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Alex

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Accordian Card Organiser Box

Hi all,

Well this week is turning into another beautiful day, weather wise. After making a Christmas card yesterday for the Stamp With Us Challenge, I was in the mood for some more festive themed goodies, so I decided to follow a tutorial and create my own accordian card organiser box to hold my Christmas cards in.

As a first attempt, I'm really pleased with how this turned out :) I'm due to go to a Macmillian Coffee Morning at the end of the week, so I plan to make another one of these with about five matching cards and envelopes as my gift.


Hope you like it, I've used the retired stamp set "Flaky Friends" which I think are adorable :)


Accordian Card Organiser Box


Front View



Top View


Inside View


Side View


Stamps: Flaky Friends.
Cardstock: Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White.
Ink Pad:
SU Bashful Blue.
Memento Rich Cocoa.
Accessories: SU Stampin' Write Markers - Various colours for the stamped images. Crop-A-Dile, Green Hemp Twine from my crafting stash and metal photo clasp.

Thanks for stopping by.

Bye for now,

Alex

7 comments:

  1. Oh this is beautiful Alex and will make a lovely gift for anyone!

    Hugs
    Vicki x

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  2. This is a great project Alex, I love it. Thanks for the link to the tutorial.
    Clare x

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  3. Alex you clever crafter you!! Fab idea to make this accordion box and you've decorated it so festively I love it!!
    I agree, those 'flaky friends' are totally adorable!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  4. Oh wow Alex what a gorgeous project, i love this box and the images you have used to decorate it. Stunning work as always. Hope you have a good day hugs Linda x

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  5. its brilliant Alex! love the snowmen, even tho they are retired they look gorgeous and the colours are fab, just a gorgeous project!
    Looking forward to seeing ya Thursday! ;-)
    take care
    Nicki
    x

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  6. This is gorgeous! I love the way you've kept the outside mainly in white with the stronger colours just popping up along the sides. Beautiful!

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