Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Mother's Day Card Box

I made my mom a bunch of cards for Mother's Day (you can see the one peeking out of the box in yesterday's post), and this is the box I made to hold them.  The matchbox cut is from the Cricut Tags Bags Boxes and More cartridge.  I cut the base at 5.5", out of kraft cardstock.  The sleeve is cut at 5.6" out of Pink Paislee patterned paper.

To decorate the top, I began by cutting a 4" branch designed by Kerri Bradford, using my Silhouette.  The green paper is from the Martha Stewart Woodland Mat Pad, from last year's Christmas collection.  I made the flowers with the My Creative Time Rolled Flower Dies, using paper from the Teresa Collins' Spring Fling collection.

This sweet sentiment is from MCT's Mom You Rock stamp set.  I used the MCT Fancy Frame Stamp & Die Set to make the frame.

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  1. This is so nice Katie! Your mom is going to love it!

    Ruthie :)

  2. Awesome idea. I love having the dimensions on hand for making one of these for A2 size cards. Thanks for sharing that. You decorated it SO pretty. I love the leaves and the flowers always look terrific too. Hugs- Glora

  3. Really cute box idea and cards. Lee-Ann :)

  4. oh my goodness katie this is BEAUTIFUL!!!!

  5. Very nice...Mom will love this!
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  6. Katie ~ OH my this turned out just GORGEOUS! Your Mom is so going to LOVE this and the cards inside! You are the BEST because you cover every single detail! You make lifting this so easy! LOL! Yet another AMAZING project!


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