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Monday, 8 March 2021

Anything but a Card at Catch the Bug

Good morning,  Monday is 'Anything But A Card'  day at Catch the Bug. For my project I decorated a little kraft box which I found lurking in a cupboard whilst looking for something else. I used  two of the images from a sweet set called Mini Set Miss Izzy Flowers 
I cut a strip of blue spotted DP to fit around the side of the lid, used a border punch along one edge and stuck it to the lid, then glued a strip of cotton trim around the edge.
I managed to print out the circular flower with sentiment  to fit the box lid exactly (couldn't believe my luck!), coloured it with copics and stuck it onto the lid. I printed it again, same size, cut out and coloured the flower, adding dots with a white gel pen,  adhered it over the first flower with foam pads, then added the button and twine. I printed and coloured the tag, and added it to the gift box with a twine bow.

Thanks for visiting and have a good week.
Chris
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16 comments:

Shona Erlenborn said...

Oh my, Chris - how adorable! What a gorgeous make this is! Adding the white dots to the flowers is the perfect touch.

meg said...

Love your project Chris,the blue and white is so fresh against the kraft,the button and tag perfect finishing touches

Bernadet said...

What a wonderful box is this Chris!
Love the colours

Kathleen said...

Wow, this is fabulous, you have done a brilliant job with this especially with the box going from larger to smaller (if you follow that). Great colours, image and papers, love the title tag too.

Kath x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Chris this is truly a wonderful, colourful project I love the image on top of the box also the gorgeous tag, ACE box
hugs
lorraine x

aussie aNNie said...

wow absolutely fantastic, love the design, and and great transformation. xx

Pat said...

What a gorgeous little gift box Chris, love the the way you have decorated it and your super cute tag.

Pat xx

pinky said...

It has come up really cute and I love your blue with the kraft box.

chrissy xx said...

So much detail on such a small box!
This is awesome Chris.
Chrissyxx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous project Chris, it is amazing what we find lurking around,love the beautiful blue spot papers and little tag, flower with button center, very pretty..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Irish Cherokee said...

Sweet gift box. This will make someone's day for sure.

Hugs and Blessings,
Jim

Claire (Mrs H) said...

Oh this is so adorable. I love it

mixamatoasties said...

This is fab. What a great idea xx

anncreatief said...

Beautiful box! Thanks for playing our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Stay safe and Good luck!
Anneke DT

https://shinebrightandcreate@blogspot.com/ said...

What a wonderful project Chris, you've really transformed your kraft box and love the papers and images that you have used. I really like that large daisy on the top of your box with the button centre it's so pretty. Michelle x

Ellen said...

Such a great idea, just love the result!
Thanks for joining us at Daisy Chain Challenges.

groetjes, Ellen