Arrrgh! It Be Hybrid Thursday!

Hey everyone! It's Thursday again and time for another release over at The Digichick. Kelleigh designed a cute little Daddy's Toolbox template this week. Check out Kelleigh's blog for a great tutorial on assembling the box, plus a free little tool download to coordinate with the template. When I put mine together I had my little nephew on the brain, so I pulled out my favorite stamp set by TCP {Arrgh! Piratey!} and went for a treasure chest theme, complete with Reese's peanut butter cup pirate booty!




Here's what I did:
  • Printed the lines-only pdf version of the template on brown paper bag paper from Paper Accents.

  • Trimmed template, scored and sponged all folds with Vintage Photo ink

  • Cut panels for all the sides from cream cardstock, stamped randomly with Vintage Photo ink, then sponged the edges with first Vintage Photo Distress ink and then Brushed Corduroy ink

  • Stamped the sentiment on the front panel and stamped the little pirate dude on cream paper

  • Paper pieced the pirate dude's shirt and hat and then matted on Petite Scallop Circle Nestabilities die cuts

  • Finished off with a vintage decorative brad for the latch


What's In It?
Stamps
: Arrgh! Piratey! (The Cat's Pajamas)
Paper: Brown Paper Bag, Pearlized Cream, red cardstock (Paper Accents)
Ink: Vintage Photo, Brushed Corduroy (Ranger Distress), Crimson Red, Onyx Black (Versafine), Copic markers
Accessories: Petite Circles (Nestabilities), deco brad (Making Memories)
Template: Daddy's Toolbox Template Set (Kelleigh Ratzlaff Designs)

13 comments

  1. Oh Julee, this is awesome! Your nephew is going to flip over this! My boys would...I need to make a couple of these! This is really clever and adorable!

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  2. CA-YUTE!! Your nephew will love it!!

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  3. This is super cute Julee, love how you embellished the box as well.

    hugs
    Suzette

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  4. This is so incredible!! I absolutely love it! Thanks Julee!!

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  5. This is DARLING Julee! The stamp is perfect!

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  6. This is just about the cutest little box in the world! Your nephew is so lucky to have such a creative aunt.

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  7. Love what you did wit Kelligh's toolbox template...just brilliant. I need to take sponging classes from you - just amazing work!!! Your nephew is going to adore it.

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  8. Wonderful work Julee. I have left you an award on my blog!!

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  9. Love them both, Julee. Great spray of stars on the card.

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