Friday, April 1, 2011

Happy Easter Chick Gift Box: QuicKutz Style and BLOG CANDY

I've had this wooden "egg-shaped" box for a looong time, so decided it was the perfect shape for an Easter treat. The box is covered in handmade paper that reminded me of hand-dyed eggs.  I cut the chick (QuicKutz/Lifestyle Crafts die #Rev-0184-S) using craft felt and the egg from the same die in Bazzill Shimmer CS. The egg and box edges are distressed with Antique Linen Distress Ink. Chick/egg are grounded with Toffee FlowerSoft.
A Happy Easter greeting and small egg adorn the front side of my treat box, die cut with QuicKutz Nameplate die RS-0624, edged with Antique Linen Distress Ink and stamped by stamping off once. This is achieved by stamping the inked egg/sentiment first on scratch paper before stamping onto the die cut, which lightened my Memento Bahama Blue dye ink so it better matches the blue in my handmade paper. The die cut and my chick's eye are accented with ZVA Creative light blue pearls.

This chick die, plus MANY others, ZVA Creative Pearls, Tim Holtz Distress Inks and FlowerSoft products are all available at Creating Everlasting Memories EBay store.
You also don't want to miss our Creating Memories in Time blog for April, including Mary's sweet Easter project tutorial, more upcoming projects from all the DT Ladies, as well as BLOG CANDY that you can play along to win -- so click on the link above!!!


1CardCreator said...

This is adorable Marge, I just love your ideas.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So cute Marge! Love the little felt chick!

Sue Lelli said...

Wow! Who gets this FAB Easter box? Your DD?? Or DH?? LOVE that handmade paper and that felt chickie! FAB project!


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