Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Life Delights Gift Box...

So as you know I have been working on some cards for my friends Birthday gift. I decided I wanted to make something special to put them in and also something she could use there after. So I went to Michael's and got a Craft Box and some Modge Podge and went to town!!! :D Her favorite color is pink so I decided I would use the Life Delights DP. I absolutely LOVE this paper!!! I used all patterned paper to cover the entire box. I used the Modge Podge to adhere the paper to the box and when the box was completely covered and dry I added another light coat of Modge Podge to the box to give it a shine. I have to say that my favorite is the inside of the box. I love Sweet Leaf and Chocolate together. I also love the design on the paper...very chic!!! (It's hard to see the inside of the box in this pic...sorry)
I covered the top of the box with the cute DP in the paper pack that had these flourishes on it. I wanted to do as little stamping as possible on the lid of the box and this specific DP worked out perfect. I just love all the flourishes...they look so whimsical to me. I stamped all the words on the paper using my Playful Flourishes stamp set. I also added some sparkles and tiny flowers, and I think it gave it a nice touch. In the bottom left hand corner I added a brown felt flower from Creative Cafe and then pop dotted a Big Pinks flower on top of it. And to personalize the box I bought an "E" for her first initial at Michael's for $.50. I liked this "E" because its got the same whimsical feeling that the flourishes on the box have. I added some satin lilac ribbon to the "E" and placed in on top of the flowers. :D Next is just a side view of the box. I covered the bottom of the box with the same DP just without the flourishes and also added some striped DP to cover the edge of the lid. Overall I am pretty please with how this came out and my friend absolutely LOVED it!!!!

Stamps: Playful Flourishes Ink: Chocolate, Blush, Sweet Leaf, Lilac Mist, Colonial White Paper: Life Delights DP Other: Craft Box, Modge Podge, Brown Felt Flower (Creative Cafe), Big Pinks Flower (CTMH), Lilac Satin Ribbon (Basic Basic), Sparkles (CTMH), Flowers (CTMH)


Teresa K. said...

Love this box! Everything about it is beautiful!

Carla said...

This is really pretty, Jenn! I'll bet your friend just treasures it!!