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Good morning, Friends!

With the start of this school year, I now have two high schoolers.   This is a first for me.   I have more testosterone than ever flowing through this house and if the TV isn’t on hunting or fishing (DH), then it’s on some teen based show or a sport.   Now, I DO thank God he didn’t give me girls ~ as two teenage daughters would be pure H E double hockey sticks, but I am really missing my ”babies”!

I miss the days of sippy cups and legos.   I miss the days of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with the crust cut off.   I miss the magic of believing in Santa and the Tooth Fairy.

When I received my new There She Goes sets this month, I swooned.   It took me about 30 seconds to come to this idea.   A tooth fairy box.   Now, I know it is tradition to put the tooth under a pillow, but if you are like me, that always posed a problem.   How do you get that pesky tooth out without waking the sleeping kiddo?   No problem here.   Simply slip the tooth into the box and set it on her nightstand.   While little susie snoozie is sleeping, you pluck the tooth out and replace it with……….. what’s the going rate for toddler teeth these day, anyway? 🙂



I drew the tooth on white cardstock, based on the tooth shape in the set.   I cut it out and traced it on the backing of a paper pad (twice).   I covered them with white cardstock on one side and dp on the other.  I used the origami box pattern seen here ( origami-box_diagram.pdf ) to make the inside box.   The little pillow inside is a piece of foam covered in fabric.   The top of the box is coated with glossy glaze (tooth enamel!).



Here are my deets:

Stamps:  There She Goes‘ Fairy Good Day

Colors: GP White, Pixie Pink, dp by Paper Studio

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, copics

Accessories: pink 1/2 pearls, ribbon, ribbon slide punch, eyelet border punch, glossy glaze, stickles, dimensionals, sticky tape, xacto knife, Alene’s tacky glue


Now for the hop!   You probably arrived here from Faith’s blog.  If not, you may wish to start back on Jessica’s blog.   From here, you need to hop on over to Jessie’s blog.   I have listed all the blogs below to keep you on track!













Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for day #2 of the birthday bash blog hop!

Thanks for stopping by!!   Hope you have a blessed day!

~~ Holly~~

45 Responses to “~ There She Goes August Hop Day 1 ~”

  1. on 25 Aug 2009 at 22:09Jodi

    Holy WOWSA Holly! How fab is this! LOVE this idea and your execution is perfect!!!

  2. on 25 Aug 2009 at 22:16jojot

    absolutely precious

  3. on 25 Aug 2009 at 22:22Jessica

    This project is gorgeous Holly and I LOVE all of the glitter! My girls would love it 🙂

  4. on 25 Aug 2009 at 22:38vicki dutcher

    what an adorable project!!

  5. on 25 Aug 2009 at 22:48Maureen W.

    What a fabulous project – too creative!! And love the sparkly fairy!

  6. on 25 Aug 2009 at 23:05MakiJ

    Yippie!!! Your tooth box is so cute and creative!!
    I’m happy that we kinda had a same idea but the totally different colors!! You ROCK, Holly!!

  7. on 25 Aug 2009 at 23:21Silke Ledlow

    OMG – Holly this is tooooooo stinkin’ cute!!! Awesome project!!!

  8. on 25 Aug 2009 at 23:49Martha

    how cute, love what you did!

  9. on 26 Aug 2009 at 00:04Gabby

    OH SHUT UP!!! Now I know I need this set for my DD. Super cute Holly!

  10. on 26 Aug 2009 at 00:22Jennifer Scull

    this is just about the cutest thing ever! love it! I should have made something like this for the tooth fairy to STORE my kids’ teeth. then perhaps they wouldn’t have gotten mixed up and misplaced and……….. 😉

  11. on 26 Aug 2009 at 01:47Kristyn R

    This is the best tooth fairy storing contraption EVER!!! It’s so cute! I definitely will be filing this away to make when I have kids 🙂

  12. on 26 Aug 2009 at 06:03Angela (mudflapmamma on SCS)

    Awwww…Holly, I’m a bit teary right now! My boys are at the Lego and peanut butter sandwiches with the crusts cut off and I know it isn’t going to last forever. It goes so fast… *sniff*

    Love the project! The glassy glaze on the tooth looks amazing!

  13. on 26 Aug 2009 at 06:35Sarah(Mustang)

    Omg, this is darling.I love it.

  14. on 26 Aug 2009 at 06:49Lisa Henke

    brilliant and soooo pretty! great details.

  15. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:10Jackie

    OMG! I just LOVE this! Holly what a great job you did with this set, the little box…the glittery fairy…all just too cute!

  16. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:22Kristin Kottwitz

    This is so darn cute.

  17. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:35Becky C

    How cute! I love her sparkly dress and the “enamel” on the teeth!

  18. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:36Gail

    OMG!!! I love what you made. What a great and creative idea!!!!!

  19. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:38Lesley

    This post made me laugh out loud. Having 2 girls (one in the stage of getting teeth, the other just starting to lose them), I am glad (for now) that I don’t have boys – my nephew scares the devil out of me! I’m sure in a few years I will be wishing they *were* boys – ha!ha! Great project – sure beats the glittery blue box my older daughter has at the moment.

  20. on 26 Aug 2009 at 07:46The Other Diane

    I’m thinking I will need one of the tooth holders someday for DGD. TOoo Cute Holly!
    diane hughes

  21. on 26 Aug 2009 at 08:08Jeanne Forsyth

    Love your cute little fairies! Thanks for the hop and now on to the next!

  22. on 26 Aug 2009 at 08:18Becky S

    Very, very cute!! Love the box.

    I also have two high schoolers – and they are twin 15 year old girls!!!! Yes, you are lucky you have boys!! LOL They used to be so sweet!

  23. on 26 Aug 2009 at 08:45terriavidreader

    Wow! This is a great tooh fairy box. Wonderful idea.

  24. on 26 Aug 2009 at 08:51Margaret

    What an idea! I love your creativeness on this one! You really outdid yourself.

  25. on 26 Aug 2009 at 09:07Kelly Collins (stinkincute)

    So super cute! My girls would absolutely love this and the fairy is so sparkly and perfect. Great job.

  26. on 26 Aug 2009 at 09:09Christi

    OMG Holly!! This is insanely cute!!!!

  27. on 26 Aug 2009 at 09:24Belinda

    Such a cool project idea!

  28. on 26 Aug 2009 at 11:16Lisabee

    NOw isn’t this just the CUTEST idea! I love it and you did such a good job with it! I can’t believe you free-handed the tooth! A little girl would ADORE having this for the Tooth Fairy!

  29. on 26 Aug 2009 at 11:32Jess

    Ok, this is the CUTEST tooth fairy project that I have EVER seen!

  30. on 26 Aug 2009 at 12:05Brianna

    Awesome idea!! It turned out wonderful!

  31. on 26 Aug 2009 at 12:50Paula

    Great project, you did a fantastic job!

  32. on 26 Aug 2009 at 12:54Elena

    Yuo have the best ideas ever, Holly! Love the tooth fairy box! So cute!!! Really love the sparkles on Fairy’s dress!
    I miss the time when Sergei was small too! 😉

  33. on 26 Aug 2009 at 15:16Kelly Braund

    Sooo cute, I love it!

  34. on 26 Aug 2009 at 15:26Kerri M.

    Girl, you are so creative!!! I love your little box and your fairy looks fabulous with her sparkly dress!

  35. on 26 Aug 2009 at 15:48Jodi

    This tooth fairy box is adorable ~ love the tooth shape of it.

  36. on 26 Aug 2009 at 19:11Sheila

    I love your little Tooth Fairy, Holly, and the little box. So cute!!!

  37. on 26 Aug 2009 at 19:50Theresa

    What an absoultely fabulous project…I’d love to give these to my second graders. Great job!

  38. on 26 Aug 2009 at 19:54willireb

    This is just darling. What a great idea!!

  39. on 26 Aug 2009 at 20:57kathy

    Oh, my! I must be getting too old cuz I forgot all about the tooth fairy! I just love your project!

  40. on 26 Aug 2009 at 20:59Diane G

    OMG! What a terrific idea! You are a Goddess of creativity!

  41. on 26 Aug 2009 at 21:19Stephanie Hargis

    ACK! This is seriously amazing! Oh my word! How creative are you??? I love it!

  42. on 26 Aug 2009 at 21:46Cathy

    Love your toothfairy box, it is so cute. Wonderful idea you have. Love the colors, they are so pretty, and perfect for this stamp set.

  43. on 26 Aug 2009 at 23:28JenniferCR

    What a cute idea! What little girl wouldn’t love this special little box! I love it!

  44. on 27 Aug 2009 at 11:01Dina

    This is so freaking cute!!! I just love the idea of the box! The whole layout is fantastic and your coloring of it all is fabulous! I just adore all the sparkle on the fairy!

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