What could be better than to give a loved one something?I bought a box sold by graphic45 as a "Book Box" at the Eclectic Paperie in Exeter, NH. Covering this box was a tedious procedure, even though I was doing so with paper that I love called "Secret Diary" (Cold Country Series) by 7 Dots Studio. I didn't want to use stark black ink to edge both my box and the paper edges, so I used Wendy Vecchi's "Watering Can," which is a deep, strong gray.
To present a gift effectively, I make nice boxes to do so.
Be it for jewelry, candy, books, etc. - for all you can make great boxes.
But the box itself is a wonderful gift idea.
Show me your boxes!
As "given away" for something or as preserves things?
I'm curious about your boxes.
I hadn't decided a purpose for the box, but was drawn to the following Stampotique Orignals' stamps for this project:
Relaxin' (by Jill Penney & Daniel Torrente)
Peggy (by Jill Penney & Daniel Torrente)
The Crafter (by Jill Penney & Daniel Torrente)
Glimmering Hope (by Jill Penney & Daniel Torrente)
Typewriter Alpha (by France Papillon)
I had recently purchased but not yet used France Papillon's Typewriter Alphabet and, as I tore open the plastic bag containing the small wooden cubes to stamp out the word "art" in several places on the box, I realized I had no idea how I was going to store this alpha set! It didn't take me long at all to find a purpose for this box!!
I hope you will find some artsy time this week to create and submit something for this fun challenge. Details and rules for submission can be found here. At the end of the month, two winners will be randomly drawn from all submissions to receive a $30 gift certificate from Stampotique Originals for anything in their online store.
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