Thursday, 21 December 2017

Opera Opulance...

Happy Thursday,

The review of the year starts tomorrow so its the last post showcasing a new project today.  I would like to taker this opportunity to wish all my Blog family a wonderful Christmas and a fantastic and crafty 2018!

Todays I thought I would share the most opulent sample I made using my Opera Box die set I know this won't be to everyones taste!

To make the longer box base I scored an A4 sheet of gold mirror card down the sides at every 5cm ( Landscape on your score board)  I then turned the card round ( Portrait) and scored at 2cm to make the fold for the bottom.


For the lid I cut the Opera Box lid die twice once in black gloss card and once in gold mirror card.  I then cut the gold top panels form one die cut and glued them onto the black gloss lid before making the lid up.









I added tags made in black gloss and gold using my Mini Tags die set adding one to the top with a black and crystal embellishment.  I then added a strip of 'Holey" ribbon arround the base with a genuine Peacock Feather for more opulence.


Enjoy...

30 comments:

  1. Morning John, absolutely stunning if you can't go opulent and over the top at Christmas it's a bad day. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a fantastic New Year.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Hi John
    Yes you have used the right word for this box.It is so opulent anyone would love to receive it is stunning.
    Jan

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  3. Great box John and as you say very opulent.
    Marion S x

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  4. As you say John the box is very opulent.Love it.
    Joycex

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  5. Hi John
    Opulent is the word, a wonderfully sumptuous box.
    Happy Christmas
    B xx

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  6. That's beautiful and it would be a great box for an expensive gift! xxx

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  7. Fantastic box; very you! Thank you for some great products. Wishing you continued success in 2018. Have a great Christmas. WakeyL

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  8. Morning John, oh my goodness what a real stunner today, I absolutely love, love, love it, the opera box is ideal for so many gifts as well as using to create stunning cards, your a genius, have I told you that before!!


    Wishing you and Sam a wonderful Christmas and a safe and happy New Year, I will be watching on boxing day too.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  9. Ooo La La ,takes me back to my time in Paris when i could only afford to window shop , a very beautiful expensive looking box John.
    Thank you for all your hard work over the year .
    Wishing you and yours a very Happy Christmas .
    Elaine H X

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  10. Oh! John! That is one wonderful real dramatic Opera Box, love, love, love it.
    I have made so many of these to hold Christmas Gifts. Tall, short, plain and fancy, you really have done it with this one ... IMO.
    Wishing you and Sam a wonderful, happy Christmas plus a very happy and prosperous New Year. Looking forward to watching you on Boxing Day.
    Have a wonderful run up to the BIG day.
    Patricia xxx

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  11. This is stunning, John.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  12. Hi John, this definitely a wow creation, love the gloss black and mirror gold, very opulent. Have a great day everyone. Bx

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  13. Hi John
    This is absolutely gorgeous.

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  14. Wow John this is a stunning box I love it. Those dies are just amazing. I am looking forward to seeing your review of the year. It has been a very exciting year for your. I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  15. Hi John,Yes stunning,dramatic,opulent in fact everything glamorous.I loved it when I saw it the first time and still do.I am delighted this year has been such a success for you and I hope 2018 is just as exciting and successful.I hope you and Sam have a wonderful Christmas and I will be watching boxing day.Stay healthy and happy Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  16. Yes, this is an opulent box. I enjoyed seeing it on your hochanda show. Blessings to you this Christmas.

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  17. Hi John. Although I agree that this box may not be to everyone's taste (the customers at one of the shops that I sell my cards through do not buy anything with mirri card on it), I do like it very much and think it deserves to hold a very special present!

    Lisbeth

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  18. Hi John, This is stunning !!
    Christmas Blessing to you and yours and a wish that 2018 will be kind to you.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  19. Hi John very 1920s flapper-ish just great. Have a super Christmas love from Jackie xx

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  20. Hi John very 1920s flapper-ish just great. Have a super Christmas love from Jackie xx

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  21. Very Art Deco John and gloriously stunning, absolutely love it, Kate x

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  22. Opulent or what I love it! Karenlotty

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  23. Hello John,
    I love this Die Set! Your box is a Wow! This is my third attempt - if it doesn’t go I’ll ask Littlelamb to let you know! It’s soooooo frustrating! I too have made boxes containing gifts! Thanks John!
    Love Myra xx

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  24. Stunning box John. Love it. Thank you for sharing this. Am giving one of the boxes to a friend today with her birthday pressie in it. Thank you for all your hard work this year and all the gorgeous new products. Have a Happy Christmas and New Year. Sorry didn’t get here yesterday but it was a manic day. Gave up going food shopping as got too late. Got to do that today now.

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