Wednesday 10 December 2014

Christmas Treat Box for 2014 -Scrapbook Boutique December Blog Hop

It's time for the last  BLOG HOP and Inspirational Challenge from Scrapbook Boutique for 2014. 

The Hop starts and ends at the Scrapbook Boutique Blog.  If you're following along you should have arrived from Narelle's blog and when you leave me you hop over to Therese's Blog.

The hop is open for one week, closing at midday Wednesday 17th December. 
To be eligible to win the prize, leave a comment on each of the blogs, with the SB blog being the last one.  The random winner will be drawn from the  SB blog and announced on Thursday18th.

Unfortunately the blog hop prize (and the inspiration challenge) are only open to anyone with an Australian mailing address.

Join the Blog Hop and you could be the lucky person to receive 
a $10 gift voucher to spend in the store.


Join us if you can for our regular monthly inspirational challenge.
   Make a project using the following picture as your inspiration.

You could be the winner of a $30 gift voucher for Scrapbook Boutique.  

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I thought this challenge would be perfect for my 2014 Christmas Treat box.

It's actually a variation of last years box here, I've just given this one  square box for the base.

If you'd like to make one you can download my pattern here which will give you a shape for the top (tree section or box lid).
I cut mine from green card with scissors and scored using a Scor-Pal. 
Decorate with gems or pearls.

Using a die I cut 2 stars from gold foiled cardstock.
I used liquid glue to adhere the two hearts together keeping the bottom point open so it adheres to the actual tree.

The base is made from a 6" x 6" square of card or corrugated card.
Score the card at 2" and 4", turn and score again at 2" and 4".
Trim down to the score line, fold in and adhere to two sides in and the bottom up to make an open box.
The green tree top sits down over the bottom open box.

Mine was finished with a little stamped and coloured label. I also added a velum label (a name will be hand written here). Lastly I cut and stamped the red tag with a Christmas sentiment. Punching a whole in all three pieces and threaded to some stitched ribbon which ties around the base of the box.

I think these would be nice as a place setting on the Christmas table with some lollies added.

Thanks for calling past, now on with the hop............

Merry Christmas!

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EDIT: I'm so sorry, I didn't link back to my template in the original post.  I have done it now so if you would like to cut one of these boxes just go and snag the cutting template :)


Linda Langes said...

Such a cute treat box Sue and I love the sweet little image.

lostinpaper said...

So very very very sweet Sue!

Lyn said...

Oh wow that is awesome and would look great sitting on the Christmas table

Anonymous said...

Fabulous idea. So good for a table setting. Thanks.

Elaine coustley said...

Fantastic idea I really like it.

Mary said...

Great idea for a treat box. Love the depth of that green and also the bright colours of the baubles.