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Monday, April 16, 2012

Tea Light holder

Good morning!  I've been working on some ideas for Mother's Day and teacher appreciation, both will be here soon.  I thought I'd share this tea light holder I made over the weekend.

 I used the Home Tweet Home template from Creations by AR.  The DP and velum are from my stash.  I cut the butterflies with the Picturesque cart on my Cricut.  The flowers and gems are from my stash.

For this one I printed the pattern on cardstock, cut it out and adhered the DP over the top.  Then I trimmed the DP, adhered the velum to the inside and assembled the "birdhouse".

 Here's a view from another side.

Here is the top.

Challenges...
Paper Creations Ink - April Showers bring May Flowers
Craft Your Passion - Die Cuts and Punches
Lollipop Crafts - Spring
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking.  Have a great day.

~Rhonda

23 comments:

Linda said...

That is so beautiful, it's so cute
hugs Linda

Sonia said...

Hello Rhonda!
I saw your card on MIM.. is very beautiful! GREAT JOB!
-Sony
Sonia-Studio60

SiskiyouSue said...

I'm going to try this, it's so cute. I saw it on MIM.

NanaConnie said...

What an adorable project, Rhonda! I'm so glad to see you playing along at Paper Creations Ink and I hope to see your fabulous work again in their next challenge.
NanaConnie GDT

Danni said...

Oh wow!! that is just so cool and pretty!

Kristina said...

Rhonda,
This is truly AWESOME!! I love it! I have been wanting to make one of these for a while now. But no luck. I haven't. However, yours is gorgeous! I like how you decorated it too! W/ the pop-up butterflies and flowers! Thank you for playing at Paper Creations Ink's challenge #23!
Peace,
Kristy
(PCI DT)

Helen said...

Great tea light holder! I had been looking for new idea on tea light holder. very nice.

Amy said...

WOW! This is so cool Rhonda! I'm always in such awe of you paper crafters that can make such amazing 3D items! Totally fabulous!

julieprice3 said...

How clever. Very pretty. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes for our anything goes challenge
Hugs Julie P

Marjo said...

Tweetalicious Rhonda! I am going to have to check out that link, you did an awesome job. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Paper Creations Ink.

hugs, Marjo

Merry said...

Oh amazing......Saw you on MIM

Whimcees said...

Hello!

This is a wonderful project - I love it! Wishing you a happy day!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Michelle said...

Just great. Lovely gift for mothersday.
Thank you for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
LG Michelle

Rene said...

What a lovely project! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning! Good luck,
Rene :D

melissac said...

Fabulous project!! I love this idea!! I'm going to have to get this template!! Thanks for the inspiration!! Blessings!!

Terry said...

Hiya what a wonderfull gift for mothersday, love the colors and the way the light shined through it, thank you for sharing hugs terry xxxx

tampatha said...

This is really great Rhonda! Thanks for joining our challenge at Lollipop Crafts this week and good luck.
Tammy DT

Dr Sonia S V said...

Saw your link on MIM
Such a lovely gorgeous creation the light shining through is so beautiful
Cheers
Sonia
cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Mimi said...

WOW! awesome tealight project! Thanks for joining us on Lollipop Crafts! ;D

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Great project!

I saw your link on MIM, I'm number 162 this week.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Shari said...

WOW WHAT A GREAT IDEA! YOur tealite birdhouse is just georgeous! Saw it on MIM and had to come by to read your post!

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

What an incredible idea (for a Mom or a Teacher!) LOVE the way you've decorated the windows with flowers. Stunning!

Julia said...

Lovely creation!!! Thanks for joining Paper Creations Ink!
Hugs,
Julia