Indian Quilling Challenge # 15--Box it up---DT post

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Hello friends !!

This month's theme at the Indian Quilling Challenge is to make any quilling project associated with a box. Like, you can choose to decorate a box with quilling, or make a quilled box itself, anything that tickles your imagination, but it should have some kind of box in it.

So, here's what I made as my DT inspiration project:--
closed box

Box on opening





I made an explosion box, but it's a little different kind of explosion box. Had never seen this kind of box anywhere, just an idea struck and I thought of giving it a try.


What's different in it, you may ask. Well, firstly, two of the four sides of this 2.5 by 2.5 inch box are transparent, that is, I have made an acetate window so that we can peep inside the box. :) And secondly, when it's opened, there's a cute little springy scene there, with all those little blooms ,the ladybug , the bumblebee, butterfly, etc. And except the butterfly, everything is quilled :)



Everytime I craft, my 3 year old daughter asks me, "Mamma, is this for me? "  So, I decided to make something specially for her, something she would like to look at everyday. To make it more fun and interactive, I have attached all the quilled elements to a spring, so that when she touches them , they  wriggle. :) ..She loved it and just couldn't resist opening the lid again and again to see the box open up to a lovely scene. :) Well, my biggest admirer likes it. What more do I need? :)


Closed box
Hope you like it too. And I hope I have inspired you to create something on the similar lines. Try it, your little kids would love it.
And do share your quilled box projects in this Facebook album.

Have a beautiful day !!:)

9 comments:

  1. Wow jasleen. That's such a wonderful project for your little one. .like the unique explosion box.. It sure will entice the young ones and take their day dreams to another level! Lovely quilling

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  2. It's so beautiful Jas.. love your idea.. bumble bee is just so Fantastic. . :)

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  3. Such a wonderful explosion box with all awesome quilled elements...SO very spring-ish...Bee,flowers, idea,execution - all fabulous :)

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  4. Wow Jasleen ...this box is super cute n springy...completely original n never seen anything like this before ....ur daughter must be in love with this and all the wriggled creatures !!

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  5. This is so cute! love it.. totally colorful & pretty :)

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  6. Very unique explosion box Jasleen !! Loved the idea of acetate windows n spring ! Thumps Up for execution of such ' out of the box ' idea ""

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  7. Very pretty jasleen.loved that acetate idea n quilling things....very cute.

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  8. wow Jasleen!! this is amazing!! I'm waiting or my daughter to grow up :D

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  9. Beautiful project box Jasleen. Very unique and well constructed. Nice attention to detail. Love it.

    Blessings
    Jim

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