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Share What You Love Hexagon Box

Share What You Love Hexagon Box by Stampin’ With Pixie.  Made using products from the Stampin’ Up! Share What You Love Suite.  Read on for the details.

Stampin' With Pixie octagon box made with Stampin' Up! Share What You Love Suite products and Tinted Faceted Buttons.

Work It!

This was one of those projects that just gets away from you.  Ever had one of those?  The box design is by Crafty Caroline.  You can find the video tutorial here. I thought the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) was just perfect for an hexagon box.  In the end it was but it took me multiple tries.  I’m still not too happy with the lid decorations but that’s how it goes sometimes.

Coordinating colors guide for the Stampin' Up! Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper collection. Thirteen coordinating Stampin' Up! colors are shown as pawprints beneath an image containing a collage of the designs in the collection.

 

Box Construction Tip

Crafty Caroline’s tutorial is really good.  One thing especially brilliant is her idea to put ribbon spools in the box while you are gluing it together.  This helps the box hold its shape as you secure the flaps so there is no twisting or misalignment.  Amazingly – the box holds 4 of the 1/4″ – 1/2″ spools!  This is a big box and will hold a good size gift or many goodies.

Stampin' With Pixie tip for making the octagon box - placed 4 spools of ribbon inside before sealing box bottom. It holds the shape while adding adhesive.

Lid Decorations

Stampin' With Pixie octagon box lid decorated with flowers and foliage fussy cut from the Stampin' Up! Share What You Love Specialty DSP, decorated with tinted faceted buttons. Velvet ribbon handle and pearlized doily complete the decorations.

I can’t decide if the decorations look like a succulent garden.  Not my intent but oh well.  Notice the shimmer on the flower leaves.  This is an example of the beautiful pearlized images featured throughout this DSP.  It’s really hard to capture on camera as is the pearlized effect on the paper doily.

Fussy Cut Foliage

Stampin' With Pixie octagon lid box decorated with flowers, foliage from Share What You Love Specialty DSP, tinted faceted buttons, velvet ribbon, doily and "thank you" tag.

The flowers and foliage on the box lid are all fussy cut from the DSP.  They are the same flowers and foliage featured on the DSP sheet used to make the box bottom.  I mixed and matched some of the flowers to create the layers and used my bone folder to slightly bend the petals for a 3D effect.  I layered several flowers and leaves to create an arrangement.  The Tinted Faceted Buttons add bling and interest.  You know how I feel about bling.  Gotta have it.  I love these buttons so much I ordered multiple packs.

Stampin' Up! Tinted Faceted Buttons - plastic buttons in 2 sizes and 3 colors - mint green, pale peach, light berry.

 

Doilies and Ribbon

The lid is constructed from Pear Pizzazz Cardstock.  To add weight and strength to the lid, I layered a Pearlized Doily on a Rich Razzleberry Cardstock scalloped circle cut using a Layering Circle Framelit.  Before adhering it to the box, I used a piercing tool to punch a hole in the center of the lid and the center of the layered doily.  After gluing the layered doily on the lid and allowing the glue to dry, I created the handle using a bit of Rich Razzleberry 1/4″ Velvet Ribbon.

Stampin' Up! Pearlized Doilies - lazy paper doily made from glossy (pearlized) white cardstock.   Stampin' Up! Rich Razzleberry 1/4" Velvet Ribbon - a velvety crafting ribbon in a dark berry pink.

That’s all it takes to make this cute hexagon box.  Use it as a gift or goodie box.  You can also use it to store jewelry or organize your desk.

Thanks For Reading Share What You Love hexagon Box by Stampin’ With Pixie

i do hope you give the hexagon box a try.  They are really easy to make and so much fun to decorate.  Think what you can do with them for the upcoming holiday season!  Before you go here are a few reminders:

  • The Stampin’ With Pixie July Host Gift is the awesome Simply Shammy.  Get the details here.
  • The Stampin’ Up! Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Sale is in full swing.  Save $ while stocking up on your fav DSP.  Click here to get the sale scoop.
  • Get a free exclusive tutorial when you subscribe to the Stampin’ With Pixie monthly newsletter.  To subscribe click the Subscribe Here button on the Stampin’ WIth Pixie blog home page.  Follow the prompts.  Your data is protected and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Have a great day!  Peace, love and two paws up!

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The Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift Is The Simply Shammy

The Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift Is The Simply Shammy.  This reusable stamp cleaning cloth makes stamp cleaning effortless.  It can be yours for free!  Read on to find out how.

Stampin' Up! Simply Shammy stamp cleaning tool. The Stampin' With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift is the Simply Shammy.

Host Gift Details

The Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift is one Simply Shammy stamp cleaning tool:  one 5″ x 7″ (12.7 x 17.8 cm) Simply Shammy cloth.  This reusable stamp cleaning cloth makes stamp cleaning effortless. Just add water, then wipe stamps on the shammy. Durable, thick shammy easily cleans ink from narrow grooves. No lint, no chemicals—just clean! (Ink will stain shammy but won’t transfer to your fingers or other stamps.) It fits neatly inside a Stampin’ Up! stamp case.  Note: the stamp case is not included with the Host Gift.

How To Get Your Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift

PLACE A STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCT ORDER OF $50 or more (total before shipping and tax) in my online store before July 31, 2018 using Host Code 2CFBKATM and you’ll earn one Simply Shammy FREE.   Please note:  This offer is available ONLY for orders placed through my online store.  You must create a customer profile with your correct shipping address when you order so that I can mail your gift to you.

Order Totals And Your Free Gift

If your online order total (before tax and shipping) is:

$50.00 – $149.00: Add the July 2018 Host Code on your shopping cart when you checkout to claim your free Host Gift.  If you do not use the Host Code you will not receive the Host Gift.  See the picture and instructions provided below for where to add the Host Code to your online order.  Don’t forget to create a customer profile that lists your correct shipping address.

$150.00 and above:  DO NOT ADD THE HOST CODE.  You automatically qualify for the free Host Gift AND earn Stampin’ Rewards.  You will still need to create a customer profile that contains your correct shipping address in order to receive the gift.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift will be mailed/shipped separately from any order and will arrive by the middle to end of August 2018.

How To Enter The Host Code On Your Online Order

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Remember – This Month’s Host Code Is 2CFBKATM.

  • Step 1:  Add items to your shopping bag.  When you have finished shopping, click the Shopping Bag link on the upper right of the window.
  • Step 2:  If your order is $50.00 – $149.99 before tax and shipping, enter this month’s Host Code in the Host Code field.  Click Apply.  Please be sure you are entering the Host Code in the correct field (see the above image).  Do not enter it in the Coupon Codes field.
  • Step 3: Click Check Out to finalize your order and submit payment.  All done!  Sit back.  Relax and wait for your goodies to arrive.

No Muss No Fuss Creating

Thanks for reading The Stampin’ With Pixie July 2018 Host Gift Is The Simply Shammy.  I hope you take advantage of this free gift opportunity to get your own Simply Shammy.  It really is a great tool to have around.  It makes it so easy to quickly and completely clean your stamps.  Truly no fuss, no muss creating.  And it’s perfect for on-the-go crafting.  Have fun creating!

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Meg Bruno

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