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Sunday, September 5, 2010


Hi everyone! Second post for today!  This time I am here with two twist top boxes I made to hold gifts for to very special friends birthdays in August.  This idea was the idea of non other than the fabulous Becca Feekan from Amazing Paper Grace. Thanks so much Becca. I will surely be making more of these!

Supplies used:
  • 12x12 Purple and Black metallic paper by Best Occasions
  • MS double loops border punch
  • Prima flowers
  • MS branch punch
  • Silver classic photo corners by Paper Studio
  • Black/white stripe ribbon by Paper Studio
  • Pink ribbon by Offray
  • Paper piercing design is from Fred She Said
  • Staple
  • Acetate
If you are interested in how to make these boxes, you can find a great tutorial on youtube by Becca. Just key in Becca Stamps in the search box as her videos will pop up.

I hope you like them and have a blessed day!


This was a centerpiece that I did for a co-worker's daughters wedding.  I got the idea from youtube from Robbin of Crazed Crafter.  The two layers are paper mache' boxes picked up from Hobby Lobby.  I used paper studio open stock cardstock in creme to cover the boxes. Flowers were cut using the cricut cartridge Plantain Schoolbook.  I used 65# Wasau bright white cardstock from Office Depot and dyed them  with broken china distressed ink by Tim Holtz. The flowers on top were also dipped in UTEE for a glass finish. The swirls were cut using the Home Accents cartridge.  I also used Prima Nursey Rhymes flowers, stemens from Hobby Lobby, bridal pearls from Michael's, white tulle from Michael's, Pearl spray from HL, alot of hot glue, cardboard for base, and silver metallic paper by Best Occasions. 

Hope you like it, if you have questions, just email me at marysanders123@yahoo.com or post a comment and I will gladly try to answer your questions.