Friday, October 16, 2015

Grandparents Day




 



Today was Grandparents Day at my granddaughters’ school. I had to work, but my husband (Papa) is retired so he got to do the honors. Since I wasn’t going to get to go, I wanted to send the girls something to let them know that even though I wasn’t there, I was thinking about them. I took the little gift box I posted about last month and created another one for my youngest granddaughter. 


 






This time I used the Sangria paper packet from CTMH. I'd already made a one page scrapbook layout using the paper and fell in love with the fall colors in this packet. I knew they would work perfectly for this project. 




 
  



Since I wasn’t sending the girls gift cards I removed the gift card platform from the little drawer and added some Tic-Tacs and Hershey’s kisses instead.










 



I wrote them a little note telling them that since I wasn’t there to give them a hug and a kiss the candy kisses would have to do. Papa presented them to the girls after chapel and he said they were a big success.








 I thought I would participate in some challenges with this project too.
Anything Goes Challenge #30 over at Silhouette Challenges since I used my Silhouette to cut out the box and easel card. 
CardzTV is having a "fun folds" challenge.
little red wagon challenge #311 'Tags', since my card is a tag peaking out of the envelope.
Scrappy Moms Stamps October Challenge is Pumpkin Patch.
Take Your Pick challenge 245 over at The Kraft Journal. I chose pumpkins, tags and die cut.
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge is Autumn and since I used Cricut cartridge Everyday Paper Dolls for my Farmer I qualify.


12 comments:

  1. What a fabulous project!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  2. How sweet. And such pretty colours. I am positive the girls appreciated the thoughts and candy from Grandma. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week for our tag challenge.

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  3. What a cute project! I am sure that the girls loved their special treat!

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  4. I love these beautiful fall gift boxes! So special and sweet! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

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  5. Wow! This is so cute! What a special keepsake for your little grandkiddos! Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at FCCB!

    Diana ♥
    Leelee Card Designs
    FCCB Design Team

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  6. These are adorable!! I might just steal this idea for teachers Christmas gifts!! Great job!!!
    Thanks for playing at FCCB!!!

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  7. These are so cute! What a sweet Grandma you are. I'm sure the kids love them!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  8. Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment. I am sure your grand daughter will love what you have made for her, it's so thoughtful and well put together.
    Anything goes, Just keep on creating
    Imagine Create Express
    Susan xx

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  9. This is so cool! Thanks for joining us at fantabulous Cricut!

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  10. Congrats on your win on the FCCB blog!!

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  11. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Silhouette Challenges for October!

    This would be such a fun surprise to recieve...great project!

    ♥ Sue Kment

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