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6 April 2011

Box Card Frenzy

Hello, me again - thought I would pop into the craft room to try and take my mind of feeling so rubbish, so really not the time to be thinking about more complex makes!  I bought some box cards from QVC absolutely ages ago and you know how it is, they make them look so great on TV, yet when I produce something with one, it really doesn't seem to look the same!  No wonder they have just sat there in my cupboard for so long!!!

So here is my finished card ...... I have to say I may not be using these cards again anytime soon and so they will sit in my cupboard for many months more LOL!

Front view - lying flat

Front view - stood up

Side view - stood up

Card Ingredients:-

LOTV Rosie With Cake Stamp
PM Capsule Collection Heather Papers
Cardstock from Stash
PM Gems
American Crafts Ribbon
Die Cut Flowers

I am entering this into the following challenges:-

Moving Along With The Times 92 More Than One Fold
Craft Emma's 30 Children
Craft Your Passion 52 Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes

So I would love to have your really honest opinion on this one - there may be some box cards going free to a good home LOL.

Thanks for popping in!


  1. Nooo don't do that, it's so cute, I like the dimension, just gives it that bit extra, that is the great thing about craft though, you can have something for ages and take it out of the cupboard just when you fancy making something new,
    take care,

  2. I have those too.. Somewhere.. and a whole load of tunnel cards..

    Right, so lassie, just what is there on that card that could be considered even close to wrong ? I don't see anything at all !


  3. Hi I think you should make more they are so dimensional especially with the papers she really stands out. Love it Kitty :D

  4. Well Claire I think it is gorgeous,make some

  5. I think its great - i love the little window/box .. i love unusual designs and non standard cards lol
    Thanks for sharing with us and entering our challenge at MAWTT .. but i think you should make more lol
    Lisa x

  6. Honest opinion? I love it! Hugs, Sxx

  7. Hi Claire...just wonderful the colours the concept ohhh just fab hugs Margaret

  8. This is FAB Claire I love LOTV and you have done it proud. I know just what you mean re QVC - I think I bought everything they sold craftwise and never got round to using it!! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge
    Laurie x

  9. Well I think you've made a GREAT job of it Claire! It's a bit different from your norm, so that's probably why you don't feel comfortable with it, but it really IS good!


    Judi xx

  10. Hi Claire
    Lovely image and i love the Colour ...mmmm!!!!!
    Claire i have put my Xmas card on as i won`t be here at the weekend......

  11. Gorgeous Claire I cant see anything wrong with it, love the colours and of course the little LOTV stamp, beautiful.
    Chris x

  12. Hope you feel better soon Claire! Love both of your cards today and well done on making them through feeling iffy! Jill x

  13. I'm impressed Claire, its just gorgeous. Definitely not cupboard material lol.

  14. LOL I was just saying the same about all my QVC packs I bought years ago to Shell. Never used them but Might!!! This is super I love the wee image inside. Thanks for sharing and playing on MAWTT Love Hazelxoxo

  15. Well I think it's fabulous dimentional and such pretty papers too..

    maybe when you feel a little better you will feel differently about your gorgeous creation :o)

    take care sweetie...hugs Vicky xx

  16. It looks very nice, not the sort of thing I would want to make, I love the colours, you may get used to it lol

  17. So sorry you are feeling grot tody Claire. It is not effecting your creativity though!!! i love this card hun and it is so nice to see a different shaped card. Looks so good from the side. Maybe when you are feeling better you will have another play with these cards. Hugs Clare xxx

  18. well hun,cant see anything wrong with this at all love that image,and adore the colurs hugs cheryl xxxx

  19. Claire I can't see anything wrong with your gorgeous card hun, the image is so sweet and I actually love the design, I might just keep a look out for these
    hugs Mandy xx
    P.S thanks for entering my candy xx

  20. I think it's gorgeous Claire, looks fab :o) Lisa x

  21. Oh Claire, don't be so harsh on yourself! Your card turned out beautifully! I am so sorry you're still feeling cruddy, big hugs!! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT x ;)

  22. I think it looks great Claire but understand where your coming from. I've mounds of QVC stuff from way back and think it may all be heading off elsewhere soon. Gotta move with the times LOL. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!

  23. Wow this is stunning, Luv Sam x

  24. I think it looks lovely. Keep up with them !! The sun is shining, keep smiling. Hugs xx

  25. Ooh! I this it's gorgeous Claire, love the design and gorgeous colour combo. Sorry you're feeling rubbish hun, hope you feel better soon, especially with the half term almost upon us.

    Donna x

  26. Hi Claire,

    Well in all honesty, I think its great! Its always lovely to use a different shaped/folded card and the image and colours are really lovely too!

    Id give them another go in a little while and see if it was any easier?!

    Keryn x

  27. Don't leave them in the cupboard, this looks great, I'm impressed. xxx

  28. wow Claire this is stunning and looks amazing thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  29. I think it looks really great Claire, but I know what you mean about old stash! But these I think deserve another outing xx

  30. I think this is fab, Claire. I like shaped cards and sometimes its hard to get new ideas for them, so this box card is great. xx

  31. Fabulous box card, Claire! You make it look like its simple to do, and I'm sure it isnt! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion in our Anything Goes challenge!

  32. What a fab card Claire I've never seen that sort of shape/style before its great
    Hugs Susie xx

  33. Well I think its fab Claire, I haven't seen those shaped cards before.


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