Saturday 17 September 2011

TBBM 3-d Box Challenge

The challenge this week at Bitten By The Bug 2 is to use an older cart - Tags Bags Boxes & More - and create a 3D box.

That was one of my first cartridges, and I was quite shocked when I heard it was being retired. It is SO handy! This is what I came up with ...

I cut a this cute purse as large as I could on a 12x12" cutting mat, and also a large tag from the cartridge. I folded it up and made a little 'gift card' or 'cash' holder that will tuck inside the purse.

The flowers were cut from the Paper Lace cartridge out of black card stock and glued onto the purse after assembly.

I thought that the front flap needed 'something', so I glued a strip of black card stock to the inside, then hand trimmed around the curves leaving a narrow border.

A quick and easy gift set to put together. Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. This is such a pretty gift set! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2!

  2. That is way to cute! Love how you created a credit card holder. FANTASTIC!!!

  3. What anadorable purse! Love how you created a credit card holder. FANTASTIC!!!

  4. Oh how CHIC! Gorgeous little purse and I love the gift card holder that fits inside. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 xxD

  5. Beautiful color combo! Thanks for joining in the challenge at BBTB2!

  6. Oh this is so elegant and classy, love that little purse and the added little gift/money card is great. So glad you joined us at BBTB2 for the challenge.
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

  7. Super gift set! Love the great papers and colors on this! Thanks for joining us over at the BBTB2! DT member Carri

  8. Very cute. I love the black flower trim. Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2.

  9. This is such a wonderful set. Very chic and mod looking! I like both the box and the gift card holder! Your flower trim is FAB, too. Thanks for playing along with us at BBTB2!

    xx Susan

  10. this is pretty . the black really sets it off. thanks for sharing with us at bbtb2

  11. Hi Karen,thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your kind comment.
    Love the purse and great idea to hold a gift card.
    Jayne x

  12. Beautiful!! I love the's so classy! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2!


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