Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thanksgiving Favor Box


Another quick project to share with you.

My sweet friend Amanda from Amanda's Crafts and More is doing a series called Thoughtful Thursdays and she asked if I'd share a project :)  So, this is on her blog today.  If you've never visited her before please take a moment to do so.  I promise you'll be glad you did.  I really admire her work and have LOTS of her projects on my Pinterest page.

Today I created a quick and easy project that would be easy to make lots of.  I think one of these on each plate at the Thanksgiving table would be adorable.

I took Stampin' Up's Pillow Box die and some cardstock from the DCWV Autumn Splendor Stack to create the box.

For the tag I took Stampin' Up's Vintage Labels.  I used their colors Really Rust and Ruby Red to stamp.  I ended up cutting the label out by hand, but I know it coordinates with their oval punch.

The little leaf charm is a Shrinky Dink.  It is made from an EK Success Punch.  I used some Bright White Shrinky Dink film.  I actually prefer the Rough and Ready kind for most projects because I find the Bright White gets streaky easily.  For this project I figured streaks would look lovely in my leaves so I pulled this kind out.  I colored the leaf with a Copic Marker and then punched a large hole with the bigger hole punch setting on my Crop a Dile.  Then I baked it to shrink it.

I attached the charm with a thin red ribbon that I tied into a bow.

Super easy and festive!  I could easily see making a bunch of these.

Thanks for dropping by :)

9 comments:

Melissa said...

Amber, this is just lovely, great job!

cricutalltime said...

love the pillow box.i will have to scraplift your leaf charm for some of my projects.tfs

Dilsaver Designs said...

Love the Fall colors and your cute little leaf :)

Audrey Frelx said...

Amber, I love pillow boxes!!! You did a really cute job on yours!!!

Margie said...

Love it, Amber! The charm is the perfect finishing touch. Gotta dig out that Shrinky Dink! I'll be joining you chicks over at Whimsical Designs and I think it's so cool that we will be crafting together!
~~Margie

DIANA L. said...

This is so sweet love the charm.
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Angi @ CokiePop said...

What a fun idea for Thanksgiving. Love the color! :)

ChatterScene.com said...

So cute!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cute box! Great paper!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com