Challenge # 26 at Make My Monday is to make a Christmas Box! I have long admired stamped, decorated boxes but have NEVER tried one before. My heart sunk a bit at the challenge, but then I realized here was my chance to move past NEVER, NEVER LAND!
I began by picking a box. I have a small stash of boxes that I cannot seem to part with and found this beautiful turquoise Tiffany square box. I love red, turquoise and black together and so I chose that for my color scheme. My stamps are from the Sleigh Ride plate by Artistic Outpost. Embellishments include some turquoise glitter gems, recycled tartan plaid ribbon, lace, red tulle and some red and white Bakers' Twine. I watercolored the image with Red Barn Distress Ink. Really love that technique. I kept the coloring simple to go along with the vintage feel of the image. Looking forward to seeing everyone elses boxes! Check out MMM's blog for lots of ideas from the Design Team and congratulations to both Mynnette and Val on being selected as the two newest DT members! Have a great week everyone! Yvonne