Friday 14 December 2012

Petal Card box and matching card

I hope I'm not boring you with my Petal Card boxes but I love them to bits! Here's another box I made with a matching card:

The wonderful houndstooth paper is another design from the Festival of Prints designer stack which is exactly the right size for making these boxes! I loved the contrast of Cherry Cobbler with the bold print and softened the look with Crumb Cake seam binding. The tag is another one from the hostess set Mixed Medley - this really is a versatile set.

I made a coordinating card - a really simple design with strips of textured and patterned papers and a gorgeous layered die-cut button. I'll definitely be using this design again.

Here's a close-up showing the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes - it seems to have got smudged. I'd like to say it was from my tears of sorrow but I don't think I'm going to convince you on that one!

Here's what you'll need to make today's card
(For product info on the box, see previous post)
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes (sentiment)
Ink: Basic Black
Card stock: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Festival of Prints designer paper stack, Sweet Buttons embosslits die, Square Lattice embossing folder, Big Shot, bakers twine, Simply Scored
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Talking of tears, I came into the living room yesterday to find my daughter rolling about laughing. When I asked what was up she told me she'd just read this: 'Everyone was crying at the wedding  - even the cake was in tiers'.  Hmm, it seems that hysteria has set in.

Well it's Friday and it's a bit of a party weekend for me! I just hope I'm up to it... staying up until 10pm is a bit of a challenge for me these days - and will they be serving horlicks at a party do you think?! I hope you have a lovely weekend, whatever you're up to, and I shall see you very soon.


  1. You're not boring me, Vicky. I love boxes and I love your hounds tooth one with matching CAS card, which will make a super little gift set for one lucky recipient x

  2. Hi Vicky

    I love that houndstooth paper .. . very striking and great teamed up with that deep red.

    Your petal boxes are fabby too. I am not surprised you love making them.

    I hope all your Christmas preparations are coming along nicely.

    Enjoy your party weekend!

    Love Jules xx

  3. These are lovely, gorgeous dsp/colour combination.

  4. Morning Vicky

    Oh WOW just brilliant and gorgeous.

  5. Love the card goes with your little box the red and black together very striking


  6. Not boring me at all . .. I adore these petal boxes and I love the matching card you've made.

    Sniggered at your daughter's joke!

    Enjoy your weekend, Party Girl. xxx

  7. Gorgeous creations again Vicky, oh your daughter cracks me up yet again he he !! :) Viv xx

  8. I am loving your little boxes. This one with the combination of houndstoothe and red is really elegant. Neat idea uising the "buttons"

  9. The houndstooth looks brilliant with the red accent! I can't decide between the darling box or the awesome card!


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