Sunday, June 16, 2013

Star Spangled Stickles Blog Hop!


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Welcome to the Star Spangled Blog Hop brought to you by the All that Stickles design team!


"Oh say can you see... by the gleam of Stickles. Oh so proudly we post, our patriotic projects" (if you sing it to the tune of Star Spangled Banner, we promise it makes sense ;)

In non-musical form: Today the All that Stickles design team has created a variety of patriotic-themed projects using our favorite sparkly embellishment - Stickles!

I made a 4th of July box that would work great as a treat or favor box!


The box itself (not including the star topper) is about 2 inches by 2 inches, which is why it would be great for a few small pieces of candy. :) It's a cut from the Silhouette store and its cut out of Recollections cardstock.  To embellish the sides of the box I used some star pearls and a "celebrate freedom!" sticker from SRM Stickers. 


The top of the box slides together to form a star. For the inner star, I used dark blue cardstock and embossed it using my Cuttlebug and a polka dot embossing folder. 


The patterned star paper is by The Paper Studio and the dark blue paper is the same as used on the top of the box. I distressed both layers with Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink, and distressed the box itself with Fired Brick Distress Ink. 


The chipboard letters I picked up at Hobby Lobby nearly two years ago, and they work great for projects like this that come around every once in a while. I embellished them with Picket Fence Distress Stickles to tone down their original brightness (although they look pretty bright in the pictures) and give them more of a distressed look. 


We have blog candy for those who are a follower of All that Stickles and leave a comment on every stop of the hop! Winners will be announced Wednesday June 19th at All that Stickles.

$6 Voucher

$15 Gift Certificate

10 Files of Winner's Choice

10 Digis of Winner's Choice

3 Pack of Stickles

Your next stop is Tonya's blog.

Here's the complete lineup:
Thanks for hopping! :) Don't forget to check out our Distress Stickles Linky Party!



24 comments:

  1. Awesome creation. I love the old rustic look it has. TFS AJ-

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  2. Love the star theme to your box.

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  3. Love the distressed look to this treat box!

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  4. Your Star box is so cool. I really love it and Stickles!

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  5. That treat box rocks! I think it would be perfect with my favorite chocolates inside. Would you like my address? ;)

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  6. Ashley, nice box, love the details on such a small space!

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  7. Great box! Love the letter blocks on the sides!
    ~Jen
    www.JensCreativeSide.blogspot.com
    ScrappyJenE@gmail.com

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  8. Loving the box. I think it looks wonderful distressed!!

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  9. Great little box. It turned out great.

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  10. Fantastic! I love all the texture you added. Great job!

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  11. Love your box! It's such a fun and patriotic project.

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  12. What an awesome box! I don't have a Silhouette-projects like this make me want one!

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  13. I love that the top of the box meets to make a star! Very cute! I follow ur blog via email. Both blogs... Thanks!

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  14. Love the treat box!! Love the star on the top! Beautiful!!

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  15. WOW . . . what a great project!! Just love the treat box and love the star on top . . . that really "made" it. :) GREAT job!!!

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  16. Beautiful creation. Love the star on top, it looks great!

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli

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  17. SUPER cute idea, Ashley! I've held out getting a Silhouette or Cricut but you keep showing the CUTEST projects...I might just give in!

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  18. Hey Ashley - Love this cute little box The chipboard letters fit in just perfect with the Stickles and distressing. The embossed star is icing on the cake for this fabulous project!

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