Christmas 3-D Book Box

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

I'm back with another Silhouette project!  I used the Viva la Verve December 2013 Week 3 sketch to decorate a Silhouette 3-D Book Box. My DD specifically asked for this one for the media specialist at her school.
The pretty pine cone image and sentiment is from Flourishes. I colored the pine cone with Copics, then used Distress Inks to color the background so it would match the dp behind it. I used a gold leafing pen around the edge of the Gold Majestic Circle die cut. And, since every card looks better with sparkle, I added a few randomly placed sequins (that took 20 minutes to get just right!) ;) 
Here's a side view so you can see the "book" part. Isn't this just perfect for a librarian!

I lined the inside with a Christmas dp, and added a personalization panel for my DD to sign, then she filled it with chocolate.

Thanks for stopping by...again! I'll have one more post sometime today. It won't be a Silhouette project, but is a 3-D project.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Challenge #50: Anything Goes/Optional Twist: CAS
~Hugs,
 
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6 comments :

Dan said...

What a wonderful gift for a librarian Cheryl! So beautifully presented, I'm sure she'll love it. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Chana said...

This is fabulous! The Designer Paper is gorgeous and your composition is wonderful. Great work and we were just delighted to find it on our front porch here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Leslie Miller said...

Fabulous! I've always wanted to make one of these book boxes. Dang, this is gorgeous!

Conniecrafter said...

love this idea and my girlfriend is a librarian :) gorgeous stamping, love the gold around the circle!!

Sandy said...

A fabulous gift box. Love the pine cone image and you've coloured it beautifully! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
Hugs,
Sandy

Anna-Karin said...

Fabulous little book and such a great idea for a gift. Love the pinecone and the earthy colours. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!