Thursday, May 6, 2010

Birthday in a Box


I've been missing so many challenges, I've been running around trying to make Mother's Day nice for my Mom. She has wanted patio furniture since we moved into this new house(4yrs, patient woman), ack, who knew there are so many different kinds of patio furniture. This afternoon I hit the jackpot, got it all home and she's a happy lady. Now Sunday will be afternoon brunch on the patio.
I have to give a shout out to the gals at The Play Date Cafe. I got picked in the Fab 4 for challenge #27, it was my pretty round card, I just love it when I win on a card I love. Hop over and check out their challenges, lots of talent and fun.
I couldn't wait til Sunday to do my Project Tuesday challenge(I'll be otherwise engaged) and low and behold while I was checking my challenge list they are not the only ones calling for something other than a card. Everybody's wanting us to stretch our wings and get into some altered art. Don't be afraid, rummage around the house, I bet you've all got something you can change up with paper, ribbons, and stamps. However, my project has no stamping on it this week. I found this sticker in my stash that was the perfect colors to go with this. The tin is a cookie tin that started life out with butter cookies in it. Years ago we started out sharing these around at Christmas and it became kind of a tradition that we have these every year. They are very good with hot chocolate and coffee. I have lots of these tins under the cabinets.
As you can see from the title and the second picture I filled this tin with a yoyo, bubbles, party poppers, and M & M's, if that's not a Birthday in a Box it's a good start.
5 Challenges:
Supplies: Cookie Tin, Papers: American Traditional Celebrate Bundle, Assorted ribbons, dimensional sticker, goodies for inside.

Thanks for viewing,
Beverly G ♥ 

19 comments:

Shanda Stirk said...

Great idea! You did such a great job of decorating that tin - it is so pretty! Thanks for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty!

katesacraftybugger said...

great idea for that tin , you have decorated it so well .Thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles this week

Patti said...

This is so, so awesome! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Dare!

Sabriena Satchwell An Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator said...

That tin is adorable. You did an amazing job decorating it. The colours you used are fabulous. :-)
Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Stampin' Royalty.

Jean Addis said...

What a nice, festive, tin! It's full of such neat goodies. Thank you for joining us at Project Tuesday this week.

Riley said...

Wow! This is super cute!!! Thanks for playing along in the Color Dare this week!!

Sherry (aka sherryann) said...

This is just adorable. Thanks for joining us this week at Project Tuesday.

Stacey said...

what a cute tin, thanks for joining us at polka doodles this week, good luck x x x

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous make over great way to get the party started! and you are so right we all have things waiting for a makeover. thank you for sharing with us at TT this week.

Sally H said...

Wow! Fabulous recycling! Thanks for sharing with us at TT this week!

Rose said...

oh you are such a good daughter and so glad your mom likes the new patio furniture :) you have a wonderful mother's day!!
your birthday tin is too FUN fantastic job :) thanks for playing on PT this week

Kerry said...

Fab tin and the decorating is great. Have a great Mothers Day. Thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles this week.

Kris L said...

What a fun bunch of goodies. Thank you for playing the Polkadoodle challenge.

Fliss said...

A gorgeous tin. The bright colours look so cheerful and pretty.
Thanks for sharing your creation with us at this week's Polka Doodles Alter It! challenge.
x

Sarah Newman said...

What a great tin! I love all the decorations- and who wouldn't love all the stuff inside! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!

Tip Top said...

Wonderful project! Thanks for joining us this week on Polkadoodles and hope to see you again next week!

Sandra Farrell said...

Very cute - I love the ribbon. You really rocked this challenge!! Thanks for playing with us at Stampn' Royalty.

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing along at Polkadoodles this week in our "Alter it" challenge! Great Project -what fun - I want to play! Cheers Claire x

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Beverly, this is fantabulous - what a creative gift! Thanks so much for playing the Color Dare this week! xx