Tuesday, 30 March 2010

~ Bloggity Frog Hop ~

Welcome to Banana Frog 1st blog hop! The Froglets have come together today to create projects based on the theme of 'flowers'. I recently completed a paper woven basket and decided to decorate it with flowers instead of bunnies! That way the basket can be used for any occasion. For now, it will nicely store the Easter Eggs that I'm gonna use for our annual Easter Egg hunt. 

The leaves, stems and flowers were laboriously cut out from MME's Bloom & Grow collection. It was then supplemented with more flowers from Superlicous & Super Dreamy set. 

Added a couple of butterflies from Swirls & Butterflies set.

Another look at the basket. Added a touch of sticklers to the centre of the flowers.

More stamped flowers and butterfly. The butterflies were covered with glossy accent.

I got the instructions for the woven basket from Splitcoaststampers resource site. The shape of the basket will depend on how loose or tight you weave the paper. It was tedious but fun and the result was worthwhile!

Your next hop is Nat. Don't forget, leaving comments might just win you a prize! Thanks for dropping by and have a great day! TTFN!

30 comments:

lisa said...

Audrey, I LOVE that. How sweet!!
xx

Floriana said...

really lovely project.
bye,
floriana

beksynormz said...

This is so cute, I am hoping I can find time before the weekend to make some xxx

chrissy o said...

this is really cute present for easter
chrissy o

karen said...

what a super easter gift. Will have to have a go at this myself.

mustavcoffee said...

Thank you for sharing, My Grand daughters would love baskets like yours I need to get stamping XX

Purpleali said...

I love the basket, it's a gread idea.

Emma said...

so pretty Audrey, love the cut out flowers too!

ding said...

Pretty basket, very clever! and using my fave butterfly stamps!!
Love Diane

Helen said...

love the idea and your basket is beautiful!!

vixen said...

neat idea to make a little paper basket, it looks so cute :) thankyou for posting the link to the instructions on how to make it too x

from Tracey x

~amy~ said...

Good Grief Girl...you made that basket?!!! woot woot...it's fabbie!!!

Glen said...

Ohhh...this is so cute. What a lovely idea. TFS. ~Glen~

Addii said...

what a super easter gift

Miriam said...

I love this basket - have been wondering how to jazz up Easter baskets - gives me a few ideas xx

CraftyNess said...

That basket is really lovely, but looks like it must have taken a long time but well worth the effort. Thanks for Sharing.

Vx

Debbie said...

What a pretty idea and the basket is perfect - love all those flowers :D

Hugs
Debbie
x

Hilary said...

Great Easter idea!
Hilary

Jayne said...

I love this it is sooo sweet, the butterflies are gorgeous

Sparkle said...

What a gorgeous basket!

Claude said...

This is so, so cute, thanks for sharing!

janie_notley said...

love the basket and love the blog

StacyC said...

Very cute!!

kjjc said...

absooutely gorgeous

Katy said...

Audrey this is super, super cute!!!

Lousette said...

What a clever idea - love it.

Sarah said...

Wow, how pretty :o) My

Becky said...

That is a GORGEOUS basket - just love it :)

{VICKI} said...

Super Duper WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love the basket

Jimjams said...

Brilliant idea!