May 18 2009

Great Friend card box

I made this Card Box with six cards for my friend in Alabama.  We stopped there on our way to Hilton Head to visit and spend the night.  I’m posting this early, but I’m sure we had a great time visiting with them!  I hope she liked her gift.

This pattern is available to SUDSOL members.  Sandy MacIver was so nice to share it with us.  (You can get a two-week free trial to SUDSOL by clicking on my sidebar promotion!) 

The base is Regal Rose with Walk in the Park Designer Paper from the Occasions Mini Catalog.  I also used the White Satin Ribbon that is in the Mini to tie a bow around the front.  Again, I used the Eyelet Border Punch (seems like I use that on every project!) with Basic Gray cardstock along the flap of the front. 

On top, the closeup shows two butterflies and the greeting from Great Friend.  I stamped the butterflies in Regal Rose and Baja Breeze on Whisper White and cut them out.  I stamped the label outline in Baja Breeze and the Regal Rose words were placed in the center with my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig.  I cut out around the label, then layered it on Regal Rose and cut it out again, leaving a small edge of Regal Rose showing.  Finally I stamped L for Linda with Lovely Letters stamp set in Regal Rose on Whisper White and punched it with the Scallop Square punch.  I layered it on Baja Breeze and then Basic Gray.

The cards I made three of each color – Regal Rose and Baja Breeze, then alternated the color for the layer under the Walk in the Park designer paper and used the Lovely Letters medallion again.  I stamped each of the envelopes with her initial, too.  

I’ve used this pattern quite a bit for gifts!  Makes a nice presentation…

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