Friday, November 16, 2007

Christmas Box

I found these cute take-out boxes at Deserres (which just opened a huge store in West Edmonton Mall - I'm so happy!). I thought they would be perfect for little Christmas gifts, and I knew they had to be stamped on!

I stamped the poinsettia in Real Red craft ink and the flourish in Gable Green craft ink (both are from the Season of Joy set). I then embossed them with clear ep to set them (the box is a bit shiny, so the ink would smear off if it wasn't embossed).

Then I made the bow with Dashing designer series paper (no, I didn't use Wintergreen this time! My new stash of paper just arrived - I love the November SU! paper special!). You can find a tutorial here on how to make the bows, and find a few more I've made here.

I haven't had much time for stamping lately, but I hope to make a bunch of stuff this weekend. I'm going into withdrawal from Beate's sketch challenges! She has a great sketch this weekend, so I really want to try it out! You can find it here if you want to join me!

10 comments:

Crestajune said...

Great idea for Christmas packaging! I've gotta try making one of those bows pretty soon. They are so cool! =)

Maria said...

Such a cute box, Shannon! I love the bow. . .it's very pretty! Why buy ribbon when you can make it with paper! Fabulous idea!

Maria

Amy G. said...

Great box, Shannon! It looks just perfect with the bow! I still need to do the WSC too! ;)

dd2njoy said...

Oh Shannon,what a nice box and your bow is so lovely!!!!

Deborah said...

Wonderful box! Beautful work! Deb

Debbie/StudioBeeCreations said...

Super Sweet box, Shannon....I love how you coordinated the colors with the DP bow....wow ....the possiblities are ENDLESS with the AWESOME paper SU has!!...yummmmmmmy!

Jules said...

I love the box! I love the hat! I love all the cards you hav made! I am glad that you are so involved in your church! I am also! I want to give you the award that was given to me! The encouraging award!

Corie said...

This is just so adorable and beautiful at the same time. I love it!!

My Paper World said...

Your box is so pretty, and I lOVE that beautiful bow!

Becky Elfert said...

The box is so cute, Shannon! I love the Season of Joy set - I hope it makes it out of the mini catalog. Your bows are beautiful. I'm going to have to give them a try. TFS

Happy Holidays
Becky Elfert