Sunday, August 1, 2010

Aloha! Holiday Fund :)

Welcome to my Aloha! Blog Hop project :)  If you have been hopping in order from the start of the hop at Michelle's blog HERE...then you will have hopped here from the lovely crafty CLAIRE'S blog...and from here will hop on to the lovely RANDI'S blog.

Note: My thank you letter is at the bottom of this post

Here is my Aloha project:



I've made a money box from a Kaiser wood tissue box cover!  I cut a piece of chipboard to make a base for the box and painted the box with blue craft paint. Leilani was printed onto Xpress Graphx blending card and coloured with Copics. Glaze and glitter pens were used to highlight areas of the image. She was then cut out and popped up on dots.

The front and side panels were made using Kaiser DP for the 'sky', CM DP for the water and DP from my stash for the sand. The palm tree is a CM die-cut that I've coloured with Copics and added Kaiser pearls to for the 'coconuts'. The side panels have been created using an assortment of CM stickers from my stash and a K & Co 3D umbrella sticker.

To create the lid with the slot I cut a panel of SU CS and the same Kaiser 'sky' DP and cut the money slot with a craft knife. The lid has been hinged with ribbon. The wording is computer generated, with a couple more stickers to finish it off.

The caption reads:  Aloha! Holiday Fund.......All Donations gratefully accepted!

I'm not normally much of a sticker girl but with a sprained wrist happening in the middle of this project, it was out of the question to do any more colouring for the panels...and it was a good way to use up some of those CM stickers I've had in my stash for a looooong time :)

Now off you hop to RANDI'S blog to see her wonderful creation!  Don't forget to leave some love for everyone along the way :)

THANK YOU

I'd like to firstly thank Michelle for inviting me to be a member of her DT.  Thank you for everything Michelle...not least your beautiful artwork that I LOVE to colour :)

I've LOVED being a part of this group...they are a fabulous group of ladies...supportive, caring and happy to share...and soooo welcoming of newcomers. They made me feel right at home from the beginning.  

My crafting has grown in ways I would never have imagined since becoming a member of Michelle's PCP group. Everyone has been so encouraging and enthusiastic about my projects...that means so much to me girls...thank you!!

As for the other DT girls...your amazing creations have continually inspired me.  Thank you for being such an amazing group to work with...well, it's been more like playing really lol!!

It has been such a privilege to be a part of this DT. I can't wait to see what Michelle has in store for us
next :)  

Hugs
Lynne xx

27 comments:

Pauline said...

Hi Lynne: This is fantastic! I love your project - but is it big enough for a Hawai'ian holiday? LOL It is just super.
hugs from wet, wild and windy Western Victoria!
Pauline

Marilyn Webb said...

Aloha Lynne
You always make such gorgeous projects, and this one is no exception (sprained wrist and all).The money box is awesome, love the colors!!
hugs Marilyn

Sandi said...

Aloha Lynne - clever idea! I love this project, have to put on my 'to do list'. Good luck in the hop!

Denise said...

What gorgeous work! Love the scene you've created on these amazing creations. Nicely done! Thank you for all your amazing inspirations!

Aloha from Massachusetts:)

Claire said...

Aloha Lynne! I love your 3D projects and this is fab! Really beautiful. I hope your wrist is better soon
Claire xx

Rhonda Miller said...

Lynne, this is fabulous!! what a great idea. It has been great working with you on the DT, your creations are so beautiful and inspiring. Mahalo.

Pattie G said...

Well Lynne, you have done it again! Your creation is super and so different. Thank you for being part of our DT and I will miss you. I hope your wrist is better and also hope you get that money box filled really soon. lol...

Hugs
Pakelekia

Fotf said...

Aloha Lynn, i think you have done an amazing job as always and more so with your poorly hand. Hope you soon get full use of it back and take care :)

Trish said...

Hi Lynne,
Your holiday fund money box is a great idea and I love the colouring. May I personally thank you for being such an inspiration to me during your time as DT on Michelles blog. You just never knew what you would create and I was never disappointed as you are very talented.
Hugs,
Trish

Maria Matter said...

this is fabulous and super adorable Lynne!
blessings!

Tammy said...
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Tammy said...

Oh this is just awesome Lynne!! Fantastic idea! Too cute!
Hugs, Tammy

Michelle said...

Lynne, I love your Aloha Holiday Fund box!! What a cute idea! A beautiful job coloring Leilani!! And I appreciate you finishing with your sprained wrist and all!!:) Thank you for everything, Lynne!!:)

Big Hugs,

Michelle

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Randi WS said...

Aloha Lynne!
Such a FANTASTIC creation! This is so creative! When you look at the gorgeous decoration on the moneybox, you'll get the right inspiration for filling up the box fast!! *lol*
Thank you so much for sharing your big talent, and good luck with all that's coming to you in the future!

Lots of love, Randi WS

Janell said...

Wow, great project. I'm learning there are a lot of ways to use the digi stamps. Great job!

Shelley said...

Aloha Lynne! Your box is amazing. Hope it gets full fast! Thanks for always being such an inspiration & so helpful.
xx Shelley

Linda said...

What a wonderful project....love the little beachy scene you have created!!

Danielle said...

Fantastic project... Love how you created your fund box!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Wow! What an awesome project!

Ann said...

Very cool project~love the ocean, beach, sailboat, everything!

H2 :) said...

Aloha Lynne! You truly are an inspiration with the projects you create to amaze us with (& the fact you can still do it when you're nursing an injury)! Your holiday fund box is fantastic, Leilani looks perfect in the the gorgeous beach scene you have created for her! Big hugs! :)

Kathy Czygan said...

Hi Lynn! What a cool project! I love the idea of saving up for the Hawaiian vacation! You've really made this a beautiful inspiration! Each panel is done so beautifully! Love this! Take care of that wrist. Hope it feels better soon!

grandmalee said...

You're such an inspiration, Lynne! You're nursing a sprained wrist & you still get your project done...and make it as fabulous as ever! I always love your dimensional creations, and this one is right up there with all of the others! Gorgeous coloring and an awesome layout! Fabulous ideas for all of those extra special touches! Thanks for helping us to create bigger & better things! Aloha!

ileana said...

Hi Lynne! you over do yourself again!! this is an amazing creation!! what a great idea you had, turning a tissue box into a money one! And a great way to make use of those stickers too, I have so many but I never get to used them.... your coloring is gorgeous as always. Beautiful from front to back!
And thank you for all you did, all your help and encoraging words to me, and for sharing all that amazing talent you have with us!
All the best for you! Hugs,

Georgia Ehrmann said...

I love your money box! What a great idea! Beautifully created!

Donna said...

this is superb! what a great inspiration to save $$ I love it!

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