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Monday, March 25, 2013

Easter Treat Box

When I saw the current challenge to make an Easter/Spring gifts (but not a basket) at Frilly and Funkie the timing was perfect because I needed to work on some little gifts for my Grandchildren so I decided to play even if my mojo is still on vacation :)  This is for my 6 year-old Granddaughter and she won't be critical, especially since it contains some pink Easter straw and a whole bunch of Cadbury Mini Eggs like the ones in the photo.  I have also made a less vintage and more boyish version for my 4 year-old Grandson.

I created a little Milk carton box using a template from Images by Heather M.  Before I folded it, I inked it with some Wild Honey Distress Ink by Ranger and a Honeycomb Mask that my friend cut for me on her Cameo.  Then I did a little more inking with Worn Lipstick and Dusty Concord Distress Ink by Ranger.  The sides and back have some daisies inked on them with a stencil from Dollarama (you can't see them but trust me they are there).

I found the adorable image at Magic Moonlight Studio, mounted her on some Card Stock from my stash and placed her on top of a piece of a Wilton paper doily.  The little flowers were made using EK Paper Shaper Punches and the leaves were punched using a Martha Stewart frond punch.  Everything was distressed with a little Pumice Stone Distress Ink by Ranger and Recollection pearl stickers were added to the flower centres.  I printed a couple of the birds from the image and added them along with some pink seam binding and a little button from my stash.

I am going to enter this project in the following challenges:

Frilly & Funkie - Easter/Spring Gift but not in a basket
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Anything But A Card
Hobby Cutz - Easter Gift Box

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous gift box Cec ! Love the image you've used and the colours are beautiful.

    Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie too !
    Sue C
    x

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  2. This is a gorgeous project. Thanks for joining us this week for Easter.
    Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

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  3. I loooove your vintage Easter treat box!!! Stunning Cec. ~jeni :)

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  4. Very nice project. Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scraping Corner for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  5. Beautifully crafted. Great design and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Tammys Scrapin Corner. Good luck. Hugs Desíre {Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member} {Doing Life - my personal blog}

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  6. Beautiful one. I would love to get one :)

    Thanks for joining our "Anything but a card" challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. Hugs, DT Eemeli

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  7. Love your milk carton Cec. Love the stencilling and the bouquet of flowers. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Hugs, Jenny x

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  8. A beautiful easter treat box. Thanks for sharing with us at Hobbycutz and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  9. Wow, I just simply Adore your Design.
    This week I am so seeing projects not like a card.
    I love your creativity.

    Thanks for visiting and entering this week's challenge.

    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrappin Corner

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  10. Absolutely love this.. Every embellisment is super.. Thanks for joining us over at TSC.

    Pam DT
    alljazzed2creat.blogspot.com

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  11. Amazing card. Love the image. Thanks so much for joining us at HobbyCutz.

    Hugz
    Kim

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  12. Such a sweet gift box. Thank you for joining in the Hobbycutz challenge.
    Cathy xx

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  13. Cec, your little milk carton boxes are adorable! I'm sure that your grandchildren were thrilled with them! Thanks for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie!

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  14. This is absolutely adorable, Cec! The colors, the flowers, the stenciling, the image...all totally darling. A perfect container for an Easter gift. Sorry to be so late in getting over to say Hi and compliment your work, but I'm thrilled to have you joining in the fun with us at Frilly and Funkie!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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Cec