Sunday, April 17, 2011

Mother's Day Note Box

I was trying to think of something to make for Mother's Day that would be beautiful and practical.  I came up with my own design for this note box.
The sleeve and drawer only use 2 sheets of cardstock.  I sized it for the note cards I made.  For those I used an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of light-weight cardstock.  I cut it in half and folded them like you would fold a piece of paper to put in an envelope.  I based the measurements for the drawer on that size.  I can fit at least 12 note cards in the drawer.  My mom and MIM both send out notes and cards frequently so this is a great gift for them.
I used a small piece of designer paper from my K&Co pad by Susan Winget called Spring Blossom.  Loooove the papers in this pad.  The cardstock is Coredination.  I printed "Just A Note" on my computer and cut it with my Spellbinders Labels Four die.  The lace and ribbon are from my stash as are the pearl beads I hot glued to the lace and along the sides.  The beautiful flowers are all from Wild Orchid.  The key charm is from Hobby Lobby and the fluffy feathers are from my stash.  The side is embellished with a paper cut with a MS border punch.
Here you can see the drawer pulled out.  The note cards aren't in it yet.
And here is the bottom.  I embellished it with a scrap of old pattern paper, my custom stamp and some beads to act like feet.

I would like to enter this box in the challenge at The Shabby Tea Room where the challenge is to use doilies and/or lace.

Thanks for taking a peek.


  1. Very pretty! So glad you could join us in the Tea Room for our Doilies and Lace challenge!

  2. It looks so sweet. Have a happy easter