Hi everyone! How is your holiday season going? Are you finished shopping, got presents wrapped, tree up and decorated? Me? Nope, only a few presents are wrapped and I still need to put ribbon and bows on the packages. YIKES! This will probably be my last post this week so I can catch up on everything that I need to do around the house and be ready for Christmas…I feel the walls closing in on me…also I have projects that needs to be worked on for Eileen Hull’s Chapter 1 2023 Release…can you believe that 2023 is right around the corner? I can’t!
Anyways, I found this project in my stash of unfinished projects. I had painted and put it together but that is as far as I got with it. I used Eileen Hull’s Post Box Diecut, the lid used from the Book and Pages, Trinket Box and Frame Diecut (retired), Ornament Box Diecut, Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits along with a couple other dies. So let’s get started and finish this project!
I had painted this Post Box Diecut on both sides and once dry I adhered together. I had also painted the frame/lid from the Book and Pages, Trinket Box and Frame Diecut (retired)and glued that to the back of the box. I used a Mod Podge to seal the whole box and then I lightly inked over it to give it an aged look.
I cut a piece of patterned cardstock to fit around the box which I folded and glued the ends together to create a belly band.
I cut a circle out of patterned cardstock from the Ornament Box Diecut and three wreath from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits. I adhered all three wreaths to the circle before gluing all to the belly band.
I applied a piece of an Adhesive Sheet to the back of a piece Surfaces Cork Roll and placed a deer thinlit from the Darling Deer Thinlits onto the cork paper and run through the Diecut Machine. I inked the deer with a couple of chalk inks.
I applied the deer to the center of the belly band and a tiny gem to its nose. I cut the Merry Christmas sentiment from a piece of cardstock and added to the circle.
I finished by adding a seal punch to the top of box and two holly thinlits from the Doodle Christmas Thinlits and three gems to finish this project.
It’s a perfect to hold a gift card and some candy or a tiny trinket. What would you put inside it?
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Post Box Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Book and Pages, Trinket Box and Frame Diecut (retired)
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Ornament Box Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits
Sizzix/Tim Holtz: Darling Deer Thinlits
Sizzix/Olivia Rose: Doodle Christmas Thinlits
Patterned Christmas Cardstocks
Sizzix: Surfacez Eclectic Color Collection
Paint and Paint Brush
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive
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