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December 3, 2009

Three Clover Thursday - Magnetic Gift Box

Happy Three Clover Thursday! This weeks Kerry issued the following challenge - Gift Item (non card). I've mentioned before I have lots of alterable things that make great gifts, and I've had the Magnetic Gift Boxes from Stampin' Up! in that pile for a few months now. I bought them thinking they'd make beautifully decorated boxes for some altered jewelry, or gift cards for the holidays.

I just love the rich Chocolate color of the boxes, here I paired it up with some Real Red card stock and this beautiful SEI Sparkle all the Way Glitter Paper. For my image, I turned to the Old Fashioned Christmas Set from JustRite. Using the 3-1/4" Wood Stamper, I stamped my image in Black Archival on Watercolor paper, then colored using the Marker Watercoloring Technique and cut out with Spellbinders Circle Dies. I layered onto a Chocolate Circle, then using the Circle & Scallop Dies, I cut pieces from Chocolate and Red card stock, then layered my stamped image onto the panels. I used Chocolate Satin Ribbon and the Bow Easy to add my bow to the tag, then adhered to my box. Once all pieces were in place I lightly misted the box with Pearl Glimmer Mist.

Stamps - JustRite Stampers Old Fashioned Christmas
Ink - Black Archival, Markers
Card Stock - Red, Watercolor
Other - Magnetic Box, SEI Sparkle All the Way Glitter Paper, Spellbinder Circle & Scallop Dies, Big Shot, Bow Easy, Glimmer Mist, Aquapainter

Looking for more inspiration? Be sure to click on the Three Clovers Challenge Logo on my sidebar to see what Kerry and the other Challenge Players created this week.

I'll see you tomorrow for Bloggers Challenge, this weeks Theme is Christmas Ornaments!


Gerrie Johnnic said...

This is stunning! You are really giving Martha a challenge!!

Nancy Dawson said...

I agree with Gerrie - Look out 'Martha'... this is just gorgeous. I have one of those boxes left and better believe am gonna decorate it now. I also have a bow easy 'somewhere' and when I find it am gonna use it. The bow is beautiful. All your work is a WOW.

Ida said...

Oh this is gorgeous. Love the image you used and the pretty papers.

Tenia Nelson said...

Very, very nice!!

Basement Stamper said...

I had this on my wish list but now I think I'll just wish for your creation so I don't have to make a disaster out of my own :-

Beautiful, such great presentation!

Sue from Oregon said...

Fun gift Lisa! The papers you used are so pretty!

Kristen said...

WOw, another beauty. Your project is stunning. I see that you used Just Rite, and I was wondering if you have ever had any trouble getting a clear stamped image with them? I am having trouble, and wondered if it's jut me. Well, anyway. Grogeous project.

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