A box with 3 boxes – InspireInk blog hop tutorial

Hello everyone. I loved taking part in the February 2020 InspireInk blog hop with this box yesterday… The inspiration for this box with little boxes inside came from my earlier square version… In fact the measurements for the little boxes inside is exactly the same – you can find out more about my earlier version […]

Peaceful Poppies hand gel box

Hello and thanks for visiting. I’m a big fan of Bath & Bodyworks antibac gels but as we don’t have these stores in the UK I have to stock up when I’m in USA or Canada. So I’m delighted to see that in the UK we are getting some nicer antibacterial gels these days to […]

An alternative to Christmas Crackers

Hello. I was at a superb Scottish Womens’ Institute show and craft fair yesterday and picked up on the growing trend to avoid the waste involved with Christmas Crackers. How often do you throw out the whole lot afterwards, including the “gift” inside? Instead, lots of people were looking for little gifts to put at […]

Super simple box

Hello. Yesterday I showed you a great way to start making cards, with a Stampin’ Up! All-Inclusive kit. Today I’d like to show you an easy way to make boxes like this one… Stampin’ Up! sell these cute little Clear Tiny Treat boxes that you can then simple decorate – easy peasy lemon squeezey! The […]

Birthday Box for a Yankee jar candle

Hello and happy Friday! Today I’d like to show you a rather large box that I made for a birthday gift of a Yankee candle… As this is quite a large candle it called for a large box that measures 3 & 1/4 inches square on the base and 4 inches tall. The dimensions meant […]

Boxing Day – fold flat box

Happy Boxing Day! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. I still feel full from our Christmas lunch but that’s not going to stop me treating myself with some of the fabulous chocolates I received as delicious gifts. As it’s Boxing Day I’ve escaped to my craft room to create this box, for even […]

Pencil gift boxes

I picked up a packet of 8 pencils with foam grips the other day and thought they would make neat little gifts for kids going to school.  As our school year has just finished and the kids have just started their holidays I must’ve been thinking pretty far ahead, for a change! Anyway, as I’d […]

Springtime Foil Box

I thought the card I showed yesterday needed a little gift box to match so here it is…. I used the same Springtime Foils speciality designer series paper as with yesterday’s birthday card and I used the measurements etc as I used in my blog post on 15 March 2018.  You can fit 4 Ferrero […]