Sunday, January 2, 2011

Happy New Year and A Little Box Of Love

Happy New Year! I hope it has started out well for all of you. Once again thanks for all the comments about my favorite templates I made last year. They really mean a lot to me! Today I went back to look at the resolutions I made last year and discovered most of them didn't happen but some of them were out of my control so this year I have decided I am not going to make any and just see what transpires. I have decided not to do a video every month anymore. I have been doing them for 2 years now and have started running out of techniques that have not been done before. I will continue to make videos when I have something new to share though. Emilia and I also plan on continuing our cupcake posts, we have decided that we are not going to limit ourselves to just the recipes in the book though.
Today I am sharing my first Valentines project of the year with you. I started it last week for a challenge on Papercraft Planet but did not get it done in time. I finally finished it the other day though so now I can share it with you.

I started with Lauren Meader's Free Cutesy Cover template which I cut out of Kraft Cardstock. Next I added the mat pieces using a sheet of digi paper from this paper pack. After that I sewed them on with my sewing machine. When I was done with that I cut the doily using this SVG file then I cut a felt heart using the Nestabilities heart dies and added a small circle. Finally I added another small heart from the Love Lives Here Die and a tiny pearl. To finish it off I added a piece of Raspberry Fizz Satin ribbon that I tied in a bow. I also added a piece of Velcro on the inside flap to keep it closed. These little boxes would be great to hold gift cards, jewelery, or even candy. A small box of conversation hearts fits perfectly.
That's it for now. I hope to be back soon with more to share. Until then thanks for stopping by and I hope your first week of 2011 is a great one!

13 comments:

Jen said...

Just gorgeous! You have inspired me to get a wriggle on in making my Valentine's Day projects. You are one clever crafter.

Aimes said...

What a sweet project, Terri! I don't think I could wait before Valentine's Day to give it! LOL!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Ted said...

This turned out beautiful, Terri! Some lucky person is going to be thrilled to receive it. :)

Leigh Ann Baird said...

I love your little box of love! It looks perfect and I love the doily you cut. Oh, I wish my cricut would show up!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Happy New Year Terri! Your little Valentine box is lovely. Looking forward to this year's posts from you.

Holly said...

What a sweet little project!

Huguenot Girl said...

Just gorgeous Terri! Love the doily you cut. Nicole

Beth said...

Beautiful box Terri.

Sharron said...

So pretty and an adorable gift. Love the patterned paper and layered cutouts--especially that wonderful doily. Great job!

Amy said...

This is so adorable! I love the pattern paper and the stitching!

BethieJ said...

Terri I LOVE this!! It turned out just FABULOUS!!!!
Happy New Year!!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous Terri!! I just love your colors, papers and design!! I may have to do this template soon. I love it!
hugs,
Chris

Happy New Year!!

Nerina said...

Oh this is so pretty!! I love the stitching around your paper - it adds so much detail! The doily is absolutely gorgeous (makes me regret not having SVG capabilities ...!) and the felt really finishes this off! Beautiful project!