Wednesday 10 March 2021

Lantern Box with Alpine Flowers

Hello Nomad friends.  It's the 10th of the month and time for a new challenge at Let's Squash it!!  Probably the first embossing folder challenge in the universe!!   Challenge #6 and we want you to use a Floral Embossing folder and Make a Box.

We have the wonderful Robyn of Waterlily Cards as our guest designer and an awesome box she has to share with you.  Jo has made a plethora of pillows, and she also did a fabulous Technique Time post with some lovely tricks and tips, so don't forget to check that out as well.   I have made a Lantern Box and used Sizzix Alpine Flowers embossing folder to jazz up the decorative panels.  


I used Tonic Studio Lantern Bo dies and cut four sides and two square bases from Jade Bazzill Dots card.  I cut a fancy window in one of the sides and backed it with acetate.

I cut a scrap of pale green card with the rectangle and triangle panel dies, embossed with Sizzix Alpine Flowers folder and smeared the texture with Cracked Pistachio distress ink.  Here's all the pieces glued to the bases.  I used a double base to give me a nice strong box.

Since the die cuts a flap on each side of the side pieces I decided to glue them together on the outside of the box for a bit of a different look.  I used a piece of green ribbon to tie it shut, after I filled it with easter candy.  Nam Nam!  I added a sentiment panel under the die cut window with a sticker Happy Birthday sentiment.  Spring birthdays are a popuar thing in my family!!!

Thanks for dropping by.  Hop over to Let's Squash It! and join the fun.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Hobbygarasjen Utfordring - Moodboard
Double D Book Covers Challenge green, flowers
Inspiration Station Challenge 1 - Picture inspired by paper folding and triangles
Unstampabelles Challenge 109 - Lockdown Twist Scrap much chocolate has been consumed during lockdown........
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Add Some Green
Scrap the Rainbow Utfordring Mars - Grønt


Dotty Jo said...

Stunning box - love it! Jo x

Darlene said...

OH WOW this is awesome Gail! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Book Covers’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
Please stop in for a visit!

Donna Walls said...

Gail, your box is lovely <3 Such a beautiful gift to receive with goodies tucked inside and a great intrepretation of the Inspiration at The Inspiration Station. Thanks for playing and we hope to see you again! Donna, DT

Trude Julie said...

What a seriously cool box you've made, I'm impressed!
Thanks for joining the Scrap the Rainbow challenge for March. DT Trude Julie

Robyn Oliver said...

Oh wow - fabulous lantern box Gail, and your added window and inside out construction super added interest, Robyn

Angelnorth said...

Lovely box Gail, the swirly aperture looks fab with the embossed panels and I love the architectural “ribs” on the outside of the construction!

Diane said...

A beautiful lantern you have created! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous lantern, Gail - anyone would love to find that as a birthday present!!

Susan Hogan said...

Great box - perfect for the chocolates! I would eat them before they got to the box! Thanks for sharing with us for this difficult challenge at Unstampabelles!

Birgit said...

What a pretty treat box! Thanks so much for linking up to the Double D challenge. Best of luck to you!

Jorunn`s scrapperier said...

Så nydelig boks og herlige farger du har satt sammen
Takk for at du deltar hos Scrap the Rainbow
DT Jorunn Elin