November 11, 2012

What an Explosion Blog Hop !!!!

Welcome to our Explosion Blog Hop. This group of ladies have came up with
different explosion boxes to share with you today.
If you came from Lucy then your on the right track. If you just happen
to stop by my blog please go to Ashley so you can start from the
beginning of the hop and not miss one of these talented ladies.
To start off my post I want to show you my box.
Since Christmas is just around the corner I knew this box would be perfect.  I recently taught a class on how to make this box.

Without the top on.

 The ribbon holds the box together when the
top isn't on it.

The top

Now for the inside. This box is made with only four pieces of 12 x 12 paper.
Three are stacked and the other sheet is use to embellish the inside and to make the top
and bow.
I added a little Christmas tree with presents in the middle square.
I also added a pocket for adding a gift card or tag.
I guess I couldn't tell you everything that I used to embellish so here is a small list.
Snowflake punch
Washi Tape- Tim Holtz
Glimmer Mist
White doodle pen.

Blog Candy !!!

I have created a kit with all the paper and directions to make this box. To
Be eligible you need to leave a comment and join my blog.
Easy, peasy !!
I will do a ramdom drawing on Monday morning for the lucky winner.
Thanks for stopping by and your next stop is with Haidee.
If you get lost along the way here is the entire line up.
Ashley -
Jamie -
Maria -
Lucy ~


Kathy's-Krafts said...

Beautiful box..I love all the details you put into it.

Pamela Lash said...

This is a unique treasure - a real stunner!! I also love all the detailing you made for it - thanks so much for sharing your technique! I'd like to try one of these.

pam_lash at yahoo dot com

Marianne said...

Wow...when i was looking for inspiration, was not expecting to be blown away. You definitely have the WOW factor. Thanks for sharing...


teresa said...

Very pretty I love this !!


teresa said...

I am now a new follower too :)


[Melissa] said...

Beautiful project!

Claire Spielman said...

New to your site....what a DELIGHT! Beautifully created papers combined with lots of interesting embellishments...FABULOUS! TFS
Creative wishes,
Claire S

Karon said...

This is stunning - I love the itty bitty Christmas tree on the inside and what a wonderful gift. Love all the layers and the papers. TFS and a new follower:-)

mamawcindy said...

Oh, I Love your Christmas Explosion Box! The Tree on the Inside... How Cute is that! Love the pretty papers that you used. I've never tried to make one yet. Thanks for the chance to win! :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

G-ma said...

Love, love this explosion box with the tree and other decorations. Thank you for sharing.

LawsBom said...

Really stunning - I adore Christmas reds and greens! I have a post about an exploding box I made - Please come and see it if you have a spare moment. x

Melissa Chesser said...

Beautiful; what wonderful detail. And thanks for the chance to win! I am now a follower. Please take a moment to check out my blog.


Ashley Nicole said...

Oh I love this. Your explosion box turned out awesome. Love the bow on top of the box. Perfect for the upcoming holiday. Thank you so much for being a part of the hop.

Jamie said...

this is such a great explosion box!! love the papers and embellishments it looks so great!! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win the kit.. im a new follower!

Liz Mullen said...

hey, great minds like alike, hence the christmas trees we both used. I love those little tree, lol
great box :) nice being in this hop with you :D

Cathy said...

Your explosion box is fabulous!! so many fun details. love it!!
thanks for sharing, new follower here.

Sandy Hentzel said...

A favorite so far! I love the embellishments in the center, such a great idea!

Kris Dietz said...

Gorgeous box inside and out! I love all the detail you put into it! TFS.

dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

Camille Short said...

So 3Dm so beautiful, so gorgeous! Fabulous job!

Gail said...

SAM - How cute is that box! Wow! Decorations inside and a nice bow at that! Love it very much - you did a great job! Thanks for the hop and the chance to win blog candy too - I am a follower and I am enjoying the hop! So many nice explosion boxes! Enjoy your day!

Rosalee said...

Your box is beautiful Sam. I love the little Christmas tree. Beautiful details. Thanks for the chance.
Hugs, Rosalee