I’ve created a video tutorial to show how to make the Triangle Box shown above.  It is not a complicated box but the video does take more than several minutes. I did not know that YouTube had a 10 minute limit so the tutorial had to be broken up into two parts.  You can see the FIRST part here:

You can see the SECOND part here:

For those who are curious, I used Cricut paper to make the larger boxes. This paper is 12″ tall by 24″ wide. I cut my paper down to 12″ tall by 18″ wide. You can see that paper pack HERE.

  • DotSeptember 23, 2008 - 7:56 am

    Thank you for sharing the tutorial for these cute little triangle boxes with us! I really liked that you made your tutorial so clear and easy to follow!


  • JenniferSeptember 23, 2008 - 9:50 am

    Those boxes are adorable, especially the soft green one on the far left.ReplyCancel

  • sharonSeptember 23, 2008 - 10:02 am

    Thankyou for your very clear video tuturial. I cannot wait to have a go at making these.ReplyCancel

  • DebraSeptember 23, 2008 - 12:41 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing – the boxes are ADORABLE! Do you ever write out instructions or make templates? I’m just one of those folks that does better when I can reference instructions. TIA.ReplyCancel

  • Mel M. M. M.September 23, 2008 - 2:04 pm

    Incredibly cute box! Thanks for the amazing tutorial. :O)ReplyCancel

  • AlicesueSeptember 23, 2008 - 2:57 pm

    Becca, you boxes are so cute. I thought your tutorial was great and love that you are so ‘real’ in the video. Very friendly sounding. Thanks for the tutorial. I’m going to give the box a try.ReplyCancel

  • minervaSeptember 23, 2008 - 3:21 pm

    Hi Becca,

    Love your tutorial…

    Had a go with some copier paper…way cute…will be making some with card stock for sure…

    To hide my excess ribbon on the ‘lid’ I just looped it back so it was secured by the brad on the back side too…still taped the other end though.

    Thanks again for your video tutorialReplyCancel

  • minervaSeptember 23, 2008 - 3:22 pm

    ps..I don’t think your link to the cricut paper is working…well that is to say it’s not working for me – not sure if others are having the same problemReplyCancel

  • TRSeptember 23, 2008 - 5:00 pm

    You are just too cute!
    Don’t ever change.
    These videos are so enjoyable to watch.
    Your voice and smooth way of showing
    how to do seemingly difficult things is

    ((HUGS)) TRReplyCancel

  • GiovanaSeptember 23, 2008 - 5:06 pm

    Really nice video tutorial Becca. I will try to make one even though I don’t own a score tool.
    God bless

  • Ann LindSeptember 23, 2008 - 5:30 pm

    Love boxes bags etc. thanks so much for sharing a great video. I have my notes for supplies and will watch the video a second time and work with you so I get it right. Thanks AnnReplyCancel

  • JanineSeptember 23, 2008 - 6:40 pm

    Becca… thankyou so much for showing us how to do that. I am on my way to my studio to play away!!


  • Tracy JohnsonSeptember 23, 2008 - 7:47 pm

    Thanks so much for the great tutorial. I am off to try my hand at making some. Enjoy your posts so much!ReplyCancel

  • LydiaSeptember 24, 2008 - 12:58 am

    Thank you for the wonderful tutorial. You just inspired me to use this brilliant idea for my wedding favours! *hugs*ReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 24, 2008 - 1:01 am

    Becca these are wonderful!! I love the little boxes you made, and your voice is so soothing!! You’re a natural for these videos!!
    hugs, JamiReplyCancel

  • KerrySeptember 24, 2008 - 1:07 am

    Becca…..Thanks for the great tutorial. I stop it and printed out page after page so I could save it and use when I get ready. Great little triangle box…..thanks for sharing. By the way….you’re getting good at this video thing….next it’s the red carpet.ReplyCancel

  • Hege-Annie SimonsenSeptember 24, 2008 - 1:35 am

    Amazing boxes!! Great tutorial!!

    I have an award for you, in my blog. Thanks for sharing your creativity!! :)))

    Hugs, HegeReplyCancel

  • Nancy KSeptember 24, 2008 - 6:14 am

    Great video! I followed right along and my triangle box came out perfect. Your video was very easy to follow. You make the hard so easy! Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas.ReplyCancel

  • NancySeptember 24, 2008 - 7:10 am

    Those are great boxes. I followed along with your tutorial and the box came out perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • Kelley HollandSeptember 24, 2008 - 4:06 pm

    Great tutorial!! Tagged you on my blog!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie (Joypup on SCS)September 24, 2008 - 5:14 pm

    Becca, great tutorial — full of wonderful and important details. Thanks so much for taking the time and doing it!ReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 24, 2008 - 5:33 pm

    Well you did it again. GREAT tutorial!!!!!
    I too followed along with you tutorial and my box came out perfect.
    Just can’t thank you enough. ; )
    Great BIG ((hugs)) to you.


  • blessedbygraceSeptember 24, 2008 - 5:33 pm

    WOW! Thank you so much for the video! You did a super job with the instructions and I can’t wait to try it. You are truly an inspiration and a blessing.ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda K.September 24, 2008 - 6:09 pm

    Great job, thanks for the tutorial. These are adorable little boxes!ReplyCancel

  • JoaniSeptember 25, 2008 - 6:05 am

    Thanks for the tutorial! I just love making boxes to share goodies – now I can add these to my collection!
    Thank you!

  • CharSeptember 25, 2008 - 7:02 am

    I loved you tutorial! Thanks so much.ReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterSeptember 25, 2008 - 7:26 am

    they are all so cute!! the button closure is clever, as is the hole box, thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • MargSeptember 25, 2008 - 9:29 am

    These boxes are so cute. I followed along as you demonstrated with a piece of notepaper and it worked out perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • MariLynnSeptember 25, 2008 - 9:49 am

    Becca, your tutorial is wonderful. I couldn’t wait to try one myself. I agree with other commentors that you voice is so sweet and your a natural for teaching!ReplyCancel

  • Laura (scrapnextras)September 25, 2008 - 1:15 pm

    Adorable little boxes! Awesome tutorial!ReplyCancel

  • barb schramSeptember 25, 2008 - 6:27 pm

    How fun! Thank you, and you know you are marvelous, right? I get so inspired when I come to your blog!ReplyCancel

  • Gay FerlandSeptember 25, 2008 - 6:47 pm

    What a great idea for Halloween! Thank you so much for sharing!! I just love your blog!!ReplyCancel

  • Leslie MillerSeptember 25, 2008 - 11:22 pm

    These are all so darling! How wonderful that you took the time to make a two part video tutorial! Fabulous! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • StephenieSeptember 26, 2008 - 6:48 pm

    Becca this tutorial is awesome! Great job. Your boxes are so cute. My favorite one is the one with the button, super cute.

  • ColleenSeptember 28, 2008 - 7:37 pm

    The boxes are cute and your directions were very clear.

    But, I really want to comment on the quality of your video. Your voice is calm and soothing; you were not rushed and frantic as so many videos seem to be. CONGRATULATIONS on making a great video.

    I went to You Tube to find more of your videos. I found one for the circle frame using punches – again, an excellent video. I wish you had more videos – I really like your style!ReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideSeptember 29, 2008 - 2:07 pm

    thanks for the video instuctions!! here i am a week late but you will have to forgive me i had a tooth pulled last week and boy did that put me down. i will def. try the box. they are so cute.

  • MarthaDecember 30, 2008 - 8:44 am

    I really liked the box but I was so impressed with the button closure. I can see a lot of possibilities with this type of closure.
    Thanks for sharing your creativityReplyCancel

  • Dulce DeLeonJanuary 23, 2009 - 2:36 pm

    Good work, great tutorial. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Patricia GessnerAugust 8, 2009 - 3:43 pm

    Your intructions are fabulous. So much so that I feel I just might be able to do this. Thank youReplyCancel

  • AndreaAAugust 21, 2009 - 11:09 am

    Becca, Love the name by the way. It is my DDIL’s name spelled the same.
    I watch your video, then went and got my supplies came back played the video again and made one right along with you. It was great.
    I love these little boxes, I think I will make them for DGD secaond grade class.
    Thank for such a great tutorial. AndreaAReplyCancel

  • DonnaNovember 18, 2010 - 4:01 pm

    Easiest directions ever…very cute!!ReplyCancel

 I’ve had these stamps for a couple of years, each year promising to make a cute Halloween card.  As always the date would sneak up on me and whizz by like a freight train.  I would vow again to start earlier, at the first hint of fall.  Well, I guess this is the year because I’ve finally stamped them out and I think the ghosts are as cute as the dickens. 

I created the background by sponging white Stazon over a cloud template.   On the next layer the moon was added, a 4"  circle watercolored with Tombow markers and embellished with a Sizzix Sizzlit fence.   The ground is made up of four layers of torn edged paper and the watercolored figures are popped up over the torn edges ground.  The final embellishment is a sentiment and a large photo corner. 

The box below was designed to hold goodies and matches the card.  It’s an easy origami type box and I plan to have a video on how to make it soon!

Stamps:  Angi-B (Now sold through Smartworks), Sentiment – Martha Stewart
Paper:  Bazzill, Die Cuts with a View
Ink:  Versamark and Black Embossing Powder, White Stazon
Accessories:  Sizzix Sizzlet, Tombow Markers, EK Success Circe Cutter, Brads, Nestabilities, Ribbon

Size:  6" x 6"

Whooo, what a week.  My computer hard drive filled up so full that I couldn’t juggle any more :(  I restructured and backed things up to open up space but it took a couple of days.  Once that was done, I was hit with a little stomach virus…needless to say, I look forward to next week now that I have the hard stuff behind me.  Keep a look out for a pending video on the triangle box – don’t forget, I’m new at it so it may take me a little longer to get it just right.

  • DonnaSeptember 21, 2008 - 7:01 am

    Now isn’t that just adorable. The little ghosts are just toooooooooooo cute. TFSReplyCancel

  • DonnaSeptember 21, 2008 - 7:02 am

    oppps forgot to mention the little treat bag is very cute also. Can’t wait for the Tut.

  • Charlene Austin (Willow01)September 21, 2008 - 10:40 am

    !!!Total Cuteness!! !ReplyCancel

  • Linda C.September 21, 2008 - 9:15 pm

    What a FUN card! Those ghosts & that bat are a hoot!ReplyCancel

  • ShirleyoneSeptember 21, 2008 - 9:32 pm

    Both projects are so Halloween cute and pretty too!ReplyCancel

  • Linda KlebackSeptember 22, 2008 - 5:40 am

    Of course I love everything Halloween, but these projects are especially cute!ReplyCancel

  • Pat GarvinSeptember 22, 2008 - 5:59 am

    You’re amazing. You can even make a Halloween card look beautiful!! PatReplyCancel

  • JanineSeptember 22, 2008 - 6:04 am

    Halloween is such a great time of year.!! I love it! These are fantastic Becca. Hope you feel better!!ReplyCancel

  • NancySeptember 22, 2008 - 6:04 am

    How cute!!! I love that set. I love cute halloween decorations and costumes… not scary. Yours are perfect!

    I’m glad you are feeling better and I hope you have a great week!ReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterSeptember 22, 2008 - 7:20 am

    cute halloween scene, right down to the fence…I too had a stomach virus over the weekend, glad your feeling better!ReplyCancel

  • Beth NormanSeptember 22, 2008 - 2:25 pm

    Way too cute! I’m like you and always promise myself to start my cards earlier. I’m still telling myself to get started. You’re off to a wonderful start.ReplyCancel

  • Julie KoerberSeptember 22, 2008 - 8:19 pm

    Aren’t you glad you got those stamps inky???? Halloween didn’t pass you by and you have a darling set of creations! Can’t wait to see the tutorial. ;-)ReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 23, 2008 - 4:21 am

    You are so right – those ghosts are adorable!! I love your clouds, and torn ground…too cute!!
    hugs, JamiReplyCancel

  • Cindy HaffnerSeptember 23, 2008 - 7:49 am

    Oh what fun, super job.ReplyCancel

  • Mel M. M. M.September 23, 2008 - 2:07 pm

    Absolutely adorable! I love the amazing scene you’ve created on your card. WAY too cute! And that sentiment is so sweet! :O)ReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 25, 2008 - 2:07 pm

    amazing card!
    Fab stamps and will be checking out your tutorial

    Hope you are back to normal now Becca
    I fear the day my laptop says ENOUGH is Enough – it is going so slow Grrr!


I had so many ideas floating around in my head from the Dinner Setting and Program I created last week, that I sat back down to create more items to match the ensemble I showed last week.  This time I came up with a set of coasters to go at each place setting.  So that the coasters can be used over and over for different occasions I tried to think of something durable to use for the base.  Picture frames came to mind!  With square frames from my stash, the coasters were an easy and quick project.  Mine are 3 x 3 (inside dimension)  but I recommend a half inch or inch larger.  Keeping with the ensemble I already created, on matching cardstock I stamped the Flourishes Damask Background and embellished it with the same ribbon and punched ovals.

All of the hardware had to be removed from the back of the frame while trying to preserve the backing piece.  I simply bordered the back side of the frame with the grabber part of velco and covered the back with felt.  When it’s time to change the insides of the frames, the felt will peel back, the picture door will lift, new items can be inserted and finally the felt matched back to the velcro.

I also wanted to create a momento for our guests to take home so I created this pumpkin.  The pumpkin is a 9" circle and the fabric I chose was a faux suede from my stash.  Although Its difficult to see because of the lighting, I stamped the Flourishes Damask background stamp with Cosmic Copper Brilliance on the fabric and heat set it with my iron.  As if I were making a large yo-yo, I ran a big basting stitch around the outside of the circle which I turned down a quarter of an inch.  Once finished, I gathered, stuffed then tied closed.  To finish I added a scallped circle cut from paper, a large cranberry colored bead with a bronze pearl and tied a green bow for leaves.

Stamps:  Flourishes Damask Background
Ink:  Brilliance Cosmic Copper (Pumpkin), Brilliance Pearlescent Beige (Coasters)
Paper:  Bazzill
Accessories:  Nestabilities Oval, Brenda Walton Pineapple Punch-Retired, Ribbon, Velcro, Felt, Faux Suede Fabric, SU Scallop Punch, Faceted Bead, Pearl

Happy Friday, I hope everyone has a blessed weekend!

  • Laura (scrapnextras)September 19, 2008 - 9:47 am

    You totally blow me away! WOW! Your pumpkin is amazing, and those little frames are stunning…then I scrolled down to the next card and fell off my chair! Love your style!ReplyCancel

  • BarbSeptember 19, 2008 - 9:49 am

    What a creative mind you have Becca! Great idea on the coasters and sooooo elegant too! The pumpkins are just the perfect little momento for each guest too! Bravo Becca!!!


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  • Cindy HaffnerSeptember 19, 2008 - 10:37 am

    Becca your work is always so elegant, thanks for sharing, beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Joan BSeptember 19, 2008 - 11:15 am

    Yikes, you’re good! Wow, your stuff blows me away……ReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 19, 2008 - 11:30 am

    What a great idea.
    Love it.

  • AnitaSeptember 19, 2008 - 1:51 pm

    You’re so schmart!!! Too cool :-)ReplyCancel

  • wendypSeptember 19, 2008 - 3:18 pm

    Wow!!! They are stunning!ReplyCancel

  • JudySeptember 19, 2008 - 4:13 pm

    Becca, this is just amazing! You need to send it to Martha Stewart!! Seriously!ReplyCancel

  • Pam aka/YorkieMomSeptember 19, 2008 - 4:37 pm

    Oh Becca….these are fantastic and I’m just waiting for my invite!!!LOLReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 19, 2008 - 4:50 pm

    Wow Becca – you could sell these in a store – they are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 19, 2008 - 5:37 pm

    You Rock!!! These are such a cool idea. I totally want to be at your Thanksgiving table this year!!! Please take pictures of your entire table setting to share!
    hugs, JamiReplyCancel

  • Leslie MillerSeptember 19, 2008 - 6:42 pm

    True elegance! It just gets better and better!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy B.September 19, 2008 - 8:05 pm

    Stunning, Becca… you must dream crafting, because there just cannot be enough waking hours in the day for all of this never-ending creativity… lol!!!

    Your creativity is absolutely magnificent.

    Cathy B.ReplyCancel

  • dr.fineSeptember 19, 2008 - 10:51 pm

    I am so going to your house for Thanksgiving [I wish]. Everything is just beautiful. I might just have to case some of these ideas and use them for our New Years Day brunch.


  • Lisa D. AthaSeptember 19, 2008 - 10:57 pm


    Wow. If your cooking is anywhere near as good as your crafting, I want to come to Thanksgiving dinner at your house. I will even clean the dirty dishes! You are going to so much thought and work for your family T-day dinner. I can onlky imagine the look on everyones face when they see your table. Ok, you have to take picture of your T-day dinner table when it is all set up, before everyone sits down and eats. You have showed us this much, we (your adoring fans) have to see the whole picture too. Yes, I, Lisa am bestowing a challenge upon you! Post your Turkey day table photo. It doesn’t have to have all the food on it, just at least all of the beautiful hand crafted items. As long as we can see the handcrafted items. Have we got a deal? Oh, my end of the deal is to keep posting uplifting comments on your blog. What a difdficult job I have, since you are my favorite blogger ever! No, I am not kissing-up to you either, I am being sincere. Ok, I will quit typing now.

    Lisa A.ReplyCancel

  • RosetteSeptember 20, 2008 - 1:41 am

    Lovely Becca.:)
    I hope you won’t mind… would like to know some more of you, so.. you’ve been tagged! Go and visit my blog for rules etc… :)ReplyCancel

  • Jan Marie 1flourishSeptember 20, 2008 - 7:48 am

    All stunning and done whit such Amazing Grace…just beautiful! Thanks you for sharing with your great creations done with Flourishes.ReplyCancel

  • hbSeptember 20, 2008 - 8:57 am

    Becca, do you know what I love about coming here? Ok, sure, it’s to see your beautiful creations, but it’s more to *feel* the love and beauty that comes from your heart as you describe your creations. Your Thanksgiving table is going to WOW your guests!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shirley LeeSeptember 20, 2008 - 9:15 am

    Love, love, love the pumpkin and the rest of the settings. What a delightful gift as a remembrance of this special meal. Your creations are so elegant and appealing. Have a good week-end, to.
    SHirley L.
    Roseville, CAReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterSeptember 20, 2008 - 4:00 pm

    How creative is that, and so elegant too, even the pumpkin is very elegant, just love how you finished it off with the stem, Awesome work!ReplyCancel

  • SheilaSeptember 20, 2008 - 7:44 pm

    Incredible! Your pieces just blow me away!ReplyCancel

  • LorelieSeptember 21, 2008 - 3:09 pm

    Absolutely stunning!! Just in awe….ReplyCancel

  • Mel M. M. M.September 23, 2008 - 2:08 pm

    Simply stunning! How gorgeous your table will be! :O)ReplyCancel

  • NancySeptember 24, 2008 - 7:12 pm

    Becca –

    Your pumpkin is beautiful! You mentioned that you gathered around the outside edge and then drew it up. However, I’m curious how you got the “bulges” running from top to bottom around the pumpkin. Did you stitch these as well? Or is it just some fancy “stuffing”.

    I would love to try to make some of these. And I agree with Jami and Lisa – I want to come to your house for Thanksgiving! :)ReplyCancel