We decided to use a shoe box ~ although he wasn't all too happy it had Dora on it! I had intended on using a shimmery foil red wrapping paper, but then remembered I ended up using it all at Christmas time. So, Trevor picked out the adorable Froggy paper from the K & Company Ka-Zoo stack and then the red and white polka dot paper from a Provo Craft Christmas Stack. I "wrapped" the bottom of the box and then the top of the box separately. Red ribbon was added around the edge of the cover. It looked too plain, so I added a bow. I used my nesties to cut a heart and wrote his name on it with a white gel pen. To tie in to the top of the box, I cut out a few frogs from the DP and added them to the bottom portion of the box and in the center of the bow. It was hard to leave it as is, and I really wanted to add more, but I didn't want it to look too girly, so I left it alone. He likes it this way, so that's all that matters. You will notice there is no slot cut on the top ~ he did not want one because it would "ruin" his box so he will just take off the cover when it is time for the exchange.
I am entering this box in the following challenges:
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Hearts
Raise the Bar - "Heart to Heart Talk" - use hearts
Crazy 4 Challenges - "Be My Valentine"
Die Cut Dreams - Have a Heart
Magical Crafts - Something for the kids
Pile It On - To the one you love
Double Dutch - Valentine
Gingersnap Creations Chestnut GC41 - Romance
The Pink Elephant - "Mushy Gushy Valentine"
Creative Card Crew - Valentine's
Die Cuts R Us - "Love"
Everybody Art Challenge - Valentine
My Time to Craft - Hearts and Kisses
Tuesday Taggers - Love is all Around
Simon Says Stamp - "Love"
Creative Belli Blog - Ribbon
By the Cute and Girly - Love
Creatalicious Challenges - No stamped images
Have a wonderful day :)
Recipe ~ All items SU unless indicated
Ink/Coloring: Signo White Gel Pen
Paper: DP - K&Co (Ka-Zoo)
Embellishments: Ribbon (Red)