Saturday, January 2, 2010

Card in a box

I found this tutorial for a card in a box & thought I'd give it a try today! It was surprisingly easy and really really cute!!! Only thing is, it's a bit difficult to mail!!! LOL So, my cousin will be getting this card! Here is the box from the front view:

The DP is Cottage Wall from SU! The image is from a Penny Black clear stamp set called "Bubbly". The ribbon is Spring Moss from Papertrey Ink and the ink & cardstock I used is Kiwi Kiss (SU).
After I took this picture, I added Crystal Effects to the balloons and stickles to the ribbon on the present! It looked blah in the picture so I glitzed it up a bit - trust me, it looks WAY better now!!!
Here is the box opened up - inside are 4 little pockets with tags inside of them. It turned out really cute & now I have some great ideas for others to make!!! It folds up really nicely and the lid plops on top to keep it all closed!!
See ya tomorrow!!!! I am getting some crafty things done tonight so I'm excited to share them with you in the next few days!!!!!


Marcia @ Pretty Things said...

This is such an awesome gift idea, I have a million ideas running through my head with this one!

Love it Chris ..... Happy New Year also!

:) Marcia

Sarah said...

SO darling! I have made one of these too, but yours is much cuter.

Dragonlady said...

Hi Chris,

This is a great idea for someone close!! Love the stamp you have used. Thanks for the link.

Hugs Ali x

Diane said...

That is soooo neat Chris!!! I love it!!!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is brilliant, love the papers.

ribenaruby said...

Super idea, thanks for the link, will look it up! Happy New Year to you and your family!

fusiafscrapping said...

What an elegant box. I love the papers.

paperpapier said...

oh..what a beautiful card in a box..i love your choice of color and dp...tx for the link. I will try to make one.

AmethystCat said...

how cute! and, clever!

Lillian A said...

Such a cute idea, Chris . . . and I LOVE the cute Penny Black stamps -- her hedgehogs are another fav of mine. I'm sure this will be a perfect birthday gift!
Hugs, Lillian

Lisa J said...

Wow, what a neat idea for a different twist on a card & I love the pockets on the inside.
Your card in a box turned out great!

Sol said...

Wow! What a smart Box. I might try one of theese myself... :)

Татьяна Шаргородская said...

I like the idea... It's so interesting!

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