Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Stationery Box Gift Set

Hi there!
I got down to some serious crafting today. I wanted to find a tutorial for a Stationery Box Set and I came across this fabulous one on YouTube. I was a little intimidated when I first saw it thinking it would be quite challenging, but the opposite was true - it is SUPER easy and quick!! So easy in fact I made two!
I used a cardstock with a colour co-ordinating dp from my stash. I also used the same papers in making up the 6 matching cards that fit into the back pocket.

View of the Stationery Box set open displaying all its components

Here are the 6 cards I put together for this set. I essentially made 2 each of 3 designs. I wanted something quick and easy so there are no coloured images in here at all. I went for very simple and elegant. The cute bird stamp is Hero Arts. Border punch is Fleur de Lys from EK Success. I added a calendar for 2010 (my mum sent me a bunch from WHSmith) instead of a little address book. A nice way to keep note of birthdays & occasions throughout the coming year.
Well, that's it. I will show you my second set either later today or tomorrow. As much as I don't want to do it, my house cleaning has been put on the back-burner to my crafting recently so a good clean-up is needed today before Christmas! I hope you are all enjoying a wonderful day and are wrapping things up (literally, lol) before Christmas!
Thanks for your visit and the time to leave a much appreciated comment. On an extra note before I leave, I am thrilled to have reached 200 followers so I think I will be spreading the joy in the New Year with some candy! So be sure to watch out!
Hugs,
Danielle x

17 comments:

Cheryl said...

This is so beautiful Danielle,what a perfect gift......the recipients are going to love them!!! I might have to try one,though don't know when...lol....have a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year!!
Hugs xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous and what a wonderful gift.
luv
Debby

Riet said...

Ohhh wowww Daniele,what beautiful,i love your images and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Mandy said...

Hi Daniele,This is gorgeous and what a beautiful gift for someone..love the colours and the cards are beautiful..
Mandy xx

craftingmanda said...

this si gorgeous, do you have the link for youtube so I can have a go?

craftingmanda said...

this si gorgeous, do you have the link for youtube so I can have a go?

dolcreations said...

Danielle this is amazing. I love this! Love the tags in the little pocket...oh my goodness I could just eat this up! Could this be my Christmas present! You did a beautiful job!
Have a great day,
Christine

Patti said...

What a wonderful gift! You did a beautiful job. The cards are over the top! I love the different designs. Have a very Merry Christmas!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
This is a marvellous project. I love the colours and the images you have used. It will make a fabulous gift for someone.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

This is just super Danielle! What a great little set. This would make such a great gift!

have a wonderful Christmas,

hugs Judy xx

Sue said...

Oh wow hun totally gorgeous what a lovely gift, wishing you and yours a lovely Christmas & Happy Healthy New Year, sue.x

dolcreations said...

Congratulations Danielle on your win on Pretty Pressings Blog!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Christine

stampinfrog said...

Danielle this is a fantastic gift!Thanks for the link to the instructions...I am going to try this after Christmas for my daughter in laws bday Jan.10th!
Congrats on your win over on Claudia's blog!
Merry Christmas!!!
Hugs,Connie

Rachel said...

Danielle, this is gorgeous!!! you did a beautiful job.
hugs,
Rachel
Have a Very Merry Christmas!

Mina said...

this is such a fantastic idea Danielle its such a wonderful thoughtful gift...Have a wonderful Christmas and thank you so much for taking the time to follow my blog
Mina xxx

Curt in Carmel said...

Aren't these so much fun to make? They make such great gifts too. You did a beautiful job with this one! What a wonderful idea to put in the calendar! Best, Curt

Nina said...

Oh Danielle, I really love the colors to this one as well, soo beautiful!! :O)

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