Monday, 27 July 2009

Notelet Box

Here's a gift I've made yesterday. Took me a long time to make as I adapted it from a tutorial by Sarah (who has loads more inspirational things on her blog, make sure you check it out). I altered the sizes to make it fit 10cm by 10cm cards (I seem to be into this size lately) with their envelopes.

I've used the Elzybells dogs to decorate everything. I like this green card I found last week at the Papermill but didn't know what I was going to do with it but it goes really well with the brown card. If I make another of these, I will make it thinner as I originally thought of putting 6 thank you notelets inside but there seems to be a lot of wasted space. I will probably make another 6 to fit into this box, possibly a different design.

The large circle on the box front has been mounted using a double layer of foam pads to make it stand out enough to allow the lid to drop down behind it.

I wish my camera would do the project justice as it really does look much better in real life and it's a really sturdy piece too.

11 comments:

Milliesmarvels said...

This is great! This is a fab gift!

I treated myself to a box of paper from the Papermill at the weekend, I love the pick and mix, much better than sweets!

Jane

Wendy said...

Paul these are fab I love it
Wendy x

Sarah B said...

Sorry not been here for a while, been having problems, ever time I popped over the screen froze adn computer went funny, seems ok now, Love this notelet box, its fab and the cards are so cute, Hugs Sarah BX

Scrappymax said...

Hi Paul, I have been following your blog for a while now and think your work is great. I love the notelet box you adapted from the original tutorial from Card Oasis but wondered if you would be able to let me know the dimensions you used in the end as I would love to make this size box.
Thanks Max

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Scrappymax said...

Hi Paul, thanks for the great instructions, it made it so easy. I made one last night and have added it to my blog is you fancy taking a look.

shelley said...

WOW !! Paul This set is so cute I want one lol.I found your blog from scrappymax and you have done some fab work i will become one of your many followers.Do you do tutorials?? xx

Sue from Oregon said...

I think this is one of my favorite creations on your blog...it is so darn cute!

Rosy said...

Hi Paul I love the box & would love your dimension if you could forward them to me that would be wonderful
thanks so much Rosy

shelley said...

Opps!! PAul this is the one I would like the altered dimentions for I have the template from sarshs blog if that would be ok.Sorry to be a pain in the butt lol!!!

lynda.r said...

Hi Paul I discovered this lovely little box on Scrappymax Blog. She had posted your link. I wondered if you could possibly forward me the instruction on how to make the box? It would be much appreciated if you could. Your Blog is great! Many thanks!

Lynda