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Sunday, July 7, 2013

A Toast Gift Box

Good morning everybody:

Today is new challenge day at One Stitch at a Time, and it is a fabulous one for you ....
I had a lot of fun with this challenge and handmade my first gift box. I also made a tag/card and attached it to the front of my project.
You can see it here:
Close-up of the attached gift tag/card

Button & Bow in upper corner
Image Close-up

Bead Bow & Button Close-up
My project from the side
Card Recipe
Image: Reece's Scrap Pieces - "A Toast"
Medium: Copics #Y11, 13, 15, C1, 3
Cardstock: Copic, CTMH & Recollections
Patterned Paper: CTMH
Ribbon: Offray
Buttons: Mother-in-law's stash
Gold Cord: Recycled from a Christmas gift
Beads: So-Facile
Pink Thread: DMC
Special Tools: CTMH Cricut Cartridge "Artiste"
The sponsor for this weeks challenge is Creative Craftworld with 3 x Promarkers
  To win our main prize you MUST use an image that's available in StitchyBear Digi Outlet by any of our creators.. Remember to put a # after your name so Choccy can find you easily. Occasionally she catch ones from our store but just in case please add # after your name.
 You can still enter with a none StitchyBear Digi Outlet image but will be entered into a separate draw to win $3 to spend in our store.
There are all kinds of fabulous projects on the blog from my teammates and they would love to have to visit them.
I am entering my project into the following challenges:
365 Cards - Day 183 Buttons, Bows & Beads
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything Goes With Handmade Bow
One Stop Craft Challenge - #233 Anything Goes
Cupcake Craft Challenge - #249 Anything But Square
Crafting For All Seasons - #55 Make it Girly
The Deconstructed Sketch - Sketch #108 (I used Joni's sketch for my attached gift card)
The Paper Shelter - #119 Photo Inspiration
Well, time to get this posted and my card linked into these challenges. Thanks so much for coming by today. I hope you liked the project I had to share this time.
Hugs, xo



  1. Your gift box is a wonderful project and looks great for your first one.Your gift card is the perfect compliment to the box. Cute image. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month.
    Barbara CDB DT

  2. A lovely project thanks so much for sharing with us at The Paper Shelter, Susan x

  3. What a great tag. Love the design, image and embellishments. Thanks for taking the time to join us at THE PAPER SHELTER this week. Hope to see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

  4. A fabulous creation, a lovely gift idea...thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Helen x

  5. How sweet is this! Love those little pearl bows, too precious.
    I sent you an email yesterday; you won my "Scrapper's Delight" candy! Please email me your mailing address ASAP as I want to get it in the mail tomorrow. Best, CG (


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