Saturday, January 31, 2015

Smarties Pants for a Smarty-pants

I wanted to make a fun just-because gift for my husband, so I made this Pants-shaped box to hold some Smarties candies... he is my favorite smarty-pants!

I adapted the Santa Pants Bag from SVG Cuts' Happy Holiday Kit.

The box is made with a paper from Sweetwater's Family Ties collection. The belt & buckle are cut from a brown paper that is shiny on one side. The suspenders were cut from a scrap of Graphic 45 paper and attached with tiny button brads. I heat-embossed a wood pocket-watch in silver and added a sentiment in the Saddlebag font.

This box is 2.5 inches high, almost 4.5 with the suspenders. I decided to make a smaller one, about an inch smaller, and it's even more adorable.

Which size do you prefer? I can't decide which is better, and I definitely want to make more!

All Crafts Challenge Dec/Jan Challenge: Anything but a Card (2nd entry)
Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #92: Anything Goes

Update: This won Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #92!

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Avril Ann said...

What a wonderful gift idea, I love the papers you have used on the Pants gift box, brilliant, hugs xxx

Lilian YF said...

What a fun project!
Thank you for joining us at Decorate to Celebrate!

Scraphappenswithrhonda said...

these are so cute thank you for joining the dtc challenge hugs

Norma said...

Super cute, Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!