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'Love is' Explosion Box

Hello crafty people,

Wow.. Valentines.. smtimes gives jitters ... it's a lovely feeling.. although I really do not believe in the concept of celebrating love especially more on one day.. coz for me.. love is life.. and that when you celebrate and live life each day.. we also live love each day...

I made a new 'Love is' box for one of my friends, to be presented to his wife this Valentines Day... I'm soo much in love and awe with the love is box, maybe because it gives me a chance to try my hand at drawing once again for I love love love making the 'Love is' comic strip...
Here's what I made...

Here are the roses that sit quite nicely on the top of the lid..
I loved the way the purple flower came out to be... had it distressed with some fired brick distress ink and it looks wonderful.... and this was my first attempt at making a rose... :)

Here's how the box looks like.... complete in purple and pink..

Tada.... it opens up to revel 12 flaps... 6 on 6.. I have made the Love is strip on the below one's... each one was fun making...

A beautiful quilled flower sits in the center of the box.. I loved the distressing technique on the flower to give it be a bit of off color..
It sure adds up quite splashy and full of colors... Pink, purple, yellow, blue, green, red... awesome.. and the yellow adds up quite a flavor.. isnt it??

Here's a picture of the complete creation...

Some more pics

I hope you all liked it.. for .. as always.. i loved making this one... :)

Linking it to

c u guys soon ...

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!!!


  1. Especially loved the center of the rose

  2. Very beautiful explosion box..Your centre quilled flower looks gorgeous..Lovely colors & details too!

    Thank you so much for playing along "Crafter's Corner" # 5 & Best of luck! :)

  3. The lid of the box is beautiful, roses look amazing. The inside too... it looks as great as it did on your carousel exploding box.. cool!! Thanks so much for playing along ItsyBitsy's Pattern Paper Challenge. All the very best!
    ItsyBitsy - The Blog Place

  4. This is soooo nice!! Lovely work! I have this 'love is' book too, awesome pictures to choose and use! :)

  5. this made me WOW..lot of work done..lot of time spent..kudos..

  6. What a gorgeous looking magic box and loved all the details specially th roses on the lid and the center quilled flower. Great details as well

    Thanks for playing along Lulupu Challenge#9. All the best!

  7. Its gorgeous! Love how you played with colors and those roses look beautiful!

    Thanks for playing along Lulupu Challenge#9. All the best!

  8. Its fabulous ! love the way u have used colors and roses on lid looks absolutely stunning .
    Thanks for playing along Lulupu challenge #9 Splash of colors .

  9. this explosion box looks really great with these beautiful stamped images......thanks for palying with us at crafters corner challenge # 5 ---expression of love....all the very best.

  10. I wish to order one, what is the price range & process to order it?


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