Friday, 19 November 2010

Polka Doodles Challenge Week 45 - Box

This weeks challenge was to make a box. I found a old book of box templates I had bought years ago, (sometimes it's good to have a sort out).

I chose a half pyramid shape, but thought it needed a little something on the top, so as easel cards are all the rage at the moment I made a mini one and decorated it with a little owl and flowers. Now I have a card and gift box in one. There was nowhere to put the "Thanks" sentiment so out came the kebab sticks.

This may be a small box but it is cute and as they say "great things come in small packages".


  1. This is a great gift box, love the shape too. Thanks for joining Polkadoodles challenge, good luck. Also thank you for becoming a follower of my blog, I have done the same for you.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  2. Hi Jo,
    I have come to your blog via the above challenge from another blog page.Firstly welcome to blog land. I see from you profile that you are in Oxfordshire and are only about 40 miles from me so we are practically neigbours! My village is half in Hampshire half in Berkshire. I love your box as it struck me as being very different from the usual.The little owl on top is so cute.
    I'm not a card maker ( I leave that to my daugther )but do just about anything else that is going. Your Tim sounds like a very understanding hubby.

  3. Ooooh... So cute!!!!
    Great to see your work at Polka Doodles! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

    Saskia :)

  4. Beautiful gift box and so unusual! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

  5. Thanks for playing along in our gift box challenge at Polkadoodles!Really clever project - brill! Cheers Claire x

  6. Great box, I love the shape and the easel card on top. Good luck with the challenge, hope you can join us again next week.

  7. Love this !! forgotten how adorable the owls are.. off to get mine out !! thanks for sharing with us at Polkadoodles !
    hugs xx

  8. so very cute! love the little owl & the 'thanks' balloon! Thanks for sharing with us at Polka Doodles this week.

  9. Beautiful project. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge.

  10. Gorgeous - i love the little owl sat atop the parcel. Thanks for joining in the polkadoodle challenge

  11. Hi Jo, what a very cute box you've made. The little owl looks so sweet.
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Polka Doodles.