Monday, 27 June 2016

Keepsakes and Memories

Hi Crafters,

I've been painting and decorating these lovely trinket/keepsake boxes so thought I would share them today here on my blog...

 ... and a top view to show the flowers and decorations.

Wooden Boxes
Cosmic Shimmer Matt Chalk Paint - Anna Marie Designs
Pearl strand - Anna Marie Designs
Flowers & Lace - Wild Orchid Crafts
Wooden Ornate Frame - Things To Alter
Cameo, Trims etc From Stash

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Deep Ocean Challenge - #131 Wood or Metal
Frilly and Funky - Pastels and Pearls
Brown Sugar - #204 ATG
Fussy and Fancy - #166 Say it with Flowers
OSAAT - ATG with Flowers

I hope you liked my wooden boxes, I have a few more in the pipeline and will share them when I can.



brenda said...

These are so pretty Lorraine, what beautiful gifts they would make. Each one is finished so prettily.

B x

meg said...

These are stunning Lorraine, the top of the boxes are decorated to perfection, loads of texture and beautiful toning colours.

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely gorgeous Lorraine, so beautifully decorated, stunning colours, love them, Kate x

Lorraine said...

Beautifully decorated boxes Lorraine, so pretty
Lorraine x

Jenny L said...

Hi Lorraine,
well these are so gorgeous, and stunningly beautiful.
You have made such wonderful and lovely keepsakes here.
I love them both, and the flowers are wonderful also.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Christine Harrop said...

Gorgeous boxes Lorraine. Decorated beautifully. Christine xx

rachel said...

these boxes are so very pretty Lorraine - I love them to pieces! Stunning! Hugs rachel x

Carol S. said...

Pretty boxes and love the colours. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Deb Bradley said...

Wow wow wow fantastic Lorraine, love em, & thanks for your lovely comments on my blog there very much appreciated,but please don't stress our crafting & blogs should always be a pleasure much love Debbs xx

Lucy Woods said...

Oh these are just absolutely gorgeous!!
Lucy x

Sandy said...

Both boxes are beautiful - absolutely gorgeous!

Creations by Shirl said...

Great details on your boxes...TFS it with brown sugar Challenge!

Isobel said...

Very pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart good luck x

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dutchess said...

Oh Lorraine these are stunning...such pretty boxes, they will sell like hot cakes....can you bear to part with them! Xxxxx

Lozzy T said...

You have decorated those boxes beautiful and love the colours..Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge, good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

cotnob said...

Gorgeous boxes Lorraine, so beautifully decorated.

Karen said...

Lorraine, your keepsake boxes are extraordinary. The designs are sheer elegance and I simply cannot look away. The abundance of trims, flowers, and sweet pearls has me swooning. Spectacular work on these inspiring projects. I love every gorgeous inch. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

coldwaters2 said...

WOW, WOW, WOW Lorraine these are both stunning, the colours, lace and embellishments are stupendous, beautiful projects
lorraine x

Tracy said...

Oh goodness these are pretty. You really picked some lovely trims and embellishments. Gorgeous flowers! Hugs!

Sara Barker said...

Your boxes are beautiful! I saw your thumbnail at Frilly and Funkie and had to come in for a closer look. Gorgeous workmanship! The blue flower is lovely--did you make it? Good luck with the challenges!

Nancy Dynes said...

Your keepsake boxes are exquisite! Tiny little treasures to be cherished and loved! Thank you so much for joining us at the Frilly and Funkie Challenge!

Planetsusie said...

These are absolutely super Lorraine, I love the embellishments and the colours. Thank you so much for entering the OSAAT (AG with flowers) Challenge this time, lots of luck to you. Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

Pamellia Johnson said...

Holy macaroni Lorraine, these are just stunning! Love the unique shape and you have stolen my heart with the girly, shabby decorations! Want my address??? tee hee. hugs :)

Kat W said...

You have done an absolutely stunning job on these boxes; they are amazing! The soft colours and beautiful embellishments give them a fabulous vintage style :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Marlies said...

Oh wauw these are such beautiful boxes Lorraine! They are gorgeous. So romantic. I love them. Marlies x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautifully decorated boxes and gorgeous embellishments
Carol x

Erika said...

Like Lorraine, I think your little boxes are stunning. Bet they sell like hot cakes!

Hugs Erika. x

Tone K. said...

wow....this is absolutely stunning :)
Thanks a lot for joining us at Fussy and Fancy! :)

Brenda said...


Cec said...

These are gorgeous. Love the floral bouquets on the tops and the trims are fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.

Gina Knott said...

Oh WOW both boxes are beautiful! Love the way you have embellished them
Gina xx

Lisa Andersson said...

Wow, those boxes are gorgeous!!!
Hugs, Lisa