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Good morning, friends!

Back in December, I posted a project (~ pretty packaging ~) that was a drawer box with monogrammed cards.   I had such a wonderful response to that project both here on my blog and on Splitcoaststampers.com.   A couple months back, Beate contacted me to do a tutorial for Splitcoaststamper.com.   I am very excited that this is posted as today’s tutorial!   You can find it HERE.

I wanted to share it again on my blog today and fill in some of the details.

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The box was made with heavy cardstock (SU).   If you make them with chipboard (or the backing from designer paper packs ~ 12 x 12 kind), you will get a much sturdier box that can also be stacked for use as storage.   When using the chipboard, however, it’s recommended that you add 1/16″ to your measurements, though the scoring would remain the same.   This just accommodates the added thickness.

 

Here are my decoration details:

Stamps:  JustRite Monogram stampers

Colors: Very Vanilla, Night of Navy, Kiwi Kiss, Kay and Co. Blue Awning designer paper from Sharon Johnson’s Stamp Simply Ribbon store.

Ink: Night of Navy

Accessories: 7/8″ crochet lace (ivory) and  1/8″ silk ribbon (sapphire) , oval punch, scalloped oval punch, dark blue rhinestones, embossing strip, border punch, dimensionals.

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Thanks so much for all the *love* on my box.   I hope to make it a regular thing ;) .

Hugs,

Holly

10 Responses to “~ A Proud Moment ~”

  1. on 07 Jul 2010 at 09:47MariLynn

    Holly! Congratulations on being the featured Wednesday Tutorial!! Even before I knew it was your tutorial, I was thinking, I need to make one of these!! I hope you have a wonderful blessed day!!!

  2. on 07 Jul 2010 at 10:08karen adams

    love it! thinking christmas gifts! congrats!

  3. on 07 Jul 2010 at 11:14Marisa

    Congrats on the tutorial feature :D Great project!!

  4. on 07 Jul 2010 at 12:34ChristineCreations

    You ROCK girl! :) Awesome design!

  5. on 07 Jul 2010 at 15:47The Other Diane

    gorgeous Holly!

  6. on 07 Jul 2010 at 17:39Donna Lee

    These are so cute! I love it.

  7. on 08 Jul 2010 at 07:03Michele in IL.

    very cute!

  8. on 09 Jul 2010 at 20:02Christine K

    Hi Holly!
    Congratulations on your being featured on SCS! LOVED this creation and asked for directions like so many others and am SO grateful it is now posted in such an easy format to CASE! (Highest form of Flattery!)
    Thanks again for being so gracious and sharing your creativity with us for FREE!
    So much appreciated!
    Christine from Ontario, Canada

  9. on 10 Jul 2010 at 02:16Carolina

    Just had to pop stop by and thank your for such a fun box! I had a blast putting it together and love the step~by~step tutorial you shared with us! I posted my version on my blog today and it was the perfect thing I was looking for to hold a set of CAS cards.

    Anyway, thanks again and hope you have a fab Saturday ~ hugs & smiles!

  10. on 10 Jul 2010 at 19:36notimetostamp

    FAB project, Holly — love every single little detail here — GREAT job!

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