Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mini Magnolia Bowl Box

I don't know about you, but I am soooo worried about everyone in Japan.  My prayers go out to the country and all those who live there!!! My stomach just turns watching the news with all they are going through and the huge threat of a meltdown to top it all off! I feel a little helpless sitting here watching it AHHH!

On another note, while searching through blogland a few weeks ago, I found this wonderful tutorial for a Bowl Box.  This project was found HERE.  I simply followed the tutorial and thought is was sooooo cool! I did need to make some adjustments because I prefer working in inches vs. cm.  Look how well the mini Tildas go with it and I had a great time decorating it with my Wild Orchid Crafts stash!!!!

I love how it opens!

Here is a list of the supplies I used:

The minis are colored in copics and the paper is Prima. I am going to enter this into the Magnolia licious Highlights contest for Projects with an Easter/Spring theme. You can enter into 3 categories and there will be voting, yikes! There are some really awesome prizes up for grabs! haha!

Look how those Reeses Peanut Butter cups fit nicely inside!!! These are my all-time favorites candy, YUM!

Anyhow, I hope you like my little project.  I love how the mini Magnolias fit perfectly on the sides!!!

Thank you for the visit!  
Hugs, Dena


  1. Hello there Dena, I'm with you it's so worrying watching the news from Japan, I hope that the disaster settles soon, they've had enough.

    Your box is a delight, beautiful colour and I love the mini Tildas. Keep well:0) xxx

  2. Hoi Dena, your Bowl Box is very, very beautiful. Also your colours.
    How it opens, fantastic. Certainly i will look for making this.
    Gr. Marja

  3. Hi Dena, this one is gorgeous!!! Beautiful colors and love the way you've made the opening of the box.

    Hugs Corine

  4. Oooh thanks for the link Dena and love the purple/greens. Beautiful!

  5. It does make you think, I wouldnt like there worries mine seem very small compared to what they are dealing with, on a lighter note your box is gorgeous Love the colours and how you have decorated it, beautiful colours.
    Chris x

  6. You did it again Dena!
    This is abslolutely adorable, love those minis! They´re not yet available in Sweden, do you know where I can get some? Ironic ha? ´(Since it´s a swedish company I mean)
    I´m going to have to try this some time, thank´s for linking to the turorial :)
    STUNNING coloration Dena!

  7. Lovely box!!. Great colours and very sweet.

  8. You made a gorgeous box! Lovely colours, great details and cute mini magnolias.
    hugs, Marlies

  9. I love your little project Dena, its a gorgeous creation and beautifully embellished!

  10. Oh my its so beautiful just love the design, colours and images!!! Need to look out for these choc's I have never seen them in eggs before!!! Love Chanelle xxx

  11. Hi Dena! Awesome box!! The minis are adorable with it! Love that it looks so springy and those eggs look yummy!!!! LOL!!!

  12. It is so upsetting to see the news coverage of the devastation in Japan. To see families suffering is really tough. I wish I could help out too.

    Dena your treasure box just melts my heart! You take a simple project and make it GORGEOUS!
    I love the Easter purples!!! Beautifully done!
    Sorry I have not been around...things have been so hectic around the house. Spring break is this week...kids are home!

  13. Hi Dena, your box is so gorgeous! Would love to make one aswel.
    Wishing you all the luck on the contest.
    hugs Yvonne

  14. I feel for everyone in Japan as well..my heart goes out to them....

    Your box is stunning I hope you win...it truly is a blue ribbon project in my book...

    Good Luck

  15. What a stunning little box, Just love it

  16. Wow...I totally love your box!! And the mini Magnolias fits perfectly!!
    Hugs, Wenche :0)

  17. Hi Sweetie - I know what you mean about the news - I tear up everytime it's on - where do they START!!!!
    But there is beauty in this world too - just look at your adorable box - and thanx for the link too - I LOVE boxes!

  18. Magic Dena....just a wonderful box we get these stamps in the shops next week and I have a full list to get wow have a good wednesday....hugs Margaret

  19. Aww this is beautiful. I love the adorable images and the colours are Gorgeous!

    Hugs Sue xx

  20. Woooowww soo cute box! Love it! Janine

  21. Gorgeous little box, love how it opens! Those Tilda's do fit perfectly!
    Helen x

  22. This is such a pretty box and the Mini's go perfectly on it! Love your color selections and trims and embellishments to go along with the adorable Mini's! Gorgeous work Dena! So glad you joined the Magnolia-licious Highlites challenge....thank you!!!

  23. Dena, this is sooo beautiful! I love all the pretty embellishments. Fab colour scheme. The images are adorable and the colouring is stunning. What a fab creation! Love it! You have a fab weekend!


  24. Oh Dena I just love your beautiful box/bowl. It is very clever how it opens out. Beautifully decorated with those minis and pretty papers and flowers. I'm a sucker for Reeces PBCs. Can't get them in England so I always stock up when I'm in the States! Big hugs, Lesley

  25. WOW Dena how cute is this gorgeous little box!!! I LOVE EVERYTHING about it. So Beautiful :)

    Sharon x


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