The month of December is quickly coming to an end and with it the last of the inspiration for all your gift giving from the DT. I hope you've had as much fun looking each day as we have had in creating it all for you :)
Today I have a selection of things to share with you.
Sometimes when I chose a gift for someone I want to go just that wee bit further, and instead of just wrapping paper and a bow I go all out and create a little bit of magic ;) Just as much thought can go into the gift wrapping as in the purchasing/making of a gift, and I think it makes it just that wee bit more special.
First up is a selection of smaller gift boxes. These were part of a Secret Santa I participated in - now I could have just wrapped everything but theres nothing like creating something for someone who you know will appreciate it :) It doesn't have to be expensive either, the red container is just a plastic noodle box from one of the dollar stores, but they make awesome gift boxes all decorated and filled with goodies!
Ive die cut some flowers and used a small selection of the Collectables from Yuletide. See those two vials on the side? Reindeer glitter ;)
Punching strips of paper and adding pearls finishes off the sides of the noodle box perfectly.
A couple of pillow boxes are another quick and inexpensive way to wrap a gift - they're the perfect size for gift cards, cash, jewellery and of course scrapbook embellishments ;)
To decorate them I've used a selection of die cut flowers, Kaiser flowers, leaves and Collectables from the Yuletide collection. The Pillow Box die is also the perfect size for a 6x6 pad!
This box originally contained a diffuser set. I started re-purposing it by painting on Ranger Glue n Seal before painting all the edges of both the lid and the cover black. That was followed by another coat of Glue n Seal, and then I could start decorating.
I decided to go with the whole doily thing, so that die cut piece of paper from the North Pole collection became my base, and then I started adding layers as I went.
To decorate Ive die cut some Tattered Poinsettias using the Tim Holtz die with white cardstock, using buttons for the centers, popping some ribbon, a collectable tag and some Prima flowers to finish it off. Inside Ive popped some Christmas decorations and some doggy treats.
This is also my last post for December, I hope you've enjoyed what I have had to show you :) and thank you for all your comments. Warm fuzzys are always appreciated :)
Don't forget to pop by the gallery and leave your entries, the work so far has been outstanding!!