Thursday, August 15, 2013

Welcome to our August Blog Hop featuring some of our great products made with kraft paper and products.  This sturdy material takes ink wonderfully and helps to make some projects with a warm and cozy feel.  There's just so much you can do!  I'm also featuring the August Stamp of the Month, "A Chocolate Affair", which you can get for FREE this month with a purchase of $50 or more.  Personally, I think the only thing better than chocolate is FREE chocolate LOL!

  • This is a circular hop so you can start here and go all the way around
  • If you came from the fabulous Krista's Simply Creating blog, then you are going in the right direction!
  • And if you want to follow us from coast to coast, then please start at the beginning with Michelle S.’s blog “My Creations With Michelle”.  The complete blog list is also found here if you get lost along the way. 

MY PROJECT: Kraft Ring Box as a Chocolate-y Gift

This is my Kraft ring box.  I cut an overlay using the **new** Artbooking Cricut cartridge, and used it as a stencil.  I sponged Chocolate ink over top to create this soft and wonderful pattern all over the box.  Then I embellished with the Chocolate Affair stamp and Babycakes polka dotted paper.  The pennant, "Sweet", is also cut from Artbooking on Sunset cardstock and backed with a scrap of Kraft paper.

I also made a cute card using the same techniques.  This card was inspired by a sketch in Make It from Your Heart Volume 2, sketch # 20.

Here is the inside of the box, which I also decorated:

The Babycakes paper is so cute, I had to use it inside too.  And I added the sentiment too, as a reminder that we all need a little chocolate in our life.  :)  Mmmmm, chocolate.


Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is the crafty Twirl 'n' Time blog.

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 Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, paper and techniques seen along the way. Join us again in September when we will be going retro and featuring stamps from Jeanette Lynton's Archives  We hope you will join us again on September 15th.


  1. Love it, that is just awesome! Fantastic idea!

  2. that looks deliciously creative


  4. Cute, cute, cute!! And delicious!! Great idea!

  5. Love it! Love chocolate! thanks for the ideas of what to do with the ring box, Chocolate will always win!

  6. well done, i just might have to make a few of these. it is awesome!

  7. Beautiful! I love the stencil idea and adding chocolates just sweetens the whole project!

  8. Such a cute cute box! Will need to make the ring box one day soon!

  9. so fun. What a great use for that little box.

  10. Very cute! Love how the stenciling turned out!!

  11. What a great gift for someone special :-)

  12. LOVE this, Sheri! And I love the new blog header!!

  13. LOVE this, Sheri! And I love the new blog header!!


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