Things have settled down a bit for me now that school is done for the semester. I have a review for you using Oriental Trading's wonderful line of craft and hobby supplies.
Oriental Trading carries a wide range of crafting products, party supplies and toys and games for every occasion. I chose some fun products to create papercrafting projects with. The gift box and envelope punch comes in really handy. There are various sizes to choose from. The smallest is 1 3/4" up to a 4" box. These are perfect to put treats and various other gifts in. I love the envelope punch, no more buying envelopes. I can create pretty much any size I need to match with my card.
On this birthday card, I stamped the image and colored it in using Copic markers. I used one of the textured papers as the cardbase. I am used to thicker cardstock so this was a bit different although the cream cardstock does a wonderful job when it came to coloring the stamped image. This type of cardstock weight is perfect for making envelopes. It's just the right thickness for it. I love the flowers for embellishing this card. I used both the tulle and the pearl flowers. The flowers are soft and would be a great idea to use in hair clips or bookmarks.
The gift box was a snap to put together. The score lines make it super easy to fold. I decided to use the satin ribbon to pull it together and added a tag to finish it off. I will try to get a video tutorial up soon to demo the envelop and the box. I love these two punches. It makes things easier when making gifts.
Disclaimer: This review is based on my opinion. I was provided the free samples free of charge by Oriental Trading and am providing my honest opinion regarding the products used. There are no other compensation for this review.
I am linking to the following:
Amusing Challenge - anything goes
HIMCR - freestyle
Melonheadz Friends - flowers everywhere
Stamping Sensations - flower power
Tuesday Morning Sketches - #303
A lovely birthday card Kim and what very pretty flowers.
Many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.
Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
perfect set!! Love the colors!! You did a wonderful job!! Thanks for joining us over on the HIMCR blog this week!
Gorgeous gift set! The colors look fabulous! Your card looks yummy enoug to eat!
Beautiful, beautiful card! And cute gift box!! I love these soft flowers!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That
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