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Monday, May 30, 2011

PIZZA BOX (or not)?

I was in a box swap recently and we had to make our own box from scratch...not alter or decorate a ready made one. I made a standard 'pizza' type box with the lift up lid and strengthened it with a thick piece of card top and bottom. The papers I covered it with are the fabulous 'Ella Blue' from GCD studios. I can't remember where I got the little lock charm or the key but it fastens with one of the Basic Grey mini magnets, which are perfect for this kind of thing. The embellies on the top are done with Marianne dies (you've got to love her dies).

In case you're wondering why it's full of Galaxy bars it's because it went to a friend in France who loves the stuff but finds it hard to get hold of. I have to be honest, when I'd finished this, I really didn't want to part with it, lol.

Entering into:
EMERALD FAIRIES - Anything goes.
PAPER SUNDAES (if a box is allowed) - Shabby Chic.
SPARKLES FORUM - Something metal.
2 SISTERS - Anything goes.
MYCREATE INK - Colour challenge.
FAIRY TALE CHALLENGE - Anything but a card.
CREATIVE CARD CREW - Anything goes.
TRULY SCRUMPTIOUS - Anything goes.


coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lorraine it is a beautiful box I can see why you didn't want to part with it, you have decorated it perfectly I also love it with or without the choccie bars, lol.
Lorraine x

aqualeiga said...

OMG Lorraine, this is GORGEOUS! Lucky friend in France! I'd love to make one, but wouldn't know where to start! Not surprised you didn't want to part with it!!!

Hugs, Ali x

Suzilou said...

My gosh what a gorgeous creation, love the papers and all them yummy chocolates :) xx

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a beautiful box, love it!
Helen x

Jen said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the ColorLab this week!

* Shaz * said...

Gorgeous box thank you for joining us at SFC this time good luck xx

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous box. Thanks for joining us at ColorLab.

Lesley said...

Beautiful box, I love the papers! Thanks for taking part in SFC xx

Tui Nathan said...

Oh my .... What an absolutely stunning box . I love the modified version of the simple pizza box ... It certainly has a lovely old world charm and I love the little closure. Terrific creation ... Well done,!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi this is a wonderful box.
Beautiful colors and a stunning design.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Callenge.

Jen Timko said...

My heavens, this is extraordinary!! So glad you shared your talents with the ColorLab this week!

Amanda R said...

This is wonderful, love your choice of papers! And what a great friend to send chocolate! Thanks for joining in this week at Paper Sundaes!

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

What a beautiful box, I would have a hard time parting with it too! Yummy chocolates :) Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes!

Nela said...

Georgeous Box in beautiful colours and nice details!
Thanks for playing along with us at Fairytale Challenge
Hugs Nela

Maria said...

I can assure you the box has settled in nicely to its new home in France... its even nicer in the flesh (as is the chocolate)

PokSa said...

Beautiful box. Fantastic design.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.

xx Sandra

Naomi said...

WOW, Lorraine, this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! You did a FANTASTIC job!
I found you at The Outlawz and am your 100th follower! Woohoo!
I look forward to your future projects!


Kymberli said...

Amazing Box
and you blog is so colorful.:)
I found you on the outlawz site.
and am a new follower
Hope you can stop by.

Judy Tesla Stark said...

Beautiful work! Great blog. I found you on the Outlawz and now am a follower. Judy

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