Saturday, 8 August 2009

Create4Fun challenge

Before I forget again, I am off to Stevenage tomorrow morning early doors for the STamperama show. I will be at The Hobby House stall all day so if you're going please pop across and say hello.

This weeks Create4Fun challenge is to make a heart bag. Domi has done a brilliant template for us to use (the template is free on the Create4Fun challenge blog) and I decided to continue with the POM theme that I did the other week (plus I still had some of that delish cream paper lying on my desk .... yes still *blush*).heart-bag-1
So, I did a bit of heat embossing again with gold detail embossing powder then had a not so great idea!!! I wanted pearl beads around the heart but they wouldn't lie straight so then I had to pull them off, glue a row of very fine gold cord, then glue a row of pearl beads then finished it off with another row of that very fine gold cord. Took me flipping ages!!! WHY do I do these things to myself!!! I finished the bag off with some gathered lace to trim around the top, some roses from Wild Orchid Crafts and Hobbycraft. This will DEFINITELY be a one off *rolls eyes*. Here’s a close up of “that” pearl border.
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Recipe:
Template from
Domi on the Create4Fun challenge blog
Papers: The Paper Company
Stamp:
Whiff of Joy Dove
Tools: PATIENCE lol, heat gun, detail embossing powder, nestibilities, Martha Stewart frond branch punch
Embellies: Fine gold cord and pearl beads from stash, roses from Wild Orchid Crafts and Hobby Craft

Thanks for stopping by,

69 comments:

  1. Wow This is beautiful and very elegant Bev!!!

    Many hugs from Iren

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  2. It may have taken you ages, but that pearl border is fabulous. You could make a fortune if you could manufacture something like that in one piece so you just had one strip to stick. It's a lovely bag too and that backing paper is to die for.
    Beryl xx

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  3. Wowsers,
    THis so elegant and beautiful,
    Would make a wonderful brides gift,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  4. This was well worth the time and effort it's lovely Bev,wish I had your skill
    x
    Vicky

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  5. Just love the intricacy of the bag, the image the papers - everything! Liz

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  6. Hi Bev love the change to your blog stamps brill,
    adore the elegance of brides bag top class work have a good time away take care Doris

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  7. This is so wonderful, fantastic colours and with a touch of romantic. Beautiful !!!

    Hugs
    Stefanie

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  8. ¡Es una maravilla de trabajo, elegante los colores y detalles, verdaderamente genial. Saludos.

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  9. wauw that bag looks gorgeuse!

    hugs
    daisy

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  10. Wow! This is so delightful, Bev! Love the tender colours and the set-up! Very elegant!

    Have a great weekend! Hugs, Lena

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  11. Hi Bev, please give Jill my love, and I absolutely love your card, what a lovely shape to. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  12. Bev, patience paid off well this time because this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! So elegant!! Lovely job, sweetie!!! Have a wonderful weekend...Big hugs..Jacque

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  13. OMGosh, that is just gorgeous!! So elegant. Wonderful gift idea!!

    Must check out that template.

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  14. This is stunning Bev, the border is beautiful - you must have a lot of patience!
    Have fun at the show!
    Clare x

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  15. Bev you're a case!!! I love reading your posts and am so pleased I'm not the only one has moments of OMG why did I start this flippin thing!!!!!
    Oh Stevenage I used to go dancing there ***a few*** years ago!!!

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  16. Oops sorry meant to say I love this little heart purse!!!

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  17. ohh this is beautiful makes me wanna get married all over again :-)

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  18. Stunning Bev..so beautiful!! Wow...I just looked at your followers..over 1000..that is truly amazing! What an achievement...way to go!!!
    Hugs Judy xx

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  19. Bev this is absolutely GORGEOUS!! WOW love this heart shape and all your details!

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  20. Stunning, Bev, well worth all that effort.

    Sue xx

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  21. So very elegant & exclusive Bev! Well worth all the work - how on earth did you get the pearls & cord so flawless?!!

    Wish I could come to Stevenage to say hello :(

    Love Steph xxx

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  22. Stunning bag Bev and so beautifully embellished :) hope you have a good day at Stevenage tomorrow, its only about 20 minutes up the road from me but sadly I won't be able to go...would loved to have popped in and said hello...maybe next time :) Donna x

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  23. Hi Bev. Loving the blog as always, my daughters and I often sit and drool over your creations, wishing ours could be that good! Have to admit we look often but I don't tend to comment much....I'm more of a lurker!!!! LOL. I'll be at Stevenage tomorrow tho,so hopefully I'll get to pop by and say "Hi!".

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  24. Ohhh wowww Bev,what BEAUTIFUL,i love the image and paper.
    So gorgeous flowers and colours.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  25. Bev I loveeee your use of patience!! :), it's just sheer perfection hun, those pearls are awesome!!
    Hugs
    Sheila xx

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  26. All that patience was definately worth it Bev, this is stunning.

    Jo x

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  27. Beautiful!! Agree with the other comments it is very elegant. Anesha

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  28. oooh this is gorgeous Bev, love the pearl bead border even if it was a hassle lol

    lotsalove

    AManda xx

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  29. Well I think all your efforts were worth it ~ this is stunning!! All the details are just gorgeous and whomever gets this will keep it forever!! (better huh with all that work!! LOL)
    Will have to take a look at the template!
    Have a great week-end :)Kathy

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  30. WOW Fabulous Bev and love the pearl border...Love the dove and the colours youve used.Just fab Have a good day tomorrow:0)

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  31. Hi Bev, what a lovely bag, such a lot of work. Will definitely come and say hello tomorrow, Judith x

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  32. Bev this is totally stunning!
    Such beautiful paper and I love your dove!
    Gorgeous detail so perfect!
    hugs
    kim x

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  33. This is just stunning, I have that stamp so really want to give this a go.
    Pinky

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  34. Fantastic, so elegant. Love your new header too xx

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  35. Stunning Bev and love the colours so romantic.
    Hugs Linda

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  36. love this bev and your patience is amazing, i think after the first few atempts of the pearls not liying flat it would have gone in the bin ! looking fwd to seeing you tomorrow
    nicci
    x

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  37. that is stunning! I love it!
    Hugs

    Vivi

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  38. Wow Bev many congrats on this creation totaly STUNNING .

    Christine xx

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  39. Wow Bev, what a beautiful creation! Love it!
    Erin x

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  40. Hi Bev, so fab gorgeous project, love it! Have fun tomorrow! Hugs,Moni

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  41. What a beautiful heart Bev, I like it very much!! LG Andy

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  42. Gorgeous Bev love what you've done with the decoration and do love that paper
    Anne xx

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  43. This is just beautiful Bev, I love your ideas:)

    Hugs
    Vicki x

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  44. So very elegant, fab pearl border ~ Mel x

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  45. wow Bev, this is gorgeous hugs Jill xx

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  46. Hello!

    Oh, Bev, this is so wonderful.
    Lovely colours and details.
    Hugs from Hanna

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  47. STUNNING STUNNING STUNNING !!!

    Love KaREN X

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  48. Just beautiful Bev. It may have needed a lot of patience but it wa well worth it.
    Pat xx

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  49. Very elegant and beautiful, and I love your new blog header.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  50. Wow this is stunning Bev so elegant.
    Paula xxxx

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  51. Holly smokes! Wow this is gorgeous! Did you love making that heart or what - took me some time but once I had it done I loved it! Was suppose to be a gift.. LOL it is still hanging over my desk! LOVE YOURS!
    HUGS
    MichelleO

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  52. Wow Bev this is gorgeous - OMG are you saying you glued those pearls on ONE BY ONE?? Amazing!! I think it would take me til Christmas! Fantastic result :-)
    Pauline x

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  53. Very beautiful project Bev! The gold trim and beading are gorgeous!!! Your hard work paid off!!
    hugs
    Risa:)

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  54. WOW!!! So beautiful, Bev! I love it!

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  55. Wow this is stunning Bev the end result with the pearls was well worth it, such a gorgeous work of art i love it:)
    Hugzz Val xxx

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  56. Olá! Conheci o seu cantinho e é tudo de bom!
    Lindo e criativo!...
    Amei mesmo!!!
    Parabéns pelo seu trabalho!
    Se puder, dê uma espiadinha no meu:
    magiadaines.blogspot.com
    Beijinhos carinhosos.
    Itabira - Brasil

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  57. Bev - this is so beautiful, romantic, and I love everything about it.
    Hugs, Valxx

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  58. WOW, this is stunning.. I love the roses.. Bec xx

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  59. WOW! That IS a lot of work!!! But this project is GORGEOUS!

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  60. I just love it Bev. It's so elegant and I know a lot of work and time was spent on it. I've done something similar and it took me hours to get it right. This is perfect!
    "Hugs" Granny

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  61. woow Bev this is beautifull!!

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  62. Just beautiful Bev!

    Hugs,
    Nicoline

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  63. Oh Bev, this is absolutely THE MOST Stunning thing I've seen... Oh It's GORGEOUS! If only I had an ounce of your talent!
    Big Hugs
    Lynda =)

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  64. what a beautiful project! Love everything about it!

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  65. such beautiful work! thanks for the inspiration, you have given me a few ideas for my nephew's upcoming wedding. I just love visiting your blog!

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  66. That is absolutely stunning. One of the most gorgeous things I've seen in a long time.

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  67. This is truly beautiful, you have put so much feeling into this card it is wonderful.
    lol Sue ccs

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Bev x

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