Friday, September 24, 2010

My Sheri Crafts Challenge #23: Autumn















For My Sheri Crafts "Autumn" Challenge this week, I covered a tin box I've had in my stash for awhile using one of my favorite fall papers: Basic Grey's Mellow 6 x 6 pad. I loved it so much after I first used it that I ran out & bought a second pad!
I chose a tree paper to cover the top and then used 4 solids and the stripe in this line for my pennants and brownish-green solid for trim and to cover the box edges. I cut/embossed my pennants from the largest Spellbinders' star die from a small scrap for each "flag". Baker's twine is used to "hang" my pennant, across the border strip and along the lid's edge. To complete my fall theme, I used alphabet charms for my "Happy Fall" sentiment. Now all I need is to visit my local grocery for some goodies to tuck inside and a matching tag or small card & I have a fun little gift for a friend/neighbor -- thanks My Sheri Crafts for the inspiration! ;-)
Paper: Basic Grey's Mellow 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Ink: PTI's Chamomile (on flags all edges)
Embellishments: Making Memories' Small Antique Copper Alpha Charms; The Twinery's Baker's Twine

7 comments:

My Sheri CRAFTS said...

Awww! Such a lovely gesture! Penants are very popular and such a nice way to display them! Thanks for joining us this week!

1CardCreator said...

Very cute treasure box Marge. The pennants look fab and I love those letters too. ~Diane

Sue Lelli said...

So CUTE! LOVE the letters and LOVE how you chose to use three different colored baker's twine together! FAB paper, too!

Colleen said...

Marge,
This is really cute! Love the banner and twine. Great gift!

Kathy W said...

love the little pennant banner-too cute

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a fun project Marge! That lil' banner is darling!

klarcher said...

What as terrific gift this will make, lucky friend

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