Friday, November 26, 2010

It's a "Birthday Blog Hop"

Hello all, if you just came from Sarah @ http://www.pinkcricut.com/2010/11/paulas-birthday-hop/  then your in the right spot. Wow I am so excited for this hop, for those of you who don't know Paula, her blog is http://www.morethanfavors.blogspot.com/ she is awesome. I was so excited when she sent me a email asking if I would like to be in her "Birthday Hop" wow how awesome was that. I saw this gift box/basket over at one of my good craft buds here, which is Cricut Chick so I knew right away I wanted to make this for this special day. I will give you the link to her site for directions, if you would like.  Ok so here is my gift box/basket to Paula, I am sending this to Paula as well. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did making it. Happy Birthday Paula! Please leave me your comments I love to here from you all, there is blog Candy, its a Gift Card for $10.00 to Michaels or Joann's your choice, so please leave me away to contact you if your the lucky winner, ok now my project..
12 x 12 paper folded

another 12 x 12 paper cut into 4 x 4 sq.

glue them down

pattern paper cuts then glued down




punch holes @ points, tie with elastic

tie ribbons around elastic 
 embellish with cricut cuts

all done, I hope you like I am very happy with it !
here is the link for directions, please tell Cricut Chick I sent you.
http://cricutchick.blogspot.com/2010/11/thanksgiving-box-video-part-i-and-part.html
  your next stop is Arlene @ http://arlenescraftspot.blogspot.com/

130 comments:

  1. Hi there I am one of many single moms and I find your site very interesting. I hope I have much time each day to drop by and check your site for recent post. By the way thank you for sharing this.

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  2. This is so cute Deb!!!! I love it! I have alway wanted to make one :) adorable! Thank UPI so much for being in my Birthday Blog Hop!!!!

    Hugs, Paula

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing how to make your beautiful box of explosion. I Love it.
    Minta

    mintab@gmail.com
    http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

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  4. This is so cute...I will be trying this out for xmas. Thanks so much for sharing.
    pkanchana8@hotmail.com

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  5. Your gift box/basket is amazing! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. WOW! What a great idea, it looks a little difficult but I think I got it :)
    Love this! Im going to try this out. Thanks for being in such a fun hop. on to the next :)
    Gina
    raegina at gmail dot com

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  7. This turned out great !! Thanks for the tutorial - I want to make oNe :) Thanks for the chance to win
    ~Suzy
    suzyq28024 at gmail dot com

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  8. I really like this. WHat a different way to wrap a gift!
    mbchoj at aol dot com

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  9. This is the first one I've seen made like this and its super cute!!!! Great job on this project and thanks so much for sharing!!! I LOVE it.
    hugs,jen
    jennyscards.blogspot.com
    jenniferhogge07@yahoo.com

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  10. Debbie your basket/box turned out great. I have these instructions in my "to do" folder and now I have another view to follow. Great other cards on your site I will be back.
    Cathy S
    seashore@telus.net

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  11. Your project is amazing! Thanks for sharing your talents.

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  12. What a neat basket/box!! Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Wow! This is an awesome basket!!!! This is my first time to your blog....I definitely will be back!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Nicole
    niclax13@gmail.com

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  14. So very cute, cute, cute. So festive. tfs
    cruella63703@yahoo.com

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  15. Great job on the box...quite sturdy looking with the layers. Thank You for being in the hop and for chances to win great prizes.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  16. I just love your box it so darn cute and what a wonderful birthday gift for special friends...
    Thank you for Hoppin with us...
    The Scrapbooking Queen

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  17. Cute box! Love the colors! I saw this on Cricut Chic's blog the other day and I am working on one too... It is so cute! Thanks for sharing yours and for being a part of this fun birthday hop for Paula! pjritsema at gmail dot com

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  18. Wow! Love it, but it really looks like so much work! But then of course Paula is worth every minute of it. TFS!

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  19. You are just sooo creative...I LOVE IT!!
    Diana B.
    crb_deb@bellsouth.net

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  20. ADORABLE Deb and your instructions are so clear.

    TFS
    Paula will LOVE it I'm sure.
    Erin
    spantastikreations@yahoo.com

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  21. wow Debbie that is great. Thanks for sharing :D
    I'm excited to be apart of this hop with you as well :D

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  22. That is sooooooooooooooooo cute!!! Will have to try and make one. TFS and being part of the hop.

    cureta2 at yahoo dot com

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  23. WOW! I love it! An amazing project.
    *smiles*
    debbi
    hockman1(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  24. That is really nifty! super cute papers too!

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  25. This is super cute! I am going to watch the video. I think I might make some of these for my coworkers for Christmas. Thanks for sharing.

    cdjohnson1966@att.net

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  26. OMGOSH DEBBIE ! I love this box tfs, I want to run into my craft room and make one !

    thcondes@gmail.com

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  27. That is AMAZING!!!! You make it look so easy. Love that box!

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  28. Love this! I am going to have to try this!!! Very cool.

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  29. wonderful project --very cute. thanks millierose651@aol.com

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  30. I loved it, the pattern paper just made it pop. Very nice. Thanks so much for sharing.
    hugs, Liset
    hailemnat@gmail.com

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  31. Great gift box. Love the colors. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

    Trisha
    patnbobcuddy@gmail.com

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  32. That is so cool. Thank you for sharing. Might have to try and make it, could put my scissors, glue sticks, and markers in it.

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  33. Super cool box!!! I'm sure the birthday girl Paula will love it! I might have to try this one myself! Love your blog...
    Hugs,
    Joni
    Arcocha@yahoo.com

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  34. Super cute box!! TFS!! laysig@telus.net

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  35. I sooo LOVE this box, so cute!!! TFS

    pinkyswrdawn@hotmail.com

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  36. You did a wonderful job. It was so sweet of Chick to share this project with all of us. My DD would love with with all the purple. Which cart did you use for those cuuuute balloons, they are sweet? Thank you for sharing.

    Marianne S.
    sthquilter at gmail dot com

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  37. I love what you made! So adorable! Can you tell me what you store your carts in? That is so cute!

    Thanks for the great ideas!

    Holly

    hollyshobbie at gmail dot com

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  38. Thanks for a change to win a Gift Card for $10.00 Joann's
    Rebecca Minor
    buzzybeedesigns AT Yahoo DOT com

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  39. Oh so cute! I love this blog hop, everyone is doing such a great job!
    jpshirley@ymail.com

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  40. oooh I love this so much. I wanna make one now too

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  41. ooh, I like that and I think I will make one of those for Christmas goodies!!

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  42. I love this box so much... what is the name of the elastic, do you remember?
    Thanks for sharing!
    Gina Lindsey
    agsainz at gmail dot com

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  43. I love this. Saw some at my LSS and can't wait to try them : )

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  44. What a great box! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  45. Very cute idea. Thanks for sharing.

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  46. wow this is really nice.. was it hard to make?? tfs
    Theresa
    juicycreations808@gmail.com

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  47. Debbie! Thank you for the birthday wishes yesterday! I love this project so cute! Thank you for telling us how to make it I want to try it!

    CarleyCarter@gmail.com

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  48. Love this project. I am going to try and create one myself. I have become a follower and can't wait to see more of your creativity.--Ryansmaama
    gkburrow@cmaaccess.com

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  49. This is adorable! So bright and cheery and perfect for any birthday gift!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  50. I love this box! I am going to have to try it sometime!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  51. Super cute basket.

    Indira
    craftyhomemade7atgmaildotcom

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  52. Wow...this is totally creative. What an inspiration. My daughter, who is home from art school is looking over my shoulder...saying wow. Thanks for sharing...Sharon in MI PS..love your blog

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  53. This is so Amazing! I am so glad you made one and you did an awesome job! Love the colors. Seriously, you will never run out of reasons to make them. They are perfect for every occasion and the ideas are endless! PERFECT!

    Cricut Chick
    www.cricutchick.com
    cricutchick@rocketmail.com

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  54. What a great box. It looks so complicated, but turned out really great. Thanks for your talent and your creativity.

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  55. Cute project! TFS

    mlenclade at gmail dot com

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  56. What a cute idea!!...Thank you for sharing it!!...Thank you for the blog candy!! Brandy

    Penbrandy at msn dot com

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  57. That is an awesome project - not sure I can pull it off, but I am going to try! Love it - TFS!

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  58. HI DD, what a cute idea!! Thanks for sharing:)I love your blog:)

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  59. I really love this--and am going to totally have to make one myself!!

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  60. wow! thats a coll little bag, umm box, umm what exactly would you call it?! LOL TFS

    HB Paula

    Darlene
    desaucier at bellsouth dot net

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  61. This is sooooo cute!!!! I love this idea! I think I may have to try this...

    My email is in my Blogger Profile :)

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  62. loved the project!!!i always wondered how to do it!!!
    habis1088@gmail.com

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  63. This is an awesome project! The pictures were extremely helpful too.

    Great job,
    Georgiana
    coachfans at cox dot net

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  64. I saw this video too and I was thinking of making one. Your's turned out beautiful. Great job Debbie. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving and got some good Black Friday deals.
    Kerry

    mommakcrafts.blogspot.com

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  65. This is beautiful! I love this! Will have to give it a try! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win! Have a fabulous weekend!
    ~Dorcas
    4craftyangels (at) gmail (dot) com

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  66. Super cute explosion box, paper choices are great, ribbons icing on cake!!! TFS
    suella11@yahoo.com

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  67. What an amazingly creative project!!! Thank you so much for sharing this amazing project, I may have to scraplift this one!!! :)

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  68. That is so pretty. You are so talented!! Your originality amazes me :)

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

    http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

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  69. I love this basket - so so cute. Thanks for sharing.

    GiGi

    gigiact2 at bellsouth dot net

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  70. This is an awesome box, I love it. Im so honored to be on a hop with you! Have a great day.

    Meriah

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  71. I so LOVE this box. The pics are great and explain the project very well. tfs....plan to try this one out tomorrow!! :)

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  72. This is a super cute idea. I LOVE the step by step. I am making one of these asap. :) Thanks for inspiring my friend.
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  73. Wow this is just awesome!!! So lovely!!! Great job on it.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  74. This is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

    forpahl5atgmaildotcom

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  75. Oh Wow, this is fantastic, Thanks for the link I definitely want to try this!! Thanks again!

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  76. Your project is very wonderful and looks like a lot of fun, I will try this one... I was reading your bio and you and I are sorta alike.
    my boyfriend's name is Gary too... aren't they great? I will for sure be back for more of your inspiring work. pennykitz@charter.net
    http://pennykitz.blogspot.com/

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  77. Spectacular..what a pretty gift bag..who wouldn't love getting something in it?!

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  78. Wonderful gift box. Thanks for sharing such an easy box.

    Christel
    onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
    christel(at)majesticdesigns(dot)net

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  79. Love it!!!!! Such a great gift bag! TFS :)

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  80. I made one of these around Easter time but it turn out this cute...nice job. Hugs, Debi

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  81. Love your gift basket! I'm gonna have to try one. Thanks for sharing!

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  82. this is adorable DD :) So glad to be on this blog hop with so many talented ladies!!!!! hugs.

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  83. Wow, I just love your project, it is amazing!!! Thank so much for sharing and giving us the opportunity to win!

    http://melissa-moecreations.blogspot.com/

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  84. Wow Deb...you are really good at these 3 D projects. TFS.
    Susan
    susanpollock37 at yahoo dot com

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  85. Super cute job!!!!
    thanks for the chance to win.

    monica.lowrance@gmail.com

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  86. Wow your gift basket is amazing!! Thanks for sharing the tutorial too.

    nsuzy at comcast dot net

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  87. Hi Debbie,

    I'm already a follower, but I haven't been online in forever (busy with home projects)! I love your birthday gift box!!! :) And I can't wait to go back & see what I've missed (it looks like you have lots of amazing creations!)!

    Thank you so much for sharing (& for the detailed instructions),

    Jennifer

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  88. This is awesome. I became a follower!!

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  89. That box is so cute I will have to try that myself! I am already a Follower, thanks for the opportunity to win!!!

    debpaint16@aol.com

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  90. I am totally loving that box! And your scrapbook space makes me smile!

    Happy Birthday to Paula!!!

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  91. Great box and wonderful blog.
    Natalie
    http://timelesslegacydesigns.blogspot.com
    mtmcbroom at gmail dot com

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  92. What a great idea for a birthday! You could fill it with so many wonderful things for the birthday person! Great job explaining how to do it too! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  93. Great directions! Which means I'm going to have to scraplift!! LOL

    Alma :)

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  94. Such a cute gift box! Awesome job!

    jvilla95ar at gmail .com

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  95. Hi Deb~
    This is beautiful! thanks for the instructions, I would love to learn how to make this bag!
    I am already a follower of your blog and facebook.
    TFS and a chance to win
    Bonnie C
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

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  96. Such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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  97. Very cute Idea!!! And my favorite Color!!!
    TFS!!! Iam already a follower!!
    http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
    Rexann

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  98. I am so going to be making this basket tonight! Thanks for sharing this idea- kandrewsny@yahoo.com

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  99. Beautiful box and I love your blog!

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  100. Love the gift box.
    thanks for sharing.
    marionment@msn.com

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  101. Super cute, I will definitely make this one. kschlu1 at gmail dot com

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  102. Love this gift box it is really pretty and your instructions are so clear and easy to follow. I have become a follower of your blog.
    Kim xXx

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  103. Love Love Love this treat box. TFS. Love your craft spot too.

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  104. I love this treat box, it's pretty. Such a different idea.
    Nikki
    www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

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  105. very cute, Its amazing what people can do with a simple piece of paper LOL...It turned out too cute !
    www.scrappinwithmybug.com

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  106. I am so envious of your talent. This is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. I am so glad that I found you.

    gdobberteen at yahoo dot com

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  107. Love the project Deb! It is too cute and creative...when I looked at the first few pictures from your project I thought, "Oh, she's making a box"...boy was I wrong! The end result was much better than a box!! :) Thank you so much for sharing and the giveaway :)

    Ashley "Scrappin' Pink Piglet"
    scrappinpinkpiglet(at)gmail(dot)com

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  108. I just LOVE this. Can't wait to make one. Thanks for sharing and for being a great crafty friend:)

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  109. This box is sooooo cooool! I love the colors you used! Very pretty! Thanks so much for sharing it with us! I think I'll give this project a try!

    jpuckett13@woh.rr.com

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  110. WOW this came out amazing! I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Thanks for sharing

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  111. Very cute, looks a little complicated but the results are awesome. Thanks for sharing. kimbob27@hotmail.com

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  112. Cute birthday box! Very inventive. Thanks for sharing.

    coupondenise at live dot com

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  113. Super cute idea!! I will have try this! Thanks for sharing!

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  114. I love this project. So cute! TFS
    swiagal@iowatelecom.net

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  115. Great idea! I love it. I think I will try it for some co-workers' birthdays.

    danadbrown at hotmail dot com

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  116. So cute! Thanks for sharing this great gift. Love your blog!

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  117. Such a cute and festive box! Love the idea!

    ~Sharon C.
    sconn0925 at yahoo dot com

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  118. Looks very complicated. But oh so cute, lol.

    Great idea.

    created2bunique at ymail dot com

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  119. Great project I Love it!!!!!
    nlpimentel@aol.com

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  120. This is AMAZING DD!! Thanks for doing such great pictures :O)
    www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com
    crazyaboutcricut at hotmail dot com

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  121. This is so cool how you put it together! I love it and the colors are perfect!
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  122. I'm definitely going ot have to scrap lift this one. It's so adorable. This would make some great Christmas gift boxes/basket. TFS; Smooches... fgreggs@yahoo.com

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  123. Love this box such a great idea... Thanks for sharing. I think it looks great =) I also became a follower of your blog. Love the creativity!

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  124. This is so cute. I will be making one soon!

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  125. This is soooo cute!! I love it! I'm definitely gonna make one for xmas!!

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  126. I love the box you have made. I saw it once at a local scrap store we had (closed) and always wanted to learn how to make it. I am definitely going to give it a try. Thanks for sharing and thanks for a chance to win.

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  127. Now I gotta make one for myself since yours looks so AWESOME! TFS!

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  128. Thank you so much for coming by and leaving me such a sweet comment. I found your blog just a couple of days ago and immediately became a fan and a follower! I love the purple!! It is so cute!! Seriouly these boxes are one of the cutest projects I have seen. And its so nice that you can use them for any occasion! I love your blog and your work!

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  129. WOW this gift box/basket is so different! I love it!!

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