|One of the notelets with matching envelope.|
I made a Stationery Box for my Mom for her birthday. I followed the excellent instructions found at Splitcoaststampers.
Here is the box with the monogrammed lid on. The 2 inch tall "m" is a die cut from the Blossom Quickutz alphabet. The lid holds the side walls up. I made it out of very sturdy scrapbook paper. It is the thickest I have seen and I bought it at my local stamp store. I also made a butterfly birthday card (more about that in a separate post).
There is space for a notebook (I customized / re-purposed one I had lying about) and a pocket for stamps. The tutorial places the pocket upside down, but the way I have it, when the box is closed, the stamps stay put. Our Canadian stamps take up too much room, so there wasn't space for a pen, as well. I figure my Mom has plenty of pens, though.
|Tags and notelets. Most stamps used are from Waltzingmouse Stamps.|
|Five cards for a variety of occasions.|
|So Sweet of You (Stampin' Up!) with a Cuttlebug embossed border.|
|Cuttlebug embossing folder. The sentiment was diecut out of cardstock that I covered front and back with double-stick tape. I coated it in Martha Stewart glitter.|
|The Stamp Camp USA tea set goes well with the doily and the Waltzingmouse Stamps sentiment.|
|The Our Daily Bread verse is framed by a Spellbinders label and I cut apart two die cuts of the Spellbinders Decorative Frame to create a bit of interest on the outer border.|
|A very CAS card incorporating the same scrapbook paper and stamps and punch from Stampin' Up!|