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Thursday, 2 July 2015

JULY challenge from Lavinia Stamps.....

Morning everyone, hope you're managing to stay cool....we've just returned from a few nice days in Edinburgh, but boy, was it humid up there!
Anyway, today is the start of the July challenge from 
The theme this month is 'Flowers', and as usual, the prize is a fab £40 of products from Lavinia Stamps. If you don't have a blog, you can enter by email, by following the link from the challenge blog HERE
Here is my DT project for this challenge.

As always, I've used card stock from
White 'super-smooth' - 300gsm.
A heavy card is needed for this type of project.

I used an old template to cut out the shape of the tissue-box, then scored and folded where necessary. The template needed to be cut twice, to make 4 sides.

I only joined one edge, to enable me to stamp on a flat surface.
Then I covered the complete piece with BRUSHO paints and allowed to dry thoroughly.

Next,  I used various LAVINIA stamps, working along the flat surface, from one end to the other.
A couple of die-cuts,  a white pen for highlighting, and the box was ready to assemble.
These are my fave colours, of course, but I also wanted a light (ish) background to show off the fab stamps.

Well, hope you like it.....if you have time, pop over to the rest of the team blogs, listed on my blog side-bar, there is some fantastic inspiration there.

Just want to remind you of this week's Papermilldirect 'special offer', too.....
At 315gsm this is a lovely heavy card with an embossing that we don't normally have in coloured card.
This comes in a small A4 box of approximately 70 - 75 sheets for only £3.96

Catch you all soon,
Barbara x


  1. What a clever idea, love the colours xx Zoe xx

  2. Brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT work and MY colours too! .. need to have a look at that template!
    Eileen xxx

  3. Love the tissue box Barbara, great colours. Kx

  4. Love your tissue box Barbara ,very clever and of course your favourite colours Ros xxxx

  5. Your tissue box is fabulous - gorgeous colours and images

  6. I adore this! Utterly amazing! xx

  7. This is fabulous Barbara. The stamps and colours are wonderful xx

  8. Fabulous Barbara! I love the gorgeous colours and great stamps.
    Linda xxx

  9. Love this the colours are great xx Jan

  10. Hi Barbara this is gorgeous I love the colours and the stamps. Hugs Jackie

  11. wow Barbara, this is a fantastic creation the stamped images are beautiful as is your colour choices.
    Sorry I have not been commenting on your blog for a while, life just seems to get in the way at the moment.
    Hugs Janet xxx

  12. Gorgeous Tissue box! I love the colours & the silhouettes are so sweet!
    Dawn xx