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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

A MATCH BOX STYLE GIFT BOX AND TRANSPARENCY CARD SET!

Hello, again!!!  I'm back with another project to share!

This is a gift I made that I'm going to be giving to a cousin for her birthday next month, so I'm hoping she doesn't select now as the time to come peruse my blog, lol!!!  She's never bothered to come have a peek here before but it'd be just my luck!!!  She has uncanny timing!

I really like how this came out.  You can probably get a better view by clicking on each of the images.



The card reads "Each Day Holds The Possibility of Miracles".  She's been through a lot in the last several years and so this sentiment suits her perfectly.

Here are a few close-ups:                       
The Box

The Transparency Card

The Box Open

Of course, these are more paper flowers I enjoyed making, and I used one of my UTEE cameos; I don't know what company made the metal words "Cherish" and "Love", I have a bunch of them that are loose in a compartment in a large bin.  The beads are from an old strand of pearls.

I'm very happy with this quick gift; I  think it's quite pretty!

Hope you like it!!!

P.S.  Just so you know, I have some errands to run with my Aunt tomorrow, so if I post and/or get around to visiting, it'll be later in the evening!!!   Happy Crafting!!!


32 comments:

scrappin sista said...

what a beautiful card and box!!! I love it!!!

flowerdisco said...

what a beautiful pair! so elegant and then the flowers and medallion--awwww!!! love it. :)

Love That Bug said...

Audrey,
This little set is stunning. I am sure your cousin will love and cherish it. The flowers are so pretty and I love the added pearls.
Thanks for sharing
Hugs
Stacy

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Well you should be very happy with how it turned out.. it's GORGEOUS... love your UTEE cameos, AND the pearls just finish it off. I am so sure she is going to love it.
Enjoy your time with your Aunt tomorrow...
hugs Sandy

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

woww.. stunner.. i love this.
it does look so vintage.
this big embellishment is amazing
hugs
Claudia

Ladybug said...

Your project is MORE than "quite pretty". It's simply gorgeous!!!!!!!! :-)

Audrey, my sweets, I have a "special" message/post on my blog for you. :-)

Cricut Couple said...

Oh Audrey! This is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!! We are so blessed to get to see your talents! Jill and I are both old world victorian fans. Our entire house is that way. We are certainly going to have to get more victorian in our paper designs and we certainly know where to go and get the inspiration! That's why we wanted to give you our BFB Award! You are just amazing!!!

ScrapCrazyyyy! said...

I've been meaning to ask about your aunt, is she doing alright? How is your brother and the rest of the family?

Your flowers are awesome!!!! WOW! Great project - I can't wait to play with transparency. The box is cool too! I came by to post before you had posted your project...I was going to say, I beat you today...haha

You lifted my spirits with your project, thank you!

Dawnll said...

I love the vintage feel to these. That Broach is spectacular on the box. What a fun idea doing the acetate card. This is really a keeper sweetie.
Say HI to your Aunt from all of us.

"Um Buggin" said...

Stunning Audrey~ Love the Victorian feel this gift set gives off. It is gorgeous and you should feel great about it. I know your cousin is going to treasure it, if not I'll take it!

Hugz, xx

~L~

Jean said...

This is beautiful Audrey! I know your cousin will love it.

Charlotte said...

Ok, Audrey, This gorgeous box and card have blown my mind. Oh my goodness, you are so talented. Your cousin is so lucky to have you. This is a special gift and a true work of art.

Thank you so much for dropping by my blog and leaving such sweet comments. I sure wish Jack and Magnolia could get together with Buster. I just know they would be great friends.

lovemypaper said...

WOW!! Audrey you did it again this set is so beautiful.

Brenda said...

ohhh this is soooo beautiful!!!
hugs
Brenda

Besthobbyeva said...

This is just beautiful. What a talent you have!! So vintage!

Laurie

Kelly said...

Audrey, you continue to amaze and inspire me! This is such a beautiful set - your cousin is truly blessed!

Thanks for sharing!

(((Hugs)))
Kelly

~BridgetL~ said...

Good moring Audrey. you never cease to amaze me. I've been hesitant to work with transparencies. Now maybe I will give it a try. Have a wonderful day! Hugs :)

Beebeebabs said...

All I can say is "Absolutely Gorgeous"

217 Creations said...

Just gorgeous!!!!! I always love your style! The whole card and box are simply beautiful! Thank you for sharing!!!

Rhonda Emery said...

beautiful box you are back! I take it you havent got your mini book yet?

ScrapCrazyyyy! said...

Hi Audrey, hope you had a good day with your aunt!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Your cousin is going to LOVE LOVE LOVE this. Amazing how you used the transparency. :)

~BridgetL~ said...

audrey you made me laugh so hard. yes I do scrap, mostly digital now, so I had to strike while the feeling was there to work on paper. LOL Thanks for giving me a chuckle tonight. :)

Luvy said...

I would love to receive that beautiful box ... even if it didn't have any thing in it! Looove it! The card is stunning as well. Such beautiful items.

Ohhh Snap said...

Gorgeous gift set! TFS :D

Terry Oulboub said...

Audrey, this is so gorgeous! I know your cousin will adore it - what a precious gift! I just love that UTEE flower - wow! The card is beautiful too with the transparency - something she will cherish always because it came from you!

Mary said...

Oh Audrey she is going to love this! I especially love the transparency card. I'll have to give this a try. I do have a question: Have you ever mailed a card with the flowers? If so how do you package it so the flower doesn't get crushed? Great job on this incredible gift set. Hugs, Mary

Kate said...

This set is gorgeous!! Absolutely stunning! The flowers are beautiful and everything has come together just perfectly.

Debbie said...

Audrey this is stunning! Love the colors, usage of the pearls and the beautiful cameo. What a wonderful gift for your cousin!

- - Sheryl - - said...

Love the flower! What an awesome idea - all in one gift!

Curt in Carmel said...

Another stunning project. Love the size and that it is large enough to hold a scarf. Such a beauty. I love the antique feel of the box and matching card. She is gonna love these! BTW, how is your sweet aunt? Best, Curt

Staying Crafty said...

What a gorgeous set! Packaging a gift nicely always makes it so much more special :)