Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Easter present for a diabetic

 
 
I found the most amazing things at Ally Pally show last weekend.
This is my first project, which will be a present for my diabetic mother in law.
It will also be my entry for this months http://blog.laviniastamps.com/ Spring colours.
 
 
This is the MDF jam jar that I bought from Anna Marie Designs

 
I've added a small note book and pen

 
I've used Lavinia stamps to create the boarder around the edge with gilding flakes
Forest Glade from Imagination crafts

 
I've also used a verse from Lavinia along with the Zen Butterfly and a stamps away mask
 

 
I've used the Toadstool houses and some Lavinia fairies and used mica powders to colour
The board was painted with Deco chalk paint, a piece of blue gingham and some lace ribbon, a feather and a few flowers.  I'm hoping this will be an acceptable entry to this months challenge.
 
 
 
 


11 comments:

  1. Fabulous, fabulous project.. I see you have a notebook as your central theme and have stamped, painted and stencilled the Jar like a good 'un!
    So pretty ....I bet MIL will love it !
    Eileen xx

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  2. Thanks Eileen. The paint was good to use and took the stamps well. I really wanted a plain fronted note pad but was unable to find one, but this was the nearest colour match to the base paint. xx

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  3. Ooooo, this is lovely Elaine......great selection of stamps, and such a good idea to add the notepad. I'm sure it will be well accepted xx

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  4. Gorgeous, what a lovely keepsake xx

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  5. Thanks chaps for your kind comments :) xx

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  6. She will love this! Something a bit different...x

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  7. This is soooooo creative, very clever. Not having gone to Ally Pally this year I can now see a taste of the products I missed, :( enjoy getting creative! Julie x

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  8. Oh I was at Ali Pali too - spent far too much!! love your project, I am sure your mother-in-law will love it!

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  9. What a fabulous project and keepsake gift, those paints are rather lush aren't they ;-) xx

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  10. Lots of elements coming together to make a fabulous project. Hope your MIL liked it.x

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