Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Over the top little box

Here is a little Christmas box. I think I went a bit over the top with embellishing it....
It was just the perfect project to use up all these bits of left over Christmas paper. (Sorry in places it went a bit messy, - it's quite fiddly to make. I think if I did it again I would make a better job of it...)

The little box maybe doesn't look like much, but it opens in a really clever way and I was rather intrigues by the construction. It is just perfert for holding a few choice chocolates


A tutorial on how to make a box like this and a really pretty example can be found here

17 comments:

  1. It doesnt look over decorated to me - to me it looks perfect!

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  2. No such thing as over embellished! This box is just beautiful, thanks for sharing, Jennibellie x

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  3. Great box idea - thanks for the link x

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  4. A beautifully designed box, dear Astrid! I like your fine sense of detail ..... beautiful!

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  5. Loving your over the top little box...clever wording.... xx

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  6. I think it's just perfect, not sure you can overembellish. It is a rather neat little construction... yet another thing to try one day!!

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  7. It looks gorgeous and the details finish it off perfectly.
    Yvonne x

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  8. I don't thing you've overdone it at all Astrid, it's gorgeous. I've had a good look at the link and I must give it a try. Oooh, I need more hours in a day, lol! Don't we all?

    Hugs
    Lesley XX

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  9. Oh how lovely.
    So wonderful christmas box Astrid.
    This is lovely.

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  10. Astrid I adore this ..... so beautiful and a wonderful embellishment to any home ... fabulous work .. hugz x

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  11. I was just going to say there is nothing over the top about your box until I read Netty's comment LOL. It is so beautiful, and all that detailed stitching is gorgeous, will have a look at that tutorial now and just hope its not too complicated. XX

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  12. This is such a clever little box and not overdone at all - thanks for the great tutorial link. xx

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  13. What a beautiful box!
    Its perfectly decorated with embellishments.

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  14. "Over the top"??? I think "Not!", Astrid!!!! It's stunning! The box will be a lovely treasure after all of the goodies inside have been long gone. Hope you had a fabulous trip! Hugs, Terri xoxoxo

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