Friday, 14 August 2009

Cotton buds holder

I welcomed last challenges from Simon Says Stamp and Paper Blooms with joy.
The first one requires "Anything BUT a card!" and the other one's called "Home Decor".
I meant to make a proper holder for cotton buds at some stage, but was always finding an excuse to do something else. Now, if anyone asks why would something so trivial require a treatment like this, that's because we've just renovated our bathroom, and since I'm keeping them on the shelf that now houses a few decorative bits and pieces, its holder needed either some serious revamping or faced being thrown away.
Here's what I did with it:




I decided on a simple design with earthy colours to compliment the rest of the bathroom. Satin ribbon along the rim of the lid and the two buttons are the only embellishments that I used.
The strong paper handle is recycled from a shopping bag. I find it handy, lol.
For the inside of the box I used a piece of satin fabric, again recycled from a gift box.
Hope you'll enjoy!

Thanks for popping in,
Chupa xx


  1. WoW, what a stunning Work. Love this very much!

    Thanks for joining in the SimonSaysChallenge.

    Domi and the Team

  2. This is so cool! No one would guess an everyday item would be stored in such a beautiful box, I really like the handle!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!


  3. Really pretty! I love the earthy, soft colors you used and doesn't it feel great to save something from the trash?! Wonderful job and thanks so much for joining us on Paper Blooms!

  4. Great box! I love it! thanks for joining us at paper blooms! Hope to see you next time !

  5. This is beautiful!! i love the colors and your bathroom must be beautiful also if these are the colors :) thanks for joining us on PaperBlooms :)

  6. wowser! this is gorgeous thank you for playing along this week at paperblooms and good luck with my welcome carla giveaway :) shelly(dt)

  7. Kartki które codziennie oglądam są corz piękniejsze a dzisiaj pudełka rzuciły mnie na kolana - cudne. To co masz w głowie i w palcach to dar, a to co robisz to SZTUKA. Gratuluję. T.

  8. Oh this is fabulous, brilliant creation.

  9. congrats on being choosen as the featured artist on paperblooms :)

  10. this is absolutely beautiful. Who would of thought something this pretty would hold Q-tips.


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