Aloha DT Blog Hop!

Aloha everybody!! here we are for another fun blog hop hosted by Michelle Perkett. She, so generously as always, gave us another gorgeous image to work with: Leilani.
If you get here from Jan´s blog you are on the right way if not you can go back to the beginning to have fun with us!
And because this is a party I made two cards and a favor box
This set has a invite card, a thank you card and a palm tree favor box. I wish I had more time to finish everything I had in mind, so many ideas but so little time...
For the invite I started with a plane turquoise card, I computer generated and printed the sentiment on a piece of white cardstock and placed it to the front of the card, then I glued green glitter on the Luau word and let it dry before I stitched a piece of acetate I painted some waves and a green border with acrylic paints from behind. I colored Leilani with colored pencils and added lots of glitter to make her sparkle! and place it on the card with foam tape. The flower: I went to the party store and I brought a Hawaiian necklace (those so pretty with flowers) and took three of them, glued them together and made the center with glitter before placing it on the card.

I then took another turquoise card and cut it in half to make the thank you cards

this time I painted the waves (and seagulls) directly on the front of the card with acrylic paint and some glitter glue ont he waves. I took a strip of green wrap paper and folded before placing it to the card. I colored another Leilani and cut it before attaching it to the card with foam tape. I used a piece of ribbon to hide the borders and finished the card with a flower and a tag.

And the last project is a favor box
does it looks like a palm tree? I hope so!!  I used a pattern for a triangular box you can find it here. I printed it out on craft cardstock and sponged it (using a border template I cut with scissors) to make it look like a palm tree bark, I made two holes where I made go through several pieces of green ribbon as if were leaves. I tied the box with bow made of yute and I used two brown buttons as coconuts and secure the end of the bow. I cut the sentiment in a flag shape I love so much and instead of using another button to secure it I glued glass seed beads.
Hope you like this as much as I did making them!
I need to add a few words to the DT members, there is nothing else I din´t say already! shortly, so we can continue with the fun, I feel so glad I was part of this group, you ladies made me grow in many ways I never imagined and I´ll cherish all this time for the rest of my life! you are so talented and the source of my inspiration, thank you so much for that!! and a big thanks to Michelle for the opportunity to be part of her DT, I enjoyed every second, thank you! thank you! thank you!!

Now, hurry onto your next stop, lets see what Jana has prepared for us!

If you get lost along the way here is a list of all blog participating!
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Ileana: ---------> YOU ARE HERE!













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Sandra DeFalco said...

Aloha Ileana - gorgeous set and very clever idea. Love your coloring of all, cool palm tree favors! Good luck in the hop.

Marilyn Webb said...

Aloha Ileana
You out did yourself this time!! I love love love it! So much work and detail, coloring is awesome, can I come to your luau..

Denise said...

What a beautiful and very creative set! Your are so clever and talented! Nicely done!
Aloha from Massachusetts:)

Catherine said...

This is soooooo sweet Ileana ! Your palm tree box is so cool and I love the colours you have chosen for your cards. The image is really sweet too ! Smiles from Catherine

grandmalee said...

Wonderful creations, again, Ileana! I love all of the fabulous mediums you chose to inspie us yet again! You are always thinking outside of the box, and your results are always fantastic! I love the glitter accents on the first card as well as how you used the acetate! The thank you card is just as beautiful! Love seeing more of your painting and creative use of the twine as a flower! The favor box is adorable! I love how you thought outside of the box to create a box! LOL Fabulous job on everything!

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous creations ileana!!! I love those blue green waves!!!

Tammy said...

Such beautiful creations Ileana!! I love the palm tree box!!
Hugs, Tammy

Michelle said...

Ileana! What gorgeous creations and so creative! I just love your beautiful cards and treat box and your wonderful tropical colors!!:) Thank you for everything, Ileana!!:)



Claire said...

Just gorgeous Ileana, you are so creative! The little palm tree box is adorable and the cards are stunning
Aloha from the UK!
Claire xx

Janell said...

Wow! What a great treat box, looks just like a palm tree. Very nice card too. Great job!

Randi WS said...

OMGosh Ileana, your creations are SO beautiful!! And the palm tree looks so cool, great job girlie!!! ;) All your details are just fantastic - and your color combo is great!! ;)
Thanks for giving so much inspiration and for sharing your big talent! Wish you all the best!
Lots of love, Randi WS

Pauline said...

Wow Ileana.... these are stunning! So full of life! I just adore your favour box.... what time is the luau?
hugs and aloa from Australia!

Danielle said...

Fantastic work! Love the palm tree favor box and the button flower.

Linda said...

WOW these projects are so beautiful!!! You tree is very cool looking!!

Kerry said...

OMG Ileana, your projects are amazing!!! The glittery hawaiian skirt, the sweet flower, the favor box... what a WOWer!!!

Kathy Czygan said...

OMgoodness! I love your creation! That palm tree!! What a fabulous little favor box! Your colors and designs are absolutely gorgeous!

H2 :) said...

Aloha Ileana! Your party set is fantastic. Love both your Leilani cards & the favour box is brilliant!!! Thank you for such awesome inspiration. :)

Ann said...

OMG - So beautiful and fun, I love it! Makes me want to see what goodies are inside of your favor box. :)

Trish said...

WOW Ileana, You've certainly been very busy. I love love love it all LOL!! You are and have been a great inspiration to me- thank you for everything.
Big hugs,

Xiomara said...

Wow, Ileana, it's so gorgeous!! I love the set you created to go with it! Wonderful sumery colors!