....not with Mother's Day you understand, but I was only just getting into crafting cards and was still doing some fairly basic stuff. Things took off for me in August last year when joined my first Facebook crafting group and I started blogging. There was so much inspiration out there from so many talented people!
This year I've been asked to make a few of these exploding boxes by my colleagues at work. These are my favourite thing to make that are not cards because people are so surprised when they open them up and see all the beautiful embellishments. The ones I tend to make are just so perfect for spring with all the flowers/blooms I use. This is one of Susan's she's asked me to make two (one pink and one purple).
Here's the inside of this one.
Papers are from Lili of the Valley. I've used dies, and embellishments galore from Wild Orchid Crafts, The Ribbon Girl and Live and Love Crafts.
Here's a couple of close ups of the interior
Flower close up.
Mother's Day is next Sunday here in the UK so I've got this done just in time :)
I've like to enter my exploding box into the following challenges
Allsorts - Spring is in the Air
Just Inspirational - Mother's Day
Crafty Boots - Anything but a Card
Just Inspirational - Shaped Card
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes (14)
As You Like It - Favourite Anything but a Card