Friday, November 30, 2012

December Paper Trail Blog Hop... Avonlea

Welcome to the Paper Trail Blog Hop for December!
You should have arrived from Tracey's blog, but this is a circular hop, so it doesn't matter where you begin.  ;)
This month we are featuring the Avonlea paper packet, and here's my project to share with you.
I made a pretty little boxed set of 6 Christmas cards.

I was thinking of adding a little Christmas message at the top of the Colonial White piece, that would be tucked behind the lid decoration, or possibly at the bottom part above the scroll-type edge.
Where do you think I should add it?
Avonlea is full of such beautiful papers, so I decided to create 6 cards to show off each paper design individually, but kept the design the same for simplicity and cohesion.
The box was cut at 5 1/2" using the Tags, Bags, Boxes & More 2 Cricut cartridge,
and the card size is 4 3/4" x 3".
(Note: for the box, I cut the two separate pieces and adhered them together -- I did not use the one-piece candy box shape.)
Here's what the Avonlea paper samples look like:
And with a new month, I need to mention the new Stamp of the Month - Year Round Cheer, available only in the month of December and for just $5 with a $50 order.
I just happened to use an image from this set on my cards...  ;)


Thank you for joining me today.
Please continue along the Paper Trail Blog Hop by visiting Lynne's blog.
Happy creating!  :)
Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper:  Avonlea paper packet; Colonial White, Slate CS
Stamp:  Year Round Cheer - Dec. SOTM
Inks/Markers:  Slate and Slate pigment; Juniper and Juniper Light alcohol markers
Embellishments:  Silver Trim, Silver Glitz Glitter Gel, Colonial White Designer Brad - retired, Clear Sparkle
Punches:  Real Estate Sign (EK), 3/4" circle (EK), 2" scallop circle
Other:  Tags, Bags, Boxes & More 2 Cricut cartridge (Provo Craft), Sewing machine (Kenmore), Bone folder,  3D foam tape, Clear Detail embossing powder, Sponge, Liquid Glass


Mary said...

Love your box! I've looked at that Crticut cartridge and wondered if I needed it! Guess I do along with that stamp set! Beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Love that you kept all the cards the same and showcased the beautiful papers!

Casandra Bennett said...

This is gorgeous. I love the green and silver ornaments. :)

Linda Taylor said...

Lovely work as always Vicki. I could hangout at your hangout all day!!!

Leslie said...

You do such fine work. Luv it.

Lynne said...

Beautiful set!!

Kelly said...

I love your box and cards. I would use a sentiment at the bottom of the white tag on the front. Something like Greetings, or Cards. Then it can be used all through the year after they send those cards. I love your work, please keep sharing :)

CeciliaM said...

What box did you use from the cartridge? I can't find one that folds closed like that and want to make something like it - Help!


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