Papertrey Pals Easter Challenge

Today is the reveal of our Easter projects over at the Papertrey Pals blog and I can't wait to see what everyone made!  For my project, I chose to decorate boxes of candy for each of the kids and wrap up a coordinating gift.


The gift is yellow tissue paper covered with white tissue paper and then bound with a strip of Lemon Tart paper and raffia.  I used PTI Mat Stack 4 to cut the label.  
CAS but still cute.




The boxes came from the dollar tree.  12 for a buck!  You can't beat that.  I used a different tool to add the background colors.  It is a Clear Snap Colorbox RolTap.  My stampin' buddy and Aunt turned me on to this a few years ago.  She found them at a convention but I posted an online link above.
 

The ends of the tool are dense foam rollers.  You tap it on the ink pad and then roll away.  For the girls, I chose pink, yellow, & orange for the main colors and layered in no particular direction.  I added a bit a blue, purple or green where needed.  I was going for a soft plaid.


The circle shapes are cut from PTI Limitless Layer Dies 1 & 2.  I couldn't decide between the big or small so I used them both!  The bunny images are from last year - Stampendous Luv Bunnies. 



For the one boy box, I tried to make the plaid more pronounced.  The colors are darker blue, yellow & orange.  I cut off the existing handles and added a paper one.



Hope you are inspired to get ready for Easter.
Thanks for stopping by ~
Rebecca

 It's late in the day, but I just watched the Make it Monday video and had to come back and edit this post.  It's like Betsy and I are cosmically connected!  HaHa!  I haven't used my Roltap in ages.  I just might make something else with it this week :)

9 comments:

I'm Renee said...

So cute!
I love the plaid!:)
And the chocolate is looking pretty good right now too!:)

Jill said...

I love your "rolled plaid," Rebecca! I have one of those tools--I'll have to dig it out! Your kids are going to LOVE their special Easter gifties!

Kara said...

cool plaid!!

Linda said...

I've never seen this tool before. Very nice! I love the plaid effect. Great job with your Easter project!

Liz said...

The plaid is so cool!

Dana said...

So neat!

wendy said...

very cute idea

Inkyfingers said...

I'd never heard of that tool before - what have you started?!!
I love the effect you have got with it and and the boys plaid id so striking. Thanks for sharing.
Hugs
Carol x

Ingrid Danvers said...

Beautiful treat bags, Rebecca. I really like how you did the background. Thanks for the inspiration!

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