Saturday, November 14, 2009

Home for the Holidays...


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Julee Tilman and her design team Divas are doing a fun Project Parade this month. The challenge is to showcase how to package holiday goodies. Since we live so far away from our loved ones, putting together packages of cookies and edible treats isn't going to work for us. So this year, I decided instead to pack up some homemade greeting cards as gifts. Each box of "goodies" contains a half-dozen cards for each recipient to send out to their own friends and family throughout the year. I included a mix of cards, from Thank You to Get Well, Happy Birthday to Anniversary, all done up in these cute little boxes.
The boxes are actually recycled acetate boxes from other stamp sets I've purchased throughout the year. I removed the manufacturer's wrapping and added some festive designer paper. I cut out a circle window to frame my little button-embellished images and finished each off with a simple, pretty ribbon.

Have a Holly Holly Christmas
BEAN NOTES: Papertrey Ink Holiday Button Bits and Stampin' Up Christmas Punch Stamps; SU Real Red and Basic Black Classic Dye Ink; SU Stampin' Write Marker (Real Red); DCWV Christmas Stack Designer Paper; SU Bleu Bayou and Whisper White Cardstock; Red Organza Ribbon (generic); EK Success Circle Scissor; SU Curly Label Punch; Ranger Crystal Stickles; Foam Dimensionsl Squares (generic)
HAPPY BEANS: Red Button (generic)


A Gift for You
BEAN NOTES: Papertrey Ink Holiday Button Bits and Stampin' Up Christmas Punch Stamps; SU Wild Wasabi and Melon Mambo Classic Dye Ink; DCWV Christmas Stack Designer Paper; SU Melon Mambo and Very Vanilla Cardstock; Kate's Paperie Champagne Satin Ribbon; EK Success Circle Scissor; SU Scallop Oval Punch
HAPPY BEANS: Dark Pink Buttons (generic)

A Merry Little Christmas
BEAN NOTES: Papertrey Ink Holiday Button Bits and Stampin' Up Christmas Punch Stamps; StazOn Jet Black Ink; SU Bleu Bayou Classic Dye Ink; DCWV Christmas Stack Designer Paper; SU Certainly Celery and Whisper White Cardstock; SU Certainly Celery Ribbon; EK Success Circle Scissor; SU Wide Oval Punch; Foam Dimensional Squares (generic)
HAPPY BEANS: Light, Dark Blue and Light Green Buttons (generic)

5 comments:

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

these are darling, great job with the Verve project parade....have a wonderful evening!

enjoy *~*

Maureen said...

these are just gorgeous!! Is that black floss on the button ornaments? I can't quite tell...amazing!!

Kim Hughes said...

incredibly beautiful creations Regina

Kim Hughes
Paper Crafts Go-to Gal

Carla Bazhenow said...

Regina, these are awesome!!! Hugs,

Mary Fish said...

I love every button idea (especially Santa's belly) . . . so clever. What wonderful gifts. Hugs, Mary