Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Gift Box with Cherries

Hello friends!  Today I’m sharing a project I had done in advance for Heartfelt Creations.  These are cherries that were  picked fresh from our cherry tress last year.  Don’t you just love the bright and cheery stamps?
HC May7 project 1
HC May7 project
Products used:
HCPC3387 Luscious Cherry Swirls PreCut Set
Spellbinder’s Label 4 (S4-190)
Other:
Cardstock (October Afternoon), 5” x 5” corrugated box, white acrylic paint (DecoArt), black ink (Stazon), recycled cardboard, Zip Dry Glue.
Instructions:
1.) Stamp the cherry image on red polka dot paper.
2.) Stamp the leaves on green paper.
3.) Cut out cherries and leaves.
4.) Stamp the cherry stamp on the Label 4, kraft cardstock.
5.) Glue the cherries and leaves in place.
6.) Layer the kraft Label on blue cardstock.
7.) Cut a 4” x 4” piece of red polka dot paper and layer the labels on top.

25 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh jan hun you have done it again this is just brilliant the cherries look amazing hugs cheryl xxxx

Crafterkhush said...

Jan.. I dont really care about the box at the moment for the cherries inside tempt me more.. Damn.. I want to lay my hands on them.. :D

Micupoftea~ said...

This is just SO charming! Love the cute textured gift box and love the contents!! :)

craftattack said...

Looks good, the box AND the contents! Cherries are my fave fruits! Thanks for showing how to make it, too! Hugs, Valerie

Olga said...

gorgeous box and yummy on the inside too!

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, how adorable, and what a wonderful gift! Love those fun cherries. They look fabulous stamped on the kraft, and I love the paper piecing. Love the polka dot paper and the corrugated box, too.

artistamyjo said...

Since Traverse City is the Cherry Capital this is an awesome idea.
Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Amy

Joelle said...

Wow this is fabulous... the cherries and the box both... I love Cherries if you want to send that yummy box my way! ;)

1CardCreator said...

What a great idea to box up the preserves, it looks gorgeous. Love that cherry stamp!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful gift box, Jan! I love the cheerful cherry image and I'm sure the contents of the jar are just yummy!

Terry said...

Oh delicious all the way around! Oh and the rest of what Joelle said! Those look so yummy and cherries are my favorite! Is there anything you don't have or grow on your property! Oh, Avocados!

KarinsArtScrap said...

hhhhhhhhmmmmmmm this looks delicious jan.

greetings karin

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Not only a fabulous papercraft project but what a special gift.
Wishes
Lynne

Jingle said...

This is so super cute!

Lisa Lynne said...

I love the cherry swirls set, and you have the perfect use for these images. Just lovely.

Lisa Somerville said...

Such a lovely gift box for your canned cherries!

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Just beautiful, I love the cherries and especially what is inside!

Patricia said...

que precioso
me encanta
saludos

marsha said...

Just luscious! I'll bet the inside is as yummy as the outside!
Hugs,
Marsha

Nati Tristan said...

Oh this is such a nice gift for someone!! Wonderful Wonderdul item of affection! Thank you for sharing Jan!

Createology said...

This is a lovely way to give a gift from your very own trees and kitchen. The packaging is perfect.

Mrs Ham said...

Great gift box for your preserves.

trisha too said...

What a fantastic idea! It's SO cute!

I make jams and jellies from fruits we grow, too--what a great way to gift them!

:)

Christine said...

Oh, this box is so sweet! Cherries are my favorite fruit and I haven't had home canned fruit since I was a child!!! I miss it. Maybe I'll have to do a u-pick and can some cherries this year.

Janna Werner said...

Love the cherry on top as well :D And I like the vintage look of this box aaand the inside as well ;)