Friday, November 30, 2012

Day 3 - Dec WMS Sneak Peaks - Open Me First!


Welcome to Day 3 of the Waltzingmouse Sneak Peeks!  Today we are working with a wonderful set called Ornate Ornaments - and boy!!!  are they ever ornate!!  Check out this lovely detail!

I used the largest ornate ornament in the set which includes 4 beautiful ornaments, 10 sentiments, and a snowflake piece that you can use to make an ornate snowflake!  The ornaments can be hand cut or they also fit the Spellbinder 2010, 2011 and 2012 Heirloom Ornaments!  This large ornament fits the Heirloom Ornaments 2010

I love boxes, and I always need some for those little gifts given at Christmas. So today I made this lovely Angle Top Label Box - It's a freebie Template in the WMS Shop designed by Claire!  This beautiful ornament fits wonderfully on the top of this pretty box. This box would fit a roll of cash, a gift card, jewelry, or some sweet treats!
 When I stamped the ornament -  I stamped it twice, die cut them both and layered them together to create one ornament stamped on the front and back.  I adhered the ornament to the box with just two foam dots so that it could be easily removed and the ornament could be hung up if desired.  Here's a pic of the back with the foam dots on it.
When I made my box - I used two purple top pieces cut with Labels 16 Nestabilities layered together - but before I adhered them together - I placed tinsel string from front to back between the layers.  I brought the tinsel string on the back down under the bottom so it could be tied in the front to hold it closed.  I also layered a smaller Labels 16 die cut in gold over the top and bottom piece.  Here's a pic.

and here's how it looks from the back when it's tied in the front.
 
The box base is a 2 1/2" square.  This shows the tinsel string tied in a bow in front.
 I dry embossed the side gold panels with the Square Lattice Embossing folder by SU, then wrapped a sheer gold ribbon around them.  This box works up in a snap so you could easily make several of them!

We'll all be back tomorrow for a DT Blog Waltz as we celebrate the new release - and all of the stamps we've been previewing will be available to purchase!  Whoo hoo!!  Which ones are YOUR favorite??  Woodgrain Backgrounder, My Heart, Woodenheart Alphabet, or Ornate Ornaments???

The waltz will begin at 2 pm EST tomorrow - to allow Claire time to reset the store with the new sets.

Now I'm off to see what the other DT ladies have created with these beautiful Ornate Ornaments!!  Are you coming with me???

Bonnie Sharp Sarah Martina Parker Tosha Leyendekker Kelly Schirmer Sandie Dunne Clare Buswell Julia Aston Laurie Schmidlin Jennifer Holmes Claire Brennan

Stamps:  Waltzingmouse - Ornate Ornaments (available 12/1)
Paper:  White, Royal Velvet - PTI, gold - Canford Card
Ink:  Memento Grape Jelly, Versamark
Accessories:  Angle Top Label Box Template - freebie in Waltzingmouse shop, gold embossing powder, hot gun, foam tape, Scor Tape, gold sticky pearls - Michaels, tinsel string - Prairie Bird Boutique Etsy Shop, Square Lattice Embossing Folder - Stampin'Up, large oval punch - SU, Heirloom Ornaments 2010 Spellbinders, Labels 16 Nestabilities, Gold shimmer ribbon - PTI. 

27 comments:

Glittery Katie said...

Beautiful!!

nicoleqmullen said...

Wowsa, this is just stunning, so beautiful & opulent!

Jill Norwood said...

Stunning and oh so elegant!!!!

Isabel Z said...

OMG, I LOVE what you have created-stunning!

Peggy said...

Spectacular box Julia! Love that you can take the ornament off and use it on the tree!

Holly Saveur said...

STUNNING!

Michelle said...

Beautiful gift box and such lovely colours !

Sandie said...

Woah!!!Stunning!!! Absolutely amazing. It's so luxurious.

anya said...

This is so elegant, Julia! I love the purple and gold together. The ornament and box together are a match made in heaven! Gorgeous!

Deborah Frings said...

This is so opulent!! Love the gold and purple. The tag is stunning and the little gold pearls just add to the luxury. Love it!

Annette said...

this is gorgeous..love the color combo.. You are just so crafty and I love it..

Pauline said...

Absolutely gorgeous Julia! Stunning little box, and what a beautifu; ornament stamp. Claire's done it again!

Lisa Lara said...

Wow Julia so gorgeous.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

What a beautifully elegant box Julia! Love the rich, royal colors!

Riet said...

so beautiful Julia.

Hugs Riet.xx

Mary-Anne V said...

wow that is one very detailed and pretty box...love the use of gold.

maryr917 said...

love this box Julia-it looks great topped with the ornament-thanks for the tip on where to get it-I am going to make a few and fill with gift ards

*Vicki* said...

What a gorgeous box Julia!! Love the elegant design and fabulous colors!! Have a great weekend! HUGs :)

Lynn Hardy said...

Oooooh such a pretty box! These stamps look so versatile and I can't wait to buy a set and start playing with them.

Charmaine Stack said...

What a wonderful keepsake box and ornament, Julia! I love the use of purple. Very regal. The Ornate Ornaments is my fave of the release.

craftymom205 said...

Lovely box.

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Ellen said...

What a stunning box! Fabulous colors and ornament Julia!!!

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Renee said...

Stunning!!
This is something worthy of some fabulous jewels tucked inside...
so incredibly elegant, Julia!!
Just gorgeous!! :)

Kary said...

Just Beautiful, Julia!! Love the Ornament stamp and your Gorgeous box. The colours look great!!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Stunning project Julia! Love the beautiful gift box and fancy ornament! Happy Holidays!

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