Monday, February 7, 2011

Picnic Box

My good friend Chris gave me a link to the most beautiful picnic basket tutorial so I just HAD to give it a go!

I covered my box using the Sweet Pea papers and then added Old Olive ribbon for the bows.

I used the flower punches to create the gorgeous flowers and cupped them to make them more 3D.

This is Summer demonstrating how the box opens. I attached little magnets at either end to hold it shut.

This is the view from the top. I put 3 flowers on the handle and a gem in the middle of each one.

I then made a card using the same flower technique.

It looks so effective. I used the corner punch for the top right hand corner.

Then I decorated inside the box.
What do you think? I love it and will definitely be making lots more of these!
Here is the link to the tutorial
Have a great day!


  1. OOOOOOOh how gorgeous is this !!!
    I just love it!
    You clever lady !!!!!
    love and hugs
    chris richards

  2. Gorgeous little picnic basket and card Ruth....loving the colours!

  3. Fantastic project -thanks for sharing !
    Julie x