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Monday, December 5, 2011

FCCB Challenge #89 - Present Time

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I'd planned on getting some of my Christmas shopping done the last couple of days but I procrastinated :( Now we are another week closer and I still have lots of shopping to do and I'm running out of time!

The challenge this week at the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog is Present Time....make a gift, gift packaging or use a gift cut. For my project, I made a gift box for a Christmas tree ornament (one gift down, several to go ;)
The snowflake box is from Wrap it up, and I used the fit to page feature, which cut at 11 1/2".  The paper is from The Paper Studio. I inked the edges with Tim Holtz fired brick distress ink.
The tags are Spellbinders Nestabilities dies and I used the Tim Holtz Sizzex sheet music embossing folder and inked the edges with fired brick. The "No Peeking" and "A Gift For You" stamps are from K Andrew Designs Winter Wishes set. To purchase your own set of stamps, click HERE!
I just love this box cut. The top is a snowflake and I added pearls to the edges and ribbon. I cut a snowflake also from the Wrap it Up cart and attached all the layers with foam tape for dimension. I added fishing line to the snowflake so it can hang from a Christmas tree.

I am also entering this in the Little Scrap Pieces Copy Cat Friday Challenge :)

Now it's your turn! Stop by the FCCB blog to see all of the projects the amazing Design Team has come up with for this challenge! Don't forget to link your "Present Time" projects up as well!! I can't wait to see what you create!!



Lisa this is so pretty!!
Getting Cricky Jr. DTM-Sister

Trish and Treasure said...

Love the tag and this box is so cute!
Trish Munro

girlia said...

Adorable. You did a super job on this box and tag.

Sherrie K. said...

What a BEAUIFUL gift box!! I love the paper you used and the snowflakes with the pearls are gorgeous!! A little touch of embossing on those sweet tags is pretty creative-love your project!!
I am in the same spot you are as far as shopping goes. I was hoping to get in done last wknd but just sooo many things to do. Eeek-running out of time! Hopefully, this weekend? Have a great week my friend:)
Sherrie K

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Wow this is beautiful!!! I love the snowflake and the paper used! Thanks for the great inspiration!

Karen said...

Hi Lisa this is so pretty. I am in the same boat not much shopping done at all good think I don't need to do much....

Sherry said...

I have that cartridge and didn't know that that box was on there. I'm gonna have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing.

Tonya said...

Very cute Lisa. LOVE the snowflake and the tag is very cute.


Amy said...

Lisa, what a sweet little box! I just love the snowflake topper! Very fun and cute! :)Amy

Docerela said...

OMG!!!!!! You totally did it. This is the cuttest gift box I seen this Christmas. Love this !



Diane Hodrick said...

Love that you made an ornament that coordinates with your cute little box. I had no idea this on Wrap It Up either! It's just darling...and I hear you about the shopping thing. I am out of here this morning to get some stuff done. My son's 9th birthday is the 22nd...serious shopping needed. Can't resist visiting my favorite blogger friends before I go.

Jayne said...

Pretty box and ornament Lisa.Love the paper and sentiments you used.
Jayne x

Sarah said...

This is really, really pretty! Great work. I'm sure you'll get your shopping done-- I am soooo behind as well :) Good Luck :)

Peggy T. said...

Lisa, what a great gift box. I started to get Wrap It Up at Michael's on BF. I talked myself out of it. Now I wish I had gotten it. Thanks for the inspiration.

Beckie said...

Super gorgeous. I love that extra snowflake with it's layers.

Be Blessed, Beckie

Arlene said...

Wow, I have missed a lot! You have some really really really :) great projects here. This is absolutely adorable.

Norma said...

Hi Lisa, WOW love this box it's beautiful and the card with the adorable OWL is so darn CUTE! OK, and that view from your deck is just gorgeous, it sure looks like a postcard picture!! Fabulous projects my friend!!

D said...

Your Christmas box is beautiful! I love large snowflake you added to the top. Soooo cute.

Unknown said...

Gorgeous! This would be great to give a gift in & then hang on the tree!

Georgiana said...

Such a neat little ornament box. Great colors. I am almost done with shopping but need to make a bunch more cards.

Carson's Creations

Karen said...

So pretty! I love the paper and tag! :)


abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cute box! Great paper and snowflake!

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Super Cute gift box Lisa. Good Luck with the challenge.

Getting Cricky JrDT-sister
mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Love the inking with the paper you chose. So Vintage looking. Very cute little box with the snowflake. Thanks for sharing. I need to try this one.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

The box is wonderful. There are a couple other challenges to enter this in: Cindy b Creations Scraptastic Mon Ch#5 Winter/Christmas incl snowflake or snowman & Scrapbookaholic by Abby #5 Anything Goes.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Judy said...

That box is so pretty!

Rez P. said...

Aloha Lisa,
Such a beautiful box. I love the ribbon and the embossing on the tag. It makes it so pretty.
Karezma Kreations

DIANA L. said...

That came out really cute.

Cathie Rigby said...

SO BEAUTIFUL!! The pearls on the snowflakes are such a nice touch. Thanks for the inspiration. Cathie

Karen H said...

Lisa, this is gorgeous as always! :o) I love that box! The paper is gorgeous and the snowflake top is so cute. I love the pearls and ribbon.. you always know the perfect details to add. :o) It is such a great touch using two sentiments. And what can I even say about the beautiful snowflake to hang from the tree.. it is fluffy and happy, just like winter! Lovely creation, my dear friend! Thanks for being such a fabulous bloggie pal. :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Miranda said...

These are so cute and fun! I made 6 of them on Sunday for my Poker-Keno Club! Yes, I know I'm showing my age. LOL Anyway the paper you used is lovely! TFS

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice you did a great job tfs

Kathy Salido said...

Your box and ornament are absolutely gorgeous. I just love the papers and the pearls you added.

scrappinC said...

Lisa ~ Your present is beautiful. Love the snowflake on top. Sorry I haven't been by in a while I have been working on all of my orders from the craft fair.
Cindy Lou

Unknown said...

Hey Sweetie, I was still awake so I thought I would come by and say Hi. I love this little box and tag, it is so perfect!

Thank you too Love for all of your words of comfort. I am doing OK, very sore, but alive that's a big plus. I will be around, even if I don't always comment, OK?

Hugs, Pam

Cely said...

beautiful, Lisa! this would be an awesome gift for coworkers!

Glenda said...

Beautiful box! Love the papers and snowflake!

Anonymous said...

Lisa what a beautiful box and snowflake, it's truly magical. Hugs, Lori m

Sandy O said...

Ha ha ha, my lifes moto is "prograstinate now" so I so understand, tee he he

Your box is so perfect and what a great idea to add the snowflake tag!

RiNNE said...

So very pretty! What a great gift box!

Kate said...

This is such a gorgeous box, Lisa! I love the soft pink - and the gems are such a beautiful touch!

Jennie Garcia said...

THAT is gorgeous!! I love the little signs and details!! Really beautiful!! Great Job!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Pendra said...

Love, love, love this! I have got to find this cartridge! You are so very creative, just loving popping over and seeing what you have done! I would so love to see a picture of your Christmas tree... hint, hint! I just got a BigKick machine and still don't know what dies will work in it... Do you know if these Spellbinders work in it???
Crafty Holiday Hugs,


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