Friday, 27 December 2013

Little Boxes, made of ticky tacky....

I hope you've all had a lovely time over the Christmas holidays catching up with friends and family. Thought I'd add  the finished boxes I made. The first one I did was an idea I had for a 'gift wrapped' challenge that I made here, which I turned into a Christmas Tree Decoration with chocolate coins inside, then that gave me the idea to make more and turn them into place setting name thingies (with little chocolate treats inside) 
They went down a treat...Once opened they could read..."Just for you.....some reindeer pooh!"
Inspite of that, everyone took theirs home. Hopefully to add to their own trees!
It's just a strip if card actually taken from a blank card and folded over two more times so it has a back, bottom and a front. 
The front was cut a little shorter, then I've added a circle where a small Velcro sticky patch was fixed on to keep the little box closed. They're quite small, so arn't too heavy for the Christmas tree, if used as hangings.
Most of what I used was scraps of paper left over from other projects. Easy! (although I still didn't finish them until the day I needed them!) Even the thin ribbons came off jumpers and tops. (The ribbons inside the garment to help keep them from falling off the hangers ...yes, most of my clothes fall off the hangers now, but never mind!)
 I was going to add a little Bugaboo image as I did on the very first one, but ran out of time, so filled the space with the names instead. I'm thinking now, they'd be lovely in silver or gold or colour co-ordinated  with a wedding theme too.
The freebie font I've used I've linked before. It comes in 'hollow' and' thin' and is called Anjelila Rose. Download them all HERE or just google the name . That's it! Thank you for stopping by. Sorry there's not been much 'blogging' going on, but well, other 'stuff' gets in the way!  Hope to add this (if I can find the time) to some ...
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20 comments:

  1. Hi Lyn - hope you had a fabulous Christmas. Love your gorgeous favour boxes - the reindeer pooh sounds yummy!!
    Wishing you and yours a happy and peaceful New Year.
    Loadsa Hugs, Sylvia xxxx

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  2. These are fantastic Lyn. Thanks for showing us the finished item.

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  3. Lyn, what a brilliant idea for 'multi purpose' tree decorations/place settings/thoughtful little treat presentation. The boxes are so lovely and I'm sure that they made your table. ....and tree look extra special. Good luck in our extended challenge. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

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  4. FABULOUS - they are brilliant and that is such a clever idea. Great creations Spyder. :-D Happy Holidays xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  5. Gorgeous! I love how they are all a little different. I might do something like this next Christmas. Happy New Year!

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  6. I love these and really had a giggle when I saw the sentiment - a brilliant idea for a bunch of friends with a wicked sense of humour!

    Thank you for entering these in the OSAAT challenge for this month, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT member

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  7. This is so beautiful.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  8. These are brilliant Lyn what a fantastic idea
    Jackie x

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  9. Oooh, they're fab, Lyn. Happy New Year! xx

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  10. Lyn, These are so pretty! I love this idea. I can see it used for several things. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

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  11. It was nice getting to see the finished treat boxes. The reindeer pooh really made me laugh. That's nice that the boxes can be hung on a tree. Too bad all the clothes fall off the hangers now. It's all fair in the name of crafts!

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  12. Oh I just love these...they sure are a great idea. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

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  13. These are adorable. Such lovely gifts.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique
    EngelDesignsScrap

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  14. Thanks for joining us at the crafty girls challenge blog..good luck ..Anita DT

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  15. Oh those are a fabulous idea! love them!! Thanks for sharing at Left of Center, Mo dt x

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  16. Such a lovely, personal favour for visitors over Christmas! Thank you for sharing at One Stitch At A Time and good luck in the challenge.

    Victoria DT

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  17. This is awesome idea. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.
    Happy New Year!!!!!!!!
    DT Nataliya

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  18. Brilliant idea, thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Girls,
    Hugs Donna DT xx

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