There have been projects at Scor=Pal and at the Graphic 45 blog
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I decided to use both The Secret Garden and A Place in Time papers to create a cute exploding box with a surprise inside!
Scoring Tool - Scor-Pal
Adhesive - Scor-Tape
Papers - The Secret Garden and Place in Time both by Graphic 45
Border Punch - Martha Stewart Garden Lattice
Flower Die - My Favorite Things
Flower - Recollections
Lace - Hobby Lobby
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Start with a 12" square of cardstock, score at 4" and 8" and rotate and repeat.
Cut away the corners as in the photo.
For the lid use a piece of patterned paper 7 1/8" square, score at 1 1/2" on all sides. Snip as in the photo to form the flaps for the corners and add Scor-Tape to adhere.
Use your score-tool on the inside edges to make crisp corners on the lid.
Decorate as desired. I use cotton lace and ribbon on the edge and a flower centerpiece on the top of the lid.
I used accents from the paper pad on the inside.
From the Place in Time pad I used the calendar sheet to create a mini calendar as a surprise.
I hope I inspired to get creating with Scor-Pal and Graphic 45 and I hope you have enjoyed this week of projects.
All Crafts - Anything But a Card
Crafty Ribbons - Anything But a Card
Creative Knockouts - Favorite Ribbon (8 combined challenge max)
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes Lace
Stampotique - Lace
Bunny Zoes - Ribbon
Gorgeous! I LOVE G45 (currently making a mini-album with the Steampunk Spells range), and this box is brilliant. And such a lovely and useful surprise inside! x
I love your box.I recently ordered French country and I can't wait to receive it and try this box.Thank you for the great idea.
It's a beautiful box Katie. I love Graphic 45 papers and I used Secret Garden to make a scrapbook. NancyD
ooh this looks gorgeous, thanks for the inspiration and thanks for sharing with CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol
Fabulous box! Cool idea to put a calendar inside. Thanks for the inspiration.
What a pretty box and calendar. I like the dp you used, gotta get that. :D Thanks for sharing your project with us at All Crafts Challenge.
Wow what a stunning project, thank you for sharing at Creative Moments
Too fun! Love the project and of course the papers!
What an absolutely beautiful (not to mention practical) project, Katie. Love all that lace!!
Thanks for entering my challenge at Crafty Ribbons Challenge
Such a cute box and nice tutorial, thanks for sharing your favorite ribbon with us over at Creative Knockouts!
You are so creative... I love the box. Thank you for sharing with us at Stampotique.
Oh, Katie this is such a beautiful box, what lovely pictures inside too! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Paper Crafting Journey, good luck in the draw, XOX Lucy
Stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at my Craft My Life-All Crafts Challenge, hope to see you enter again soon! Elaine-xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://www.sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/all-crafts-challenge-octnov-midway.html
Loving the box and the papers - great job - only recently discovered Graphic 45 love their papers so unusual x
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