Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Poinsettia Box


Good morning!  I am so excited to share a little Christmas project with you today!  It's a little gift box just perfect for a gift card, a cookie, or candy!  I painted an empty Laughing Cow box with vanilla acrylic paint.  Once that dried, I cut a Spellbinders circle from a sheet of Basic Gray Wassail designer paper and embossed it with one of the Cuttlebug embossing folders from the Preserves collection.  I cut a Spellbinders scalloped circle from SU! retired Baroque Burgundy card stock and adhered it to the circle and then to the top of the box.  I then cut the Spellbinders Poinsettias from another sheet of Wassail paper and sprayed them with Glimmer Mists in the shades of Brick, Suede and Marshmallow.  After they dried, I fiddled with them and layered them using foam tape, until I had the blossom ready to attach.


Before I attached the poinsettia blossom, I cut some red velvet ribbon and some white lace to size and sprayed Brick and suede Glimmer mists on them to get the burgundy color to match.  I dried them carefully with my heat tool and then attached them to the sides of the box and added pearls.  Then I attached the poinsettia and added the button and pearl to the top.  Next, I was ready to create my tag!  I used the newly released Poinsettia Tag Set and matching die from Our Daily Bread designs.  I colored the image with copic markers first.  I outlined the vine with a gold pen and used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to place the To/From sentiment.  I made the bow with my Bow Easy and attached the tag to the top of the box!  What do you think?


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You have until tonight at 8 pm EST to hop along with us as we show you the new sets for this month! 
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Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful day!
 
My Siggy

5 comments:

  1. I must say that is the cutest little box. I have n idea what a laughing cow container is but guess I will have to look for one or two or three because this is just the cutest idea. Good work Sandee! God Bless

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  2. what a great idea... i have one of those containers! Beautiul job!

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  3. Sandee, this is so beautiful!!! Love that little box with that big Poinsettia on top and that tag...wow....perfect!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  4. This is such a great idea....and you've put it together perfectly.

    It looks incredibly professional.

    Well done, you!

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