Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Elegant Papercraft

‘Oh, how I wish I could really take this bag out dancing!’ Today I’ve made this Elegant Clutch Bag, Gift Bag using the Stampin Up Stylish Stems framelits. This is a nice size to hold a book, chocolates, jewellery and even a small top or t-shirt. To make this Clutch bag you will need… 1…… Continue reading Elegant Papercraft

Swivel Lid Gift Boxes

Tooth Fairy Keepsake Swivel Boxes

I got this idea after remembering how much my sister freaked out about the thought of the Tooth Fairy coming into her bedroom and under her pillow to take her tooth! We all laugh now but those early years she was petrified about the whole thing!! I had the idea to make these boxes for…… Continue reading Tooth Fairy Keepsake Swivel Boxes

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Large Gift Box with Triangular Opening

Hi Everyone today I have these cool gift boxes with an unusual closure. These boxes are a nice big size measuring 4 x 4 x 4.1/2 they have an unusual triangular opening finished with a large label. To make these you will need… x 2 pieces of cardstock measuring 8.1/4 x 11.5/8 Score along the…… Continue reading Large Gift Box with Triangular Opening

Medium Gift Boxes · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Stylish Stems Detail!

I’m so happy I purchased the ‘Stylish Stems’ die set from Stampin Up. (It’s on sale now)     I was drawn to it because of the ‘frame-less’ framelits which I’ve used in this project. They are great and really finish this tube box perfectly. The really rich colours against the white background look so striking. Its a…… Continue reading Stylish Stems Detail!

Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Large Hexagon gift box.

I have found myself making so many square and rectangle shaped boxes I’m starting to get bored! I find myself often scoring scrap bits of card and playing around with score lines and by doing this is how most of my designs come together including these Hexagon boxes. These are a really good size measuring…… Continue reading Large Hexagon gift box.

Cases, Pouches & Sleeves · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

Pawsecco anyone?

Yep, you heard right, Pawsecco!!! I was having lunch at my local pub the other day when I saw this advertised at the bar. Pawsecco We had a right giggle, I know lots of people that would think this is a total waste of money, but I also know a lot of people who would…… Continue reading Pawsecco anyone?


My Concertina Photo Frame

This lovely project was inspired by mum. She made one a while ago and has it up in her craft room and it has inspired me to do my own. This was such a lovely project to do and the sentiment… ‘It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in life that…… Continue reading My Concertina Photo Frame


Spinner Card

Made my first Spinning cards this weekend and they turned out pretty good!   To make these cards you need… 6 x 6 plain greeting card 3 pieces of 5.7/8 x 5.7/8 DSP. 3 white die cut circles. White elastic. Nest of circle dies. Sentiments of your choice. Check out my tutorial below. The detail.…… Continue reading Spinner Card