Tuesday 12 May 2015

Magnolia-licious DT - Birthdays Blog Hop

 Good morning and welcome to the Magnolia-licious Birthday Blog Hop!  If you've joined me from Karen's blog then you're on the right track.  If not, and you want to start the hop from the beginning then hop on over to the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  I have made a party set for my nephew who turned two recently.  The set comprises bunting, a party hat, boat food server and straw.
Let's look at the boat food server first.  The entire set was made with Cosmo Cricket papers.  I used my scoring board  to create the plank effect on the sides of the boat and inked the ridges with Walnut Stain Distress Ink to define them.  I used the wave die from the Vol 1 Doohickey Kit to create the sea and the anchor was also cut with a die from the same kit.
 Edwin Catching Fish has been painted with Distress Inks and cut out so that he can play in the sea.
 The anchor threads through a hole in the side of the boat and finishes in a coil of twine on the deck.  Here you can see how the middle of the boat is used to serve party food.
 The straw was made with the matching papers and the sail is also a die from the Vol 1 Doohickey Kit.
 The flag on the top of the straw mast is from the Events Flags Doohickey set.
 The boat's name was hand written with a white gel pen.
 The back of the boat has a port hole to match the sides.
 Onto the party hat.  I made a simple cone with more of the Cosmo Cricket papers.
 I added thin strips of paper curled with scissors to create the trim on the top of the hat.  For the bunting I cut lots of triangles from the papers and stitched them to some orange ribbon with my sewing machine.  There is 5 metres of bunting altogether!
 In this photo you can see the boat before it is filled with food showing the recesses for holding a drink and food.

I hope you like it and thanks for looking.  Now it is time to hop on over to Karen's blog to see her stunning birthday creation. x

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Julie P said...

What a fabulous and fun idea, so colourful, sure to delight any little one
xo Julie P

I dolci di Grazia said...

Che bello: quanto mi piacerebbe riuscire a riprodurlo!

mgoll88 said...

what a cool and fantastic creation..gorgeous!!!


The Craft Bucket said...

Absolutely stunning, love Jane x

Louise said...

Did is super cute, what a great creation
hugs Louise

Danielle said...

Cute, cute, cute!! I Love this little party set and what a fabulous way to dress up the party table!
Hugs, Danielle x

Irish Cherokee said...

Very creative and fun project. Excellent for a two year old. Well done and very creative.

Hugs and blessings

Suzi Mac said...

Oh my goodness Jane, this is ingenious, what a clever design, any little boy would adore to eat his lunch or snack from it. You are a clever girl.
Hugs Suzi x

EriEs said...

And now - I am hungry :D, it is perfect idea, and nice color combo

Katie said...

Jane this is just so adorable! Fabulous idea and I love all of it!

Rosemary said...

such a fun project! it's so colorful and festive.

Beth Brovold said...

Oh this is such a creative and fun way to get a child to eat!! Fabulous Jane!! Wow this is a lot of work...beautifully done!
Take care,

Maja said...

What an amazing project. Very beautiful gift for your nephew.

Bad Kitty said...

this is amazing!
love it

Norma said...

Wowzer, Jane, this is just brilliant. It's just perfect for a little boy's party. Love your amazing attention to details. Your nephew must have loved this--I bet his name is George?

Karen said...

Very creative! Love the bright colors and what a great way to present a snack....Love it.


Karen said...

Every time I look at this I find something else I love about it. It's perfect!!!

Mary said...

What a fun and creative project!!

Nádia Silva said...

Adorei a ideia. Muito lindo.

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Mayumi said...

Wow, what a great idea, love it!!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow jane this is awesome, the idea is fab, love the designs and papers, hugs Liz xx

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow jane this is awesome, the idea is fab, love the designs and papers, hugs Liz xx

Me ad said...

Wow Jane this is a creative idea for boys birthday...love the boat for snack serving...thank you for this great inspiration