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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Lucky Star at Stamps and Stencils

Good morning all! Its time for a new challenge at Stamps and Stencils - our theme this month is 'Lucky Star' and here's what Branka had to say about it.

For this challenge I would love to see a mixed media project that has star/s in it somewhere. You can create anything you like as long as you include a star. Don't forget to use stamps or stencils or both! Can't wait to see what you create!

So I was wondering what to make - and stumbled across a star box template from crafters companion - and so I decided thats what I would make!

I started by using distress stains to cover 2 x A3 sheets of card.

Next I used stencils and blueprint sketch DI to add stars.

Then I used the template and drew around it ...

and cut out the base and lid ...

Next I scored and creased and made the box up.

Finally I decorated it using lace, flowers, a stamped dragonfly and a stamped star that I also cut out using the template.

I do hope you can join us! Hugs Rachel xx


  1. Absolutely gorgeous box Rachel and your paper design and colours are fabulous, Kate x

  2. This is gorgeous Rachel, you certainly nailed the theme.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  3. A stunning gift box Rachel, I love the colours you've used to make your papers and the template too.

    Hugs Sue xx

  4. Gorgeous colours, great design, beautifully decorated - love your star box!! Hugs, Anne xx

  5. This is so amazing Rachel! The colors and inking on the box are outstanding! I love that you made a star shaped box for this theme. I had wanted to do the same, but didn't get to the craft store in time. Love love love this sweetie! Hugs, Autumn

  6. what a stunning box you have here Rachel. Love the background colours and the addition of the lace and flowers are the perfect addition...gorgeous

    Hugs Annie xx

  7. This is fabulous! I love the background and colours you have used.
    Linda xxx

  8. Beautiful box and fabulous backgrounds
    Carol x

  9. Wow Rachel what a fantastic box ! Love the colours and the little stencilled stars. Sue C xx

  10. Such a lovely background you have made
    Dr Sonia

  11. You made that star box?? It is wonderful. I love all the stars incorporated on the background too.

  12. That's a great project, Rachel - talk about something out of nothing!
    Alison x

  13. Rachel, your star project is absolutely beautiful! The inking and the colors are simply marvelous! Love it to bits! I apologize for my lack of visits to your wonderful blog but I was so busy with my daily job lately. Big hugs! Branka xx


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