Thursday, April 28, 2011

Throwback Thursday!

It's Throwback Thursday over at My Creative Time, and the entire design team is joining in the fun today! Emma asked us to create a 3-D project. I decided to make the cake box from Tags, Bags, Boxes and More. I can't believe I never used this before. It is too cute, and will make a perfect little treat for my friend who is celebrating a birthday this weekend!

I cut my box at 8 1/2" twice, once in the brown polka dotted paper, and once in light blue. Before cutting, I used my Gypsy to hide all of the tick marks and two slits that are part of the cut. I really don't care for the look of tick marks along my score lines, and this box is easy to score without them.

I assembled the brown box and then trimmed down the light blue so that I would just have a piece for the top and part of the sides. Before I layered this on the brown, I used the Martha Stewart Drippy Goo punch around the edges. I then added my treat (chocolate covered dried fruit from Trader Joe's - yum!) and adhered my box shut with a clear round sticker.

When I trimmed the light blue, I was left with a section that I was able to trim down for another triangle layer that I could run through my Cuttlebug. I also added a 1/4" strip of yellow cardstock on all 3 sides of the box.

For my sentiment, I used an adorable stamp from My Creative Time's "Wow! So Many Candles" stamp set. I just stamped it onto some rustic white cardstock and trimmed around it. Then I inked the edges and adhered it to a slightly bigger piece of pink cardstock.

The final touch was some some flowers and buttons. I made my flowers out of felt, using Papertrey Ink dies with my Cuttlebug. I added a few buttons and twine with my glue gun, and that was it! Cute and yummy!

Be sure to stop by My Creative Time to check out some more Throwback Thursday projects from Emma and the rest of the design team!


DCWV Blossoms and Butterflies Patterned Paper
Papertrey Ink Spring Rain, Harvest Gold, Rustic White, & Raspberry Fizz Cardstock
Cuttlebug Divine Swirls Embossing Folder
Martha Stewart Drippy Goo Punch
My Creative Time "Wow! So Many Candles" stamp set
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate and Chai Ink
Papertrey Ink Harvest Gold and Raspberry Fizz Felt
Papertrey Ink Beautiful Blooms II: #1 Die Collection
Papertrey Ink Vintage Buttons and Rustic Cream Button Twine


  1. I love this Katie so cute.
    Have a great day.

  2. Katie, this is beautiful! I love the extra layers you added to it, it makes it look so much more like a piece of cake. And those felt flowers are BEAUTIFUL! I love it and so will your friend! Hugs- Glora

  3. YUMMY, that slice of cake looks good enough to eat. I love all the touches especially the felt flowers.

  4. Katie, this looks so delicious, you did a fantastic job, Love it. Your friend will love it.

  5. Awww Katie your box is perfect!! Your little friend will love it! Thanks for sharing your creations with us, I have loved all of them. Keep on creating! Love, Cathryn67 :)

  6. Aww Katie this box looks soo super Yummy!!!! It's truly beautiful and creative. It was such an honor to have met you and the rest of the design team. I hope that this marks a long and lasting crafting relationship. Let's stay in touch!
    Quilly Hugs,
    Linda K.

  7. I need to get this cart. So cute :)

  8. Katie, super cute! I love the way you layered your box. I have made this box several times and never thought of layering or using that perfect punch! I learn so much from your blog!


  9. Super job with your gift box!I love the flowers and colours,AMAZING!!! :)

  10. Katie this cake box just looks super yummy already. So cute.

  11. So creative on this cake box gift. Great job!! Thank You for sharing another great idea.
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  12. I LOVE stopping over here! This is just incredible! LOVE all the details! I just LOVE ALL the PTI goodies too! As always you ROCK!


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