As promised, I'm back with another project for the My Time Made Easy February release! Today I'm using the Pretty Packaging, You've Got Mail© template. Lauren designed this template to resemble a USPS box! Isn't it the cutest?!
I used Couture Cardstock Silent Night cs as my back and base segments, and their Blushing cs for the front. Quick plug...I just started using Couture Cardstock and I must say I LOVE LOVE LOVE their paper so far! They have a fabulous variety, and I've taken a special liking to the textured cs...which I'm using here :] I printed the Flourish design with the navy bg from the MTME, A Loving Heart© collection, cut it (along with the rest of the template) using my Cricut Expression. THANK YOU CANDA!!!! She is totally my savior when it comes to cutting out these templates. The SCAL software she sells married up with my Cricut, makes it soooooo simple to cut the templates. I don't recall minding very much when I cut them by hand, but now that I've seen the light and the machine is doing it for me, I could NEVER go back!!
For the front, I used stamps from the Pretty Impressions, You've Got Mail stamp set. Trimmed, clear embossed the front of both pieces, and layered with 3M dimensionals after I added a navy snap to the top layer. I used some SU! Hodgepodge Hardware to frame my "slot" on top, and added some sheer ribbon and a crocheted flower to the bottom to keep it prettiful ♥
Now for the part I've been waiting for...check out how much room is inside this thing!! I poured an entire bag of Hershey Bliss raspberry filled hearts inside and there's room to spare! Think of everything you could tuck in here...a onesie, socks, a cupcake, a figurine, a nail kit...the list seems endless!!
Here's a shot of the little matching tag I made to go with it. I have to apologize because I totaly forgot to take a photo of the back, but I stamped "TO:" "FROM" and "With Love" on the reverse side. All stamps are from the You've Got Mail set. On the front, I used my pink definition paper from the MTME, Fluttering-by set, a snippet of the flourish paper, and more ribbon. Can a girl EVER have too much ribbon?! I think not...
That's all I have for you today, but be sure to swing by on the 5th for another project, and between now and then visit the DT (links in my left sidebar <---)! Check out Lauren's blog first to see who is releasing on what day after today (we're all sharing a project today). More importantly, check out the MTME store and everything Lauren has to offer this month! She's one talented lady, that Lauren ♥