Monday, October 27, 2014

Happy Harvest-BBTB2 Challenge

Hello my crafty friends, I hope you had a fabulous weekend! We did, hubby did some harvesting, we had a wedding to go to Saturday evening-which I will say was hard for hubby to stop harvesting to go because it was a gorgeous Saturday here in Central PA. But we had a very good time at the wedding. It was an unusual wedding, but so much fun, relaxing and laid back. It was a 50's themed wedding! The guys wore white t-shirts with their "smokes" fold up in their sleeve and blue jeans, the girls wore poodle skirts, white shirts and sneakers and the bride work a wedding looking poodle dress. lol Then at the reception they played great 50's music as well as some 60's music, some delicious pulled pork and other food. Just a fun time. Then on Sunday we went to eat crabs, snow crab legs, and shrimp with some friends of ours as it was their anniversary. Our college son went to eat crabs with us, then when we got back home he headed back up to his college :-(  I will be glad when it is spring again and he is back home. lol Hard to think about him leaving for good one day. 

Well I guess I'd better quite yapping and get on with why you are here today! As you know Monday's are always the start of a new challenge over at BBTB2. And you know me, I'm about dense as thick fog and kinda' didn't read the challenge right. Yea, nothing new for me right?! Anyway our super sweet and talented Jayne gave us the challenge of making a gift box. Well for some reason I had it in my head that we needed to do a treat box. So that's what I did. Sorry Jayne! I didn't follow directions on your challenge because I'm a ding dong!

I  used the Art Philosophy for the box. Then I cut out a little tag and a leaf die from My Creative Time dies. I inked up my leaves to look like fall color leaves and stamped my tag with a greeting from My Creative Time stamp set as well. They are little boxes and will only hold a couple of Kisses or Nuggets. I cut my boxes at 5 1/2 inches. If you want them bigger but them at 7 or 8 inches. These boxes will work great on the table as name placement at the table. You could write names right on the leaves.  And that wrapped it up! Easy peasy.
Need more inspiration? Look no farther than my Design Team sisters, they had oodles of inspiration for you! Just head over to BBTB2 and have a look see, then make a nice gift box and link up with us. Make sure to use your Cricut!! As always thanks for much for taking the time to stop by and visit me. It means so much to me and I love when you stop by to visit. Crafty hugs, Brenda





24 comments:

Di said...

Oh Brenda - these are just adorable little boxes! They do look very much like little pumpkins :)

Hugs

Di xx

cm said...

Wow, Brenda, what an incredibly busy weekend you have! The 50s wedding: groovy *grin* Your friends must have so enjoyed having you and your husband celebrate with them. Cheering that your son was home for the weekend; I've been wondering how he's doing. Just think: Thanksgiving and Christmas are fairly close (I know they seem ages away for you..) and he'll be back for longer stretches. For some reason, second term always seems to go faster (at least here...), and before you know it, Spring and your son will be back. Okay, these little 'gift' packages are pure delights! I love how tiny and cute they are, and the leaves are the perfect special touch. No 'ding dong' move here; only sweet and super! Have a wonderful Monday, sweet friend!
Hugs~c

Vickie said...

Love your treat boxes.

Wow I bet that was a very fun wedding and it sounded like you had a good time. Sunday was also a fun time for you and having Brett home made it even nicer.
Have a great week my friend.

jimlynn said...

Brenda, these little boxes are so cute and YES, they could be used as gift box - just a couple of little kisses or whatever always make a nice gift. Love the fall colors and those perfect leaves!
Lynn

Caroline said...

These boxes are so pretty. I love the leaves on them, love the coloring on these beautiful leaves. Sounds like you had a fun weekend. I really miss my boys, since hubby and I have empty nest, now. Always feels like something is missing.

Sue said...

Oh Brenda the wedding sounded awesome! I love that era with the poodle skirts and that fashion so much fun lol your little treat bags are awesome they are really cute!! huggles Sue xxx

Sharon said...

Sounds like a fabulous weekend!!!I love your little boxes!! I do believe they would make great little gift boxes. I always tell the grands that sometimes great things come in small packages!!! :)

Veerle said...

Sounds like you had a lot of fun this past weekend Brenda. And your little boxes are so so adorable and lovely in this fall theme I just love them.
Hugs from Veerle xxx

Stephanie said...

Well, I love your little gift boxes. Kisses can be a gift. I think they are very thoughtful. That wedding sounded fabulous. Glad you had such a fabulous weekend.
I think you are a "gift".

Jaren said...

Brenda, those are so adorable!! Your weekend sounds fabulous. I bet Fall up there is beautiful and that 50's wedding sounds like a blast!

Lisa said...

These are just fabulous, Brenda!! The leaves are gorgeous - they look real!! I love the shape of the boxes!! Awesome my friend!!

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Pam MacKay said...

Oh my goodness Brenda your little Harvest boxes are just fabulous! Thanks so much for letting me know I didn't have my post up!! I completely forgot!! It is hard getting old!

Brenda in IN said...

I love the theme of that wedding. How fun. I probably know the words to all the fifties songs! That was a great time for me. Your little boxes are adorable. I love the fall leaves you used to decorate them.

Carol L said...

I've got to tell you Brenda - in MY mind, a treat box IS a gift box, so you followed the challenge beautifully!! These little boxes are adorable, and I love the autumn colored leaves attached to each one! Each is slightly different, and I love that idea! The 50s style wedding sounded like fun! I love things like that where you can attend in jeans and tees! I hate getting dressed up anymore *sigh*
Enjoy the rest of your week!

moknowsall said...

Those leaves on the treat boxes look so real, nice work. Love your Halloween jars too. I would like to make some of these. Maybe next year.
Maureen.

Anita in France said...

What a fun wedding that must've been, Brenda ... are there pictures? Your treat boxes are just gorgeous ... a perfect sweet size, such wonderful autumnal colours and I love the little leaf tags! Anita :)

baileyrosy.com said...

Brenda that wedding sounded amazing and definitely one to remember. I would have loved to attend something like that and the music sounds just up my street. As for the food yummy, love pulled pork, love crab so a win win situation. Love those cute little boxes they are so dinky and I adore the colours and the little leaves.

Marie

Jayne said...

Brenda your treat boxes are gift boxes! Each has a gift inside and are cute as can be. Will catch up with you really soon!
Hugs
Jayne x

D- said...

Your treat boxes are so PRETTY. Thanks for sharing.
My weekend {last week} was spent in the dark. We lost power. lol.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignByDragonfly.blogspot

MaryH said...

These are simply adorable. Love the colors & the pretty leaves you've added to each cute little box. Works for a gift box in my mind! So I don't think you screwed up at all...it's a gift, in a gift box. You can call it a treat box if you want to! LOL. TFS & Hgus

Eva Laney said...

Very nice fall treat boxes... I love your leaves, fabulous job inking them... Really wonderful :)

DIANA L. said...

These are so pretty Brenda Love those colors and your leaves are just beautiful. Have a blessed day
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

Leslie Germain said...

Brenda, these are darling!!! Love the colors!!

Bonnie said...

What sweet little treats! Beautiful leaves!