Happy Saturday!! Well, it's taken me all week to finally post this--a masculine acetate gift box. We found out that my girls both will have female teachers, but I already had this male box in mind, so I decided to go with a theme for my boss as a "welcome back" gift--he's away for 2 weeks, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail here in Oregon.
While the girls and I were at the store, we stood in front of the huge array of gourmet coffee beans, trying to decide which one to fill his box with. After about 15 minutes and half a dozen "sniffings" we finally decided to go check out the sugar-free candies instead (he's diabetic).
I made my box taller than the instructions said, in case I decided to put beef jerky sticks in there ;) so I cut the acetate at 6" tall. The base and top are normal, 2" square. I used copper cardstock (SU!) and paper pierced holes all the way around and then added some rustic brads. Wasn't sure to go with a bow for a guy, but it looked incomplete without it and after all...it IS chocolate brown! Then I made a 2 1/2" square card to go along with the theme using my Lovely As a Tree set (SU!).
Thanks for stopping by! Happy Crafting :)