Monday, 20 July 2015

A Boxful of Beautiful Bermuda Bay & Bold Butterflies

Hello and welcome to my new Blog !

I have been asked by many of my Facebook followers whether I have a Blog and finally decided to take the plunge and dive into the world of Blogging.  I have to send a very grateful thanks to my wonderful friend Lea Denton who has spent a great deal of her free time making this Blog a reality for me.  Without her, there would be no Blog – as I am a technical numpty !!!  
Please take the time to visit Lea’s own wonderful Blog called “The Crafty Spark” It’s packed full of her brilliant projects.   Like me, Lea also sells kits of her various projects and more besides !!

I do hope you will pop by periodically to see what I have been up to.

Today's box is a monochromatic one which showcases the stunning Stampin' Up! colour Bermuda Bay and how co-ordinating cardstock, designer series papers and ink can produce a stunningly pretty gift box.

  • The box is a fold flat box which measures 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches and is 1 1/4 inches deep.  So a decent sized box.
  • I have applied Bermuda Bay coloured paper from the  Cherry on Top Designer Series Paperstack of 6 x 6 papers.
  • I stamped out a Butterfly from the gorgeous Polymer Stamp Set called Watercolour Wings
  •  I then die cut it using the Bold Butterfly framelits.  The smaller intricate die cut which I have layered on top is also one of the Bold Butterfly framelits.

Here is the recipe !!    

Cardstock :  9 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches
Designer Series Paper :  2 strips of 1 1/8 x 4 1/4 (inches) for the sides
                                    2 pieces of 4 1/8 x 2 7/8 (inches)  for the top and bottom

Score on long side :   1 /4, 4 1/2, 5 3/4 and 9 (inches)
Score on the Short side:  3/4, 2, 6 1/4 and 7 1/2 (inches)

TODAY’S HOSTESS CODE IS RZHTTJCA.  Please use this code for orders under £150.    Please do not use this code for orders above £150 as this will benefit you.

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  1. Hi Linda this is my first visit to your blog and it's very well set out. Unfortunately I, like you am a techno numpty lol so I don.t blog. This, like all your project is beautiful and I am always inspired by your work, Thank you for sharing your lovely creations with us. Hugs Annie xxx

  2. Hi Ann - Thank you ever so much for taking the time to comment in such a lovely positive way xxx I hope you try the box which is a standard fold flat type. Happy to help you out if you need any help or advice xx


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