Sunday, 20 September 2009

No challenge - Just 2 Stationery boxes

My grandaughter, Hannah (see picture below - she'll kill me if she sees I put a photograph of her on my blog) has two birthdays comming up and she wanted to make cards for them. After rooting around in my computer she decided she wanted to make stationery boxes - great - no crafting or commenting for me yesterday!!  All I got to do was the boring bits.......measuring and cutting.  I must say we are both pleased with the results. The red box is for a friend Karla who's birthday is this coming week so we've actually finished the notecards inside the box, we hadn't time to make any tags for the tag holder so there is a small bar of chocolate in those and there aren't as yet any stamps in the stamp holder -( next to the notebook).
Fortunately the next birthday isn't for some weeks so we have time to make the 6 notecards for this one.
The instructions for this stationary box can be found Here and they are much easier to make than they look.



The insides






Papers & Card - Bazzill, Bo Bunny (green & brown): DCWV - Once Upon a Time - red floral
Tools  -  Scorpal  :  Heart nesties  :  Cropodile (eyelet hole in the note books)
Embellishments  -  from stash

Now Hannah has gone to a confirmation class at church so I'm heading off to do some commenting before she returns and wants to take over my computer and craft room once more (lol).

32 comments:

SallyB said...

She looks adorable and those boxes are gorgeous. Lucky Ladies getting those! Hope you feel settled in your new home!

Lorraine A said...

Oh these are gorgeous Heather :-) i made one ages ago and you just reminded me about them ,, :-) Fabulous gift idea :-)

What a lovely photo of Hannah :-) a beautiful girl :-)

Luv
Lols

Desire Fourie said...

Hannah is a real cutie. Love these stationery holders they are just gorgeous and the recipients are going to treasure and adore them.
Hugs
Desire

Helen said...

Wow these are beautiful! What lovely gifts!
Helen x

Julie said...

These are gorgeous Heather I especially love the red one, the papers are divine. Are you gonna show us a photo of the notecard? it looks very elegant from what I can see of it. I actually started making one of these. I wanted to adjust the size so it would take European sized cards and evelopes but I messed it up and never quite got back to it. Might have to have another go.

gina g said...

These are gorgeous Heather might have a go at one of these. Lovely pic of Hannah.Enjoy your day. luv gina xx

Christine said...

Hi Heather what gorgeous gifts you both have made love em.. gorgeous g/daughter too.

hugs Christine xx

June Houck said...

Heather, thanks for the link. I'd like to try this project. How fun that Hannah shares this passion with you! I hope my daughters will some day. She is a beautiful girl; she obviously takes after her grandmother...talented and gorgeous :)

Moni said...

Hi Heather so fab boxes you made! Love the inside and so fab papers! Your grandaughter is so beautiful girl! Great project as always! Hugs,moni

Uschi Heller said...

Hi,
it´s a great Idea! Very lovely

hugs
Uschi

Karen said...

Absolutely stunning !

Love Karen x

Dawn said...

Wow well done to you both they are stunning Heather, How great to spend such quality time together..


hugs
Dawn
x

Danni said...

Beautiful photo of Hannah and beautiful projects!

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!!!!
These are fabulous!
Oh I love your gorgeous paper and your detail is so perfect!
These are amazing!
Your Hannah is so very beautiful you must be so proud!
hugs
kim x

Cheryl said...

wow these are just amazing hun gorgoues hannah is so pretty too love cheryl xxxxx

Chris said...

Hannah is so pretty Heather and although you got to do the boring bits, I bet you enjoyed every minute of the time spent together on these fantastic boxes. I really love these but I have to say I look at the insides of them and start to quake in my boots :). I'll have a look at the instructions though to see if I think I can manage one, they're such a lovely idea. Chris x

Anesha said...

Beautiful boxes,love them both. Never got around to finishing the decoration on mine (several months now :-)). Hope Hannah has a great time at confirmation class. Anesha :-)

Georgia said...

Wow, these are such a brilliant idea! The look so intricute and detailed, I'd never be able to make them - they're so pretty! :)
Your granddaughter looks really like you!
Love, Georgia xx

debby4000 said...

Oh they're fabulous and so stylish.
luv
Debby

Pia said...

wow what a beautiful boxes, lovely colours

Sandie said...

Those boxes are just fabulous.. and so much work!!! Great job :)

Your grand daughter is so beautiful, a heartbreaker in the making ;)

a portland granny said...

Those boxes are wonderful! They DO look complicated, but I just might give one a try!

I know what you mean when the granddaughters come to create My 14 year old was here to complete a project for her folks' anniversary....and nothing in my craft room was available to me, including checking my email!!

But it is so fun having them, isn't it??

SheilaS said...

Rica I can see that Hannah is going to be as creative as you. These boxes are exquisite and I for one am off to check out the instruction. I was going to make some notelets soon and these would be ideal

Larissa said...

Wow these are both really gorgeous Heather! What a lovely personal present!

Hugs,
Larissa

Faerielore said...

WOW these are stunning, they are so professional, such a lovely gift :) and hanna is such a beautiful girl xxx

Faerielore said...

WOW these are stunning, they are so professional, such a lovely gift :) and hanna is such a beautiful girl xxx

debra said...

Hello
Wow i love these two Stationery boxes.
hugs Debra

Mandi said...

Im absolutely blown away by these Heather, they are amazing

mandi xx

Danielle said...

Wow Heather! These stationery boxes are absolutely gorgeous - you've done a fabulous job making them!
Hugs, Danielle

rachel said...

WOW:):).....beautiful boxes!!!:) you are amazing!!:)

Heather x said...

Oh what a wonderful job you and Hannah have done, I bet Hannah's friends will love them :0)
*hugs* Heather x

sassy said...

stunning....wow factor boxes....and thed picic aw ant she pretty..hugs sassyx

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