Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Starting with the Box!

Hello there,

I finally caught onto the whole make a gift box thing at the end of last year (how weird is it to say that lol) as time was always against me but it really doesn't take as much time as I thought and I don't have to fight with wrapping papers any more!

Here is a box I made for my Nephew's Birthday that has a featured image on the top, coloured with my gorgeous Spectrum Aqua Pens

Added advantage of using the image...I don't have to remember to post the card too, its on the box!

Here's what I used to make it with lots of scrummy Crafter's Companion goodies:

Style – Box
By Sandie Gough
Image – Crafter’s Companion, Thelwell
Spectrum Aqua Markers:
Horse – Desert, Chestnut, Boulder
Rider – Fawn, Desert, Peach, Black, Crimson
Background – Bud Green, Leaf Green, Aquamarine, Fawn, Chestnut

Crafter’s Companion Watercolour card
Crafter’s Companion Kraft Card
Coordinations Pastels Paper Pad
Sand-It Tool and Dust Buster
Craftwell Embossing Folder – Words
Big Score Scoreboard and Tool
Collal All Purpose Glue, Crafter’s Companion Red Liner Tape
Paint Brush, String

Cork Scrabble Letter tiles from my stash (they’re really old)

Thank you so much for stopping by and don't forget there is a ton of great Spectrum product tutorials on the can find them HERE


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd like to pop this one in to x 48 156 40 25 ag 93 103 ag


  1. Fabulous gift box Sandie, love the Thelwall image. Hugs Jennifer xx

  2. great project thanks for joining us at artbymiran challenge Jane DT x

  3. I love Thelwell Images and the way you have used her to decorate your box is great. Thanks for stopping by at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  4. Love your gift box, Sandie, and your image is nicely colored! Thanks for dropping by our house at 613 Avenue Create! We always enjoy your visitis!
    Chana, Owner

  5. Hi,

    Gorgous card. Thanks for joining us at CCC Digi Creations Challenge

    DT CCC Digi Creations Challenge

  6. Fabulous gift box and thank you for the lovely comment on my blog
    Carol x

  7. Fun box! Thanks for sharing with Crafting from the Heart!

  8. Gorgeous gift box. Thanks for joining our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck!
    Kitty DT

  9. Oh my, what a fun project! I love it!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!


  10. I adore this image and the layout is so perfect for it. Love the touch of the scrabble letters too. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.

    Tamie DT


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Sandie xxx