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Thursday, 1 November 2012

The ABC challenge GDT

Hi Guys, the lovely Julie asked me to be GDT for the ABC challenge, and of course I said yes!  the theme this time is 
A for APPRECIATION
A thank you card or gift for someone special,
I've made a couple of coasters with a presentation box,
Sorry this post is picture heavy again lol!
I made the box to fit the coasters and cut out the aperture using a round spell binders die and then a larger scalloped one for the trim,
the gorgeous papers are from the lost and found pad,
the coasters were sold at The Range in a plain state to be altered any way you fancied,
I layered Pion paper onto the base then added a Cheery Lynn doily die for texture and detail, this made it not too thick but looked nice lol,
I then layered a circle scalloped nestie with a plain one with the image on and then coated the whole thing with heat embossing powder, this sealed the coaster for when in use,
My images are coloured with my distress re-inkers and the edges are stamped with a flourish stamp by Magnolia in vintage photo,

Recipe
Magnolia Tilda is a special Tilda available from Doe@ding
Joyful Tilda 
Distress re-inkers
Cheery Lynn ~ French pastry doily die
Spellbinder circle and scalloped circle
Clear embossing powder
Acetate
MME Lost and found paper pad @ MCH
Mesh Butterfly @ MCH
Prima Serenade/pink flowers @ MCH
White sheer ruffle edge ribbon @ the pretty little ribbon shop
Pion paper
LOTV ~ Label

Challenges
It's a Magnolia challenge ~ alter a home decoration
Anything goes ~anything goes
Midweek Magnolias ~ anything goes
7 Kids challenge ~ Thankful
Marvellous Magnolia ~ anything goes

well guys, hope you'll join in the fun!
happy crafting,
back  soon with my candy winner
hugs Liz xx


46 comments:

ellyscard creatief said...

Very beautiful creations.
Gr, Elly, Roemenie

Caroline said...

WOW these are beautiful Liz love the designs. Caroline xxx

Sonia said...

Fabulous and sweet creation dearest Liz:)
Lovely images and colouring:)
Big hug,
Sonia

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

These are lovely Liz and what a clever idea doing coasters

jacqui x

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous, cute gift.
luv
Debby

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! these are gorgeous Liz, I love the sweet images and the pretty colours

Hugs Sue

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hi Liz,

These coasters are gorgeous. Such a pretty gift idea

Hugs Kelly

sassy said...

wow...what a gorgeous creations the coasters are brill ...sheer perfection and beautifully coloured in awe ...hugs sassyxxxx

Nina said...

What a lovely idea to make! Adorable motive and beautiful colours
:-) NIna

Brigitte said...

WOW, so creative and absolutely gorgeous!!!! Hugs, Brigitte

cebelica said...

What a fantastic idea. You are SO creative. I love these coasters!! Hugs! xx

Ann-Marie said...

Wow what a great idea. They all look so gorgeous and beautifully coloured. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

Shari said...

Oh Wow! What an absolutely GORGEOUS gift! Wow, I am Blown Away! Love everything about this project!!!!

Hugs;
Shari

arjette said...

Wooowww Liz, it's beautiful!!!

gr. arjette.

Jane said...

Just gorgeous, well done. Jane x

Lisa Sjöström said...

I just love this, so beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Midweek Magnolia´s this week.
Hugs, Lisa

Patty Sue 2 said...

These are beautiful! I am going to have to give this a try for a Christmas gift. Thanks for joining our ABC DT this week. Your blog is lovely!

coops said...

wow so stunning liz.gorgeous sweet tildas and i love your pretty colours :D

xx coops xx

Martinas Welt said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! How beautiful Liz!!! The coasters are too cute...really! I absolutly love your package!!!
Martina

Maris said...

hi Liz, ohhh this is great, how cute is this, love it xx

Ivonne said...

Oh wow Liz, what an exquisite gift! Love the images and the coloring. They are gorgeous. Hugs, Ivonne

PS. We are celebrating our first blogiversary and have some candy in our blog, come and take a look. xoxo

http://our-life-in-colors.blogspot.com/2012/10/its-candy-timewe-have-some-treats-for.html

ladyjanet_56 said...

What a great Idea for Coasters clever you, you have just sent my brain in overdrive :) they are so pretty. Janet T

Nikki said...

Beautifully done :)

Maria Therese said...

Goooooooooooooorgeous ♥♥

Babette said...

O how gorgeous, What a great idea to make coasters.
I love them.
Hugs,
Babette

Wishcraft said...

Oh they're beautiful Liz, just love them! Fabulous :o) Hugs, Lisa x

dottielottie said...

I just love these Liz, what a fantastic job, they make such a pretty gift.
Got to go....... just popping off to The Range hehe.
Hugs
Lottie x

Nicole said...

WOW, such beauty's and again sooooo beautifully coloured!!! Gorgeous giftbox. Big hugs, Nicole

Mau xx said...

A Beautiful card Liz, I love your layout and the colours are gorgeous.
Hugs Mau xx
Congratulations so well deserved. xxxxxx

ChrisAndCat said...

These are gorgeous, love the colours you used. The storage box is gorgeous too, I couldnt bear to use the coasters though, they are way to pretty!!

mandy said...

hey, loving the things yuore make. thanks for youre lovely creatie.
iamc mandy

Colinda said...

Beautiful gift!! Enjoy your weekend, Colinda

Riet said...

This is so wonderful,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Liz, Ooh, wow! These are so lovely, what a great idea to make coasters too, how clever - they make such a beautiful gift :) Your colouring is amazing as always , these are wonderful! Have a lovely day, Big Hugs, Teresa xxx

emma mitchell said...

Oh wow how gorgeous are these . I love them and what a fab idea.
Thanks for sharing them with us at anything goes challenge.
Hugs Emma xx

Ira Huberts said...

You coaster box is stunning Liz, what a lovely gift this makes! Any recipient would be thrilled to receive this little beauty here! Hugs, Ira xox
irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

Tina Makuc said...

This is such an awesome idea Liz!! LOVE IT!!
Thanks for joining us in our very first Marvelous Magnolia Challenge..
Hugs, Tina

scrappymo! said...

very pretty!

Sasha said...

Fabulous coasters, Liz:) Such a wonderful idea, but I would be reluctant to cover up your beautiful Tildas! xx

Sue said...

Wow! this is really beautiful Liz… what a fab design to show off those wonderful coasters. Love the box and the pretty paper and embellishments! and the doilies look fab on the coasters! :-)
Hope you have a lovely weekend
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Vicky said...

OMGOODNESS............how totally gorgeous, amazing, bootiful & gob smacking fantastic is this!! I love love love this sweetie, you really are sooooooo talented hun....

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Wow! Liz, how stunning hun. Love all the gorgeous images and what a wonderful idea.

Donna x

Deb.x said...

Hi Liz, these are fab I LOVE the coasters! Seen them over at MArvelous Magnolia & just had to pop by & say how great they were!
Deb.x

Teresa said...

I'm glad that's a clean glass lol, I couldn't bear to see a used one on such a gorgeous creation Liz, those are fabulous I'd love to try making them, they are so pretty! I really love your creations.
In answer to your question...wait and see lol ;o)
Have a great day and thanks for joining us at Midweek Magnolias. Hugs Teresa xx

Rebekah said...

Stunning work Liz love the coasters thanks for playing at marvelous magnolia hugs Rebekah xx

Gail said...

These are absolutely beautiful. Truly outstanding coloring and a wonderful gift idea. --Gail