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Friday, 3 February 2012

Girly Gifts

Happy Friday,

Yesterday Sheryl posted her first tutorial and demonstrated how to make a small gift box. It was a great lesson- you can catch this tutorial by clicking here.

So after watching this I had to have a go. Here is my gift box to hold a small pair of earrings:

The front of the box has a small card attached to it and at the back I have made a small slot for a very small card:


And a side view of the box:


 And a back view of the box with the small gift card slotted in the pocket I made:


And both the card on the front and the small gift card at the back open up and are like this:


I think this makes a lovely present. I think I will be making a Valentine's gift box for Callum that has a few (just a few!) chocolates-watch this space.

I am going to enter this box into the following challenges:

Come and get it challenge -anything but a card
kaboodledoodles -something girly
scrap-creations -pink, red and white

Have a good weekend x

7 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness how SWEET this is!!! so glad Sheryl's tutorial inspired you to create this!!! Wasn't it an easy and fun one to make??!?! I LOVE the sweet colors, your cards and HOW SWEET to add a pair of earrings inside. That will make such a special gift!!!

    If you create a Valentine box, be sure to enter it into our month long love challenge at Freshly Brewed Challenges!

    Big Hugs!
    Heather

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  2. What a nice box! I like how you have the card attached to it on the front. So cute!

    I stopped by to thank you for your sweet comments you left on my blog. To answer your question, the sentiment on my card that says, "when I want to see LOVE defined I look at you". Yes, that is a Tim Holtz stamp. It doesn't seem to be in stock at CropStop at the moment though. I like it too so you probably haven't seen the last of it. ;-)

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  3. Hi Sandie! I'm so very excited about seeing your pretty gift box for earrings! What a lovely presentation! I love that you embossed your cardstock! You are so very sweet to link my tutorial! Thank you!
    I'm looking forward to seeing your Valentine box!
    I hope that you have a wonderful weekend!
    Warm Hugs, Sheryl

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  4. Wonderfully done! Love that you embossed the card stock first to make your box!

    Thanks for joining us this week for the Challenge at Come and Get it!

    Shell~Alaska♥

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  5. Sandie, This box is amazing. I love how you put the cards on either side. And it is so versatile...you could try this is so many different styles. Love, love, love it!

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  6. Such a cute box, love the colour and the stamps you used.

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  7. nice very creative nothing is best as compare to hand made gifts

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