Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Touch of the Season

Happy Hellos Everyone:

T.G.I.T. That's right, thank God it's Thursday! That could only mean Friday is just around the corner and the weekend is upon us--that is, the extended weekend is upon us. I hope you are enjoying the parade of boxes here at The Peddler's Gallery because I am having a wonderful time exhibiting my altered cigar boxes to you. Today's box has an encore appearance kinda feel. That is, once again I decided to use that wonder new Christmas line of designer papers from Stampin' Up. If you remember, when I first received this line from Stampin' Up a couple of weeks ago, alter a different style of box with the same papers. Although, I used the same papers, today's box has a unique feel to it. After I altered the box, my first thought was this was a perfect box to store holiday photos and I still feel the same way. However, after you take a look at the photos below, tell me, what would you put in this altered box [if anything at all].

You may have come to the conclusion that I like patterns, lots of patterns.
That would be safe to assume as much as I love this ribbon. I picked this ribbon
 up at least two years ago and never used it. That's not surprise. I tend to hold
 onto things I really like--waiting for that perfect project to use it on.
 
I used some of Tim Holtz's  and Prima embellishments to
decorate the sliding lid of this particular box.

If you noticed, I also left a small portion of the cigar
box exposed by using the translucent flocked paper.

Checkout the feet made from die. This particular die has twelve sides all
numbered from one thru twelve. I have officially decided that each
 one of the sides represents one of the twelve days of Christmas.

The tag reads, 'Memorable Moments' because as I mentioned in the intro,
I thought this box was perfect for storing holiday/wintry photos. Did notice
 the inside of the box was lined?
 
Here, I just wanted you to see the two different papers
I used to cover the sides of the cigar box.
 
 
I hope you enjoyed today's feature altered cigar box,
 and as always, thanks for visiting The Peddler's Gallery and come back real soon.
 
 


10 comments:

Pauline said...

Lorie, your boxes are just beautiful, and this one is no exception! I love the frill of ribbon, and the rosette, such pretty papers too!

Mynnette said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! LOVE the patterns and your ribbon around the top is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :) If you have time, I'd love for you to join me at Technique Tuesday and if you're interested, I have a DT call on my personal blog--On a Stampage! :)

Danielle Vincent said...

Gorgeous box! I can think of all kinds of things that could go in this beautiful creation. You could put special handmade ornaments from the kids or grandkids from christmases past (I have lots of those). You could have family and friends write down a favorite christmas memory or a special note as to what they love about each member in the family and keep those in the box. YOu could put special notes to Santa to read as he is having his milk and cookies. Lots of ideas! Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

Ruth M said...

This is such a beautiful box - I love those quirky feet! Great mix of patterns and I love how you used the flocked acetate so you can see the box through it!
Thanks so much for sharing your treasure box with us at 52 {C}CT!
Ruth x

Louise van Vuren said...

This is a beautiful box which I am sure you will treasure whatever you decide to pit in it! Thanks for sharing it with us at 52 CCT

Louise xx

Patty Gorka said...

Simply beautiful! I'm not sure what you can put in your box, but I have a keep sakes basket that I put my special holiday family photos in.

Thank you for joining us this week at 52CCT!

Jacqueline said...

This is a gorgeous box - perfect for Christmas. I would be temted to fill it with chocolates, but then I would be tempted to eat them all so maybe not! Thanks for playing along this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful box, the papers n colours are delish!
Thank you for joining us and good luck :)
Kelly.x
ABC Christmas DT

Samantha said...

Fabulous box love the dice too!
The Challenge at ABC Christmas is to use the one or all of the lines from the song as your inspiration, and you need to link to our challenge also!
hugs Samantha ABC Christmas DT

mea5798 said...

another gorgeous box lorie ! love all the pretty patterns and the use of the ribbon trim!

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