Monday, March 26, 2007

*Love My Coasters!*

Several weeks ago I went "in" on an order for blank coasters with some Canadian Stampin' Up! Demonstrators. My coasters seemed to take some sort of detour after they left Alli's house but Canada Post came through for us on Friday afternoon. What a relief.

My only disappointment is that I only ordered 100!!

I played on Friday afternoon and made this great box with my coasters. I decided that it was finally time to retire the 9 year old yogurt container we've been using for pens on our computer desk. This beautiful box is now in it's place.

The paper I used is a great double sided cardstock thickness patterned paper from Scrapbookers Paradise. I used double sided tape to adhere the paper to the coaster and then cut it out with my craft knife. I used the other side of the two papers for the inside of the box. What you can't see is that I put bling in the centres of several of the flowers on the two sides.

I need to find a source for cheap coasters... I can see doing a lot of neat things with them!

items used:
Coasters: source unknown but I know you can get them at StarLit Studio
Patterned Paper: Imaginisce
Ribbon: grosgrain ribbon from Jodi's Ribbon Share
Flower: Prima
Embellishments: brad from unknown source, bling
Tools: Crop-A-Dile (sure makes making those holes easy!)

10 comments:

Shannon said...

Love the coaster box. I need to find me some coasters too. I can see doing some fablous things with them.

Kelly said...

love it!

Tracy.H said...

Beautiful, Nancy!! I am off to get me some glue today ;0)

Cindy Keery said...

It's very beautiful Nancy! Did you line the inside of the box with designer paper as well? How fancy!

nanabev said...

I love it Nancy, can see why you want more

mom

scrapstampindiva said...

great coaster box nancy! :)

Julie Mutch said...

What a pretty new pencil box! Love it! :) I altered a 20 oz. tin that I have all my stamping utensils in, but I love this idea, too! I might have to order some from my local SU Demo...

Heather said...

I love this box--it must look so nice on your desk!

Shanismom said...

love the coaster box. i made one for my mom for her desk at work.

Anonymous said...

I DO NOT KEEP ONE OF EVERY CARD BUT I DO HAVE SOME THAT ARE SIMPLY JUST MY FAVORITES... I SOMETIMES LOOK AT THEM WHEN I HAVE SOME BRAIN FOG... AND MAYBE JUST CHANGE THEM IN SOME WAY... BUT THERE ARE TIMES I LOOK AT THEM AGAIN AND SAY DID I REALLY DO THAT.... LOL... I AM LUCKY LATELY TO GET SOME DONE FOR THE SPECIAL THINGS GOING ON IN MY LIFE AND SOMETIMES IT IS A GREAT STRESS RELIEVER... I WOULD JUST KEEP LOOKING AT THEM AND THANKS FOR SHARING ALL YOU DO... YOU ARE SO VERY TALENTED....ANNIE