Wednesday, June 4, 2014

It's a Man Thing

Glad you could join our blog hop.  Can't believe it is June already.  Time to let those dads know how much we appreciate them.  Hope you like my little gift box below.

 Here is the completed box with ribbon tie and greeting.  Want to make one?  I  can show you how - just let me know by e-mail at

Wanted to show you the side view so you could see the stamped image I used to give a faux wood look.   I was going to use the new Hardwood stamp #133035, but ended up using the big stamp in Truly Grateful, #131733, as it fit perfectly on the sides and still gave me the look I was trying to achieve.  Sorry to see the Core'dinations paper, which is sandable, retiring.  It is fun to work with and really achieved a great worn wood look on the box top for the background behind the moose.  Particularly when I embossed it with the Woodgrain embossing folder, #127821, and then sanded it.

Here is the stamped top without the ribbon so you can see the image better.  These boxes are so handy for a quick gift container.  I sponged the grass with pear pizazz and the sky with pool party, then stamped the moose over the top.  Here is the list of products I used. 

Stamp Sets:  Truly Grateful #131733, $19.95; Walk in the Wild #130357, $14.95
Card Stock:  Whisper White #100730, $8.50; Core'dinations Early Espresso (retired)
Kraft Gift Box:  #124106, $2.95/4 boxes
Inks:  Early Espresso #126974, $5.95; Pear Pizazz, #131180, $5.95; Pool Party, #126982, $5.95
Ribbon:  Natural 5/8" Chevron , #132982, $6.95; Linen Thread, #104199, $4.50
Accessories:  Labels Collection Framelits, #125598, $26.95; Extra Large Oval Punch, #119859, $16.95; Woodgrain Embossing Folder, #127821, $7.95; Stamping Sponges, #101610, $3.50
So now hop on over to Deb's blog and let's see what she has done.  Just click on the picture below and you will be there.  Enjoy!!


  1. Pearl, your gift box is just wonderful! I just love how you stamped the box, made a topper and tag!! : ) Eva

  2. Super box!! I love the stamps, texture and tag. You did good Pearl!

  3. Too cute! How clever to use the Moose on a box! Great idea. Your gift packing is always so awesome. Thanks for playing and sharing!

  4. Great box! Love the Moose!

  5. Beautiful projects, I love core-dinations paper, too bad it is retired.

  6. WOW - Love all the projects.

  7. Great idea to make a box. I love the TIEF you used.