Sunday, 10 February 2013

24 Valentine Candles

 My DS is raising money to go to Mexico in June to build a home for a family who have at the moment live in such bad conditions that their children have to live in a orphanage.  There is a group of them hoping to go from his school.  To help him raise the funds I have made 24 valentine candles and boxes that they can sell along with some chocolates they are making in school.
All the images I have used have been pre - coloured and are from various digi sources.  I then printed them onto tissue paper and used my heat gun to melt them into the wax each on is different.
 The boxes have all been cut on my electronic ecraft using MTC software - the bases are all just plain coloured but each lid has been cut from a DCWV paper pack each lid either has words of love or hearts on it.
This is them all packed and ready to be taken to school to help raise funds.
I am entering these candles into the following challenges:

Thanks for looking
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Dotty Jo said...

What an amazing selection - well done you, they look fabulous! Jo x

Deb said...

oh wow you have been busy!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh wow--what wonderful candles, and what a wonderful way to help the family in Mexico! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

Gail said...

Wow or Wow! Love your candles! Looks like lots of hard work - beautiful creations! Thanks for entering them in the Speedy Fox and Friends challenge - enjoy your week! Gail Scott DT

PaperDaisies said...

Wowzers. Stunning project. Love your candles and matching boxes. Well done you. Great job. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Unknown said...

superb projcet my word... hun...all so very pretty thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ hugs sassyxx

Mandy said...

Nicky your candles & boxes are gorgeous, and for such a fabulous cause too that's so kind of you.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
hugs Mandy xx

Pat said...

How awesome of you. The boxes are just as pretty as the candles. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Gale said...

Wow!! Beautiful candles and gift boxes. So creative and what a great way to raise funds for a good cause. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

heidy said...

Wow these are gorgeous!!
Thanks for joining CCT this week!
Hugs Heidy

wannabcre8tive said...

Wow, you have been busy. Your projects are awesome. Thanks, for joining us in the Mark's Finest Paper challenge.

Lola said...

So much work and what a wonderful cause. Each and everyone so special and lovely. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Catch the Bug!!

Min said...

First - kudos to your DS for doing this and your candles are just AMAZING!!! =) Beautiful job!
Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “Affairs of the Heart” Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again for our NEWEST challenge today!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
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