Good morning!! How's that for a title? I thought maybe it would grab your attention and you'd come check out the cool little box I made this weekend to hold the wooden berry blocks we made at Stamping Around CT using the beautiful new Kitchen Sink Stamps!
I really wanted to do this weeks ago when I first made the blocks, but the Dare To Get Dirty challenges over on SCS this weekend pushed me over the edge with LodiChick's It's in the Bag (you have to be a member of the Fan Club in order to see the challenge so if you're not . . . why?? ha!). The challenge was to make creative packaging with some premade or made up box or bag.
I started with a scratch piece of paper and my Scor-Pal and measured and scored and cut until I got the box how I wanted it. Then I used a piece of clear cardstock to make my final version. It's difficult to get a good picture of, but on the top edge I used pinking shears to get a decorative edge (since my corner round died this weekend - boo!!).
I then decided to make a belly band of sorts to go around my box. I first made a piece of "gingham" using Plaid Plus from Kitchen Sink Stamps. I wish you could see a bit more of it because it came out so neat! I then took a strip of cardstock a bit narrower than the gingham and stamped it randomly with images and words from Multi-Step Berries also from KSS. Don't you just love how bright and real those berries look - yummmmm!!
I suppose there are many other uses for a little box this size - or it would be easy to tweak the measurements to suit you needs. If you're interested in a template for my box, please leave a comment or send me an email, I'd be happy to share! :)
Remember to please visit the rest of the KSS Crew for their wonderful creations today! Also, check out the Kitchen Sink Stamps Blog today to see who the winner of this month's contest is . . . who could it be?? Did you enter???
Cardstock: White, Clear (Papertrey Ink), Stamps: Plaid Plus, Multi-Step Berries, Ink: Black, Hibiscus Burst for the gingham (Papertrey Ink), see my berry colors HERE, Accessories: Ribbon (Papertrey Ink), Brads, Slot punch, Pinking shears