Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Love Mail Box

Hi Crafty People,

I'm back again with a Love mail box. It had been long in my mind, and had seen it about 2 weeks ago on pinterest and had loved it. I dont remember the board where I saw it, but it had been on my to do list sincee then.
You know, everytime I see something good, I note it down and look down upon the instructions on the net to find myself one and make it.
I found the instructions here http://www.simplymodernmom.com/2010/01/special-delivery-paper-mailbox-tutorial-and-pattern/
but I did some alterations to suit my dimensions.

Here's what I made:


 I had made an prima rose flower following a tutorial, it's the pink one there, I agree that it's not very pretty so have decided to make more of these till i get perfection :)



I have made 2 mini love cards along with it to be kept inside the mail box !


This is how the mailbox looks like when completely closed.. I have handwritten the Love sentiment on the flag and have outlined it with silver sparkle pen. My new thing here is the stamps !!!
I hope you all liked my new creation!!
All Thanks to simple modern mom!!!


linking it to the following challenges:
1) http://sparklesforumchallenges.blogspot.in/2012/12/challenge-39-anything-goes.html
2) http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.in/2013/01/new-something.html
3) http://www.crafterscornerindia.blogspot.in/2012/12/challenge-no-4-anything-but-card-or.html
4) http://quirkycrafts.blogspot.in/2013/01/some-thing-newwith-pink-1st-quirky.html
5) http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.in/2013/01/challenge-127-love-is-in-air.html
6) http://craft-roomchallenge.blogspot.in/2013/01/valentines-at-craft-room-challenge.html
7) http://flourishes.org/category/challenges/timeless-tuesday/
8) http://funwithatcs.blogspot.in/2013/01/challenge-78-something-new.html
9) http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.in/2013/01/challenge-1-new-beginnings.html#comment-form

PS: If these posts inspire you to bring out the creative best in you, that would be the bestest thing that will happened to you, and I'll be flattered. But, kindly do respect the hard work and thoughts that goes into these works and please give a direct link to my work when you are inspired by mine. Thanks!!!

Love!
Manu

35 comments:

  1. wow manu....iits so preety...loved d PP too ...

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    1. Thank You Dear :)
      the PP is actually a wrapping paper ;)

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    1. thanks Chandana!!

      Appreciate your dropping by and liking

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    1. thanks Dear!!

      Appreciate your dropping by and liking

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  4. A fabulous creation, I love your letter box and stunningly coloured. A wonderful card with a beautiful sentiment!!

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining with Simon Says Stamp challenge.

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    1. Thanks a bunch Rica.

      Loved having my entry there :)

      Appreciate your dropping by and liking
      Manu

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  5. What a great idea! Fabulous mail box and matching card! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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    1. Thanks Sarah :)

      Appreciate your dropping by and liking

      Manu

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  6. Really cute Manu!!

    Cheers,
    Indira
    http://arty-sorts.blogspot.in/

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    1. Thanks Hussena..

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  7. What a lovely mail box!...Love the way you have kept it CAS..!!

    Thank you so much for playing along "Crafter's Corner" # 4 & Best of luck.

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    1. Thanks Hussena..

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  8. What an adorable mailbox, Manu, I love it! The beautiful rose on the outside really finishes it off. Thanks for sharing with The Paper Players!

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    1. Thanks Sandy

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  10. This is a fabulous project Manu. Lots of work and detail involved. Our Challenge this week at Creative Craft Challenge is 'New Beginnings'. This could be for example a change in your life, new baby, wedding etc. Unfortunately I could not see that connection with your project, you had mentioned new stamps which would not be relevant to the Challenge set.
    Laine
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    1. Thanks Laine for liking the same.
      This is indeed a start of new beginning for me as this was my first valentine and I made it for my husband! :)

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  11. WOW! I've never made one of these Valentine mailboxes and you make it look amazing and easy! I love the papers and the design details you chose! :)

    Thank you for playing along with us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

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    1. Thanks Amanda

      Glad you liked it !!!

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  12. Hi, Manu!

    Love your gorgeous mail box! Sorry we cannot consider it in our Top 5 pick as we are an ATC (Artist Trading Card) challenge, where we want to see ATCs with the entries. Maybe next time? Would love to see you around at FwATCs again!

    die amelie x

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    1. Thanks Amelie..

      it's okay.. it was fun there.. hope to be back smtime !

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  13. This is a gorgeous project. Thank you for joining us at CCC. Marlene DT

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    1. Thanks Marlene..

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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    1. Thanks Monica..

      Appreciate your dropping by to admire!!

      Manu

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  15. Fabulous creation!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our * Anything goes * challenge

    Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz x

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  16. Beautiful mailbox project - love the bright summery colors you've used!!! Thanks for playing with us at Creative Craft Challenges.

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  17. Beautiful project and perfect for our valentine challenge. thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-room challenge this fortnight and good luck. Hugs

    NIKKI DT

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  18. Awesome...loved the mail box...Thank you for joining the Crafters Corner Challenge#4

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  19. This is fabulous, and what a great idea! Thanks for joining in with our Valentine theme over at the Craft-Room Challenge, and good luck.

    Maria x

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  20. manu u always play with difficult shpaes and that is what i lie about u....very nicely done...thanks for playing with us at crafters corner Challenge no # 4 - Anything but not a Card or Layout ....wish you all the best
    www.crfaterscorner.in
    www.crafterscornerindia.blogspot.in

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