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Topic: Valentine Matchboxes For Your Sweetie  (Read 1725 times)
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« on: January 09, 2013 08:52:57 AM »

Sometimes I just love working small. I had a bunch of matchboxes sitting around (you never know when you're gonna need them!), so I decided to make a couple of Valentines. I stocked up on some fun Valentine-y papers and some ribbon, and set to work. I couldn't stop at just one! After fiddling around a bit, this is what I came up with:



They all have a little vignette in the inside drawer. I lined the edges with some faux pearls, then added some metal roses and a bottle cap with a romantic image to each one. Cupid:


A loving couple:


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I love the open heart ribbon on this one. I need to use it in more Valentine projects!
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013 09:07:56 AM »

They're all really sweet, great work on such small boxes.
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013 09:56:12 AM »

these are really sweet little valentines.  Love them!  So much more fun than a card, I think!
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013 11:44:49 AM »

Just amazing. You are a paper crafting queen.
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these are really sweet little valentines.  Love them!  So much more fun than a card, I think!


Definately more fun than a card!! Way cute
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013 12:40:31 PM »

Thanks, all!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013 12:52:47 PM »

These are so sweet, racky! I agree, so much more fun to receive than a card!!
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2013 09:12:41 PM »

Those are adorable- what a wonderful idea!
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« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2013 04:06:20 PM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2013 01:08:52 PM »

Great idea! I have a bunch of empty matchboxes sitting around too, thanks for the inspiration!
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