Wednesday, January 27, 2016

LLC Retreat: Photo Storage Box

Are you ready for 11 awesome projects from Day 2 of the LLC Retreat held early November 2015?  This was the 3rd Annual La-la Land Craft Retreat held in Pacifica, California. The 2014 LLC Retreat projects were previously posted on my blog starting on Friday, January 23, 2015. Continuing with the theme "Life is Sweet", we dug into our projects for Day 2.

Day 2: Project #8 Photo Storage Box designed by Tamara Potocnik.  Her blog Handmade by Tamara can be found here. This cute photo box is really nice not just to hold photos but any type of gift, too. Box base is made using White card stock.  All edges of the card stock and pattern paper are lightly sponged using brown ink.  Finished size for this box is 6-1/2" x 4-3/8" x 2-1/8" ( excluding the Fancy Doily Border die extending beyond the box).  This box is a Silhouette cut file Design #48732 called 3D 4X6 Photo Storage Bin.  Note there are 3 card stock mats in each panel, making this box sturdy on all sides. These card stock mats were made using the SilhouetteMats are popped with foam squares.  A lightly sponged paper doily is tucked underneath the die cut Postage Stamps.
Copic colored Inuit and Bear are popped with foam squares.
Copic pens. Colors used:
for Inuit: R39, YG99, G21, E79, E47, E57, E17, E55, E53
for Bear: E53, E55, E81, R11
for Bear's Scarf: R35, R37, R39, G21, G85, YG99

On the left side: Stardust Stickles is added to the paper Roses and Leaves. Use a small brush to twist the ends of the roses for further embellishment. On the die cut Holly Flourish, Copic pens were used to color realistic leaves.
On the right side: Stardust Stickles is added to the paper flowers and poinsettia. The die cut Postage Stamp has part of the die cut Holly Flourish where the leaves and berries are colored using
Top of box:  Fancy Doily Border extends beyond he box.
Die cut and lightly sponged brown inked ZigZag Trim Banner sneaks out at the bottom of the Postage Stamp.
 Box front:
 Box top:
 On the front corners are the die cut Booktabs.
 Thread a jute cord through the holes and make a knot.
 Open box inside:
Details: All stamps and dies can be purchased on the LLC site here.
Stamps used: October 2015 Club La-la Land Inuit/Bear Image
Dies used: Postage Stamps, Fancy Doily Border, Booktab and Labels, Holly Flourish, Zigzag Trim Banner.

Thank you for stopping by today to visit............stay tuned for Project #9 from Day 2 of the LLC 3rd Annual Retreat.

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