Monday, February 7, 2011

Matchbox Die "Fantasy Tower"

Hey there~ I am SO excited to share with you this modified 'Fantasy Box'. I was first inspired by this Matchbox Die tower and had added it to my fav's to CASE later....and while watching the Superbowl yesterday I started stampin' the night away...this was SO much fun to make~ I had to revise the measurements to make mine work...see bottom of post for instructions. I know now what my hostesses this month will be receiving!! Here are some close-up pictures:
The colors SCREAM spring and make me all warm and fuzzy!! I love this stamp's from the Occasions Mini Catalog (pg.31). The samples shown in the catalog are very cute but...there was NO way I was about to cut out that butterfly!!
Supplies needed:
Stamp Set: Bold Blossom (123232 W, 122232 C)
Card Stock: Whisper White, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo
Ink: Old Olive, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: dimensionals, 3/4", 1 1/4", 1 3/8" circle punches, extra-large decorative label punch (120907), linen thread (104199), sweet stitches designer big buttons (122302), daffodil delight 1 1/4" striped grosgrain ribbon (119770), 1/16" handheld punch (101227), Sizzix Bigz XL Matchbox die (114890) and
SAB (Sale-a-Bration): FREE Ice Cream Parlor (122242)
Directions: 1. cut out a total of 4 Matchbox die boxes (you will not need the outside sleeves) 2. Tower: cut CS to 4" x 11" and score at 2 15/16", 5 5/16", 8 1/4" and 10 5/8". Lid: 4 3/8"x 3 3/4" score at 11/16" on all 4 sides. Adhere boxes as shown spaced at each inch. Decorate as desired.
The drawers inside the tower are filled with embellishments: buttons, brads and ribbon~FUN!
Contact me if you have any additional questions or to schedule your workshop so you can have one of these cuties!!
Happy Stampin'


Jean said...

Great minds think alike!! I just printed off measurements and directions to make one of those! Yours is super cute!

Holly/Rubber Redneck said...

I love these boxes and yours looks great!! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment!

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