Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Day 7 - The Twelve Days of Christmas with My Creative Time

Good morning friends!  Today is Day 7 of the Twelve Days of Christmas with My Creative Time.  You should have arrived here from Cassandra's Blog.
Today I turned a plain box I had laying around into a great gift box.  I used My Creative Time's All Around Christmas and Gift Card Sentiments Stamp Sets.


My Supplies:
My Creative Time
Cricut Cartridge Winter Woodland for Holly cut at 4"
Me & My Big Ideas Mambi Sheets PADX-173
New Leaf and Pure Poppy Cardstock, Holiday Mix Vintage Buttons  -  Papertrey Ink
Grren Sheen glitter Paper an Celebrate It Ribbon  -  Michaels
Facets - Tim Holtz
Peapod and Marachino Twine  -  The Twinery
Festive Berry and Everghreen Bough Distress Inks

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You are Here - Cathryn

Thank you for stopping by again today!  I am so thrilled to have you all visit!  I will be back tomorrow for Day 8!  Have a great day!
Love and Hugs,
Cathryn :)

168 comments:

nellie27 said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful. I love everything about it---the colors, the ribbon, the paper, and etc.
nellessenconcrete@yahoo.com

My Creative Time said...

SOOOOOOO PRETTY MY FRIEND!!! WOW, YOU ALL ARE JUST AMAZING!!!! AWESOME JOB!
BIG HUGE HUGS,
EMMA;)

Linsey said...

Wayyyyy beautiful!!! I love how you stamped your TO and From on the pretty holly leaves! Wonderful and inspiring ideas Cathryn...time to go on a lil scavenger hunt for some boxes to alter like yours! Hugs!

Kris said...

Lovely card! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

melllisssa said...

So pretty! Oftentimes I find myself getting burned out on making cards because they start looking the same.. Thanks for inspiring me with a new card recipe!

Look forward to seeing what you'll come up with next!
misshoanggg (at) gmail.com

GlendaLea said...

This is simply beautiful! Love the bright colors
Slatsinhi@yahoo.com

Beautiful831 said...

Gorgeous gift box. Love the decorations. Gloria Contreras gloriaandmickey@yahoo.com

Pam (AKA CraftyK) said...

Beautiful box....Love it!!
croptilludrop23@gmail.com

VICTORIA said...

wow great job on the box, I love it. :)
win_or_lose52@hotmail.com
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Jamie - oohLaLaPaperie said...

Soooo beautiful! Looove how made to/fr on the holly.

Jamie
Http://oohlalapaperie.blogspot.com

Josie0602 said...

Beautiful card! I always love the striped, wide ribbon and it is the perfect accent to the pretty choice of papers and the holly die cut.
Tracy

Miriam Prantner said...

What a beautiful project! Love the shimmery leaves. So fun and festive!

Jen said...

Very pretty tag!

kissmyjen at gmail.com
justcreativeme.blogspot.com

LindaB said...

HI NICE JOB
LINDAB
TOP2KOP@HOTMAIL.COM

Georgi Girl said...

Great gift box Cathryn! It turned out really beautiful!!!
Hugs,
georgifelix at verizon dot net

pruttybird said...

Very festive gift box. Love the papers :)

pruttybird at comcast dot net

Lara said...

What a great card! Thanks for sharing! That is lovely!
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Lara said...

What a great card! Thanks for sharing! That is lovely!
lclass003 atgmail dotcom

Melissa said...

So pretty, thanks for sharing!

mzcherub at gmail dot com

Tammy said...

Nice project love the choice of colors the glitter paper is amazing.

Alvina said...

What a beautiful box, thank you for sharing.

alvinadiaz@msn.com
alvinascreations.blogspot.com

JaniceA said...

So pretty! Love the buttons for the berries on the holly. Thank you for sharing!
janiceaeschliman.blogspot.com

CLM-cindylu2u said...

What a gorgeous box!!! These 12 days have caused my wish list to triple, seen so many new things I need!!

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Jessica said...

Very cute. The papers, color, bow match perfect. Thanks for this idea.
lopezjrivera@centennialpr.net

Craft Me This said...

Nice details.
craftmethis@gmail.com

Brenda said...
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Brenda said...

I love this box!! it is so pretty! great job!

thanks for all the great ideas so far!!

brwneyes46@gmail.com

Amy said...

This is so pretty- I just love that fun ribbon- simply beautiful!
:)Amy
amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com
amy.arnold89@comcast.net

Bex said...

I love that. Beautiful job;0)

bex@
http://kawaiikrafts.blogspot.com/

Tracy said...

Amazing job! TFS!

trawat1972@gmail.com

Tricia said...

ADORABLE....love this gift box. Thanks for sharing all your cute ideas these past 7 days :)
papercreations_bytricia (at) yahoo (dot) com

Crafting Katie said...

This is gorgeous! Somebody is going to love getting a gift from you! It doesn't even matter what's inside with how pretty this is!

Christine said...

I really like your two sided holly tag.
Nice Box.

christinescreativecards@gmail.com

Kim C said...

Love the colors, what a pretty card.
Kim C
kcesafsky@charter.net

grammiej said...

Beautiful! I love the colors and your design.

jashmore1944@att.net

CA Scrapper said...

Wow, that is so pretty!

Leslie

cascrapper at gmail dot com

ScrappinT said...

Love this! The paper is beautiful and I really love the tag!

Cassandra said...

How pretty! Totally recognize the paper :) Great job...love it.

hugs
Cassandra

Angela W. said...

Wow! what a beautiful gift box,love the paper yo used.

Vicky said...

so pretty love your card, love your idea on your use of the stamps
olivervl at yahoo dot com

Glora said...

Oh Cathryn this box is GORGEOUS! I just love that ribbon and the blingy holly is BEAUTIFUL!!!! You add such a touch of elegance to your projects. I LOVE it! Hugs- Glora

Nicole said...

Very pretty.. Love the holly berry.. Love the paper..
TFS!!!
Nicole
nacasteel @ yahoo dot com

kelly said...

Would love to win emmas lollipop die. You all have done a great job in showcasing different ways to use the die.
k.krohe@yahoo.com

~ Lori ~ said...

Beautiful!

Lori
Bloggin The Crafts
lori at true dungeon dot com

Rosie said...

this is so beautiful

rosiemini@gmail.com
www.scraplovingminis.blogspot.com

Micia said...

oh my gosh I love this its so beautiful!! and i have this cart so i can make it :)

Micia
yellowbirdcreation@gmail.com

DevinTaylorCreations said...

Your altered box is so so PRETTY!!! I love turning something old into something new. GREAT JOB!!! Hugz:)
DevinTaylorCreations@gmail.com

Cathie w said...

love these projects..you girls are so talented..TFS!!!

cathie
scraphappycat@gmail.com

Arcy Scraps said...

love love love! so pretty!
Cyndy
arcy.scraps@gmail.com

Danielle Lee said...

Another great idea. Looks great. Love the holly tag. Thanks!

Danielle
leeceratops@comcast.net

CraftsManda said...

What a darling, darling box! I love it. That ribbon is so cute, but I especially love your holly berry buttons! How perfect!! What a beautiful gift.

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Gloria said...
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Donna and Sara said...

This is adorable, I love the glitter and holly leaves. Great sentiments too. Thank you. teachermom5@gmail.com

Gloria said...

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BOX LOVE THE HOLLY!
TFS
GLORIA
esquivel865@yahoo.com

elwalten said...

This is the cutest holiday box!! Lisa -elwalten@aol.com

Niki said...

Very cute and festive!! Love the TH facet.

Niki
billniki@gmail.com

Ashley said...

What an adorable box! I love it!!

Ashley
ScrappinAsh at gmail dot com

scrapaholicjen said...

I love this - So pretty! Love how you used that facet!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

Doris P. said...

aww perfect leaves for a to and from! love the card! Doris
parkernana5@cox.net

Lisa said...

What a beautiful job you did on the box. Love the leaves and the ribbon.

CathyinMN said...

Wonderful Christmas card! Love the ribbon and the glitter holly leaves!
tcsobotka at charter dot net

Megan said...

Beautiful card!

megan.saxe@gmail.com

Regina said...

I have some of those little boxes. Guess I will have to dress them up a little. Regina
regina95370@sbcglobal.net

wahixane77 said...

This is really nice...love the holly. Olivia orjm79@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Beautiful.... so inspired. thanks!

Anonymous said...

so inspired... thanks so much! Beautiful work..
Melissa Crable
Melissakc1@yahoo.com

Amanda said...

Wow, your gift box is gorgeous!! I love your holly tag..Thanks for the chance to win!

Scrappy hugs,
Amanda :0)
amandascraftsandmore(at)hotmail(dot)com

Tami B. said...

How pretty, I love holly. tamiwb1234 at aoldotcom

CREATIVE M said...

Beautiful!
Mrodriguez860@htomail.com

Debbie said...

Super cute! TFS.

Debbie B
debbiebutcher at comcast dot net

Bobbi said...

So pretty love the holly.
F.U.N.
Bobbi

Carol said...

Beautiful gift box idea! TFS

Carol W.
workmanscraps(at)gmail(dot)com

pam said...

love the card

Candy said...

Your card is so gorgeous!
Candy
candyyoung826 at msn dot com

Linda Harris said...

I love your little gift box. awesome remake of it. And of course your header has made my bad day a little brighter. Thank You!!! Linda Harris Lsunflower58@aol.com

Sherrie K. said...

Beatiful box Cathryn! you always make the cutest things. Love the pretty papers you used and the ribbon is fantastic!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

yvette said...

You did amazing job. I love it
happyscrappyvette@gmail.com

Christina said...

Amazing job on this beautiful card!!

Christina Coen

christina.coen@gmail.com

Jenn said...

This box looks amazing! I love that you added buttons for the holly. TFS
hugs, Jenn
smile4jenn at hotmail dot com

Denise said...

Beautiful box! Love the Glitzy paper! Denise queenbee.speigle@gmail.com

Brenda said...

Just gift box is so adorable!!

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Brenda said...

Your box is so pretty and elegant! I just saved a box myself just for this purpose. So happy to see yours done up just in time to inspire me!
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Richelle said...

Nice job, very cute. Thanks for sharing.
Richelle
lilbug1976 at yahoo dot com

Mimi said...

I love this! So traditional but very classy.

mimi2trentdrew.com

mamawcindy said...

Your Box is so Pretty! Love the To and From on the Leaves. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

janette09 said...

Love this gift box!
It's really beautifully decorated!
janette09@comcast.net

Mickey's Craft World said...

THE BOX IS AMAZING...BEAUTIFUL...

Mickey

mickeysworld01@comcast.net

Evelyn said...

Beautiful card. TFS
Evelyn
evl14512@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful card!
Thank you sooooo much for sharing!


Denise J.
drjohnson0526@gmail.com

Karen said...

Your card is so pretty. TFS

kwillis_15 at yahoo dot com

NinaDee said...

such a darling project. I'm gonna have to scraplift this!! ninadee@sbcglobal.net

Ester said...

Very nice card.

esterperez73@yahoo

Lisa R. said...

Sooo pretty! Great altered box. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Suzy said...

Wow! Love the holly tags!
-Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

tina said...

Gorgeous box. Such pretty holly.

Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

eva mason said...

lovely project. Everything looks so inviting but "no peeking". Have a great holiday.
craftkrazy@optonline.net

Hawks Nest Hobbies said...

Beautiful card.

Debbie H.

niteowlis at clear dot net

Tammi A. said...

beautiful box. i love the cuts and the paper you used.

tammi_amata@ameritech.net

Crafting Butterfly Creations said...

Super Great. So many great ideals for the holidays.

jessica said...

This is awesome Cathryn! You always do such wonderful work!
TFS
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

joni said...

Gorgeous!!! I love the to and from stamp on the Holly...really beautiful!

hugs,
joni

arcocha at yahoo dot com

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Your box is beautiful!

Hugs,
Saundra
Luvscrappingtogether at gmail dot com

quilt4fun2 said...

Great job on the box! It is beautiful.
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Jeri said...

Well for sure I'd like to receive a gift in a box this beautiful. Well done!

Scrappin with the bug said...

So pretty - I love the colors, the bow and the holly. How adorable. Great job.

Thanks for sharing.
Terri_ski at yahoo dot com

Viki said...

Love that ribbon. Thanks for sharing.

MeMe said...

Love the idea of the holly for the gift tag.
Pat
plweir1969@yahoo.com

Jan said...

Very pretty. I love the colors.

Jan
bearycreativecradts@gmail.com

Vickie said...

very pretty TFS

Shanna Wilson said...

Beautiful card i love the colors
Thanks for sharing
Shanna
Gracesonnawilson@gmail.com

Nancy said...

What a cute gift box! love it!

hugs,

Nancy

brittmartin0910 said...

What a beautiful altered gift box. Thank you for sharing.
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princesses said...

Very unique card. It is so beautiful..

xitlalli0508@gmail.com

by Frank-LEE Speaking... said...

Very cute. Great job. Smooches... frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

Marissa said...

So pretty! I love the paper you used!


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Tonya said...

I'm really enjoying all of your projects. I can't wait to see the rest.

tonya dot morgan at gmail dot com

Java Jen's Creations said...

Absolutely adorable!!!

javajen1 at hotmail dot com

dreamer said...

great love your card thanks for inspiring me great idea LOL wendy littleal1@bigpond.com.au

cricutharper said...

Beautiful gift box.

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Anonymous said...

Beautiful dressed up gift box. Love the colors and to/from tag.
lorrainephelps at sbcglobal dot net

RLS Innovations said...

cute box.

Sue
rolfe974@prodigy.net

Shana said...

Such cute and wonderful ideas, lovin it.
shanasewing@yahoo.com

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow love the colors & the pretty bow.
jeria22@yahoo.com tfs!

Kim44 said...

I really love this card. You did such a great job!!!

Kim
kpedersen44@yahoo.com

Debby said...

Oh love the glitter on the leaves.
angel hugs
Debby
angels5.2005 at gmail dot com

lindagk23 said...

Love these super cute boxes! So pretty!
lindagk23ataoldcotom

Scrapente said...

what a cute card...i love it
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Lara said...

So cute! Thanks for the chance to win!
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Dorcas said...

This is stunning!

Dorcas
dtroche@bellsouth.net

Lara said...

So cute! Thanks for the chance to win!
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Trisha said...

What a beautiful gift box. It certainly is not a plain box anymore. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Donna said...

I loved the holly leaves. thanks for sharing. dsebby404@yahoo.com

callyannc said...

Oh this is gorgeous! My daughters name is Holly so I really love this! TFS callyAnn
callyannc@live.com

Kristi said...

Great idea to use those boxes we have laying around. It would help me beat being on the boarderline of hoarder, lol.
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mbchoj said...

Great job, very pretty!
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Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

I love it. For some reason I am really wanting to use holly and mistletoe for everything. LOL
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Pam said...

Very pretty card!
Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

janner said...

I love you project and the to and from lovely colours, ribbon and paper.
thejanner@xcelco.on.ca

Rebecca said...

great idea.. love it!

rebecca_k81 at hotmail dot com

yvette said...

you gift card is so pretty.
happyscraappyvette@gmail.com

marg0006 said...

Love the beautiful bow, the colors and the finished project. Its lovely.
marg0006@verizon.net

Luanne said...

so beautiful gift box! Love the little wreath leaves of your patterned paper and even more the large die cut leaves.

Luanne
myfootahead at gmail dot com
craftersreference.blogspot.com

TUKI said...

Beautiful... I love the ribbon, it's so pretty!!

tuki123@att.net

Cookie said...

Very cute, thanks <3

Houses Built of Cards said...

Soooo pretty! The colors are gorgeous!!!

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www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

surfnfroggie said...

Fabulous job on the gift box Cathryn! I love love love it!surfnfroggie at aol dot com

SQ said...

That holly cut makes a great tag.
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AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow Beautiful.
jeria22@yahoo.com tfs!

Kim. said...

Really cute box and the tag & ribbon makes it look extra special. Lovely idea.
kimthompson68@sky.com
Kim xXx

Kim. said...

This is a lovely gift box and the tag & ribbon makes it extra special.
kimthompson68@sky.com
Kim xXx

kathlee said...

WoW you are so good at making beautiful altered gift containers!
TFS
Merry Christmas!
Kathie
Kathlee154atgmaildotcom

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Wow, i love your gift box
Kathy
Katsews at Gmail dot com

Got2BCrafting said...

Gorgeous! Love everything about it!

Lori
got2bcrafting at gmail dot com

2LilPrincesses said...

this looks great!! I'm in love with the ribbon!
candace
scrappin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com

OCCricut said...

SOO Very crafty!!!

saetterman at aol dot com

Dawn said...

Love that holly tag and gorgeous ribbon. deegeescraps at gmail dot com

- said...

Soo pretty! I love the papers and the holly, just awesome.
(:(:Smiles:):)

Robin
thecricutscrapper at yahoo dot com

Jeanne said...

I love that you used the holly for the to and from sentiments! Looks fabulous! And I think I need some of that ribbon!! :)

Jovan said...

Beautiful! I love all the details!
hotgirl211@msn.com

Krafty Krissie said...

beautiful box!

krissie84@live.ca

Denise-Scrapmouse said...

Beautiful gift box! TFS.

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Sue D said...

Very pretty--I like the green glitter paper.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

FMonty said...

What a beautiful card...LOVE the colors. TFS :)
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shelly said...

What a beautiful gift box. Very pretty.
shellyholsinger@yahoo.com

Denise G said...

Your box is beautiful. Please come wrap/box all my presents for me. LOL

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Ashley Nicole said...

Very pretty card. Love the pattern paper.
Ashley
glamoroussideofscrapping@gmail.com

Live Love and Scrap said...

Beautiful Box!!! Everything works sooooo well together...GREAT job!!!
AMAZING BOW!!!!

hugs,
Sarah
liveloveandscrap@hotmailcom

Addicted Scrapper said...

Adorable and easy enough for everyone to do. Great job!!


Alina
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