Sunday, 16 November 2014

Crafting musketeers challenge 19: anything but a card

This is my design project for team B's mid-month design inspiration for Crafting musketeers challenge 19. You can see the lovely designs by the rest of team B here and can join in with your entries here - we would love to see you there.

The challenge is being sponsored by Delicious Doodles and I have used their 'penguin family' for my project.

Recently I bought a box of Belgian chocolate sticks and was taken with the fact that there was an inner box within the main packaging and I thought this would be good if altered and decorated to be used for housing a Christmas gift.

This is the original packaging:

And this is the altered project. I split the original image in two to create two panels (the back two panels are the same). I punched out a lot  of silver snowflakes from scrap pieces of silver mirror card, dotting them around above the images and also putting some on the gold fold down pieces of the inner box.

This is also for:

Pixie's snippets week 151
Recycle, re-purpose & re-invent: anything goes
Nutcrafters 81: anything but a card
Allsorts 285: anything but a card
The crafting cafe November: not a card
The paper shelter 182: snowflakes
A song in your He{ART} 20: let it go from Disney's frozen - snow
Bunny Zoe November: snow
Digistamps4Joy 104: preparing for the holidays (Christmas)
Ruby's rainbow 92: non traditional Christmas
Emerald faeries 61: Christmas non-traditional colours
Crafty calendar November: it's all about Christmas
DL.ART 144: anything Christmas
Baffie's creative 38: time for the approaching Christmas season
Animal friends 20: it's cold
Let's craft and create 98: animal antics
Polka doodles 45: recycle it
Scribbles designs 23: penguin paradise


  1. What a brilliant idea and the end result is lovely, thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week for our Snowflakes challenge, good luck, hugs, Colette xx

  2. Really clever bit of upcycling there Hazel! And a lovely result too,



  3. So beautiful are your projects Hazel great transformation x

  4. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe.

  5. Great reuse of those boxes. Love the penguins! Thanks for joining us for our Recycle It Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  6. What a wonderful idea. I love the silvery snowflakes. Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow Challenges.

  7. Beautifully designed project.Thank you for joining in our challenge at The Paper Shelter this time.
    Greetings Maria

  8. Fabulous altering Hazel.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge;-))m

  9. What a great recycled project.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #144 “ANYTHING CHRISTMAS” challenge, Have a Blessed day, DIANA L.

  10. What a clever idea, love it.Beautifully done and very stylish too.Great to re-use something.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Hugs Debbie x

  11. how fun this is.... thank you for joining us at Digi stamps 4 joy

  12. Faulous boxes.Thanks for joing Allsorts challenge. Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  13. This is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘PREPARING FOR THE HOLIDAYS/FALL’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  14. What a fab idea and thank you for sharing with us at Nutcrafters.

    Love and hugs

    Sylvia x

  15. What a great way to recycle those boxes! They look fabulous. Thanks for joining in The Paper Shelter challenge this time.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    TPS DT

  16. Fabulous! Thank you for joining in with the challenge at The Crafting Café. Sammy-x

  17. Gorgeous Hazel! Thanks for sharing your fantastic project in our Not A Card challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month.
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  18. Great piece of upcycling :)

    Thanks for joining in the 'not a card' challenge this month at The Crafting Cafe, and good luck!


  19. Great project - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x

  20. Fabulous repurposing! Great use of the image around the corner of the box....

    Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs - hope you join us again... Good Luck!

    Sandy S
    (Owner/Designer Scribbles Designs)

  21. Beautiful!! Thanks so much for participating in our A SONG IN YOUR HEART challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper


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