Sunday, October 3, 2010

Tags Bags Boxes and More cartridge & My Pink Stampers "Spooky" Challenge

Happy Sunday everyone!  I was surfing the other day and I am across someone who used the Tags Bags Boxes and More cartridge to make a little box to hold gift tags.  I have this cartridge and never really used it, until I saw that idea. (wish I could link you to her blog but honestly cannot remember where or how I stumbles across her). I am entering it into My Pink Stampers challenge this weeks "Spooky" challenge.  Chose to make it more a fall project than a halloween project.  I used the crayon box on page 129 and cut it at "fit to page' which ended up being 8 3/4 inches.  This size fits 3 regular A2 cards and 3 envelopes!  I cut all the cards at 4 1/4 x 11 and scored at 5 1/2. Decided to make them a theme set and chose the owl from Create A Critter,  cut them all out at 3 inches.  the branch on the front of the box was cut from the Serenade Cartridge, cut at 2 3/4.  The stamp came from Studio G.

The card base is cardstock from Recollections from Micheals.  I punched the corner out with Martha Stewards corner punch which is part of the punch around the page set (leaves).  The stamps came from K&Company.  I love how the "family" acts like a branch for the owl to purch on.

For this card again, I used Recollections cardstock for the base, Martha Stewards corner punches in all 4 corners.  The scallop oval punch is from Stampin Up! and the stamp is from Studio G.  I rounded the corners on the right side of this card to soften it a little.  I love the colors of the background paper to go with the owl, give it a rustic outdoorsy feel.

This is the final card for the set.  Since this owl has a very busy pattern to him, I decided to keep the backgrounds very simple.  I used adhesive cardstock on the bottom and punched with Martha Stewarts punch, keeping with the theme.  Added some ribbon I bought at AC Moore and another Studio G stamp and it is done. 

here is a picture of the whole set.

And they all fit into this crayon box perfectly.  You still have room in there for 3 A2 envelopes or some more cards.  I hope you like this project - I love it. :)


Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Happy (Belated) World Card Making Day from Papercraft Star! We'd love to have you enter some of your inspired projects in our challenges there. We're also having a DT call soon and there is still time to enter our PTI gift certificate drawing too!

Cindy said...

I love these!! Too cute!!

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