Feb 28, 2017

Poppy Gift Set

Good morning friends~  Birgit here with you today and I've got a gift box that's just perfect for holding a set of coordinating cards.

The jumping point for this project is the clear acrylic box on which I created a little floral spray to jazz it up for gift giving. 
I started by cutting a Sue Wilson Carribean Island Collection Background and mounting it to the clear box and wrapping some ribbon around it.  The ribbon is tied in a bow so it can be easily untied and opened to insert the card set.
I cut the Sue Wilson Exquisite Poppy out several times and added color using distress ink and a black marker for the centers.
I shaped the flower pieces on a molding mat and assembled the flowers, adding some black prills to the centers.

I also cut out a few Frantic Stamper FernsDee's Distinctively Dies Berry Sprigs and two of the small  Elizabeth Craft Designs Dandelion Fluff.  I added just a bit of extra grey color to the tips of the Dandelion Fluff using a Copic marker.

I played around with the design until I came up with the one I liked and adhered everything down using Glossy Accents.

 I added some Mercury Glass Stickles to the berries to finish it off.
Four of these cards with envelopes fit perfectly inside along with a pretty pen.  A nice little gift to give to someone.

I hope this gift idea has inspired you.  Here's a list of dies I used that you can find right now at Dies R Us:
Sue Wilson Designs - Carribean Island Collection - BackgroundSue Wilson Designs - Finishing Touches - Exquisite PoppyDee's Distinctively Dies - Berry Sprigs Frantic Stamper - Dies - Fern

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  Blessings~ Birgit





5 comments:

  1. Oh wow these are absolutely Gorgeous, I just love the way you colored the flowers and formed them, pretty use of the ferns and such!!

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  2. What a great and beautiful gift idea, Birgit. Your poppies are gorgeous, love the greenery and that SW frame is perfect.

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  3. Well that's just gorgeous! How much FUN was that to decorate?!?! Perfect die choices! I don't know if I could give that away lol Love your card too!

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  4. Oh Birgit this project is absolutely STUNNING! What a wonderful gift idea and your flowers are down right GORGEOUS!!!! Thanks for amazing inspiration! Well done!

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  5. WOW Birgit, these are gorgeous! the flowers are so perfect! you rock!

    Alicia

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