Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Kraftie Kre8ations Black and Orange Challenge Artiste Coffin Box


This is my submission for the Kraftie Kre8ations's Design Team Black and Orange Challenge. http://www.kraftiekre8ations.com/  It had to be a 3-D object.  I don't think I was very comfortable making 3-D objects from scratch 6 months ago but with my Cricut anything is possible.  The Artiste cartridge from Close to my Heart is full of cool boxes and 3-D objects.


I cut the box from Creative Memories black shimmer paper, the skeleton and top layer of the tombstone is CM Platinum shimmer.  The orange shimmer is from the Paper Company.  I ran it through the Sizzix with a Tim Holtz embossing folder.  All edges are chalked with Versa Magic Midnight Black.  I did not chalk the edges of the box since it will be handled so much.  I used glitter and glue for the embellishment on top of the coffin.  I searched long and hard from an appropriate orange glitter glue and it just did not happen.



I cut the skeleton 5.5" to make sure it actually fit in the 6" box and it worked with a little twisting!


I put a small paper easel on the back of the tombstone to make it stand up. 


 I am going to give this to my son today!  Happy Halloween!


I am entering this in the following challenges:

http://www.craftindesertdivas.com/2013/10/craft-it-up-link-it-up-linky-party-18.html

http://cardztv.blogspot.com/2013/10/cardz-tv-go-to-galz-challenge-38-ghost.html

http://www.sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/all-crafts-challenge-
octobernovember.html

http://sparklesforumchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/challenge-49-halloween-or-colours.html

http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/challenge-190-no-squares-allowed.html

http://thecraftingcafe.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/anything-goes-dt-call.html








17 comments:

  1. Great project.

    Thanks for sharing at Totally Papercrafts.

    Susan x

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  2. This is so neat! What a fun project! So creative!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving the sweet comments. That made my day. :)

    I think there are two other challenges that you may enter this proejct: Totally Gorjuss is "Spooky" and the Stamp n Doodle is "Halloween". Just in case you are interested.

    Have a wonderful day!

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  3. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us @ Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Happy Crafting
    Carole xXx

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  4. That's a fantastic project, love the little tombstone! Thanks for playing along with Sparkles this month , hope to see you again.

    Hugs
    Brenda
    Sparkles DT

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  5. Such a fun Halloween Treat box! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  6. Thanks so much for joining the ctv ghost and goblin challenge with your fabulous treat holders. Halloween perfection spooky and cool. Karen

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  7. Thanks for your kind comments on my blog today and if you would like to make your own texture paste (that's what I used on my New Year page) you can find the recipe in my Pinterest , here is the link http://www.pinterest.com/pin/141019032054493688/
    Have fun!

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  8. Super project for the horror fans :)

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe and good luck :)

    Neil

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  9. So fun, your project is spooktacular :)

    Thank you for sharing with us at craftin Desert Divas.
    Have a great day!
    Shelly

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  10. Love it! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything Goes“ Linky Party.

    Tara
    Craftin Desert Diva's

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  11. Such a fun project ! I love the sparkle !! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Craftin ' Desert Divas !

    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.BlogSpot.com

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  12. Fabulous fun idea, I love the addition of the chocolates too. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly. Caz

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  13. Great Project and colours. Thank you for joining us at Craft my Life with our Anything but a card challenge, Tania xx (DT)

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  14. Fantastic creation...the sparkle is perfect as is the chocs....Thank you for joining us at Craft my life.... Hugs May x x x

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  15. So cute! Thank you so much for joining us at my Craft My Life-All Crafts Challenge, hope to see you enter again soon! Elaine-xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://www.sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/all-crafts-challenge-octnov-midway.html

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