Sunday, 15 December 2013

Butterflies and Rosettes and gift boxes



During 2013,  these butterflies and rosettes have almost become my trademarks.
The rosettes are from a Tim Holtz die, the butterflies from Stampin Up's 'Beautiful Wings' tied together in a group of three. I tend to glue on just one wing of the butterfly to add some dimension.


I have used some of the butterflies on this butterfly shaped card, having first used papers from my scraps to cover it.
The paperclip bow I made with help from a My Chicnscratch tutorial.
The Happy Birthday I stamped into a little tablet some time ago - I found it in my 'bit box'!

At this time of year though I find myself making little gift boxes...


This was not a Christmassy one - basically the Long Triangle box from Sissix decorated with various embellishments.

But then I wanted a more festive idea - I saw an idea on Created by Bianca -
 and this is my version.
I wanted a box shaped base to put a small present in,
 but then the tree shapes tie together to close it.
On the front I added a LEJ Designs freebie - 'Surprise'!


7 comments:

  1. Susan your card and box are gorgeous i love your homemade rosette
    Thanks for joining us this week over at LEJ Designs challenge blog.
    Good Luck with the challenge
    Hugs
    Marie (DT for LEJ Designs)
    xxxx

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  2. Sorry for the late comment! I love your beautiful boxes ! Fantastic idea! Thank you for sharing your work with TTCRD this past week.

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  3. Fantastic Gift boxes!! Thanks for linking up with 3 Girl JAM' s Holiday Gifts Challenge!

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  4. Great project. Love the colours.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  5. Lots of great projects here! Thanks for joining the Holiday Gifts challenge at 3Girl JAM. Julie O, DT member
    http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com

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  6. Great projects! Thanks for joining us over at 3 Girl Jam Challenges! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

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  7. Awesome projects!
    Thanks for sharing and playing along with the 3GJ Holiday Gifts w/Ribbon Challenge!
    Jessica
    3GJ~DT

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