Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Boy's Treasure Box

Hello a wonderful Wednesday to all of you! I have made this tin about 2 weeks ago. I was lucky because i was able to submit this project to this weeks challenge over on "Stamp with Fun"!Lucas not neccesarly loves to go shopping with me to the craft stores but once we are there he runs to the bead section, lays on his tummy and is under the shelfes to find his treasures lol. It was time to make him something special so he could keep them nice and save. I used for that a Stampin up Hodgepodge tin :-) He liked the tin BUT mommy did not sort his beads in the right order! First thing he did was getting it all right :-) THAN i got my praise for making him the tin. lol

Papers: My Minds Eye (dont remember the line.. i have used for the tin my last precious scraps i had)
Tools: Making Memories (Slice for letters)

Some news for you:
We are starting a fun blog for our Old Magnolia Challenge next Wednesday, 10th June. Since starting our challenge a number of months ago, we’ve been asked by lots of bloggers if they could join in with us. So…this blog will be for all of you who have a love for all old Magnolia stamps and would love to show their creations. There won’t be prizes or sponsors, it is just going to be a meeting point for everybody to link the cards we all have made with the Magnolia stamps. We all hope to see you next week.

51 comments:

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Oh how lucky is Lucas having this fabulous tin? Love it Claudia...and the contents look rather interesting too...great picture of Lucas...everything in order...sounds like someone else I know...is he a Virgo too???
I adore the papers....as you know, I MUST make myself use it, hehehe!
Have a great day my friend.
Hugs
Carole xxx

dolcreations said...

Oh I love this tin! I remember all my sons treasures, such as rocks! I love that paper. Anything red, and blue I just love! I love the summer Magnolia line 2008...and I am patiently waiting on the 2009 Summer line. Any idea how many more sleeps until it comes out!!!

Christine

Penni said...

What a delightful tin. I love this Edwin image, and the colours & papers are great.

Looking forward to the new "Old Magnolia Challenge" - hope I have some stamps that are old enough to join in the fun - lol!!

Hugs
Penni
X

Moni said...

So gorgeous tin, love the papers and the image! Great job Claudia! And your son is so gorgeous! Hope he is ok! Hugs, moni

strawberry fields said...

This is wonderful. What a lucky boy!
Fiona x

Christina C. said...

Love that tin, Claudia. Lucas seems enthralled with all his beads. Hope he is feeling better.
Hugs, Crissy

Laurel said...

You are an awesome Mom! What a darling tin - I just love those blues and the perfect coloring of Edwin! My oldest grandson just lost his first tooth - after seeing your tin from the other day I just had to order the stamp to try to make a tin something like yours, not a chance of making one as beautiful. I love the shimmer of that paper!! Hugs

Debby said...

such a cool box you made for Lucas.
Fun happy colors that are perfect for a boy box.

Riet said...

What beautiful Claudia,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Now what little boy wouldn't like that?!! This is so sweet!! Beautiful colors and Edwin is a doll...so is your little one!! ;)

megastamper said...

oh wow claudi, deine box ist wirklich ein traum und so wunderschön. ich habe sie ja schon am montag bei swf bewundert, einfach toll. ich denke, lucas hat sich sehr darüber gefreut.
deine umsetzung ist wieder einzigartig und die farben so toll knallig.
ganz liebe grüsse,
bea

cabio said...

Great tin and a very sweet story you share about your son. He sounds like he is an organize person which is a good thing!
Hugs,
Cabio

Danielle said...

Super cute altered project Claudia - I love it - and clearly Lucas does too! Beautifully done and such wonderful embellishments and papers! Thanks for starting a new challenge blog for using old magnolia images - I can't wait to join in with you guys!
Hugs, Danielle

alina said...

It looks gorgeous, Claudia, paper, image and embellishments!
I hope Lucas feels OK and he doesn't have pain anymore!
Hugs, Alina

Cheryl Joshua said...

....lol....how cute is your son,love the tin it is fabulous!!!
Hugs xx

Jacilynn said...

gorgeous box! What a cute story. We were in the bead isle yesterday at Michaels. My kids hated it. lol.

Basteljette said...

Hallo Claudia,
Deine Box ist total süß und wunderschön geworden.
Wenn Du möchtest, kannst Du Dir bei mir etwas abholen.
Liebe Grüße
Jutta

Nancy said...

Oh Claudia...I Love the tin Lucas is so lucky to have a very talented Mom like yourself. Loved the story and hope that all is well with Lucas.

Kelly Schelske said...

It's fabulous Claudia!!

nessy said...

..oh yes us virgo`s like order!!!!
fab box , just perfect for your little boy!! love little edwin!
oh the new challenge sounds fun ~will be joining in!!
vanessa xx

stampingheaven said...

Ah bless him isn't he so content with his fabulous tin. wonderful picture Claudia. TFS. A stunning tin too lucky Lucas. Hope he is feeling better now.

Heidi said...

What a sweet and lucky boy on that photo.
And I really love that box-you have done an fab job making it

Hugs and love
Heidi

jami said...

Darling tin - I can imagine how special this made Lucas feel, and to have such a beautiful place to store his beads! Beautiful!!

Vicky said...

Such a lovely cute Tin Claudia and a fab idea for lucas to be able to use it to keep his treasures in! I am sure he will get lots on enjoyment out of it!
Hugs, Vicky -x-

Kim Piggott said...

Claudia this is so fabulous!
Your image is coloured to perfection and such perfect paper and detail!
How sweet does Lucas look!
Looking forward to your new challenge!
hugs
kim x

Diamond Doll said...

It,s Fab Claudia, Lucas looks well chuffed, your colouring is great and i love those colours.
Trish (-:

bribrie51 said...

Voilà un bien joli cadeau ! Il a beaucoup de chance Lucas.... Superbe boîte ! Bravoooo

Rosette said...

Wow Claudia!! This tin is simplt delish! I'll check the Old Magnolia blog later on, it seems fun! Lovely work as always! :)

Dena said...

Very sweet box for him. I'm such a tag lover. Hugs, Dena

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good evening Claudia i hope you are well hunny. Wow what a truly gorgeous card you've made again. I love the image and the fabulous papers you've used here, stunning work as always, thank you for sharing. Have a good evening, hugs Linda x

Ila said...

Fabulous Tin Claudia...just perfect!! Lucas is such a Sweetie..and looks very busy with his fabulous new gift!!...TFS!!..Hugs, Ila

Jodi said...

Very cute box for Lucas to keep his little treasure in. =)
He's looks so happy organizing it all! =)
Hugs
Jodi =)

LINDA said...

WOW!! What a fantastic Tin..Love the papers that you used..and the image is so cute..Lucas is such a lucky boy to have such a talented mom..
Hugs, Linda

Tammy said...

Oh, your Tin is absolutely fantastic!! Your coloring is awesome, and I love the tag with your sons name on it!
Tammy

Heidi said...

That is a fabulous box and I am glad he was able to sort his beads. You did a beautiful job on this!

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

What a beautiful tin,Claudia. So cute!
Jacqueline

Tab said...

Gorgeous tin hun, love the bright colours you have used and the image is divine! Luca looks rather busy with his tin contents, bless him!
Hugs Tab xxx

Sandie said...

Beautiful tin Claudia and fantastic idea!!

Barb Hardeman said...

OMG, Claudia! What a totally rad tin for a boy! He is so cute sorting out his beads in his new tin. What a treasure for you both.
What a great idea for you to recycle that hodgepodge tin. Beautiful work, and I love the tag. Really makes the whole scene masculine.

Jacque said...

Claudia, this project is so cute and little Lucas is so cute getting it all prepared...Lucas, feel better real soon...Big smooch for you!!!! Hugs...Jacque

Tammi said...

Cute! This is the perfect little box for him! ~Hugs

jem said...

fabulous tin, all your cards are A1, I love tins and have them all over the house some belonged to my Grndmother.janex

Trudy said...

WOW!! beautiful Claudia,l love the image and colours.
Trudy

doris said...

Eine wunderschöne Box und der kleine Mann hat richtig Spaß!!

Ganz liebe Grüße
Doris

cats whiskers said...

What a fantastic box for Lucas and he certainly seems to be enjoying putting everything in order in there, I can remember having to make a matchbox home for my sons spider he wanted wallpaper inside the box to make the spider (called george) feel at home, I hated to tell him but I am sure the poor thing was dead anyway : D.
Hugs Jacqui x

Elaine said...

This is fabulous! Great papers, and colours. I love it! As always, you have created something stunning!

And Lucas is adorable!

Suzy said...

Another great box. I think your boy is very lucky :)

Ingela said...

Hi!

Lovely idea and the tin is really cool!!!

Hugs
Ingela

Linda S. said...

Good Evening Claudia, I was studying the picture of Lucas and his new box, and I think I see a "splint" on that injured finger. I sure hope it is feeling less painful for him. It must be...the way he is sorting his beads and enjoying his new gift from Mom. Great job, both with the boy, and the box. :)
Linda S. in NE

Cheryl said...

Great job on this little container. I have several of these so I might follow your lead and make some gifts with them. Thanks for the great inspiration.

Zehavit Shaked said...

So gorgeous great colours


zehavit