Monday, November 12, 2012

November '12

I finally was able to go to a Stampin' Up! event and I knew I wanted a good swap.

What do you think?? Want to see the inspiration for these little cutties??

Trevor came home and needed a "box" for a gift.  Here is what we came up with.

It measures 6 X 6 inches and it glowed in the dark... with the battery operated candles inside!! Sorry no picture of that.

He wanted layers on the sides
and a trap door...

the button is for easy removal of the "bottom" 

an extra scrap piece of matching cardstock not completely taped in helps to hold up the above piece

So back to my swaps....  I loved how Trevor's box turned out.  I wanted to do a 3D swap for our Regional meeting in Lansing. The colors used were compos of Pretty in Pink with Raspberry Ripple, Always Artichoke and Summer Starfruit, Certainly Celery with Gumball Green and Pool Party with Midnight Muse.

This little box fits a small hand sanitizer or even a small lip gloss. I took the concept of the bigger box and modified for size, still wanting a background, flower and the soaring bird.  I changed the saying because I wanted to  Inspire someone else to try the box!

Layering the small scallop circle with two different colors added some dimension as well as some lightness to the flower.  

HINT: Put a some body spray in your water bottle for an added WOW!!

For the ribbon I just tied knots on the inside with plenty of room for treasures still on the inside.

Lastly, for ease of closing and opening I trimmed the edges of the insert.  

So because there are two projects here, if you wanted written instructions for either of these projects please email me.  I will include punch sized and all the colors that were used.

Thanks, I do HOPE you enjoyed today's post.

Have a Great day getting Crafty!!!

1 comment:

  1. Love both boxes....nice job. The always artichoke and starfruit are much nicer than I would have imagined.