maandag 22 augustus 2011

Gift card/Box in one!

Hello everyone, today I have a card/gift box project to show you.

It is ideal for any small gifts and I love how this project turned out. The card only measures 4 x 4 inches, not a lot of room for layers, so I kept it simple. The DP I used is by Doodlebug and it was perfect for this project....I bought a 12 x12 piece as I liked it so much, but didn't buy anything else in the same line to match it!! So it suited a simple layout!! I used my favourite Gorjuss girl, she is coloured with copics, cut out and popped up with foam pads onto a nestie cut circle that has been embossed with a joy crafts embossing stencil.

The inside has been decorated in the same way and the sentiment is from WOJ.

This is a shot of my gift box part. I just made a simple box with tab ends that tuck inside. I cut an aperture with a circle nestie and fixed acetate behind, then I made a frame to make the front look pretty! I stuck the back of my box down onto a panel that has been embossed with a joy embossing stencil.

This is the back of my box/card. I used the circle of DP that I cut out for my aperture and a cats life press stamp to decorate it. To decorate the spine I used a piece of pink card, I rounded the corners using a punch and I added two jewels.

This is a picture of all the inside with my tea light candles in the box.

And finally, an arty shot!!!

Card/Paper: White and pink card. DP - Doodlebug. Acetate
Stamps: Sugar Nellie - Gorjuss Girls - Sitting. Sentiment - WOJ. Handmade Gift Stamp - Cats Life Press.
Colouring: Copics - E000, E00, E11, C1, C3, C5, C7, 100, R81, R85, Y11, Y17, 0
Embellishments: Ribbon, Jewels
Tools: Sewing machine, nesties, trouvaille, joy embossing stencil, corner rounder punch
Thanks for looking x

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