Black Sheep?

Yes - I am the ultimate Black Sheep - hope they don't kick me off the team... :(

I love what I created with these new boxes Ladybug Crafts Ink is carrying - LOVE IT - but as I went to upload it, I saw our theme was SNOWFLAKES...um, that's correct, there is not a SINGLE snowflake on my creation. :(

I actually cut my box in half and created a stationery holder - envelopes on one side, cards on the other; or you could do each side with sets of cards and envelopes mixed together - either way would work. I used Lauri's instructions here and increased the overall measurements just a smidge to allow for a pen (held with the ribbon) and the width of the box 1" (so when cut in half, 2 inches together). There are lots of different sizes available in the shop:

4 1/8" x 4 1/16" x 1" - 45p each
5 5/8" x 5 1/2" x 1" - 60p each
4 7/8" x 6 5/8" x 1" - 60p each
6 1/8" x 6 1/16" x 1" - 70p each
4 1/2" x 5 7/8" x 1" -  60p each

Here are lots of pictures to show you my black sheep creation; hope you are still inspired by these fun boxes; the design team members have created some fabulous things - be sure to check them all out HERE!
FRONT of stationery box

Stationery box open (envelopes on the left, cards on the right)
Up close of INSIDE of stationery box

View from top of stationery box


Stamps: LCI Boxes
Papers: DP by MME
Accessories: misc. rub-on, recycled tissue paper - brown and aqua with sparkles in it, corner chomper, MME lush gems, MS butterfly punch in MME paper and vellum

  The Pink Elephant - Punches and Dies
  Whoopsidaisy Challenge - Punches and Die Cuts
  House of Gilli


  1. It's freakin' awesome M Pee...even if you can't read instructions (but love the fact it made you curse shhh)!!!! Would love to see more of Winestool Nikki...great project...LOVE it xx

  2. Wow wow WOW!!!! What a fantastic project!!!!! I think that you should make all the bugs one for Christmas;) xxx

  3. OMG! who needs snowflakes this is awesome!!
    Excellent job M Pee I love it!
    Laurie xxx

  4. Black sheep - can't see one anywhere ?!?!?!
    Absolutely stunning Michele - always something oh so different....would love to see the hiding card too...imagine I'd love that too xxx

  5. No Snowflakes but plenty of style this is FABULOUS well done
    A Fabulous entry to our “Die Cuts and Punches ” Challenge ,and thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge this week Good Luck Hugs Elaine

  6. A beautiful stationary box despite the lack of snowflakes, love the colours and embellishments you have used. Thanks for sharing it with us at Whoopsi Daisy for our ‘Dies & Punches’ challenge. Hope to see you next week. Hugs Christine x

  7. Oh this is a beautiful stationary box and even though it lacks snowflakes it has gorgeous colours and embellies too. Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  8. Typical MP never follows the rules, loves the whip too much ... mind you if you are whipped for this then there is much wrong!! absolutely stunning!! love it xx


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