Origami Boxes Are So Easy And Fun To Create. Try These With Matching Cards For A great Gift Idea.

I love these little Origami boxes and really enjoy making them. I've tried all sorts of papers to make tiny ones or larger ones, and find that because you need nothing other than a square piece of paper, you can make them anywhere.

Children enjoy making them and they are a wonderful recepticle for little treasures. They also make a nice little gift box for chocolates, jewellery or any other light weight item.

I chose to house some note cards in this box, and used Pretty in Pink, Mellow Moss and Whisper White card stock

I've used the Rock'n'Roll technique and "Wishing You The Best" stamp set from Stampin' Up on the the cards. The background has been stamped with the "Canvas" background stamp to give a little texture to the image.

I used Mellow Moss and Pretty in Pink Ink.

A little hint when doing Rock'n'Roll. Make sure you always use the LIGHTER coloured ink first and roll onto the darker of your two inks.

Once printed, the images were punched out with the 1 and 3/8 " circle punch, matted onto some white card punched with the scallop punch (notice how very well these two punched images fit together) and adhered with some dimensionals to give a bit of height. The ribbon is White Taffeta and the Faux Stitching is done free hand with the White Gel Pen.

Here they are with the co-ordinating Origami Box. I made a little gift tag to go on the box too.

If you want to view a video of how to make Origami Boxes, go to how to construct Origami Boxes via this link.

Now a quick reminder of the specials from Stampin Up for the month of October 2008.

Starting tomorrow- 20% SAVING on all SIMPLY SENT KITS. The offer is only available for 1 week ( October 4 - 11) so you will need to place your order now. You can find these on pages 12 - 14 of the Stampin Up Idea Book and Catalogue and you can see some examples of what I made from one of the kits in this blog entry.

The other good deal we have for you this month is all because Stampin' Up! is turning 20.

To celebrate we are offering 20% discount on selected Birthday stamp sets. The requirement is for you to place an order of $20.00 (some card stock and snail will do that for you!) and then you can chose any or all of the sets for 20% discount.

Whether you have a little princess or want a generic set for many occasions, the variety of sets available in this promotion will be sure to suit. You can use the promotions together if you wish - that is order a Simply Sent Kit then add your Birthday sets at 20% discount.

For all enquiries and orders please Contact me I am able to accept credit card (MC and Visa) payments and am registered with Paypal if you prefer that method, so payment is not a problem. The goods are posted directly to you (5% postage and handling applies) and only take about 1 week to arrive on your doorstep! How good and easy is that.

Just view the catalogues on-line (don't forget about the Spring Mini Catalogue as the items in it are only available until 30th November.), email me or place your order via the web site, and that's all you have to do.

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