Sunday, July 5, 2009

Big Shotin' It!

I had a BLAST with the few minutes I had to play yesterday with my NEW STUFF! I got a lot of stuff for the Big Shot with my first catalog order. I love that thing! :) One of the things I got was the "Bitty Box and Envelope" die. (You'll see the envelope soon enough, but for now I just did the box.) My mom needed a box for a small jewelry item she is giving to her sister as a gift. So I started playing. I made this one first to try it out:
I left that little tab open a bit so you can see how it opens. There is a slit right there and then a little tab to put in the slit to keep it closed. That paper is Cottage Wall...of course new stuff! :) Look at that YUMMY new color, Rich Razzleberry. LOVE it! Then the flowers are from a new Die Cut as well, can't remember then name at the moment but Blossom something.

Then I tied some of this fabulous new ribbon around the box. AHHHH! LOVE this Polka-Dot stuff! It's SO PRETTY!
Then I needed to make my mom the box she needed, now that I had practiced. Well....turned out I used colors on my practice box that match the jewelry piece. So the only thing I changed was the color of the box. I made it black instead! So here is this box:

I used a different pattern in the Cottage Wall paper, and I love them all in this pack! The flowers come from that same die that I used before. The little circle even come out of it too. It's great!
Then I used that same YUMMY ribbon! LOVE it! Here is a pic of the box opened, so you can see how it works better:

I had so much fun with these boxes and it was great because I just had a few minutes to do them. Gotta love the Big Shot for quickness! Thanks for visiting and I hope you have a great day!!!

2 comments:

Megan said...

Super cute boxes Ash! And you know...I wasn't loving this paper just seeing it in the book, but it is really fun! :)
Thanks for sharing your cute project! :)

Kasia said...

ooh so cool, this is definitely on my wish list! So does the envelope fit in the box? What size is the envelope?

Technique Tuesday With Custom Striped Accents!

One of my assignments on Stampin' Up!'s Artisan Design Team is to do share some fun techniques.  My first one was shared at the end ...