Thursday, January 1, 2009

POTM releases today

Today the Projects of the Month (be sure to click on the name to see what the other gals did for this month) have been release over on Lizzie Anne Designs. This is my debut as their design team member! I am so excited about all the new stamps they will be releasing January 9th, but first here is my first project using a current stamp set.
The theme was Winter Wishes or Valentine. I went with the Valentine theme to make this nugget box. Here you can see the nuggets with the lid opened and below a side view. Recipe:
Stamps: L'Amour
Paper: Basic Grey "Blush" line, white
Ink: Dark Brown & Memento black
Ribbon: brown-Wal-mart; ric rac-unknown; striped-Jo Ann fabrics
other: Shimmerz Glingz (Pink Poinsettia)-Lizzie Anne Designs, Gamsol & Prisma Colored Pencils (#'s 905, 948, 928, 924), blending stumps, tin-Embellish On-line, Hershey dark chocolate almond nuggets, adhesive, Terrifically Tacky Tape

1. Cut 12 strips from patterned paper 1.25" x 3.25". Sponge edges with brown ink (opt.) and wrap nuggets.
2. Cut brown grosgrain ribbon to fit around lid edges and adhere with Tacky Tape.
3. Cut red paper 1/2" wide and length to fit around bottom perimeter of tin and adhere with Tacky Tape.
4. Cut ric rac to fit around tin and adhere with adhesive to red paper.
5. Stamp 2 hearts from L'Amour set and color. Paint one flower with Pink Poinsettia Shimmerz paint. Let Dry. Cut out and adhere together as shown in picture.
6. Cut pink paper 1.5" wide for band to fit around tin (see picture) and stamp with x's and o's in brown ink. Sponge edges with brown.
7. Wrap pink band around tin and adhere only the short ends so as to remove to open tin.
8. Cut striped ribbon to fit around tin over pink stamped band and adhere.
9. Adhere hearts to tin band as shown in picture.


  1. Oooooo Ahhhhhh! I love the colors, I think I will go and make a box myself. Thanks for the inspiration! Happy New Year to you.

  2. Debbie - Very pretty!!! I love the colors and that you included the instructions! I gotta learn how to use the gamsol!!!

  3. mmmmmmm! What a scrumptious little tin and candies!!! Lizzie Anne made a smart choice asking you to be on their DT!
    Happy New Year!

  4. cute little chocolate box you got going on there girl! Fun color combo!