I’m so sad. Christmas is over and there are no leftovers left to eat. *insert a sad puppy face here* There’s some consolation in this week’s Craft Your Passion challenge where we were asked to alter something and I used this opportunity to make a Christmas present! Yes, my friends. I made something to someone I care about!
There was just one problem. I forgot to photograph my altered item for the challenge before I gave it away so I had no pictures to post on the challenge blog. To have something to share, I altered another box. For me:
I’m storing my paper scraps in there now. Pretty cute, huh? That trim is real vintage and I’ve been hoarding it for ages. I think this is the first time I’m actually using some of it. And speaking of vintage…
I now have pictures of the first box I made. My friend Niko, loves vintage and glamour so I used fab papers by Graphic 45 to pimp a box for him. I called him on the morning of Christmas Eve and asked/told him to take pics for me and although I had to remind him today to mail the said pics to me, he came through admirably. Pics of before opening the present and after. He is so smart if you give him instructions. Repeatedly. And say them very loudly. (No. We never make fun of each other. At. All. Or point out and laugh when we do something embarrasing. Ever. This is totally an adult, functional relationship that we have over here).
I’m linking up Niko’s vintage box in these challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody: #10- Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Anything Goes
Divas by Design: Challenge #66- Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge: #187- Not a Card
Paper Play Challenges: Out With The Old, In With The New
Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges: #52- Anything Goes
Card Crafter’s Circle: #55- Anything Goes
- Homemade Christmas Cards (procrastinationdiaries.wordpress.com)
- Deck The Halls With Christmas Cheer From Graphic 45! (g45papers.typepad.com)
- Christmas Card 2012 (billiescraftroom.wordpress.com)