Enjoy the Sweet Moments of the Season

Happy New Year and welcome to 2014!

Have you ever been in the position of where you are invited to someone’s house for a dinner party  and you did not want to show up with a nice bottle of wine in a paper bag!  Well I have a solution for that.  I designed a custom box and wine tag so your host will be wanting you to come back again and again.

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here is a closer look at the details on the wine tag

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and best of all the flowers!

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Products Used:

HCPC 3415 – Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set
HCPC 3551 – Holly Berry PreCut Set
HCPC 3555 – Sweet Memories PreCut Set
HCD 738 – Ornamental Add On Die
HCDP1 225 – Frosty Blanket Paper Collection
HCDP1 236 – Christmas Card Paper Collection

Project Instructions:

Other products: Layered Poinsettia, Nobel Rectangle, Tear Drop Circles, Glitter Ritz, Scor Tape, Chip Board, White Card Stock. Lace and Bling from my stash, Distressed Ink, adhesive and die cutting machine.

Instructions: To make the box start by cutting 4 – 12″ x 4 1/2″ pieces of chipboard and 2 – 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ pieces of chipboard.  Using masking tape and glue, assemble the box using the 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ pieces as the ends.  To attach the top take a 2″ x 12″ piece of card stock scored in the middle and use it as a hinge attaching the top to the base of the box.   Line and wrap the box in DP and of course, finish with a sentiment and lots of flowers!

The wine tag is made by taking a 3″ x 9″ piece of card stock and rounding the top.  Finally cut a circle out to allow it to slip over the bottle.  I added another layer of DP and scored it where I wanted the tag to fold.  Finish decorating the front of the tag with lots of layers and of course a lovely flower and enjoy!

I hope to see  you again soon.  I love to read your comments, thank you so much!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

8 responses »

  1. FABULOUS! Everything about this is just fabulous, and so creative. What a way to start the New Year off. Love the idea, and thanks too for the instructions. Happy New Year to you too. Judy x

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  2. What a fun idea! Your gift box is just gorgeous!!! Happy New Year!

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  3. Happy New Year, love your box and wine cover!!!! Flowers are gorgeous!

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  4. This is such a beautiful set. Love that box. Happy New Year to you and yours.

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  5. What a beautiful project! Very creative! Happy New Year!!

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  6. You would for sure be asked back after bringing this with you 🙂 Love the shimmer on those flowers, Lovely!

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  7. Thanks for the great ideas to dress up our wine bottles so they certainly impress. Stunning work…love it.

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  8. Gorgeous Joann!! Love the idea. Your flowers are so beautifully done. Happy New Year!

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