Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Handmade Boxes!

Hello!! Introducing my new hobby, making gift boxes! I'm a big fan of gift boxes since young. Especially the small and cute boxes for jewelry, treats or party favors. It's so much fun to match the pattern papers on the box with the occasion. I made these lovely little chocolate boxes for my neighbor's daughters. I love how the boxes turned out. So adorable! I think it's another creative way to share your love! :)

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Double Side Step Beach Card

Hi there!! Long time no blogging in here! I was on a short vacation and it feels great to be back. I have missed some of my favorite craft challenges for the past few months. Well, it's time to reactivate my creative mojo!

Here is my recent creation for a lovely couple on their wedding anniversary. I made this beach themed anniversary card for my customer. It's a double side step card with a small fold card on it.

I hand drew the palm tree leaves, trunk, coconuts and the ladies hat on a kraft cardstock, colored and fuzzy cut them. I then traced the island and inked the edge with chalk brown ink. The hammock is hand drawn on a striped patterned paper DCWV -The Basic Stack paper pad . I punched out the sun using my circle punch and colored to give a little sun shade. The sentiment from Penny Black - Loads of Love was stamped on bottom right of the step card with a little heart shape in front. Added some glossy accent to the cute little heart, sun, coconut and hat.

To fill the gap between the two palm trees I decided to make a small fold card with a background. On front of the card, I used a paper from Recollections paper pad- All Seasons which has clouds and I believe it was the perfect choice for the background. On the inside card I stamped the sentiment using Hero Arts - Fanciful Swirl Alphabet clear stamps. Added faux stitching to create a border around the sentiment.

That's how I made this step card and I'm so glad my customer loved it so much since he had to wait so long to get this card. I have to thank him for having me do this card for his wedding anniversary.

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