Thursday, October 6, 2016

Diwali treat boxes By Daksha Popat

Hello! crafty friends,
Diwali is round the corner. The month of festivals has started ..Its Durga Puja in Kolkata...
Everyone must be preparing for the festivities ahead...So I have come up with Diwali Treat Boxes..hope to inspire you....

My First Project: Hexagonal treat box

Its a lovely hexagonal shape box..and the pattern paper here I have made using #PABD INDIAN MOTIFS stamp set and Archival inks. For the base of the box I have used Iris cardstock 250 gsm,and for the lid of the box I have used red cardstock...For stamping I have used HERO ARTS ombr'e butter to orange ink and archival carnation red ink to get that multi color look.Made the box acc to dimensions
Finally lid is decorated using #PABD double stitched scalloped circle die cut n using sentiments from #PABD DIWALI  GREETINGS stamp set .For sentiments I have used Archival carnation red ink n then heat embossed with Rangers  super fine clear embossing powder... ...used golden ribbon , few mulberry flowers,pearl and red rhinestone sticker

Base Card Stock: 7 x 11-5/8 inches
score short side at 1-1/2 and 4-1/2 inches
score long side at 1-7/8; 3-3/4; 5-1/2; 7-3/8; 9-1/4, 11-1/8 inches
Lid Card Stock: 4 x 11-5/8 inches
score short side at 1/2 and 1-1/4 inches
score long side at 1-7/8; 3-3/4; 5-5/8; 7-1/2; 9-3/8, 11-1/4 inches

My second project : Rectangular treat box

For the box I have used red cardstock and made the box according to the dimentions . Here also I have made my pattern paper for the  box... using #PABD Indian motifs stamp set ...using versamark and gold embossing powder did heat embossing and then distressed with wild honey distress ink. .Made the box according to dimensions. Finally decorated top with sentiment, red ribbon and red rhinestones.

Card Stock - 9 inches by 8-1/2 inches
Score long side at 2 and 7 iinches
Score the short side at 2, 4, 6, 8 inches

My third project : Small exploding treat box

For the base  I took metallic light blue CS ... . For the lid of the box I have used dark blue CS....ready size of the box is 3"* 3''.For the pattern paper on all 4 sides of the box I have used 160 gsm iris paper and stamped with cobalt blue Archival ink using #PABD INDIAN MOTIFS stamp set ,then distress with scattered straw distress ink...Finally decorated top with circle n scallop circle punch cutouts....stamped the sentiment with blue Archival ink n then heat embossed using Rangers super fine clear embossing powder....used pearl stickers ,ribbon and stamped n glittered butterfly.

                                                           Dimensions :
                                    card stock- 9'' by 9''
                                   score  both sides at 3 inches and 6 inches 
                                    Lid- 5-1/16 by 5-1/16inches 
                                    score at 1inch on all sides

Thats all for today... thanks for stopping by...hope you all like the projects.. and for any quires you can always  contact me or send me an email..Thank you
Love n hugs



  1. Awesome gift boxes Daksha and I love your own BG stamping paper!

  2. Lovely favour boxes.. sure they will be hit in any occasion.. loved colour combination n mix n match..

  3. So pretty :) I loved the prints so much :) Well executed

  4. These treat boxes are so beautiful..

  5. These treat boxes are so beautiful..

  6. Beautiful Festive treat boxes ! loved the use of Indian Motifs to create custom pps.

  7. Wow, Daksha! The boxes are absolutely fabulous. Love the way you made your own pattern paper using the stamps. As always, the neatness in your work is amazing :)

  8. All the boxes are too good Daksha! Love the colors!

  9. Oh my! These are gorgeous Daksha! What an awesome use of the stamps!

  10. These are absolutely stunning :-)!!

  11. Daksha they are totally gorgeuos!!!! Love them all!!!

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