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Friday, November 15, 2013

Christmas Tree Box

Did you see?? I'm over on A Blog Named Hero today, as part of their Dear Santa event! This week the theme has been gifts, so I created a little Christmas Tree Box to package a gift in.


I picked up this tree-shaped cardboard box at a craft store a while back and it's been begging me to decorate it! I began by coating it with gesso.


Then I painted it with some gorgeous Ranger Adirondack Paint Dabber in Pool. (I used a paint brush - I used the dabber because it's the pool paint I happened to have. A color I am utterly in love with these days.)


Then I got to work with lots of Hero Arts goodies. I stamped the pretty Pen & Ink Christmas Tree in Splash ink & trimmed. I also used a couple Hero Arts dies for the oval & background shape (cut out of more of that burlap paper I'm obsessed with!). "Enjoy the Season" comes from Banners & Messages, and I finished it off with a bunch of Studio Calico wood veneer stars - love those!!


I'm going to fill this bad boy with fudge and give it to someone. Not sure who. Although I hear Mary Dawn may want it... :-)


Now head on over and check out the rest of the awesome gifts they've shared on A Blog Named Hero! And stick around, their event will be continuing for the next couple weeks!

Thanks for stopping by,

7 comments:

  1. How cute is this! May inspire me to do some special gift boxes!

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  2. This is fabulous Libby - lovely colour you have used. and the box is beautifully decorated.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. Libby, this Christmas Tree Box project is over the top and out of this world! Love the unexpected colors. It's just beautiful!

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  4. LOVE this.
    Pinned it for future reference.

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  5. absolutely stunning...the colors are awesome.

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  6. Saw this on FB....definitely PIN-worthy! Love the color, texture...EVERYTHING!

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  7. FAB project, Libby! Love your color combo!
    Also love how you decorated this little gift box!!

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