Monday, March 30, 2009

Bags & Boxes is the HM&F DT challenge this week!

For Challenge #31, we were to create a bag or a box using this week's SPONSOR; The Cutting Cafe's templates & images. WOW, this company really has a great variety of Template files & Printable images to download, print and use. Go check them out here: http://thecuttingcafe.typepad.com/

Ya know, Ive never made a box before now...... and Im so glad I finally did because this was just waaaayyy tooo fun!!! Here are my 2 projects;

I followed the candy box template from The Cutting Cafe' and created a larger size wihout the window for mine. The stamps used here are by Stampabilities-House Mouse Designs. The main image is a stamp called: "Eggcellant", featuring Hop-it, Bumble & itty-bit, #HMVR1007, that's colored in with Marvy LePlume Markers.

I also decorated a bag that was super simple.


This is just a plain Paper Kraft Bag from Michael's that I decorated with House Mouse Designer Wrapping Paper. Yeap, there's HM wrapping papers out there folks! I found out when I saw this lonely one listed on eBay. So I didnt do much here, except for the added Bazzill Textued Cardstock Matting, Scalloped Circle & Edges, Punched corners, Stickles added to images, Ribbon and a printed circle sentiment from The Cutting Cafe'.

Thanks for looking! America

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14 comments:

  1. What awesome projects! Love the fun papers on the box, and that picket fence punch! Wrapping paper on the second? What a great find!

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  2. I love both projects, so fun, have a great week!!!!

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  3. Wow!!! Oh America these are both OUTSTANDING!!! Love love love the bag and your ribbon and tag. So cool! You really out did yourself on this one! WHohooo.. ;0)

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  4. Oh wow!! These are so so sweet!! I love these projects!! :) TFS!

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  5. Oh, America...you have once again left me with my jaw on the floor and drool everywhere!!! Hahaha!!! Both of your projects are GORGEOUS!!!! I love all the wonderful details!!!Wanna come over so I cn pick that creative genius brain of yours? Absolutely awesome and adorable!!!

    Hugs!
    Carolyn

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  6. What a cute box you made! Love the nice dp you used and that image is so sweet!

    Hugs,
    Larissa

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  7. This is so fun. I love the box. I really think the image is adorable. Super job.

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  8. oh, this is so cute! that little green glittery guy is my fav! this really made me smile! :)

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  9. I love both your box and your bag -- in fact, I love everything you do!

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  10. Fabulous creations - I love those cute Easter bunnies, and what gorgeous colours and papers.
    As for the bag - I'm speechless (well as speechless as I ever get)
    you might not have done much - but what you did do has created a bag that looks so luxurious you could give it me with nothing in it & I would be 'over the moon'
    hugs Heather xx

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  11. Soooo cute! Love that big layered bow on the bag, and all those dew drops on the box are just perfect with that polka dot paper! Gorgeous!!

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  12. Your HM projects are great! That box is adorable! It's so colorful. Great job on both.

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  13. I loved these so much! Especially the box! You always do such wonderful stuff! I just love seeing everything you've done! Best, Curt

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