Thursday, May 24, 2012

Celebrate Fathers - Creations by AR New Release

Good morning, and welcome to the Creations by AR "Celebrating Fathers" Blog Hop.
Thanks for hopping along with us.  
Adela has chosen to dedicate today's hop to her father, who passed away on May 12th.
Hop along to see what our DT has created with Adela's new templates!
Don't forget there will be prizes - all you have to to to qualify to win one of our templates is to leave a comment at each blog you visit!  Winners will be announced on Saturday, May 26th, by each designer.

My first project today features the Comfy Sofa Gift Box. This template will make a single 'recliner' chair, a love seat, or a full sofa.  I chose to make a recliner chair.  Here is the recliner closed. 
The remote control, wall photo, and coffee mug were computer generated.

Here is the recliner 'reclined'.
Now, if your special man pulls the 'recliner' bottom all the way out, he can open it up to find
a yummy treat, gift card, coupon, photo, etc....the possibilities are endless!
Supplies: Kraft CS, Stampin' Up Sweet Pea CS, May Arts Ribbon, Computer Generated items

Next, is a wonderful box, called "Papa's Trunk". One of Adela's dads' most treasured possessions was his Army trunk.  In it, he kept his Army uniform, awards, wartime medals (including the Purple Heart), his Bible, and several other priceless items.  Sadly, Adela's dad passed away on May 12th. 
This template, "Papa's Trunk", was inspired by his trunk.




Supplies: A*Muse CS, Kraft CS, Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink, Brads 

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you have enjoyed my projects, and are ready to see what my talented teamies have created!  Check back on Saturday to see if you have one one of these templates!



Have a great day!

Hugs and smiles,
Patti J.

65 comments:

Auntie Em said...

Oh my Patti! Your recliner is awesome! I love the little details you added as well. Toooo cute!
The trunk is adorable. I like the lock on it.
This hope a lovely tribute to Adela's father! Thanks for sharing. :)

Karin B said...

I love that you added "scenery" to the chair - great idea! I can imagine an oval scallop run through an embossing folder for some texture to the rug...thinking...thinking...so many possibilities!

I love the square brads that you used for the trunk - adds so much character!

Wide Eyed Stamper ~ Craft n Be Happy said...

Very cute chair and ottoman! Thank you for sharing!

karen

Shona Erlenborn said...

Super projects, I especially love your retro armchair filled with chocolate!

AnnaMu said...

Lovely chair with the coffie and remote. Like your simple trunkt to. Thank you for sharing. <3 Anna Müller

Denise Garfield said...

This is great I love the nuggets hiding in the compartment.Nice Job

Eva - Esaga said...

El Baul me encanta es fantastico pero ese sofa lo amo
Besos

Glittered Paws said...

Oh wow - what a great job you did with both of these projects - love all the goodies with the chair and the trunk has a "special" meaning I know - love both of the projects and I saw the afghan you made - great idea!!

Olga said...

now that takes the cake!!!! Fantastic!!! You are so clever

Dr Sonia S V said...

Both look fantastic!

Lenoria said...

These are both great. I love the chocolate chair!

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

Super projects! I love the way you've created a little living room scene for your chair. And the trunk is fabulous - especially with those brads!

Elizabeth Hart said...

I have to order this for sure - this turned out so fabulous - I'm going to put a gift card in mine - I really, really love it Patti.

MAGDA said...

Holael baul es genial ,pero el sofa es fantastico ,me encanta los papeles que has utilizado,un saludo Magda

pennyd said...

Wonderful pieces and I like the details you added to both - makes them extra special.

Purple Card Lady said...

Patti, how adorable on both your creations! I love the little scene you created with the sofa. TFS!
(cardsbycandy@yahoo.com)

Marimer said...

Enhorabuena, Patti, los dos trabajos son increibles, la caja de los recuerdos, por su simbolismo me parece un detalle realmente entrañable que AR creo, pero es que el sofá me tiene loca viendo todas vuestras versiones, precioso.
Besitos.

Lyn B said...

Patti - Love the chair...reminds me of something grandma would have covered. The candy in the ottoman is perfect! The trunk is is so much fun isn't it?

Diana said...

That chair is wonderful. Like the papers you used.

Nancy K said...

It wouldn't be "Dad's chair" without the remote -- very cute!

Cheryl W said...

What wonderful creations! What man doesn't love his recliner--with a treat inside to boot. :)

Haydee said...

patti, wanna say your sofa w/ the coffee was so cute but most of all the way you stacked the chocolates inside the box and the papa trunk liked the way the hinges looked so real.

Haydee said...

Patti the sofa was really stacked well w/ all the chocolates and loved the coffee on the arm rest and as for the papa trunk the hinges looked so real .

Whimcees said...

Hello!

Great projects - great colors! I love these templates! Wishing you a sunshine day!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

La Miscelanea said...

Both projects are so cute

Lola said...

Lovin' the chair "blanket"/cover. So adorable. And your trunk is so sweet! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Jess said...

wow!!! these projects are so beautiful!!

Mila said...

I love that retro chair with your cup of coffee and the trunk is all beautiful.
hugs

Axes DesigNs said...

I love the details in your sofa.. those are adorables.. and the way you take the picture is a great idea!!!! I love the frame in the wall.. thanks for sharing!

Claudia Cullen said...

Patti: The chair reminds me of sitting on my grandma's front porch in the summer. It was hot then but when you're young, who notices? Job well done.

Amanda Mertz said...

Awesome projects Patti! Love the recliner...great idea to have a little hidden box underneath! And the trunk is great too! I might have to make that one into a tooth fairy box! TFS!

Carolyn Sharkas said...

Oh my gosh! I absolutely love this. I can also picture a lovely mothers day chair with a flowered throw. Thanks so much for sharing.

ceashark at aol dot com

Faith A said...

Love the colours on the chair and the cup and remote, the trunk is fab too.

alienanessa said...

Great job! The chair is wonderful.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my gosh, both of these projects are amazing!

The chair is pure genius!

Linda L said...

It's just amazing how many different looks you can get with just one pattern. Love that chair!

grass said...

wooo, beautiful!!

Krystal said...

Very nice proyect.

Linn said...

This chair looks like something you see on a fancy deck to sun yourself in! Design Paper makes all the difference! Fantastic

Sandra said...

I love the chest. It reminds me of my dad's old tool chest. It sits in my den with all of his old tools and stuff.

speedtalka said...

Love the added embellisments on your recliner!!!! coffee and a paper...LOL

Glenda Atkins said...

Awesome projects, love both of them!

Deedee Anderson said...

These are wonderful, Patti! I have such a hard time coming up with masculine projects, and really appreciate the inspiration. So very sorry to hear about Adela's father's passing, but what a wonderful tribute to him! Blessings & hugs to you, friend! :-)

The Other Patti Sue said...

Two amazing creations! Really lovin the chair!

lisa808 said...

The chair is so cute.

Sue from Oregon said...

Grand creations Patti! Your Papa's living room looks tidy and comfy! Your hanging picture tops off your comfy sofa perfectly! Don't you just love the trunk too? ♥ Sue Kment

Bianca said...

A very funky take on the template I love the green, nice and fresh!

isabel said...

What a pretty presents!

Liana Miranda said...

Adorei !!!!

Que não gostaria de ganhar ...???

Parabéns.

Liana Miranda said...

Parabéns !!! eu adorei !!!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh my gosh Patti - what a fabulous Father's Day treat. I just love Adela's designs...so creative and what you have done with it is pure INSPIRATION!

Have a lovely weekend!

Pam G. said...

Just love it.

Lorie said...

Oh, my friend...you are SO talented! I love your projects!

Pam G. said...

You did it again. Just out of the ball park. These templates are awsome.

Laura said...

Patty is a incredible job!! love this room with the sofa!!

greatins from Argentina!!

ursula said...

What a wonderful idea, they are amazing.....thanks Ursula X

Marion said...

the Comfy Sofa Gift Box is my favorite. it's so cute, wonderfull

CTgirl said...

Wow, I love the colours you used, it is so fresh!
That comfy chair looks so wonderful with the cover you mad...the litlle cup detail is so cute!
Thanks for the inspiration!
Rene

Donna said...

Love the fun retro chair. Too cute. Great trunk project too. Thanks for the fun hop!

Ina said...

OMG Patti your recliner card is AWESOME. So much detail and hard work gone into this masterpiece. Absolutely divine. I can see my hubby sitting in there watching the Tv eating his chocolate. Just LOVE IT.

g said...

Your chair has such a beautiful retro feel-love that! Wonderful job on the trunk too!

TLI74/ex-SU Demo said...

that is sooo cute both projects really. I love the chair. Thanks for sharing good job.

Melissa said...

So stinkin' cute!

Iris said...

The templates make such cute and realistic boxes! Love tr recliner and the army box is cute and sweet as well! Nice job and love the fun coffee mug And remote!

Seleise said...

amazing! love these 3D creations!