Good morning sweet friends! Today is day two of the series One Box, Three Occasions; the occasion I chose to use is Valentines Day. How often do you need to send a card and have a little box for goodies – that alone made Valentines Day a good choice, plus it’s coming soon! The box is the same as the box I created yesterday using Spellbinders Labels Twenty Seven except this time the Spellbinders Gate Element is oriented differently and it makes all the difference in the world. So easy and so different looking in red and white. If you want to know how to make the original box – instructions can be found on this post: http://www.amazingpapergrace.com/one-box-three-occasions-day-1/
Today I have a full sized card (5-1/2″ tall by 7-1/2″ wide) to go along with the box. It features a new Valentines Day sentiment from Quietfire Design called The Heart Has Its Reasons. Because I was able to incorporate the Gate Element, all the pieces match. I added the element by simply folding a gate element over the top of each of the Spellbinders Baby Bunting pieces used. The looks is tied together using Spellbinders Labels Thirty Three. Flowers are created using Spellbinders Urban Blooms and embellished using Spellbinders Foliage Flourish.
The box that I created in this series measures 5-3/8″ tall and is 2-3/8″ wide and deep. The gate element is not folded and aligned on the corner as I did with the box yesterday, but is placed squarely on each side and adhered using Ranger Glossy Accents. To keep the bottom of the gate from flaring out, I simply wove a ribbon over and under the spokes and tied a bow on the front and sealed the theme by using a small heart button. It’s not as dressy as yesterday, but a sweet addition for gift giving (thinking chocolates)!
I finished off the design by adding color using a watercolor brush and some of my Victorian Velvet distress ink. I wet the inside of the heart with my paint brush then picked color up directly from the pad stroking from right to left to get a little gradient. Last order of business – a swirl of pearls from Prima.
|CRAFT SUPPLIES I USED|
|Stamps: Quietfire Design – The Heart Has Its Reasons
Craft Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White – Smooth 80 lb, PTI Pure Poppy, PTI Sweet Blush
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Victorian Velvet Distress Ink
Accessories: Spellbinders Labels Twenty Seven, Spellbinders Labels Thirty Three, Spellbinders Gate Element, Spellbinders Baby Bunting, Spellbinders Urban Blooms, Spellbinders Foliage Flourish, May Arts Silk Ribbon, Prima Pearls, Glossy Accents for adhesive.
I hope you enjoyed Day 2 and yet another way to mix things up and options on the filigree box. Keeping fingers crossed that what I have for tomorrow works out – stop by by and have a look see!
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Again, I just logged on! and there is the most beautiful set of boxes etc!
The colours are striking, I thought at 1st it was Christmas, but then realised it was Valentines!
So lovely Becca!
Absolutely beautiful !
Oh goodness! My heart stopped beating there when I saw these!
Anne (UK) x
Absolutely gorgeous, both the card and box. x
Those flower ribbon are outstanding!
OH MY GOODNESS this is BEAUTIFUL! Your boxes are stunning. Great job!
Elegant and beautiful!
I am sooo intrigued with this box! And now a matching card….wonderful. My mind is a flit with diverse ideas for my daughters and hubby. We have always given Valentines cards to our children; not just a boy/girl thing. Hubby has purchased cards for our daughters on this occasion for the last 47 years! They adore him for showing his love to them in this way. Thanks Becca for sharing these gorgeous creations with us.
So beautiful! What a Valentine’s dream to receive something like this!!
I went to the website you mentioned in yesterdays blog and order your new dies. Thank you for the info.
Oh my word! Absolutely stunning project. So elegant! Hugs Christine xx
Absolutely stunning. Well done Becca with your new dies. Have a good day,. Hugs. Jan.xx
Goodness, Becca. This is GORGEOUS!!!! What a wonderful and creative gift box and card. You are amazing. Thank you for sharing this delightful set. You are such an inspiration!
Absolutely gorgeous!!! Always something beautiful from a beautiful person.
The card is the perfect Valentine’s card. Thanks for sharing your incredible creations.
There is no much to say but WOW!. Gorgeous box and card. I cant wait for the next one.
such a beautiful project – love the Quietfire sentiment
Oh Becca I’m dumb struck and ready to burst at the sheer beauty and artistry of your work. Just lost for words……… Hugs: Mary Mac
Lovely items. You just keep bringing more and more to enchant us.
Another beautiful creation.
The Valentines box is perfect. I don’t have access to the gold paper used yesterday but the box and cards could easily be done in almost any color and still be pretty although the gold was exquisite. TFS Ann
Gorgeous card and box. Love that you used a deep dark pink card with the pink and white accents. This is gorgeous and a clever use of the dies and stamps. Beautiful work and great inspirations.
Another outstanding project Becca. Absolut gorgeous as yesterdays were too, and sooo great to see these differences. I just love your gorgeous work always.
Becca this is lovely…would make a prefect Valentine box and card set for someone special…thanks for sharing…love it..
Absolutely stunning. I love it.
How Beautiful but then you always make Beautiful Projects. thanks for sharing all you make for us to see. you give so many Ideas…..
OH MY BECCA!!! This one is JUST AS “DRESSY” AS yesterday’s box! IT’S BEAUTIFUL AND the card is BEAUTIFUL TOO!!!! GORGEOUS in EVERY WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;) (Chocolates sound good!) LOL
Your boxes are fabulous, but this card is stunning!!!!! Thanks.
The box is lovely and the card simply fab!
Oh, my word, how lush is the card and box? You have such wonderful ideas, and I’m the little minx that either copies or adapts them, thank you xxx
Simply stunning Becca !!
Love these dies, a must have !
I love this one, too! So pretty…and I love the Quietfire stamp…beautiful!
Love the contrast in colors with this version- very striking.
Hi Becca, A stunning card and box, and the flowers are absolutely gorgeous.
Lots of love from Patricia xx
Oh my, gorgeous I like this one even better than yesterdays. I love this red, pink and white. Give me give me give me pleaseeeeeeee!
How lovely Becca! Wish I had a mind like yours, love what you have done – thank you for sharing x x x
So sweet! You go girl!
Another knock out creation. Truly lovely.
Another gorgeous creation Becca. Love how you have woven the ribbon through the gated die on the box – stunning. Beautiful card too. Hugs xxx
Just lovin’ the all occasion 3D box project. Absolutely gorgeous!!!
How can this one be more beautiful than yesterday’s? Maybe I like the red better :)
Absolutely stunning project!
WOW! Gorgeous. You knocked it out of the park!
WOW! This is so beautiful! Love the way you use the dies!
Oh, I have your fabulous bow maker. Did you use it to make the multi-looped bow on your card? It’s so pretty!
Hi Becca. I love this 2nd box. The way you have turned the diecut around to use it, and also how you threaded the ribbon to keep it in place on the box, beautiful : ) I hope you are feeling better each day. Take care.
Oh my, it looks Amazeballs in this colour, could it work with other similar dies….
Going to try this…
Oh my, I love them all of them, yesterday’s creation too. I think these are the nicest boxes I’ve ever seen.
Lots of love from the UK
This box project is gorgeous! I am not sure which one I like more, but I am thinking on leaning toward this one! I love that red, it’s striking! Gorgeous as always, thanks for sharing!
Becca, Yet again you have created another stunning project, this is beautiful, love the Valentine theme. Thankyou for sharing your talent with us. Linda.
I just love your projects!! I can’t wait to get your new dies. I was wondering if you could give a little more detail on how you made the flowers. I checked out the link for the dies, and they just look so so, but what you did with them is gorgeous! Thank you for your inspiration. Susie
Wow, Becca, they are beautiful!
You are so inspirational. I love all your creations. You make people happy. Just by looking at your stuff I’m inspired. Very beautiful. Keep it up. God bless.
I think I like it in the red even more, Gorgeous card to go with it!
Spectacular! Absolutely Gorgeous!