29 August, 2011

Gift Box Quick & Simple

I know the cellophane doesn't match, but hey call me Frugal, call me cheap, call me using up what I have on hand.. Why should I go and buy tissue paper and or cellophane to put in gift bags boxes that a child doesn't care about or even an adult really? So Until I am out of this roll all gifts are stuffed with this stuff.. LOL

On to the project...

This bird was cut using the Sophisticated cartridge. Shadow and Layer cut at 3.0'
I then used the swiss dots embossing folder and embossed the bird, I dusted her with pearl ex pewter to give her a grayish color.. I adhered her to a top note die cut and added ribbon. The bird is on both side of the box.. I initially was going to use it as a gift tag that is why the ribbon is where it is, but decided I liked it better on the box.. Simple, Cute ok... it could probably use a bit more paper or ribbon or bling or something.. but you know what this is what people get when my kids tell me an hour before a birthday party they were invited too, ha ha!

Cricut Cartridge: Sophisticated by Teresa Collins
Shadow cut in Black at 3.0
Layer cut in white at 3.0
Stampin Up Top Note Die
Close to my Heart Black stitched Ribbon
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder
Pearl Ex in Pewter
Kraft GiftBox
Iridescent Cellophane

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