Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Cupcake Box

This fortnight's challenge at Top Tip Tuesday is to create anything but a card.

I've used a tutorial I found last week on Stempeleinmaleins for a cupcake / muffin box.  I used it to contain a huge Bathsoap in the shape of a cupcake, which is decorated with frosting and topping etc just like a real cupcake.

I used citrus colours to match the cupcake wrapper too.

The tutorial was really easy, and it creates a gorgeous sturdy box shape.  
I guess you could also easily resize it if you wanted too.

The only thing I would change if I was to make it again is that I think it looks much better in coloured base card, whereas I used white, which I was not so happy with.  

Oh well, I'll know for next time!

Box Recipe:
  • Papers - First Edition Hideaway Embossed Glittered papers
  • Nesties - Fleur de Lis Squares
  • From my stash -  Ribbon, Embroidery thread, Acetate, Chalk ink
Please pop on over to the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge Blog to see the other creations by the talented design team, and to enter our challenge.  I look forward to seeing your creations this week.

I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting.


Chris x said...

Very clever and pretty. Great idea!
Hugs Chris x

Bernie said...

Oh Annette this is a fantastic project! A soap cupcake! Love it What a brilliant gift this is. I know if I received it I'd never even open the box, I'd just treasure it.

Nikbee said...

This is wonderful. I will have to give it a go.
I love the DP.
Nikki x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Annette.Love the cupcake soap.xxx

Mamma Mia said...

Love this project Annette, and it's a fab idea for "dressing up" smaller gifts. Brill colour combo! Helen x

Jo Davies said...

Wonderful cupcake box nice bright colours! Big hugs Jo xxx

Flutterby Trina said...

Lovely! Can i have the cake please?!? xxx

*Jellie* said...

This is lovely- great colours and beautifully done.

Mojca said...

I have seen the tutorial to and maybe I will also create something like that. You did a great job. Really beautiful box. Hugs! Mojca

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Annette :)

This is a fabulous gift package, love the aperture and the spellbinder frame, it sets it off perfectly.

Now........ soap or bun....... hmmmm! :D



Anonymous said...

Brilliant I so love this I want one too! tehhehhee! I thought it was a real cake! tehehhee what a great idea, hugs me xx

Ribbon Girl said...

Lovely box - beautifully made - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl colour challenge, Mary G x

Pauline said...

A fabulous box, love those papers, and the yummy cake!

Nenny said...

This is really cool Annette! x

Natascha said...

Hi Annette,
your cupcake box looks wonderful. Great to see that you like the tutorial. :)
Hugs Natascha

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