Tuesday, February 19, 2013

SOS90 magic box

This week we at Shopping Our Stash want you to dig wwaaaaay back into the depths of your stash!  That's right- dig way down and pull out your oldest designer paper!And make something fab with/from it.
When I started crafting I got a huge 300pc pack of K&Co paper at Costco - they are lovely papers (mostly) and I did use them, but still have about 250 left :) So I used a couple for for my magic box. Fill them with goodies for lovely Easter treat or teacher appreciation gift.

The inside boxes are origami boxes - perfect for thinner paper as folding makes the boxes more sturdy. It would probably be hard to make origami of very sturdy cardstock or paper.

I stamped the outside shell with flourishes from SU Baroque Motifs set, inked all the edges and and added a flower on the top (perfect for those lovely large flowers that are too big for most of your cards)
If you would like to try this, you can find a tutorial at Life as Lou blog. The only difference is that I didn't cut and paste the boxes, but made them all origami. Here is a short video how to make them.

I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Hotshot crafts - anything but a card
Cheerful Stamp Pad - anything but a card
Sarah Hurley challenge blog -  anything but a card


lauren bergold said...

oh how i ♥♥♥LOVE♥♥♥ this fabulous project, seriously, the skill involved in this just totally blows me away! so totally AMAZING!!! ♥

Krisha said...

Thanks for plaing along wtih The Cheerful Stamp Pad's challenge. This is a really cute project. I have seen them, but never have attemped to make one. I love the pretty papers you chose.

Jessi Fogan said...

*LOVE*! Such a fun fabulous project - and SO AWESOME for using up some of those big ol' papers :)

ScrappySandie said...

Wow! What an amazing project, Alica! Love the surprise when it opens! Pretty, pretty papers and embellies too!

CarlaKH said...

So pretty ... I need to try one of these one day!

Vicki Romaine said...

This is a great entry for my "Anything But a Card". Thanks for sharing at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Carol C said...

Gorgeous creation :) Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges this month, Carol.

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