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Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Thank You Gift Box & Handmade Cards

Good morning to you all! I would like to share a creation i made using an empty teabag box!
I made this for one of my neighbours who was kind enough to loan me a wheelchair when i injured my right knee after the NHS were not helpful! 
Update on my knee! I was informed that i had torn the cartilage on the right side of my knee and now i'm receiving physiotherapy to try to straighten it as it was bent for 3 months. I still can't straighten it fully yet!
Oops! Thank you Donna, i forgot to say i put a selection of handmade cards in the box!
Warning! Picture Heavy Post!
 I started with my empty teabag box.
 I then adhered some Papermania paper to the box and added some robin diecuts and 
a reindeer circle diecut.
 I then added some spotty Washi Tape along the edges.
 Added some check bows and robin to the front of the lid.
 Finished it off with a ribbon handle and a big bow, ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
And this is the side view!
I'm entering these challenges
Bunny Zoe's - Ribbon
Craft-Dee Bows - October challenge
Craft My Life - October/November challenge
Crafty Ribbons - Anything but a card
DLART - October challenge
My Craft Creations - Anything goes
Simon Monday - Anything goes
The Artistic Stamper - Alter something
Winter Wonderland - Check this out
Thank you for visiting my blog today, your comments are always appreciated. Feel free to call back anytime. 
Hugs xx


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Saw the teabag box on my list and had to hop over to see what you did, looks fab and the ribbon sets it off perfectly. With my DT hat on thanks for playing at Crafty Ribbons and WW

Doreen said...

Love your altered

Sammy said...

What a fabulous idea, and so beautifully executed! x

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous idea, Hazel, gorgeous creation hun xxx

Donna said...

Great job on the tea box Hazel, love how you've decorated do tell what did you put in the box?
Hope your knee continues to heal and you can get it moving properly soon.
Donna xx

Laura said...

Sorry to hear you've been struggling with your knee
Thanks for joining in my challenge over at Crafty Ribbons Challenge

Crafteezee said...

Great idea Hazel. Thanks for joining us at BunnyZoe.
Hugs Tracy x

downrightcrafty said...

a gorgeous creation and lovely check thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Donna Maligno said...

what a terrific gift idea and so creatively done! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ October challenge!

applejack cards by sue said...

I think this is my first visit to your lovely blog, what a great idea with the teabag box, really very pretty.

Sandra H said...

Wow these are stunning Hazel and a great use of recycling too x

Taniaj Scott said...

Great Project and colours. Thank you for joining us at Craft my Life with our Anything but a card challenge, Tania xx (DT)

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful cardbox! Love the deer in the moonlight! What a wonderful gift set. Glad you joined us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

May said...

WOW...What a fabulous box... Love the papers & colours... This will make a wonderful keepsake gift...Thank you for joining us at Craft my Life....Hugs May x x x

sparklingblackrose said...

Wow Hazel, fab work! Thank you so much for joining us at my Craft My Life-All Crafts Challenge, hope to see you enter again soon! Elaine-xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-)