Good evening bloggers, i hope you are all well. Everyone ready for the jolly bloke coming to bring our pressies ? i am just about, going to get the fresh veg and last minute bits on Friday morning after a trip to sirstampalot for their 12hr sale :0) and then going to see my cousins little boy have breakfast with Santa. He is 2 and a half and is really into it all this year, and its for him that i made this card come box. It started off as a card but because i had already made him a Christmas card i decided to make it into a box to contain a few Christmas chocolates for a little surprise, i think he will like it.
I started off by colouring the image with pro markers, added glitter glue to the Santa hat and ribbon on a couple of the presents, and silver gel pen to the baubles. This was then mounted onto blue linen effect paper, then onto gold card and finally onto a blue linen effect card. I added a red ribbon bow, little gold bell and blue gem to the top corner just to give it a bit of dimension.
then came the idea to turn it into a box, so i set about making the bottom of the box, and covered it inside with red and gold paper and outside with red paper covered in gold circles. the paper wasn't from a Christmas pack but i thought the colours went well with the colours i had used to colour the digi. I made the top of the box a teenie bit bigger so it would slip over the bottom box, decorated with the same circular paper and added a thick red canvas type ribbon round the box, covered the join at the front with a matching bow, bell and gem as is on the card. Then i stuck the card to the top of the box with some blu tak so it can be removed and a new one added next year in case Aston wants to keep the box and re-use it for his Santa treats every year.
I think that's probably going to be my last post before the big day as things start to get a bit busy here from now on in, so i will wish you all a very
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Happy crafting my friends
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