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Sunday, 8 May 2011

STAMPTACULAR # 110 sketch with Charisma Cardz

We have a fabulous "sketch" this week at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge where we are lucky to be sponsored by My Favourite Things who are offering a fabby $25 Gift voucher and also by The Stamp Fairy who are offering one lucky winner 4 digis of their choice. 
I decided to make some late Easter Treat boxes for my young neice and nephew whom I wasn't able to see over Easter, using two gorgeous images from The Stamp Fairy.
The boxes are my version of a Three Kings template by Claire I saw here on Split Coast Stampers.  The original was too small for my treats so I changed all the dimensions and, because I have two sets of treats for each of the children I dispensed with the Christmas Cracker style middle and simply squooshed the top section into the bottom with the weight of the candy eggs.
Above are the boxes seen from the back and below, from the front.  I used stripey DPs which perhaps was a mistake but hopefully you can still discern the sketch - perhaps more on Joseph's where the base card is darker.   I transposed the oval shape and added the image to the side of it but the components are all there.



I made each box from one page of 12x12 DCWV card stock.  The Cricut-cut letters and the SU punched "ribbon" trim around the centre cut oval were made from the same page. 
My DPs are all by Debbie Mumm. The tags on the celophane are of course the Nestie cut out oval turned the other way up. There is an acetate square behind the oval cut out to stop the second layer of treats from tumbling out. I coloured the images with my Copics.
Charisma Cardz have a "no cards allowed" challenge this week so I am also entering my project there.
These are the close-ups of the cute little Stamp Fairy images.  
Once again I find myself at a very busy time so if I don't stop by my blog buddies for a while, please forgive me!






10 comments:

Julie said...

These are very cute, Lesley though I expect the recipients will be more concerned with the contents ;)

Deb said...

wow, such beautiful little gift boxes, so darling!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

Bron said...

These are so cute. I am sure they were very well received. HUgs from Bron xo

Faye said...

No, no, NO! I did not need to see choklit when I'm on a diet. I am rubbish at making boxes too, so I didn't need to see these corkers either! Very cute indeedy. xxx

*Vicki* said...

Oh my goodness these are such sweet treat boxes!! I love the soft pastel colors and how you've personalized them hun!! Thanks for sharing! Hugs, *Vicki* from Stamped Smiles

Gemma said...

these look fab Lesley! Thanks for joining in with our No Cards Allowed challenge this week at Charisma! Gemma :)

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Lots of lovely makes since I was here last.

All so very different and all perfectly executed. Beautiful work.

I too am loving the Stamp Fairy images .. .. I think Lenny is dead cute!

Pleased to read you are keeping yourself busy LOL!!

Take care.

Love Jules xx

Linda C said...

Wonderful boxes, maybe one day I will give them a try myself. You sure made me want to.

Dawn B. said...

These are so sweet. They must have loved them. You did a great job here. Thanks for sharing.

Julie said...

Wow Lesley - these are fantastic!! Your colouring of these gorgeous images is fabulous and I love how you've adapted the box design to suit your requirements!! Juliexx