It was a busy weekend of pumpkin carving and costumes.  We love the creativity of it!  I’ll be sure to share some pictures once I put together my Project Life page.  But in the meantime, I decided it was time to shift to Christmas.  I’ve been holding off as I don’t like to rush things.  But now… it’s time!

I pulled out the Festive Flower Builder Punch and Reason for the Season and combined them with GDP009.

Reason for the Season for GDP009 from theartfulinker.com

The colors for the challenge were Watermelon Wonder, Mint Macaron and Tip Top Taupe.  To those, I’ve added Very Vanilla.

The flower is super simple to make using the tips I’ve shared in this video:

Once you’ve got your flower pieces, you’ll want to assemble the flower.

I chose to use hot glue as my flower will get a little more handling with it on the front of my box.

Festive Flower Builder Punch Poinsettia from theartfulinker.com

Using my Two Way Glue Pen, I added Gold Glitter to the center of the flower and speckled the top set of petals.  You’ll also find a Basic Pearl sitting in the very center.

Tip:  I used a skewer to shape my petals. Just gently roll the sides of the petals around the skewer.  You get the round shape without the hard crease from a score line.

Reason for the Season box for GDP009 from theartfulinker.com

My box was made using the Gift Bag Punch Board and the directions in this video:

For today’s box, I did change the dimensions for the top.  The measurements are 5″ x 7″.  Otherwise the directions are exactly the same.

Time to make your Festive Flower – Reason for the Season flowers.

See the product list below for details.

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8 comments on “Reason for the Season for GDP009

  1. Shawn

    Beautiful project. The colors work wonderfully with the Festive Flower. Great tips you shared in your video. Thanks for playing along with Global Design Project.

  2. Kylie Bertucci

    Gorgeous!! I adore this project Sara. So clean and simple and stunning. Thank you so much for playing along with this week’s Global Design Project challenge! We appreciate your support!

  3. Brian

    Sara – these colors are perfect for your project! What a sleek and modern (yet super-elegant) project. I’m so glad that you played along with this week’s Global Design Project Color Challenge. Thanks!

  4. michellelastsu

    WOW Sara, I love your clean and elegant card, you smashed the challenge this week, well done!

  5. thepapercaper

    This is such a lovely project Sara! A gorgeous way to give a Christmas Gift. Thanks for joining the Global Deisgn Project this week!

  6. Paula Dobson

    Hi Sara, your gift box is just lovely with the pretty poinsettia on the front. I really like the finishing touches you used, such as the glitter and pearl. Great tips too, thanks for sharing your videos and playing with us at Global Design Project this week.

  7. Connie Collins

    Sara, this box is beautiful. It is a great use of the color challenge. Thanks for joining us this week at Global Design Project.

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