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Monday, 25 April 2011

Squares before my eyes!







Currently in Blogland I am using a lot of squares, mostly for a forthcoming challenge, I spotted over on


Just for Fun, they are asking for something Square. I made this oragami box for a very good friend who I can safely say loves anything created with the theme of time. I started with two sheets of 12"square paper, to make the base and lid of the box. Once I had folded and shaped the box, I knew where to stamp, before the box was assembled. I reinforced the sides, base and inside the lid with some firm card, covered in toning papers. I stamped on a piece of paper for the first layer on top of the box, then added paper around a piece of card, lastly following with a stamped piece of paper, again wrapped over card. the final embellishments were added.
Stamps used are from Creative Expressions Time A5 plate.
I am also entering this box into the Top Tip Tuesday challenge.





9 comments:

  1. This is a lovely box love both the colour and theme. Thank you for joining us this week at Just for Fun hope we will see you again soon. XOXO Zoe

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  2. Fantastic Caz, this is a super box, love your Time theme, one of my favourites as well. xx

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  3. Gorgeous box and I too love anything to do with time . Fantastic stamping and great colours.

    Marie

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  4. Not got a clue how you made this box - origami and me do not go together unfortunately so I am mega impressed with what you made. I love how you have decorated your box with those images and I might add I am a real "time" fan. Lovely images, lovely colours and an impressive box.
    Thanks for joining us at JFF - Hugs, Neet x

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  5. Fabulous set of squares Cazro. Love that time theme and the colour is just stunning. Thanks for being square and playing along with us again this week - Sam xxxx

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  6. Don't you just love orgami :) makes such a great box and love the time theme :)
    Thanks for playing along with us at just for fun Cazro
    Von x

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  7. OOOOH this is just like one I have sitting next to me on my desk!!!!!!! ((((HUGS))))

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  8. Oh how fantastic! This is so darling I'm sure your friend will go ga-ga over it. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday. :)

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