Thursday, January 29, 2009

A little bit of fun

I bought some of these Prince Albert Cigar Tins a year or so ago. Digging through some stuff the other day I ran into them again and decided to GO FOR IT....I needed some creativity in my life as it calms me and makes me feel good. I also had some of these adorable antique german doll parts so of course I had to try and put them together. I think she came out cute. I weighted her down by putting rocks inside the tin so she can sit on a shelf.

As far as the german doll parts, check out Retro Cafe Art. I love Kristin's online store and she is quick to ship and friendly.

These little "boxes" were made with my Cricut Expressions machine and Design Studio software.

I am trying to learn to use my Cricut Expressions and all the software you can get for it. Design Studio and Sure Cuts Alot. I downloaded a trial of Design Studio and am trying it out.

I used the GEORGE Cartridge and could have used just the Cricut Expressions and that cartridge and cut out the box but I wanted to "flip" the box so I could glue them together (back to back) so the inside of the box has the same design and the Design Studio software lets you do that yay! I added some flowers and hearts for embellishments.

And..........I got a digital collage sheet for Valentine's Day from Retro Cafe Art....yes, I told you I love, love her store. :} I shrunk my collage sheet and cut them out and glued them on.

Don't you think these would be great for a little Valentine gift with a few pieces of candy?

Well, enough creativity for this week. Thanks visiting, let me know what you think.


Anonymous said...

Thank you for the creative idea.The prince sounds cute.Wish you n all people across the world a happy Valentine in advance.

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Sandy Michelle said...

OMG great minds think alike!!! I just made a similar doll and posted it on my blog. Yours is adorable!!! I love Kristin's stuff too!!!


P.S I'm sending you an e-mail after this...

Retro Cafe' Art Gallery said...

Oh my goodness!!! HOW CUTE is your doll!!!! You and Sandy were definitely on the same wave length! And the little valentine bags are so precious! I'm so glad I stopped by! Thank you so much for the shout out too :).

Retro Cafe' Art Gallery said...

Me again! Can I post your cute doll on my blog? I'll be posting some of Sandy's too!
Let me know ASAP :).

sandra Lee said...

Ok that is a cute doll! Love her skirt...bags are so sweet too!

Just call me Silly Sal said...

What a great site you just turned me on to: Retro Cafe' Art Gallery.

Miss playing in your garage or at one of your friend's. Plus, love your "can" can doll. What glue did you use? Something simple like E6000?
Silly Sal

Jolee Jane said...

Loving her! she is so sassy - I love that you used rocks to weigh her down;)

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