Friday, December 9, 2011

Snowmen Soap Box


Saw THIS fab tutorial by the very talented Erica Cerwin at Pink Buckaroo Designs and just had to give it a try...I just LOVE these little hand sanitizers from Bath and Body Works and thought this was such a fun and festive way to give one to a friend, teacher or even your postal carrier this Christmas!


I did modify* Erica's measurements just a tad on the small piece and used a different punch for the place where the soap sits but other wise, everything was perfect! Thanks Erica!!

I attached a piece of sticky back velcro to the base and lid, so the flap stays shut. I tried a few different punches but in the end the Oval Scallop won, it's a perfect fit for the little bottle of yummy smellin' clean fun! The little snowmen have been heat embossed in Melon Mambo and the Melon Mambo background square was placed in a snowflake EF for a bit of texture.


*note modifications : on the smaller piece of cardstock, cut it to 6" X 1-3/4" (instead of 6" X 1-1/2") and score the short side at 3/8" and 1-3/8" (instead of 1/4" and 1-1/4")

I'm entering this into the following challenges



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SU! products used:
Stamps - Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink - Versa Mark, Melon Mambo, Lucky Limeade
Paper - Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Lucky Limeade, Poppy Parade, Pool Party DSP
Punches - Word Window, 1-1/4" Square, 1-3/8" Square
Other - Melon Mambo Embossing Powder

14 comments:

Karen B. said...

Oh goodness this is just adorable! I recently picked up a few of the small sanitizers the day after Thanksgiving for gifts and now I know how to make them extra special!

Annette said...

what a cute idea... I love it..
thanks for sharing.

Lauri Ingram said...

how cool! what a great little gift idea!! and love the colors! Thanks for joining Freshly Made Sketches!

Margaret aka Totallyawake said...

Oh WOW love what you have done here and thank you for the link to the tutorial of Erica's - those little holders would make great hostess gifts!

Linda Callahan said...

These are adorable! Such a sweet gift idea!

Jen said...

I've been hoarding some of those hand sanitizers just waiting for the perfect project for them and now I've found it! Thanks for sharing and thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Nikki Spencer said...

What a great little gift idea! Great job with this weeks Just Add Ink challenge, Thanks for playing.

lynn said...

this is such a cute gift box, dawn! tfs!

Lesley said...

This is adorable Dawn, I just love how you used the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Mae Collins said...

Your use of the colours from our inspirational photo are lovely on this gift idea. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

Tui Nathan said...

This is just stunning ... love that gorgeous gift box and how you have used the sketch for the design!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Jen Timko said...

I love that you made this into a gift!! What fun, happy colors too. So glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

Christy Q said...

Adorable! Love how you took the sketch and ran with it to make a gift. And the colors are so fun and perfect for a whimsical/non-traditional Christmas gift/card. Thanks for playing along with Freshly Made Sketches this week!

Cindy said...

Wow! What a cool card and gift idea! Thanks for sharing this with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!