Is it a Pizza Box or a Peek-a-Boo Box?

IMG_1363It's a box with an identity crisis – a pizza box that thinks it's a peek-a-boo box.

When I saw the sneak-peek of the laser-cut Fresh Cut notes, I thought they'd make a darling peek-in window for a box. Oh, then, I saw Lee Ann Greff's phenomenal card, Crimpled Petals, her genius treatment of the tear-away petals and her color choices. (Lee Ann's blog, Flowerbug Inkspot, is amazing, I'm definitely her new stalker.)

Following Lee Ann's lead, I sponged the tear-away petals with Certainly Celery ink, folded them in half, and ran them through the crimper tool. I sponged the edges just a little with Creamy Caramel ink and then tucked them back into the flower points.

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Lee Ann and I sponged the white points with Cameo Coral ink and added a flower made from Cameo Coral card stock and the five-petal punch. The finishing touches are a flower punched out of Apricot Appeal card stock using the Boho Flower punch, and a build-a-brad with Cameo Coral card stock. The peek-in window is backed with a transparency sheet.

Here's the little 4" x 4" pizza box open.


The rest of the recipe following Jen del Muro's pizza box template - Certainly Celery, Apricot Appeal, Whisper White, Cameo Coral card stock; Fresh Cuts stamp set and laser-cut notes, Apricot Appeal textured card stock (so luxurious to work with), white taffeta ribbon, Design Prints pack (hostess set), corner rounder punch and Fiskers scissors to make the scallops, Soft Subtle brads.

Through the month of June, Stampin' Up! is offering the French Cuts stamp set and laser-cut notes at a discounted price. You can find details about the promotion here.



Sweet Comments

  1. Oh my Linda ~ This is just precious!! I have “blog candy.” Come visit :)

  2. Wow!! Can’t believe you were so impressed with my little Fresh Cuts card! I LOVE your box! Thanks so much for the link to the template. I made one of my own & plan to link back to yours too.
    I really like your blog too!

  3. this is so incredibly GORGEOUS!!! love it!

  4. I loved this idea so much that I borrowed it for my eScape event last night! All the gals LOVED it! Thanks for the great ideas!! (I posted pictures of my version at


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