This box demonstrates the three dimensional flowers in my tutorial below.
It was commissioned by Kieron who, because it was for his Valentine, played a very active role in the design and making of it.
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'K' was 11 years old and over a period of weeks he would arrive at my house, after football, covered in mud.
He patiently learnt how to make 3D flowers, tint and glitter them, how to construct a box and how to stamp and emboss. He never tired or complained.
It was finally finished, just in time, on February 13th 2008 and 'K' carried it home in his 'Kit Bag'.
His Mum tells me that there were nervous mutterings as to how it would be presented the following day (without losing his 'Street Cred').
As requested, there was a hidden tag - with a secret message.
I don't know what that message was and I think there are only two people in the world who do.
Long Live Romance!
Here's how we made the flowers:
The colours are different but the construction is the same
Beautiful boxes in your blog!!!!!ReplyDelete
Love yor boxes, they are wounderful!!!!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful little boy!! and what a lucky little girl to have someone make and give her such a treasure... I am sure it will be treasured for a long long time. And how wonderful of you to sit with him and be such a great inspire!! This is truly lovely.. love the black and pink.. it is soo girlie!!ReplyDelete
The box is absolutly gordeus!!! And thanks for the tutorial :-) Now I know how I should "paint" them :-) *happy*ReplyDelete
Wow!!! your magic boxes are so so beautiful, love al of them:)ReplyDelete
Elaina, girl, you are blowing my mind with these gorgeous boxes!!!!! I truly love the color combo!!!! Thanks for sharing how you've out those flowers together as well. You are just hte BESTEST, LOL!!!!!!ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness!!!! I cannot believe how beautiful your boxes are!!! This is the most wonderful artwork I have seen in a long time.ReplyDelete
Oh WOW your boxes are AMAZING!!ReplyDelete
Yvonne pointed me in your direction and I am so glad she did!!
I'd love to feature your boxes on INSPIRATIONAL
Please leave a comment on my Scrapping Away blog or email email@example.com to let me know if I have permission
Wow! I want to try one of these for the new blog I am helping with. Beautiful as always!!ReplyDelete
Another beautiful box! How sweet of you to help the boy create this box, and how sweet that he wanted to and did the flowers! Thanks for the tutorial on your flowers!ReplyDelete
What a lovely box you've made!
Your creations are wonderful!
I'll come back! :)
Elaine! You've done it again! Breathtaking as usual! I also noticed that Inspirational wants to highlight your box on their blog! How exciting! Good for you! It's time you start getting some recognition! Best, CurtReplyDelete
Wow your blog is amazing.ReplyDelete
I love your exploding boxes.
And this one in pink and black are so beautiful.
I hope it is okay that i put you on my bloglist.
Hugs from Inger Marie
Wow! Your boxes are amazing! What a great idea to have things 'bursting' out of them.ReplyDelete
Congratulations on 'Inspirational' wanting to feature your creations.
Wow! what a beautiful box.ReplyDelete
Have a nice day, hugs from Marie in Sweden
I saw your boxes on Inspirational blog. They are absolutely stunning.
Wow! I've come across your blog from Inspirational Blog & I'm totally amazed by your boxes!!! Fantastic!ReplyDelete
Elaine, I admire your boxes! They are very beautiful and unusual! Super!!!!!!!! Come to me into a blog behind the award - http://natasy.blogspot.com/2009/03/blog-post_6521.htmlReplyDelete
Hi Elaine I've had such pleasure looking at your boxes. Your colouring is gorgeous and you are very generous with your instructions. I'm just going to have to try one of these for fun!ReplyDelete
Wow!!! It is fantastic idea!!! Beautiful!:))ReplyDelete
just found your blog and wanted to say how stunning your work isReplyDelete
Your boxes are absolutely beautiful!ReplyDelete
Wow these are incredibly beautiful.ReplyDelete
Saw you on Inspirational blogs, your boxes are fantastic xXxReplyDelete
Your boxes are FANTASTIC!!!!!!ReplyDelete
Absolutely fabulous, great tutorial. Hope the lucky girl appreciated all the hard work that Kieran put in. Young love aaaahhhhReplyDelete
Hugs Debbie xx
WOW ! Fantastic boxes ! I love the Oriental looking one. Great tutorial as well, I'm surely going to try and make an exploding box !ReplyDelete
Oh my God...I've just found your Blog, and it's unbelievable!!! Your boxes are so fantastic and I really love them all!ReplyDelete
I'll put a link on my Blog to yours to be able to come back as often as I can :o)
Lovely greetings from Germany,
Your boxes are stunning, I love every single one! Absoloutely gorgeous.ReplyDelete
Hi Elaine, I've got an award for you waiting on my blog. Go to : http://thesecretworldofacraftaholic.blogspot.com/ to pick it up :DReplyDelete
Gorgeous, simply gorgeous!ReplyDelete
As always, your boxes are incredible! Your flowers are amazing as well! Everything is So lifelike! :>ReplyDelete
Great boxes you make, like the three dimensional stuff you put in them!
Thanks for sharing this tutorial, and the flower tutorial. That one I'll have to try!
Greetings from Daniel
Another stunner. I love your work sooooo much.ReplyDelete
You`re boxes are really magical!!ReplyDelete
Love them all!!
Thank you for sharing with us :)
Hugs from Maya :)
Oh My Goodness, you are my new Favorite Blog! I am learning from you!ReplyDelete
Bellisimas cajas Un fuerte abrazo desde Lima-Peru.ReplyDelete