Friday, 31 August 2012

Christmas pillow box

Hi, another week nearly over and time for a new challenge over at This week our challenge is "Anything but a Card" - Christmas themed of cause!

I love making gift boxes so this was an easy one to design for. I made this pillow box from a sheet of 12x12 paper from my stash. It wasn't specifically a Christmas paper but think it changed beautifully. I decided to use up some peel offs  I've had for years. I stuck them onto acetate and then cut round them to make the silver snowflakes and did the same for the little robin.
I stamped the Christmas sentiment and tied various contrasting ribbons around the box added the acetate snowflakes with lilac roses at their centres. I finished the box by adding some purple stickles to the spots on the card the box is made from to add a bit of Christmas bling. I had some spare card so I went on to make a matching gift tag. I again made the silver flower using peel offs and acetate. Please pop over to CSAYL and see all the other creations the design team have made. xx
I would like to enter these in the following challenges -
jinglebellesrock/holiday-b-i-n-g-o - bling/stickers/ribbon


Helen said...

This is stunning xx

Vicky said...

Fantastic Xmas box and tag, I love your colours. Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

hugs Vicky xxx

Kathryn said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!!xxx

Karen said...

Very pretty! Love the colors! Thanks so much for playing along at Krafty Girls! :)


Joanna said...

Wow, simply gorgeous. i love the colors! Thanks for joining in the "Christmas" challenge over at Creative Card Crew.

SmilynStef said...

Those vintage peel offs found a gorgeous new home ... so glad you joined our BINGO fun at jingle belles.

lauren bergold said...

what a stunning pillow box and tag, i love the purple and white color palette, along with all those lovely flowers and bling! great take on our JINGLE BELLES bingo challenge, thanks for playing along! ♥

Elle said...

Awesome project. The acetate stickers look amazing.

Thanks for playing along with us at the Creative Card Crew.


Charlene Mitchell said...

Love to see those peel-offs! I'm addicted to the borders and corners but don't see many people using them! Beautiful project and great idea with the acetate!

suzARTe said...

such a lovely Christmas card, the flowers are so pretty

Thanks so much for sharing your card at Christmas is just around the corner at Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along :)

Mynnette said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! LOVE the colors you've used--and all the amazing metallic pieces, too! This is just stunning! :)

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous set beautiful Christmas colours and gorgeous embellies, would look fabulous under my purple tree, have fun over the next couple of weeks
Hugs Kate xx

Helen said...

Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments.

Helen DT xx

Debbie said...

What fabulous creations Susie. So pretty.
Hugs Debbie x

Carol said...

Gorgeous creations. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT

Tip Top said...

What a great way to use peel offs - I must try that as I have some somewhere! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers