3GirlJam Design Team Post

Good Morning Friends & Welcome Visitors!

Today is my day to host over on the 3GirlJam Blogspot.



I have a project that I worked on for some time.  My husband & I have prescription bottles that we take medicine from every day.  I did not want the bottles sitting out in view when company came so I made this box.



On the front of the box, I used the gold jute from the 3GirlJam Jute/Ribbon/String Pack.  The paper is from Graphic45 By the Sea and the knob & feet are from Tim Holz.



I made the flowers from the Red, White & Blue Crinkle Ribbon Bundle which I think looks quite nautical.  The buttons have string from the Jute/String Pack.  In honor of Earth Day, I used packaging from a bag of oranges to make a "fence" across the front.  The lighthouse and sentiment nautical as well as the anchor on front are from Authentique Anchored.  I used Mudd Puddles Sand and all of the bling is from my stash.



Here is a close up of the flowers I made.  I started with a circle punch and just twisted the crinkle ribbon attaching it occasionally with a glue gun, then I added some bling in the center.



I did not paint the edges of the inside of the box because I kinda liked the rough nautical look.  What do you think?  Should I paint it?

So that is my project for today.  I want to remind you that you can get the Spring Flowers Crinkle Ribbon Bundle for only $1.00 when you make a purchase at the 3GirlJam shop this month.

I am entering my project into the following challenges:

Decorate To Celebrate - Anything Goes
Craft My Life - Anything But A Card
Craft Your Passion - Challenge #258 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Red, White & Blue Challenge
Not Just Cards - Challenge #17
Use Your Stuff - Challenge #180 Anything Goes
Anything But A Card - Challenge #46 "Fools Gold"
Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - #133 Anything But A Card
That Craft Place Challenge - Alter Something
Open-Minded Crafting Fun - Challenge #34 Recycle Something (recycled orange bag)
Simply Create Too - No Digi's or Stamped Images
Party Time Tuesdays - April # 197 - Anything Goes


Thank you so much for stopping by, I appreciate all of your comments.

19 comments:

  1. Great box and I think it looks fabulous just as it is, so no paint! Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  2. Such a beautiful box Chriss, love all the pretty decoration ;) Viv xx

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  3. This is FANTASTIC, Chriss!! I love BEACH creations and this is just amazing. Wonderfully done dear!

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  4. Chris's, this is fantastic! I love the nautical theme, and that you discovered a way to hide those pill bottles brilliant!

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  5. Wow - what a fun project - love seeing creative projects. Thanks so much for sharing in the Recycle challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Challenge.

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  6. Wow, what a gorgeous project this is, Chriss!! I love how you've decorated the box!! It looks amazing!! I would love to have this sitting on my counter!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  7. WOW! Fabulous creation!! Amazing job my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Millie
    Crafting With Creative M

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  8. You created such a lovely little box this week!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog!!!

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  9. Great box! I would say no paint!
    Thank you for joining us at Decorate to Celebrate!
    Lilian
    http://theleafstudio.blogspot.com

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  10. Great decorated box,love the nautical paper and embellishments -thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun
    Carol DT x

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  11. How lovely!
    Thanks for joining Use Your Stuff's blog hop!

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  12. Such a great project. What a fab idea to store your medicines. Thanks for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun and Good Luck! xx

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  13. So pretty! Love the theme! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays!

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  14. Wonderful creation!! LOVE the accents and coloring~Thanks for playing with us at Craft Your Passion!
    Carolyn, DT

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  15. Very fun project and a great idea for your Rx bottles. Thanks for joining us at ABAC for Fool's Gold.

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  16. this is such a cute idea very useful and pretty thank you for joining the challenge at dtc. hugs

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  17. Love the Nautical theme, this is such a wonderful creation! Thanks for sharing at Craft Your Passion#258. Good luck!

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If you would like to send Chris a get well card please mail it to the following address :
Chriss Real
3303 Prowse Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

I know she would appreciate it. ( husband Matt)