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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Little Boxes

You know with paper pads there are always some sheets you just don't get around to using for whatever reason so I decided to make some little origami gift boxes. These each take two 6 inch papers with snippets of card stuck inside the lid and base to strengthen them. Then you decorate with anything to hand - in this case some die-cut snippets, gems, butterflies and flowers.

So quick and easy to make - if you want a bigger box just get out those 8 inch and 12 inch papers and they're ideal for giving gifts in.




I made these so I could join in with the Allsorts challenge which is 'anything but a card' and as I used some snippets I'm also heading over to see the playmates over at Pixie's Snippets Playground 



11 comments:

  1. What sweet boxes Andrea! I'd be just as happy to have an empty box as one with a gift in. Really pretty.

    Hope you're hanging on in there with that back and that your visit to a specialist isn't too long in coming.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. Psssssssssssssst, it isn't long until you family come over to visit is it? Be SURE to post photos of the little one! :) xx

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  3. Oooo what a super idea and the paper i usually have left, are ones that don't just seem to go with the rest of the papers too !!, Luv Sam x

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  4. Super boxes Andrea, they are so pretty - a brilliant way to use up your leftover papers.
    Pauline
    x

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  5. These are really gorgeous and not only have you used up some stray papers but no doubt some embellishments too.
    Thank you for joining our anything but a card challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath x

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  6. Very pretty boxes
    Lorraine x

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  7. I made some using old christmas cards which worked perfectly. love the little sunflower decorations on these ones. Hugs Mrs A.

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  8. Lovely display for our current challenge, lovely colours and thanks for sharing...
    [aNNie DT for Allsorts Challenges]

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  9. Now aren't these just adorable?
    I certainly think so :)
    Have a lovely weekend. x

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