Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Saturday Challenge.......Recycling

This weeks challenge over at Saturdays Challenge is set by the fandabbiedozzie Kimmy and it is to recycle something. I have recycled a little chocolate box that I had in a hamper at Christmas. I'm not that happy with it to be honest covering it with the patterned paper was quite straight forward but then I used Bazzill to make the bow and it was too thick really and was a real job to stick together and to attach to the box. I just added a scalloped pink strip of Bazzill, then a green strip and finally some gems. As I finished sticking the gems on the phone rung, I went to answer it and came back and have a sneaky suspicion that Olive had her nose in my gems tray.....what do you recon?
Thankfully I had my camera by my side as I was about to take pics of the finished box......so it was a quick snap then catch her to knock it off. Thank goodness it wasn't up her nose...imagine explaining that to the vet.....Olive the gem sniffer!


  1. laugh ~had to show everyone here why i was laughing to myself ~olive the gem sniffer!
    the box is gorgeous ~love those bright colours and the gems are perfect!!:~)
    vanessa xx

  2. Heehee!!! Olive & her antics,lol!!!
    Your box & bow are luvly,but shouldn't you be doing simple things to ease yourself back into crafting?! ;O)x

  3. Oh Olive you are a scream!! Obviously not to be left out of the action.
    Your box is just such a wonderful confection of loveliness!
    kim x

  4. Oh dear! The jewel pic made me laugh out loud - way too funny!! Gorgeous box sweetie, the colours are delish! Hope you're feeling a bit better today

    hugs Bev x

  5. So love your `box` great photo`s Hope you are keeping well..:)~X~

  6. Wow beautiful box ,gorgeous papers and love the bow ,hugs Dawnxx

  7. Gorgeous box Mrs W and I love the bow, you did a fab job. Thanks for taking part in this weeks scsc!

  8. Thats so funny, I love the box it reminds me of spring colours which hopefully will be on its way soon. It's nice to see you up and about again it has given me time to read your blog which is fab by the way.

  9. great recycling

    thanks for joining us this week on SCSC

    Hugs Jane x

  10. love the box, looks like a cat that likes a bit of bling..

  11. Hi Mrs W
    what is Olive like!! normally my cat Holly has the backing papers you take off your foam squares stuck on her nose, Olive is just posh lol!!your box is fab hun glad to see you are getting back to your crafty ways!

    Emma xxx

  12. Lol ah bless her.

    Love that box and the bow on top.


  13. Love the box and the bow on it!! Pink and green are always a nice bright combo :)
    X, Ava

  14. Hi hun, I love your box - think the colours are gorgeous. Laughing at little Olive ... evey girl likes a little bling!!!
    Have a fab day

  15. The box is gorgeous - love the colours...soo pretty.

    Hee re Olive - hilarious! xx (hope you're doing well)

  16. Hiya Mrs W. Hope you are well now after your 'holiday'. Loving your blog and animal antics ;o)
    Don't know if you remember me but I came to one of your evening scrapbook classes at CUL many moons ago. Are you still with them?
    Thanks so much for following my blog, I look forward to reading your comments.
    Sandra xx

  17. rofl at sweet Olive!
    love your box mrs W, that bow is delish.xx

  18. Fantastic little box and such pretty colours too, well done on recyling for this weeks theme and thanks for joining us at SCSC :) Donna x

  19. Oh how sweet and pink to match her little nose! Stunning box n bow too. Glad to have ya back in blogland xx

  20. Hi Mrs Wonka, I love your beautiful box!
    Hugs Lynsey:)

  21. LOL at Olive ... she's worse than a kid lol, but her nose looks sooo pretty! Fab box, i'd be more than happy with it ... i think bow looks amazing! Jillix

  22. Great box, love the bright colours you have used. You pic of your cat is so cute, with the gem on her nose. Louise x

  23. Stunning box sweetie, just beautiful!

    OMG Olive! How funny is that, what with a serial ribbon thief and now a gem thief LOL! Me thinks that you need some CCTV in your craft room, to keep ya stash safe LOL!
    Hugs Tab xxx

  24. So glad to see you're back on the mend and cheering us all up with your fab photos and creations. Your box is stunning...and as for Olive-guilty as charged I think!!
    Love Sarita xx

  25. gorgeous box, I love the handmade bow and the colours, aww I love the pic of your cat, too cute to get cross with though, thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill x

  26. Tee heee Brilliant!!The goregous Olive bling!! winmiester is standing here giggling at this, what gorgeous paper you have used, and made a stunning gifty box too, someone will be well pleased to receive this creation....


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