!!

It is time for a PIO challenge share!! Our challenge is create something for Mothers Day.. but use NO FLOWERS! GASP! That was hard for me!!!

Our sponsor was Bugaboo Stamps (THANK YOU!)  they are offering ONE lucky winner a choice of 7 stamps.. we hope you will play along with us!!

I created a little box this week.. using THIS tutorial (I did not do the PP like she did I cut it and stitched each section instead!)

Box Top-

Side View-
PIO- Mother's Day NO flowers
CMC Copic Challenges - Celebrations
Hiding in My Craft Room - Mother's Day
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge Blog- Get Your Girly On
Inspire Me Fridays- Anything Goes
Just Keep On Crafting-Anything Goes
Pixie Cottage - For Mom
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamps - Anything Goes
Joyful Stamper - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday- Anything But A Card  (Tip, to make my white paper look vintage, I sponged my antique linen distress ink over the WHOLE image, even my coloring part! )

Thank You for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!


  1. This is so super cute Beth, even without flowers!! The girl image is so sweet and I love the lace you used around the box. Great project!!

  2. I like how you stitched the PP panels! It's a GREAT look!
    It's such a sweet project! TFS!
    Have a great day!

  3. Bethie - when I saw the card I loved it and then when I realized you had made a box - i really, really loved it - its gorgeous!Elizabeth (DT Team mate)

  4. What a sweet little box - I love it it is soooo pretty!
    I love your stitched paper too. Great Top Tip ref 'ageing' your piece too - works really well.

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Anything but a Card' challenge.

    Thanks for playing :)

    Carol x

  5. Anonymous3:12 PM

    Cute box hunny! Thanks for joining in with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time, Hope you can come play again soon, hugs Samantha :0)

  6. Oh that would be hard no flowers for Mother's Day. Love the beautiful box you came up with. The lace is just gorgeous and so is the stamp.

  7. Your box is stunning. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  8. Wonderful stunning box!! The image is so cute, Thanks for playing with us at Hiding in my Craft Room. Cheers Jennie DTM

  9. Bethie this is stunning, gorgeous details, thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions. Joey x

  10. Love your box!! It is so sweet and the little girl too!! Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!

  11. Very sweet even without flowers. Love all the stitching too.

  12. Totally sweet and adorable!! Very clever with NO flowers! That would have been hard for me to do.... Thanks for joining our challenge here at Southern Girls. Kx

  13. What a lovely box - who needs flowers when you have something this pretty??! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us for our Anything Goes challenge at Aud Sentiments!

  14. this box is just beautiful. I love the main image and the all the lovely embellishments, it just shows you don't need to use flowers to make a mothers day project. This must have taken you some time to make but it was certainly worth it.

    Thanks so much for sharing your work at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. I hope you will continue to play along :)

  15. Beautiful bax. Nice image. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR. Hugs, Velma

  16. What a lovely little box, I love the lace. Great tip for antiquing your image too! Thanks for joining the Anything But A Card Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

  17. Wow this is so creative and I love the colors you used on your box. Thanks for joining us at HIMCR DT AJ!

  18. Just love your project. You did a beautiful job. Love all the wonderful embellishments you added to your box. Thanks for joining us at Color Me Creative challenge. I just love seeing your creation.
    Hugs, Patricia


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