Thursday, 1 August 2013

Gift Box

Good morning. I know I haven't been posting but I have been rather busy all the same. I am going up north to visit my sister at the weekend and it is her granddaughter's birthday in a few weeks. Charlotte is very exciting at the prospect of becoming a teenager at last. I have been making cards for my sister, my nephew and myself so that I can take them up at the weekend and not worry about putting them in the mail. I cannot post them on my blog until after Charlotte's birthday because she visits my blog at times.

When I was in Sainsbury's last week they were selling their candles etc at half price so I bought a few boxes so that I could use them as little gifts and make pretty boxes for them.

My Card




These little scented votives are Primrose and Peony so I picked up the two colours and made the box. They smell absolute gorgeous! I cut an oval from the lid, added SB Floral Ovals to the front and a piece of acetate behind. The corners are Cuttlebug and the border round the edge is Martha Stewart Doily Lace border. The flowers are all Wild Orchid Crafts and I coloured them with Promarkers so they matched and then added some leaves from Cheery Lynn. I finished with some Dovecraft scalloped ribbon and added some pearls. 

I was going to post a card today but I can pop that on tomorrow instead. 

Have a good day. It's going to be hot again!!

Love and hugs from Christine xx

17 comments:

  1. schitterende gift box.super
    groetjes Janie

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  2. Hi Christine,
    what a very stunning and beautiful box. I love your design and the colours are really gorgeous. A superb creation. Really love it.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  3. Christine wat een schitterende gift box.
    Prachtige kleuren, mallen en roosjes heb je gebruikt.

    Groetjes Karla

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  4. What a lovely idea Christine you are very inventive able to think outside the box! LOL! It is very pretty and I think any girl would love to receive such a box.

    Have a lovely day Christine I am off into the garden I can craft when it is too hot to be out or in the evening!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

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  5. Wauuu wat een prachtige gift box
    prachtige kleur
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  6. Christine. This is what I love to do. Buy a simple thing and turn it in to something beautiful. I love your box it's so pretty and will make a super gift.

    Enjoy your time with your sister.

    Hazel xxx

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  7. My first comment on your blog, felt this was just too nice to look and leave. Beautiful gift anybody would love to receive.
    Lydia
    X

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  8. Your box is stunning Christine. I love the way you have matched the colours and the detailing is gorgeous.
    Sue xx

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  9. Gorgeous creation Christine love the colours
    jacqui x

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  10. Stunning box Christine, the soft colours & design is Beautiful What a wonderful gift... Have lots of fun with your sister... Hugs May x x x

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  11. What a fab gift for someone. Enjoy your weekend
    Love Lea x

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  12. Love the delicate and beautiful colors you have used.
    Cheers from India
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts School Projects

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  13. Good Morning Christine,
    WOW!! what a super a gift, love that stunning box.
    Have fun with your sister
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  14. Wow, what a gorgeous gift, Christine! Fabulous! Hugs

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  15. What a marelous gift. This box you have made is gorgeous and love how you colour coordinated the flowers to match!

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