Monday, December 26, 2016

Succulent Garden

I made this card box to use as a Christmas gift and filled it with some cards of various occasions.  It is a metal box (maybe called a recipe box?) and I covered it with the Succulent Garden designer series paper from the Occasions catalog. 

I have used these boxes a few times over the years and at one point made a template for cutting out the handle holes on the top of the box - that sure makes putting the designer series paper on a lot faster!

I added some Sweet Sugarplum ruched ribbon and some Old Olive cotton ribbon around the box, added some designer buttons to cover up where the ribbon ended and then did a little decorating on the front with the Blooms and Wishes stamp set.

Blooms and Wishes
Sweet Sugarplum ink
Whisper White, Sweet Sugarplum card stock
2" and 2 1/2" circle punches
tea paper lace doily
enamel dots
designer buttons
ruched ribbon
cotton ribbon
Succulent Garden dsp
tear and tape adhesive

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