Monday, April 4, 2011

WMS SOAP - Stamp of Approval Parade Day 4 - Spring Baskets Treat Boxes

Welcome to our 4th and final day of the WMS SOAP! 

On this last day of our parade - all of the Design Team participants are creating projects using the Spring Blessings stamp set.  Just in time to inspire you for any Easter or Springtime projects you may need soon!

Today I have made some cute little treat boxes for the Easter dinner table or perhaps to bring when visiting a friend or loved one in a nursing home or even to just give a friend when dropping by to say 'hello'!

Just click on any image to see it a bit larger.   The dotted oval stamp on the sentiment is from the Fancy Phrases set and all other images are from Spring Baskets.  I cut out two of the daffodils and layered them over the image with foam tape.  Two of the paper pieced eggs are up on foam tape too - just to give a little dimension.
I found the box template at PaperCrafts Magazine under downloads from  the 350 Cards and Gifts issue (scroll down till you come to the baby blocks template)  I enlarged the template size 125% on my printer to come up with an approximately 2"x2" square box.

I cut the grass from green tissue paper (recycled from the inside of a gift bag I received!) using a die from MFT.
For the sentiments - I stamped the dotted oval framing with Wild Honey Ranger Ink and the sentiment in black - then cut it with a Petite Oval Nestability, embossed it and sponged with Mustard Seed Ranger ink before removing it from the die.  I adhered it to the cover with foam tape.

I added some Orange Peel Stickles to the center of my daffodils for a little shimmer!
So, there you go - some pretty little Easter Treat boxes for your holiday decorating and treat giving needs!

Today we also have an exciting announcement - Claire has chosen 3 new WMS Design Team Members -  I am SO excited to welcome Tosha Leyendekker, Kate Whelan and Niki Estes!!  whoo hoo!   such talent these ladies bring to the table!! -  Please welcome them when you visit their blogs linked below with the rest of the design team!!

We hope that you have enjoyed, and have been inspired, by our 4 day Stamp of Approval Parade!

Now it’s time for you to get your craftiness on as we invite you to participate in a CASE (Copy and Share Everything) competition.

Choose a card or project from any of the Design Team projects posted during our parade.  CASE that project using Waltzingmouse Stamp images, and link it using the Inlinkz on Claire’s blog. At the end of the competition, one project will be randomly selected to be highlighted with a Parade of its own on several of the Design Team blogs.

You have one week to complete your project and link it.  The competition will close on April 10th at 8:00 am Claire’s time (3 am Eastern, 2 am Central and Midnight Pacific time).  The winner will be announced on Claire’s blog on April 11th.

And now -  without further ado -  here is the blog link list for you to check out all the wonderful ways to use Spring Baskets!




    Stamps:  Waltzingmouse - Spring Baskets, Fancy Phrases.
    Paper:  Harvest Gold, white, Text Style Happy Spots, Text Style 2009 Bitty Dot Basics - PTI, green tissue paper.
    Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Wild Honey, Mustard Seed.
    Accessories:  grass die - MFT, petite oval nestability, foam tape, orange peel Stickles, Copics: R32, BG10, YG13, YR24, Y13, Y02, Y38, V12, E34, BG32, Box Template - Papercrafts Magazine Downloads, scortape.

28 comments:

Wendy ten Hove said...

Cute, Julia! Love the colors in these projects! These will surely cheer up the easter breakfast table!
Hugs, Wendy

Peggy said...

Such adorable boxes! Fabulous Easter treat for anyone!

Vicki Dutcher said...

What an adorable Easter Basket!!

snowbear said...

I love 3-D items and this is so sweet.. a perfect Easter treat!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Oh Julia - these are so very adorable. I love how personalized they all are with the images from Spring Basket. You did a wonderful job with today's post.

IamDerby said...

I love this! What an eggscellent idea! (heeheehee)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such darling Easter treats Julia! Love how you decorated those little boxes!

Riet said...

So beautiful Jula,I love the images and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Linda said...

well these boxes are just darling!!! what nice favors these would make at each place setting!

Niki Estes said...

Your little treat boxes are so cute!

*Vicki* said...

You make the most wonderful creations!! These are sooo darling!! Love the grass along the edges too!! TFS! HUGS

Joanne (jojot) said...

da queen of fabulous packaging strikes again....awesome

Kate W. said...

Julia, this is another wonderful ensemble! You never miss out on a detail! I am inspired to case you for my Easter goodies! Thanks for the warm welcome and the inspiration!!

jdmommy said...

Julia, these easter box treats are fab!! Colorful and darling, and filled with chocolate....who could ask for more!! TFS!

Susan Hogan said...

Great boxes and a lovely idea. Thanks for sharing.

Cassie_lu said...

amazing little boxes and I really like the depth you added to them

Velta said...

Julia ~ I do not know where to begin telling you how I love these adorable creations you have made...my goodness I would love to CASE these little gift boxes...Congrats to the newbies!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

OMGoodness Julia, you have pulled out all the stops with your SOAP cards and projects!!! I love them all!!! These little boxes are so cute! I love the wee book featuring sweet Landon (GO Red Sox!), and that little bird house... love love love it!!! I have a special fondness for blue birds anyway. They were a favorite of my dear mother.

I miss you all so much at WMS, but I'm so glad you're also a Friend of TCM so we can stay in touch.

Hugs!
Lisa

Helen L said...

What really cute boxes! Now I want to make some:-)

Bev J. said...

Pretty boxes for those cute foil wrapped bunnies-great job on your project.

Kelly S. said...

So cute! I love how you decorated the inside of the box...those bunnies are too cute peeking out!

anya said...

These are fantastic, Julia! What a special little gift for someone - they are truly beautiful!

Wanda Cullen said...

Such cute little treat boxes! Love those gold bunnies!

Ren-Yi said...

These Easter gift boxes are just too cute. i love the whole setup - fun, cheery, colorful, great pp picked - and that lindt bunny doesn't look too shabby too (yum!)

Monique said...

Oh I love these Julia!! They are so bright, fun and full of spring goodness... (and Chocolate lol).. Great projects!!

Francie G. said...

Your treat boxes are a real treat, Julia! All are just too cute!

Edna Morrisedie said...

Great job with the boxes, they are lovely in all their colour and functionality, well done you!

Pauline said...

Gorgeous treat boxes, I love this stamp set. I really love the beautiful spring colours here, and the yummy treats too!