Saturday, June 25, 2011

A Little Rose Giftbox & A Giveaway

by Elisa Kammerdiener

McGill Paper Punches:
     -64503 Paper Blossoms Floral Petals
     -64502 Paper Blossoms Birch Leaf
     -64500 Paper Blossoms Alpine Snowflake
     -65800R Tool Kit
     -65900R Molding Mat

Additional Supplies:
     -Bazzill Smoothie Cardstock
     -Websters Pages Pattern Paper
     -Strand of Pearls
     -VersaMagic Ink "creamy brown"
     -Beacon Fabri-Tac
     -ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever (for ribbon and pearls)

Box Instructions:
  1. Trim your Pattern Paper a little smaller then the actual sizes of the box. Ink the edges and adhere to your box.
  2. Punch the Petals six times using the Bazzill Smoothie Cardstock. 
  3. Ink the edges of all the petals.
  4. Create the Floral Rose as instructed below and set aside. 
  5. Apply a small thin line of The Best Glue Ever and allow it to dry.  Once dry add your strand of pearls as the glue will stay tacky. 
  6. Apply a few small thin lines of The Best Glue Ever to the sides of the lid and allow to dry.  Once dry add your ribbon and tie it off with a bow. 
  7. Place your Rose in the center of the lid using a foam pop dot to add a little more dimension
Creating the Floral Rose:

      click for full printable PDF

Here is a close up of the rose.

Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win the punches that create the Floral Rose.  All you have to do is leave a comment on any or all the posts from now until Midnight June 28th letting us know what you thought of our projects from now till then.  The more comments you leave the more times you will be entered into the drawing.  So comment every day for more chances to win.  Also if you are a follower of our blog or facebook let us know and we will enter you in for each site you follow us on.  Plus If you follow our designers blogs let us know who and we will enter you in for each designer you follow.  We will draw a lucky winner on the morning of June 29th and announce it on the blog.  

As Always we would love to see what you are creating with any of our McGill Paper Punches so be sure to leave us a comment with a direct link to your project.

Till next time, Happy Crafting


Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, what a gorgeous box. I love your flower for the top.

Lindy said...

Absolutely gorgeous giftbox!

Leanne said...

This is GORGEOUS!! I love that flower and would give anything to win those punches!! Thanks for the chance! Hugs, Leanne
Tobusyscrapping at bellsouth dot net

Kelly Massman said...

This is so elegant and pretty! The rose tops it off perfectly! So lovely... You are really making me want those punches! Thanks for the chance to win them!

Carrie K said...

Gorgeous box!!! I want those pinches very badly!!! Thanks for the chance!!

Rosalee said...

Great giftbox! Love what you did with the pearl strand. Its fabulous.
Hugs, Rosalee

buglvr2010 said...

Beautiful! I love this box....and the rose if fabulous!

Scrapthat said...

Oh Elisa...that is BEAUTIFUL! I SO want these punches!
1. I follow this blog.
2. I follow McGill on Facebook.
3. have followed Pinky's blog Fo-Eva!
4. I also follow Janine's blog.
5. I also follow Jessica's blog.
6. I also follow Elisa's blog.
And I also have this blog in my reader!

becky said...

Beautiful rose!

Kray said...

This would be beautiful as a wedding gift box! I love these punches!!!

Sue D said...

Beautiful rose and gift box--I like the papers you used.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

CheckerBeads said...



ThemeWeaver said...

Every post I see with these punches makes me want them more and more. What a beautiful rose it's deserving of a Shakespear quote - "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" Great job!
Janet Cooney

Donna said...

You have such helpful and talented designers. I'm very inspired with their blogs and I'm excited to try these punches. Thanks Elisa for all your help.

AJoy said...

Following you and Pinky!

Love these flowers!

nginerd at gmail dot com

**Treefrog** said...

Gorgeous! Love this punch I'll be looking for this, if I don't win one, lol!
mccadesmom at gmail dot com

Deborah345 said...

this is a beautiful paper rose. Love this punch love making flowers. I follow on fb and here.

Lucy said...

I want to try this so bad. It is gorgeous! TFS

Kelly Sas said...

Absolutely beautiful! I SO want these punches! (but I can't be a hog)
1. I follow this blog.
2. I follow McGill on Facebook.
3. have followed Pinky's blog for a long time.

I am a huge fan of your punches!

littlen said...

Gorgeous is the only word to describe this box. I follow your blog as well as Pinky's. Thanks for the chance to win.

Glennis said...

love your flowers - absolutely gorgeous

Scrappy Zeni said...

I love that you can use these flowers in so many different ways!

melody said...

wow..this is simply beautiful!

Creative Quilled Creations said...

I love your patterns. I'm so happy to find a site that uses punched flowers in so many beautiful ways.

marilyn said...

Can't wait to make some of these flowers.

Anonymous said...

So many flowers and projects so little time.

I follow Jessica and tried to follow the others but couldn't sign up.

I can't even post with my google or blog.


ravenmc @

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fantastic all the details...those pearls are amazing on the card!! And that flower!!!

Diane Ross said...

WOW another great project!

Leanne said...

Absolutely beautiful!!

Leanne said...

I'm a new follower here.

Lillian Child said...

Absolutely stunning!

Lelia Pierce said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the paper that you chose for the box as well! Simply stunning!

I follow on FB as well!


Maria said...

beautiful flowers. I love them, your box came out beautiful

Babe O'Mara said...

Beautiful box and gorgeous flowers. Love them.


thekolbes said...


Becky said...

oh I am in love with this one

Lisa said...

Wow, would love to win these punches.

AJoy said...

Love these flowers. Following you and Pinky.

nginerd at gmail dot com