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Challenging project

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I got to play a little in the Splitcoaststampers Dare to Get Dirty challenges, and made a project that worked for quite a few of them!  Jami challenged us to use blue and embellishments, Bonnie wanted wings, Laurie wanted ribbon, Krystie clear things, and Tracy wanted bags. I think I got ’em all in with one project. The only thing I *didn’t* get in was treats for the inside to make it fit Carole‘s challenge. I went to check my stash, and it’s all gone. . .   I’ll bet I have little critters (read: kids home for the summer!) who’ve been snacking on my stuff!

The box started out as a 12″ x 12″ sheet of screen printed acetate from Hambly. The blue matches SU!’s Bermuda Bay perfectly.  I scored to create a 2″ x 3″ box with no top or bottom, and then scored and scalloped some cardstock to make the bottom. I very loosely followed the directions here.  The top is just pinched together and covered with a little cardstock tent, and the ribbon was threaded through holes I punched through all the layers.  For supplies, click here.
I hope y’all are all enjoying the challenges. From the looks of the gallery, you sure are! I can’t wait to go back and get a better look this weekend. Thanks SO much for supporting the site with your Fan Club memberships, and for playing along in the challenges this week!

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9 Comments

  1. Posted July 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | Permalink

    Gorgeous box!

  2. Bonnie aka raduse
    Posted July 26, 2009 at 10:49 am | Permalink

    Awesome box Jenn. I see you have the same critters running around your house & getting into the treats that I do.

  3. Posted July 26, 2009 at 2:51 pm | Permalink

    Cute bag, Jen! I love it! I have some hambly screen prints that would look lovely done up like this. Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. Posted July 27, 2009 at 4:04 pm | Permalink

    This is awesome, Jenn! Love the color!

  5. Posted July 28, 2009 at 7:51 am | Permalink

    OHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!! I’ve been trying to stay out of the DTGD gallery until my projects are done….I created a clear box too (had to fill mine with chocolate chips…the only “goodies” I had left!!) Seeing your box makes me realize why my creations are on a different level of the DD gals!! This is GORGEOUS!!

  6. Posted July 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | Permalink

    Jen, this box is beautiful. I absolutely have to get some of the Hambly printed acetate. TFS. Love your work.

  7. Posted July 28, 2009 at 10:43 pm | Permalink

    Oh this is just gorgeous! I never knew what to do with that cardstock, but this is so gorgeous and elegant!

    I failed to renew my sub for SCS so I can’t play..but I really enjoyed it last year! Maybe next time. :)

  8. Posted July 29, 2009 at 2:41 pm | Permalink

    oh my…i love this box jenn!! really 100% fantastic!

  9. vera
    Posted August 2, 2009 at 12:16 pm | Permalink

    Ooooohhhh, love this! I can totally imagine black and clear printed transparencies for either a Halloween goodie bag or even a more formal wedding favor!

    Thanks for sharing!

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