Saturday, May 2, 2009

A great friend and some chocolate... all a girl needs!

I have had the Matchbox Bigz XL Die for quite some time now, and this is my first posting using it. Aaahh! Where has the time gone?

This was the make-and-take at my last workshop. I can't emphasize enough what a breeze this was to make! The Matchbox die not only cuts out the box and sleeve, but it also makes the score lines! Amazing.

I simply ran Whisper White with the die through my Big Shot for the box portion. I then ran some Raspberry Tart DSP through for the sleeve. TIP: you will want to only die cut one sheet of card stock or paper at a time with the Matchbox die. This will ensure that the score lines will show up.

The sentiment and frame is from Great Friend (Occasions Mini). I first stamped the frame onto Whisper White using Kiwi Kiss ink. Then, using a Stamp-a-majig, I stamped the sentiment. I inked the sentiment using SU markers in Cameo Coral and Basic Black.

A piece of Certainly Celery ribbon (SAB Freebie) keeps the box from sliding out.

4 Hershey's Nuggets fit perfectly inside. I simply used a little more Raspberry Tart to dress them up.

Think wedding/shower/birthday favors! Cool, huh?

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Recipe: Stamps: Great Friend (113792) Ink: Kiwi Kiss (111835), Basic Black (100082), Cameo Coral (100074) Paper: Raspberry Tart (113975), Whisper White (100730) Accessories: Certainly Celery Ribbon (SAB Freebie), Matchbox Bigz XL Die (114890), Big Shot (113439), Stamp-a-majig (101049)


Laurie Zoellmer, Stampin Up! Demonstrator said...

Very cute! Love your blog ;)

Denise said...

Super cute, Carrie! From a girl who loves chocolate... I know your friend will LOVE this!