29 November 2014

Challenge is over but the inspiration goes on.....

I know the challenge closed yesterday at midnight - the winner will be announced on the 8th December. Our new challenge will be posted on Monday, 1st December - in just two days actually!

In the meantime, here is another box made by

So cute!

You should see what is in it! - If you go to her blog, you will be able to see how clever she is!

Meanwhile, curb your patience and wait until Monday!!

24 November 2014

Final Week for November!

OMG - only four weeks to Christmas! So much still to do.........

Hopefully making a gift box will lighten the present load for those that celebrate Christmas.

Our sponsor The Stamp Spot is offering our winner

a $15 Gift Voucher
Many thanks for this.

Novelty bird box!

I will have more on my blog on instructions to make this on Tuesday afternoon - I am having a problem with blogger reading my blog on other machines at present.
I thought I would try and make this as a Santa or an elf box with a gift inside - this one has mints inside it!

Lets see what you can create in the remaining few days of this challenge - amazing stuff done so far!

You can go HERE

 to see the link up

17 November 2014

Well, its MIDWAY for our November Challenge: Box it Up!

Hello Peeps! Welcome to our new Followers too.

Reminder: the November Challenge is to Box it Up and the TWIST is to keep a photo diary of how you made/changed your box! You can repurpose a container or you can make one from scratch but we all need something to present our presents in at some time. Just take a few photos and put them up on the post or if you have followed a tutorial, link to that then then make a few comments about how easy/hard/different you found the tutorial.

I have some more inspiration to show you - the DT just keep producing stuff! I just have to showcase it - too adorable......

CG - Incense tube box

(I have made/ altered  mini boxes and assembled it all to make a vintage box wall unit-dressing table)

I have made a Christmas Box from a Christmas Card (step by step will be on my blog)

A box for tea candles - as a gift!

So, there you have it - go to the DT's blogs and see how they created theirs and then have a go yourself. Don't forget to leave some love there as well!

Our Sponsor this month is 

who is offering a $15 Gift Voucher to the winner!

So, lets see what you crafty people can create!
Add your  work HERE

10 November 2014

Winner's post for October

Firstly, have to share this gorgeous photo of two Humpback whales playing in the Mercury Passage off Maria Island one Spring afternoon this week. Not my photo's - but so amazing! I used to live just near there - in fact if you go to my blog page and look at the photo at the top, these whales were just a little way off to the left of that photo!

Just showoffs really!

Bit like the winner of our October Challenge

..........TIME - and the twist was shabby chic!

Our winner is No 3: Being Karen
There is so much gorgeousness going on in those layers!

Karen has already been contacted but why not go and leave some extra love on her blog!

For October our DT Favourite is 

Congratulations to both wonderful crafters! They both got the TWIST of shabby chic down pat!

Now, on to other news!
We have another new DT member joining us......
 Meet Claire Dale

Hi, my name is Claire! I have been crafting on and off for about 20 years now, and can officially say that I'm addicted! My craft room is my happy place! My passion is card making, but I also do cake decorating and dabble in a bit of crochet when the dog doesn't want to sit on my lap! I am married to a wonderful man, and have two grown up children, the youngest still at university and the oldest working but back living at home! I work in a school office, so get all the school holidays off to craft! I am really excited to join UnstampaBelles, and look forward to my first challenge!

Please go and welcome Claire to the team

A reminder that our November Challenge is 

#41 Box It Up!

Twist: make a photo journal of your journey!

We are being sponsored this month by

who are offering a $15 Gift Voucher to the winner.

To give you some more inspiration, we have 

a Guest Designer: 

who went from this

to this!

Who would think that a wine box could be so lovely!

If you want to know how she created this box, go to 

Hopefully this is getting those creative juices really flowing - we look forward to seeing your creations being added HERE

03 November 2014

November's Challenge: #41 - Box it Up!

Hello Peeps! Hope life is treating you reasonably well and that you are enjoying the experience!

Our new challenge - Number #41, can you believe that? It is a construction challenge - not a card challenge - and we ask you to 

Box It Up 
You can either construct something from scratch or repurpose/change something into a receptacle to hold something useful or pretty or both!

the TWIST is.......

.....show us how the box was made!  Show progress photos and add tips - make a photo journal of it!

Our Sponsor for this challenge is:
an Australian on-line store

Today we start off the inspiration tour with a repurposed container by Elly, a Guest Designer for November!

Wait until you see how she created that butterfly!

Now,what have the rest of the Design Team come up with!


Tealight candle gift box

Shylaashree - small treat box

CG - Box-o-boxes
(I have lots of photos & instructions on my blog post!)

Tracey F

Dale - Pillow Boxes

Got pics on my blog too!

 and Susan

So, lets see how you would Box it Up! Don't forget to take lots of photos too along the way!

Add your link here to enter the competition.