Sunday, February 10, 2013

Tin Man Treat Box

Tinman Treat Box 

It's almost Valentines Day, and one of the biggest challenges I find is creating a project that is suitably masculine.  There's a lot more creative scope to create romantic themes when you use lace, flowers and other feminine accents.

For this project I chose another of Mo Manning's gorgeous images, this one is called the Tin Man. The image is printed on Kraft card, and coloured with Primsacolor pencils.

The treat box is a popcorn style box that purchased as a set of 10 from a bargain store.  The designer paper used to cover it is from Ruby Rock It.   I love the black and white contrast and it's speaks suitably of Valentines and love, without being feminine.  The edges have been inked with Pumice Stone Distress Ink and the project is finished simply with a ribbon and a metal heart charm.

I really enjoyed this project.  This would look great filled with those chocolate hearts covered in red foil... my man doesn't like chocolate so I will probably fill it with cookies.

Entering this into the following challenges:

Mo Manning's DP2 Challenge:  Anything Goes
Make it Monday:  Anything Goes


  1. Gorgeous Treat Box and colors Morgan. Visiting from MIM..L

  2. This is so much fun. I just saw the Wizard of Oz today too! Love your red and white background behind your grey fellow. Visiting from MIM.

  3. Gorgeous card Treat Box and Beautiful colors. I spotted this on MIM and came over for a closer look. Faye

  4. This is so supercute, great papers and great design. I saw you on MIM I am # 14

    DIANA L.

  5. Very cute and a great idea, I might have to use this one. Saw on MIM. Love the image and how you colored it.

  6. what a fabulous idea ...i too struggle with mens projects...this is perfect and i love the image and papers
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey x

  7. Oh my goodness, what a fab project! Your tin man is sooo cute!
    Spotted you on Make it Monday and decided to pop by for a closer look!
    Wedgie xxx

  8. Oh my! What an awesome valentine project! I adore the little tin man! <3 He's adorable! And your coloring is fantastic. I saw your project on Make It Monday.

  9. What an awesome treat box, love the dp and the image is super for the challenge. Thanks for playing the Mo's Challenge this week!!!

  10. Saw this on MIM and came for a look! What a gorgeous image I haven't seen this before and he looks fab on the Kraft! x

  11. What a project, saw you on MIM and quickly came over. It just so gorgeous.

  12. This is super fun! Saw it at MIM!

  13. This will be yummy filled with cookies. If they are homemade, send some my way. LOL I love Mo's images too. Glad I saw this on MIM and popped over. Linda

  14. This is just gorgeous. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. I saw this on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
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