Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Countdown to Christmas Project No 2 Carton Style Christmas Gift Box

Here is Project No. 2 in my Christmas Countdown!

Its a cute carton style gift box which has a really neat closure at the top of the sparkly roof !

This little box is perfect for multitude of different Christmas gifts - it's a good size and could hold small votives, chocolates, cosmetics, scented candles, etc.


I love how it turned out - and I love the "Ho Ho Ho" stamp from the Labels To Love stamp set which co-ordinates with the Everyday Label Punch.  I layered the punched sentiment on die cut piece of Very Vanilla card stock.  I have found the the Lots of Labels Framelits Dies mirror the shape of the Everyday Labels punch perfectly, to create a really attractive topper.

I used my Ticket Tear Border Punch on some Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper for the roof.

I love this little box and I hope you do too.



Here is a video tutorial for those of you who feel inspired to dive in and have a go at making one.



Just imagine these pretty little boxes under the Christmas Tree or on your Mantlepiece.  They are pretty enough to be used as a simple but stylish Christmas Decorations.

Well that's Project No 2 one and dusted - so its back to the craft room to perfect Project No 3.

Bye for now,

Linda xx

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8 comments:

  1. I love your wee house, it's beautiful Linda ❤️

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    1. Hi Cal - Thank you. I am pretty chuffed with it xx

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  2. Oh WOW!!! That is gorgeous -- I can't wait to give it a go. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome talent with us.

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  3. I followed the video but must have done something wrong.. my house turned out to be about 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" ...

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    1. You are correct and I am wrong. The squares do measure 2 3/4 inches. Sorry Debra

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    2. Ok, thanks Linda. Yours just looked bigger in the video!

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  4. This house looks so damn cute. I love DIYs and I always make something when there is an event coming up. I will definitely try this in a different color combination perhaps.

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