Wednesday, December 12, 2012

MIC Altered Cigar Box

There's only 13 days til Christmas!
The MiC gang and our Special Guests thought it would be fun to have a 'grown up' advent calendar as we count down the days til Christmas full of inspiration just for us creative minds!
Each day a sneak peek will be revealed on the MiC store blog with a link for you to follow "to open the door".

All you have to do is stop by the store blog each day to open the next door!


PLUS Zoe has Christmas Candy full of lots of crafty goodies that you don't want to miss out on!


AND THERE'S MORE GIFTS

But what's even more exciting is that you will have a chance to win the Make it Crafty goodies that I have played with today!!

By leaving a comment on this post you could win

Three Packages of Chippies from Make It Crafty!

The comments will stay open until the 31st of December and the winners will be announced in the New Year on the MiC store blog. You can join us for all 24 days - giving you 24 chances to win some MiC goodies! If you join us late, simply go back to the start and catch up!

This is what I have created with my MiC goodies!
 

Don't forget to leave a comment below before December 31st and stop by the Make it Crafty Store blog to 'open the door' to 24 other inspirational projects!
Thank you so much for joining us and we wish you and your loved ones a wonderful loving Christmas.



My project features Oriental Bird Chippies from Make it Crafty. I added gold and pearl white paint to my chippies, and then embellished them with alcohol ink and glitter.


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Thank you so much for joining our Make It Crafty 24 Days of Inspiration. Have a Safe and Very Merry Christmas!



79 comments:

Zetti said...

Wow, fantastic!

Uta said...

Wow, your box looks so fantastic. I love all the decoration on it. Great!
Hugs, Uta

Zoe said...

Wow wa wee wa!!! WOW Julie!! My eyes nearly fell onto my keyboard!! It's stunning! I love it so much! :) Adore the effect you have achieved on the flower chippies too! hugs sweetie! xo

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Wow Julie
A stunning and beautiful box love the colour's and all of the embellishments
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Adriana Morales said...

Wow Julie! Love your creation. Love the quote and the birdcage amongst everything else :)
Merry Christmas!!!

Blessings,
Adriana

nicoleqmullen said...

Gorgeous project! I am really enjoying this grown ups crafty advent calendar!!

Denise Goeldner said...

This is fab love it great colour combo stunning hugs xx

Trudie said...

totally stunning... I am a massive fan of the chipboards and they make this box beautiful. Thank you for sharing this with us all xx

Sparkly Engineer said...

This is such a beautiful box I can see it becoming a family keepsake to be treasured by each generation

Tammy V said...

Julie, that box is gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing.

postalorphan said...

What a stunning box! All the detail is just amazing!

Carla S. said...

This is absolutely stunning, Julie! I love the papers and all the gorgeous details you added to your box!

Alina said...

Beautiful project! Love the lacy details!

Suzi said...

This is beautiful Julie, wonderful papers, lace and those magical metal embellies. Stunning work.
Hugs
Suzi x

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

This is Gorgeous. All those details are Fabulous.... Wonderful job.

Ang and Crys said...

OOOOOOO....that is so pretty! AWESOME job!!!
~ Crystal

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Beautiful box!! Love it:)
Hugs,Sandra

Kimberli Sarsfield said...

This box is a beautiful keepsake! So much amazing detail and layers! Love it and the chipboard is so intricate and neat!

cass said...

Beautiful box, so much inspiration. Love the saying.

Sue D said...

Awesome--love how you decorated this!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Julie, this is stunning! I love the sentiment you've used, especially the first part in the bird cage. Perfect.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Nikki said...

Love all those metal embellishments against all those pretty papers wonderful box :)hugs Nikki

alethea said...

This is stunning!! Love all your embellishments!! HUgsxx

Rae Ann said...

I love seeing all the 3D embellishments. What a great project.
Rae Ann O.

zehra said...

Wow, this is beautiful love the pretty details and all the work done on it

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Your project turned out beautiful. Thanks for the opportunity to win some goodies.

Lisa D.

Carole RB said...

OH wow this box is gorgeous

Corinne said...

Oh WOW, I have seen lots of Amazing things from this so far but OMG, this is OUTSTANDING!!!! WOW, I am in AWE!!!
Hugs

marg0006 said...

Such great pieces of chipboard.

marg0006 at verizon dot net

Mary said...

Wow! This box is amazing!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Sandy said...

Beautifully done - gorgeous!!! I am pea green with envy over your talent.
Sandy

jan farnworth said...

great project love all the details

Amy Heffernan said...

Such a cute little box! I'm just getting into off the page stuff, and re-doing boxes is my favourite project so far!

Granmargaret said...

Beautiful work Julie

Fiona Powell said...

This is stunning. Thanks for sharing.

Ina said...

A beautiful box

Boxofcolours said...

Beautiful box Julie :)
Hugs
Jane

DQ said...

Amazing box!!TFS

kaylou said...

wow Julie this is gorgeous, those chippies are fantastic, and the colours are just perfect.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Beth said...

So pretty and different Julie! Great job!

✿♥ Mélyane ♥ ✿ said...

Beautiful box!!! So many details!!!

Nina said...

I hope this is a gift for someone because it is beautiful!!! Love all the little bits and pieces and the small details!!

Jayne said...

Beautiful I love the colours and all the detailing.
Jayne

Olivia said...

Gorgeous detail on this box.

♥ Paula ♥ said...

OOOOO i have had this lace forever wondering what to do with it.. Thanks for inspiring and sharing such a great project x

Alexis said...

Julie this is stunning, you could turn a paper bag into a master piece , lol:^) great job!

Raewyn said...

What a wonderful box, truly inspiring

Pat Moore said...

I am so taken by this box, I want to make one myself.

karenm said...

what a pretty little box

cosie said...

You are amazing. This is so beautiful.

Laura Tiffany said...

SO inspiring!

✿LemonBella✿ said...

Wow! This project is fabulous! I love all the details on it! :)

Leanne said...

o my!!! what a gorgeous display!! a beautiful transformation of an ordinary box! love all the gorgeous details. a beautiful show of craft(wo)manship.
happy holidays!
:)

Colinda said...

Great present!! Enjoy your sunday, Colinda

rovianne said...

Fabulous box

Annelies said...

Love your project Julie! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

ann marie said...

Julie, your box is fabulous. love all the details.

Beachsidelynn said...

Love, love the box decor. Beautiful. Did you make the box as well?

Hayley said...

That cherry blossom is just gorgeous, and love the sentiment inside the birdcage.
Great job! Xo

Luann said...

Beautiful!

cebelica said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Hugs! xx

Rhonda Miller said...

This is gorgeous.

misteejay said...

Great way to repurpose a box.

Toni xx

LunaSi said...

This is stunning, so beautiful. I wish I had one half your creativity. Simply exquisite.

SuzanneK said...

Stunning creation, beautiful detail. Merry Christmas

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Wow...amazing level of details on your project!

Maryann said...

What an awesome creation here too. I love how you decorated this box, it looks amazing.

Berni Cuttino said...

Gorgeous with a touch of elegance. Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.
Hugs
Berni
berni46blogspot.

Jasmina said...

Wow just wonderful. Thank you for a chance to win. Have fun!

Elena said...

it's so cute!

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

What a great box! I can see this sitting in a shabby chic guset room for them to put their rings, jewelery etc in at night. Fantastic job.

BlackBird said...

Wow!

theCook said...

What a beautiful box! Love the bird cage...

clare hill said...

amazing piece of work - what a lot of time and love must have went into that piece - beautiful x x x

Irene's Creations said...

Wow, what an incredible project. I just Love it.

EmbossingQueen said...

This is gorgeous Julie. I love the sentiment on the lid and how you have 'caged' the limits of reality, but left imagination go free! I love the effect of the alcohol ink and the glitter on the chippies. Thanks for sharing your creation.

Donnas Den said...

Wonderful Project. Hope you had a lovely Christmas.

Donna x

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

Wow, I cant believe this was a cigar box! You have turned it into a beautiful work of art!

Dawn said...

OMG this beautiful. Stunning work x