Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Hearts, Flowers and Swirls

I really need to do a bit of catching up on blogging some of my recent Funky Hand makes, so  I thought I'd share this little box today.

I made this box from scratch, using a DieNamics Nesting Hearts die set and some Funky Hand designs printed directly onto card to make the whole process easier. Printing onto the card means you don't have to make the box and then faff about covering it with pretty paper, and you can print on both sides so the inside and outside of the box will look good.
This lovely Winter Wedding collection is such a pretty and useful set of designs with a gorgeous purple, mauve and blue colour palette.  I kept to the purple shades for this box

Materials and Tools
All papers: Funky Hand Winter Wedding collection printed onto smooth white card.
Ribbon, pearls inked and glittered to match the papers, Stickles
Hand made rose created from more of the FH printed card
MFT DieNamics nesting hearts die set
Spellbinders Swirl die

Here's a closer look at the top of the boxto show the rose, swirl and offset heart embellishment

This picture gives you an idea of the size of the box - well for fellow crafters it does!  For anyone else, these little ink pads are about 5cms tall.

It was the first time I've made this type of box and I learned that it would be a good idea to use more layers of the small inner base and lid size of hearts to give more stability to the finished box.
It was fun to make and even more fun to prettify.  I hope you like it,

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Hazel said...

This is such a darling, pretty box, Kathy - one to be treasured - so much creativity has gone into it x

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful heartbox Kathy.

greetings karin

Angelnorth said...

Thanks for the universal craft gauge photo - such a dinky little size for so much prettification, it's lovely!

annemarks said...

Super cute little box :)

Kath said...

A beautiful box. I love boxes. What will you put in it I wonder?

Kate M said...

Beautiful heart shaped box - really lever - love the colour you chose,

Dawn said...

Such a gorgeous box and the flower is beautiful. x

Sue said...

This is so very pretty Kathy, I love your colours.
Sue x

Kaz said...

This is beautiful Kathy, loving those prints xxx