Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloween Birthday Party
Hi there,I hope you are all enjoying your weekend.I am,but it is a bit hectic.My daughter is at her friends Halloween Birthday Party and this is the costume we made.I said in the last post she was going to be a Dryad,which in Greek mythology is a tree spirit and this is what we came up with.This dress was white and I dyed it a cocoa brown.The leaves were cut with my Spellbinder Assorted leaves,and then stitched onto the dress.I had to show my daughter how to stitch them on and she stitched them all and did a fabulous job.The head piece was a fairy tiara,I cut all the feathers off and glued eveything to it.You can't see,but we have also tied a few pieces of metallic gold ribbon to the back,which falls nicely over her hair.

You have seen the card,but the box is what I made to put the present in.This is such a fabulous box and I know these will be my favourite box to make and so very easy too.I first saw this box on Jackie's blog and so glad I did,just in time to use it for the present,thanks Jackie.If you want to make this box you can find the tutorial here.Well,enjoy your weekend.


Anonymous said...

very nice box it is!
But the pic of the young lady is much nicer!Really a pretty young lady!
Hugs from Elma

Violets Corner said...

Such a lovely dress you made! She looks fab :)
Love the box you made too, it has a great design.


Kim Piggott said...

Your daughter looks amazing so beautiful!
Love your fabulous creations brilliant!
kim x

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

oh Cheryl,

your daughter is a beauty first off, she looks two make an awesome team....great job...luvin the litle box too, headed over now to check out the deets!

have a wonderful weekend.

enjoy *~*

Tara said...

Fabulous box Cheryl and the ghoulish colours looks wonderful! Your daughter looks brilliant in her costume too ;o)
Hugs Tara xx

Crafty Dawn said...

Lovely idea hope she had a wonderful time xx

love Dawn xx

Crafty Dawn said...

I commented too quickly having had a better look you daughters costume is fab hun! she looks wonderful your very clever! and looking at the card in the post below so much work love the CB pumpkin too! and I agree with you about the image PERFECT!!

Love Dawn xx

thanx for all your visits I really do appreciate (don't get many) and you are such a popular blog Thanx for taking the time to stop by every time and comment you are lovely ((hugs)) xxx

cats whiskers said...

Your daughter looks fantastic and what a great box this is. thanks for the link hun
Hugs Jacqui x

bumblebee creations said...

What a gorgeous Halloween outfit you have both made! And that cute little box will be the envy of every other girl there!!! How fun!

~ Ali ~ said...

Wow so talented. Have a super weekend.

maxine said...

Your daughter looks great, fantastic box and card Cheryl.

Andie's Space said...

Hi Cheryl,
WOW, your daughter looks amazing! Her outfit is fabulous. You are both so talented! That box looks fab too. Must have a go at that!
Have a good night!
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

LINDA said...

OH WOW!! I absolute love the card and the little box!!And That dress is just awesome.. Your daughter is so lovely!!
Hugs, Linda
Happy Halloween!!!

Mandy said...

Cheryl your box is fab hun, thanks for the link.
Your daughter looks fantastic, she did really well with all that sewing, hope she has a good time.
Thanks for the congrats message hun, I really appreciate it
hugs Mandy xx

Jackie Thomas said...

Your daughter look so great. You did an amazing job on her dress and head piece. The box looks fab too. Easy to make aren't they. xo Jackie

Debbie Pamment said...

Beautiful daighter - wonderful costume and fabulous box with tute link - what a wonderful place to visit your blog is!!!

Dena said...

OMG thanks for sharing the link for this cute box. I have been looking for it for months!!! Yours is adorable.
BTW your daughter looks great with her costume!!!

Hugs, Dena

Lynda S said...

OMG Cheryl...u'll never guess what I have hanging on my wall...a Dryad...that I purchased in Athens...and ur daughter is a perfect likeness!!! Spooky!! U have done a magical job on the costume. The card and the WOW!! Luv them both to pieces...esp the trimmed down C'bug web. V clever. TFS the link for the box...I love an new challenge and this is perfect!!

Ila said...

The projects are Spooktacular!!..and your lovely daughter's costume is Wonderful...she did an amazing job stitching the leaves on..Totally Fabulous!!...Happy Halloween!!...Hugs, Ila

Andrea, said...

Fabulous card and box Cheryl, I love the image you have used on your card

Kylie said...

Fabulous job Cheryl. We've just finished cleaning up after my daughter's 13th Birthday/Halloween party. Boy can girls talk!! (yes they slept over and it didn't go quiet until 3am!) I was at Jackie's today and play with the little box. Just gorgeous boxes. Glad you've created one as well.
Kylie xo

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl!
Really cool box.
And wow. What a neat idea for your daughter's costume.

Hope you had a happy Halloween!
Paper Crafts Go-to-Gal

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh cool, love that dress and love that box you made, everything is so SPOOKY!!

Stephann said...

Your daughters costume looks fabulous! Love the halloween card and the box too!


Merry said...

Wow...everything is wonderful.

JB said...

Gorgeous card and box !!!
Lovely dress , looks fabulous .

Hugs Jenny

Gvendalen said...

Very nice box and a lovely dress you made! Your daughter looks fab in this dress!

Leigh said...

Wow, I love that costume. Your daughter looks so pretty.

Bec said...

they both suit so well.. I love them.. Your daughter looks FAB... Great dress and embellishments on it.. Bec xx

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