Saturday, July 25, 2009

Discovery - a little box....

I had fun making this little box,
which Lachlan has claimed for his room, my children love little boxes to hide their treasures in.
I used the Darkroom Door Wilderness vol 1 Set.
Lot's of layers of ink, embossing powder, gesso, stitching and more embossing powder.
I just love this stamp of the tree line, it was a perfect size for the sides of the little box.
Well the children go back to school on Tuesday, we've had a lovely holiday with friends coming for sleepovers and all sorts of things filling our days ~ holidays are always too short in our home!

I stepped down this month from The Stamping Queen Design team.
I still love TSQ, The Queen & the girls on the team...
I will still be creating and working away, but it's just time for a little change for me and time to focus on other things :)

Well my friends, I hope you are all having a lovely weekend!

14 comments:

Tammy James said...

Oh Gill I want to touch that, to feel its texture. Gorgeous creation!

Rein said...

What a beautiful box Gillian!!
love the stamps!

Kathy said...

Gillian, this is just fabulous - I adore little boxes too so stuff like this makes me go ooooohhhhh!

Great to come by and have a catch up with you, its been ages since I had the chance to do that and I've missed you!

Paula said...

Fabulous box, no wonder he bagged it for his room. It looks full of texture. I treasure my pieces that you made.x

Lynn said...

I just went back through your blog and I must say you do consistently superlative work!!
You inspire me!

Come by and tell me what you think of my "Macho Men vs Girly Men" if you haven't already!

Studio Sylvia said...

Gillian, your box brings back nostalgic memories. I loved storing things away as a child and still keep any beautiful packaging that comes my way.
Any wonder Lachlan snapped the box for keeps. It's beautiful. Love the texture of the stitching as a border.

Sue McGettigan said...

Beautiful box Gillian, no wonder your son has claimed it for his treasures :) Enjoy the change of pace after stepping down from the DT, I have done that in the past and it's good to change things up now and then.

Sarah Schwerin said...

This is absolutely stunning Gillian!
I've said it before - you'll be missed on the TSQ Design Team, but I'll still love coming to your blog to see all the fabulous things you'll be doing! :)

Rachel Greig said...

Love this box Gillian! Funny - as my 8 yr old son needs a box to keep his 'crystals' in... and I think I have those stamps (LOL) so I could make something similar! Great inspiration :)

Jen Crossley said...

Gillian
I havent been on your blog for awhile but WOW girl Your work is as stunning as always
Jen

Sue Smith said...

This little box is just gorgeous, Gillian! I can see why it quickly disappear from sight :)

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Gillian
such a gorgeous wee box you have created! I am glad you shared it with your son...children like adults need a place to keep their treasures! :)

Night Owl Designs said...

This is wonderful Gillian! Love how you've distressed the box :-) Will miss you on the TSQ design team!

lyptis said...

Hey Gillian,

Thanks for visiting my blog!:)

Thats a lovely box, well done! Love the tree stamp too, love trees in general. It looks like lace somehow.

Im sure ur kid loves it. I thought it was great putting all my treasures in little boxes as a kid, treasure chests so to speak!:)