Saturday, 13 November 2010

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree!


It's time for challenge number 8 at CYDA. Our challenge this time has been chosen by the lovely Lesley and the theme is 'CHRISTMAS TREES'. We are being sponsored by the fab Charmed Cards & Crafts, one lucky person will win TWO digi bundles of their choice - what a prize! Karen of Charmed Cards & Crafts has designed a gorgeous Christmas Tree digi that you can grab FOR FREE here and use for the challenge. Please do come and join in the fun and check out the gorgeous creations made by my lovely team mates x

So onto my DT sample, I decided to make a box and fill it with yummy chocolates. The box has been made following this tutorial and decorated with a little cross stitched tree and some of the most beautiful Christmas papers (a new purchase).

Supplies:
Cross stitch tree - design by Lizzie Kate taken from this chart, stitched with DMC theads
Sentiment - Fa La La La La by Catslife Press from Crafty Emma's Store
Papers - O Christmas Tree by MME, an impulse buy from Hobbycraft
Ribbon - from stash
Lace - from a beautiful craft shop in Olney, Bucks
Stickles - Icicle
Mini pine cones - pinched off the floor at Center Parcs ;-)
Mini leaves - Wild Orchid Crafts
Tools - Nestie Labels One, circle & scallop circle, MS Scoreboard
Chocs - Elizabeth Shaw mints

29 comments:

  1. Stunning - what a great gift. I'm so going to have to try and find some to cross stitch, but I don't know if I have the patience. x

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  2. This looks wonderfull! Really love the box you made!
    Hugs Kristel

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  3. Gorgeous box Sarah. The cross stitch detail is lovely x

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  4. This is stunning Sarah.so clever.xxx

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  5. Wonderful stitches Sarah So love your work

    liz xx

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  6. gorgeous creation Sarah, I love it :) x

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  7. Gorgeous box, and even more yummy filled with chocolates ! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge. Sue C x

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  8. Hi Sarah, wow that is stunning and I bet it was hard work getting that cross stitch just right. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

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  9. Hi Sarah, I LOVE this little box of chocs! I love the way you have covered them with the papers and that little cross stich Tree is gorgeous. Beautiful work.
    Hugs, Donna x

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  10. This is so gorgeous Sarah,I love your papers and the colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  11. Great creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  12. I love this Sarah it's a great project and a fab gift

    Hugs Jackie x

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  13. THis is very beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us in the sir Stampalot challenge, hugs chris xx

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  14. What a lovely idea, really SWEET lol. Love the little box. Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Pinky

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  15. Hi Sarah

    What beautiful work and so nice to see something a little bit different.

    Thank you for joining us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

    B x
    You can win a Stampalot gift voucher here

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  16. This is a lovely little box of chocolates, I really like the cross stitching.

    Amanda

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  17. This is really lovely sweetie love the little tree, hugs Pops x

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  18. Great box. love the cross stitch tree

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  19. Such a pretty project with lovely neat stitching too!
    Hugs Carol Ann xx

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  20. Wow that is lovely, thank you for entering my challenge

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  21. Sarah, i love that little choc box its gorjus! xx

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  22. Oooo lovely lady this is stunning, and the chocolates are always a hit with me.
    Bad girl stealing from Centre Parks lol
    hugs Mandy xx

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  23. Another gorgeous box, and the contents will be yummy, I absolutely adore the Xstitch you have used though x

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  24. Ooh so sorry thought I had commented earlier - gorgeous they would look great on the christmas table. xx

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  25. Such a brilliant project! Thanks for playing along at The Stamp Man Challenge

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  26. Oh my goodness thats absolutely stunning!!! What a fabulous gift box and full of yummy looking chocolates. Brilliant idea too xxx

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  27. A gorgeous Christmas creation! Thanks for Sharing with us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

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