9 Mar 2015

FOR A SPECIAL WOMAN

that is the challenge theme chosen by Glenda for the next 2 weeks at
we would love to see any card or project for the special lady in your life.

For a little inspiration I have made a gift for my mum, I wanted to make a Tussie Mussie but while trawling through Pinterest I found a Gift Cone template by Lori Stanton.  I printed it off and created this
I have taken several pictures at different angles.  



I used Sherri Baldy image 741 Patchwork Patti, I coloured her with Graph It Markers and Copics then cut her out and adhered her to a stick.  I used Dovecraft's Sweet Paris paper collection to decorate then added 2 different types of lace, pink organza ribbon, string of pearls, sentiment plus one stamped sentiment in a frame which was also adhered to a stick, I filled the cone with pink tissue paper then topped it with flowers, the outer cone I added different sorts of flowers. Finally because the cone has a point I added some twine at the rear so it could be hung on the wall but I thought it would be nice to stand it in a mini crystal vase, I have had a set of 2 for many years just doing nothing, using them this way they are finally filled with lots of love.
I thought that mum would be able to stand this on her mantelpiece so she could see it everyday for, hopefully, years to come.
I would like to enter my project into the following challenges
I want to send you all a warm heartfelt THANK YOU for your response to my last posting I was over the moon to have received so many wonderful comments, thank you.
hugs
lorraine x

53 comments:

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Very, very pretty Lorraine, I'm sure your mum will be absolutely thrilled with this beautiful gift.
Lorraine

Michelle Windsor said...

Wow this is gorgeous thank you for entering the 2015 world wide open DT challenge
Michelle DT

cotnob said...

This is beautiful Lorraine, so many gorgeous details and fabulous design - I'm sure your Mum will treasure her gift, it will look fabulous on her mantelpiece.
Pauline
x

Michelle Windsor said...

Just gorgeous thank you for joining us at meet at the scrappers corner
Michelle DT

*Vicki* said...

Wow Lorraine, this is soooo beautiful!! What a stunning job you've done with your cone flower design!! Love the image with your coloring too!! Such a great idea and design my friend! HUGS :)

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A beautiful cone Lorraine so beautifully embellished. I am sure your Mum will treasure it! Susan x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow Lorraine, what a spectacular creation! So many gorgeous flowers and embellies, an amazing project that your Mum is going to treasure!! hugs :)

Rose said...

Beautiful creation Lorraine a perfect gift.
Rose xx

Christine Thomas said...

Stunning creation Lorraine I have seen these but haven't attempted one yet yours is beautiful lovely array of flowers,
Chris x

Sue said...

This is beautiful Lorraine thanks for joining us at TTPH !! huggles Sue xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so pretty Lorraine and an awesome design. Mum will love it I am sure.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Lau W said...

Wow ! fab creation ! Very precious !
xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Wow Lorraine this so gorgeous and beautiful just love it
Dianne xx :)

Jacee said...

What a lovely project Lorraine, beautifully done, bet your Mum loves it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Margreet said...

Wow Lorraine, what an awesome project you made for your mother's mantelpiece...she surely will adore it!
xxx Margreet

andree said...

wow Lorraine this is just amazing!! Gorgeous gorgeous design xx

Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Stunning Creation
Thank you for your lovely entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
Rachelle DT
http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

Chrissy said...

Oh! Gosh...so pretty Lorraine..love the flowers,pearls and bows and gorgeous colours with the cute image popping up there with the sign post..your Mum will just love it..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

NancyD said...

This is such a sweet project Lorraine. Your mom is really going to love it. I really like all the lace and flowers. NancyD

Dotty Jo x said...

How lovely! Wish I'd got off my butt and created something this good for my mom, Jo x

julie_woolston said...

Wow Lorraine this is stunning gorgeous detail and embellishments.
Hugs Julie xxx

Carol said...

This is beautiful Lorraine, so many gorgeous details...your Mum will love it. Carol x

Sue Hickey said...

Lovely thank you for entering our 2015 world wide open design team challenge Sue DT xx

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Lorraine what a beautiful project I love all the embellishments you have used and the design is wonderful.
Debs xx
{Debs Cards– my personal blog}

Chris said...

What a beautiful gift for your Mum! It's absolutely gorgeous Lorraine!
Chris
x

MiamiKel said...

Oh my, this is a gem! What an incredible creation - so much going on, I have to look all over to take it all in! Beautiful! ♥

Sue said...

This is stunning Lorraine, such a gorgeous design full of the most beautiful embellishments. I am sure your mum it going to be thrilled to receive such a special gift.
hugs Sue xx

Lorraine said...

Oh my word this is just breathtaking Lorraine, I just love the design and all of your beautiful embellishments. Your Mum is going to be completely blown away when she receives this hun.
Huge Hugz, Lorraine xx

Annette Stapylton said...

Wow wow wow. Love this.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Meet at the Scrappers Corner and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Leader

Annette Stapylton said...

Wow again. Love it.
Thank you for entering our 2015 World Wide Open Design Team Challenge.
Annette DT Leader

Laine said...

What a wonderful creation Lorraine. Your mum will love it.
Laine
xx

pinky said...

Wow what a gorgeous idea Lorraine, your mum will be delighted. I love how you have decorated and displayed it.

Diane said...

Good Afternoon Lorraine, I love this, what a fun gift for your mom and I bet she will be surprised.

Hugs Diae

aussie aNNie said...

Stunningly gorgeous design Lorraine. These colours are beautiful as are all the added beauties.xxx
{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Linda said...

What a sweet sweet gift for your mum. It is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

fiona henderson said...

Absolutely stunning....and so special i am sure your mum will love it..

Fiona DT
TTPH

Jane Savage said...

Wowzers, Lorraine this is amazing! What a fabulous detailed project! Your mum will adore it! xxx

Judy Corner said...

Hi Lorraine,

Thanks for your lovely comments onmy Blog. These really made my day when I logged on just now. I am so pleased you were inspired by my Tussie Mussie. I still have another four to post on my Blog yet! I went a bid mad making them! I have found a Tutorial for you here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJAMDe8fefc
This may help. I found two methods, one by starting with a square of paper (I stated with 8 inch square) and the other one was to start with a large circle cut in half.

I just love your gift cone! Fabulous! Judy x

Davi said...

Zowie Lorraine, your gift cone is absolutely gorgeous!! All the lovely details and the pretty pearl border are so creative!! The sweet little girly and sign fit it perfectly. Your mum is going to be soooo delighted with it ;)

dstandard said...

This is just adorable! I love the flowers and your cute little stamp!

silverpaws1000 said...

Lovely thanks for joining the world wide challenge -Carol DT x

AJ Bodine said...

Wow, this is so creative and beautiful. Your mum will love it! THank you for sharing with us at Sentimental Sundays this week!

Nikki said...

Gorgeous creation. Sweet image and beautiful embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Fussy & Fancy.

Nikki

Scrap World da Leo said...

Wonderful Project. Thank you for joining our challenge at Meet at the Scrappers Corner Challenge Blog! Good Luck!
Eleonora DT

Lynne in NI said...

Wow Lorraine, what a fabulous creation! Your Mum will treasure it for sure :)

Lisa J said...

So Fabulous. What a gorgeous Creation. Your Mum will love it! Lisa x

Sue Hickey said...

Lovely project thank you for sharing at Meet at the Scrappers Corner Hugs Sue DT xx

Ann Chuang said...

What a fabulous creation!Thanks for playing along with us at Scrappind4Fun Challenges. Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
Ann DT

Nazeema Calypso Thompson said...

This is just phenomenal... all the detail.. the lace.. flowers... omg!!! I know your mom will truly treasure this gift forever. Thank you for joining us at this week at Sentimental Sundays.

Merry said...

Such a lovely thought. Love all the flowers you have added. It is beautiful.

Mary Lou said...

WOWZA Lorraine~~your Mom is going to cherish this!!! How very very very cute!! Adorable image and love all the flowers!! So happy you joined in the Ribbons and Lace challenge at Fussy and Fancy!! Best of luck!! Take care my friend:)
Hugs

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Amazing creation! It's gorgeous and has such great details! Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4fun
Tina dt

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful Lorraine, I like your design,Thank you for entering the 2015 World Wide Open Design Team Challenge, Good Luck Kevin DT xx

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