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« on: November 05, 2009 06:38:07 PM »

This is actually the first time I did a card in a loooooooooooooooong time, and I don't do cards often.  But I am organizing a Secret Santa on another forum I belong to, and the owner of the forum added a little rule to it that any present we send to each other has to be accompanied by a homemade card.  I was making my card this morning and thought that the items I am sending my partner are small enough to be incorporated in the card.  Since the card had a pop up Christmas tree, I was decorating it with little cut outs that were to be presents.  I thought it would be cute to make some of them actually function as present boxes for the items I was sending her (snowflake ornaments and a tile necklace).

So I did a largish one for the front of the card to hold the ornaments, and a smallish one inside (not shown), under the tree, to hold the necklace.  I also did a tutorial on my blog in case anyone wants to do it too, because I thought it would be a cute way to present small gifts, or gift cards.  I kept mine plain, but obviously patterned paper could be used, stickers, stencils, scalloped edged scissors, etc.









http://onyxnox.blogspot.com/2009/11/christmas-card-idea-3d-present-boxes.html


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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2009 06:50:11 PM »

Wow. This is beautiful! What a great idea!
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2009 03:00:00 PM »

What a great idea!  I think I may do this for a couple small things this year.  Thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2009 03:40:30 PM »

this looks fantastic!! i'll definitely be borrowing it Smiley
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