Happy July 4th……..

Today the USA celebrates its independence  from Great Britain, a time for family, friends, food (mainly BBQ’d) and the odd foaming peevo!  Normally it would be a hot sunny July day here in North Texas, however we were woken up by huge thunderstorms and rain at about 5:30 this morning.  It is  a little after 10am now, although the rain has stopped it is still very overcast and most ‘unlovely’…… Typical bank holiday weather in my native UK in fact!

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Votive Treat Box ~ video tutorial

When I was at the Stampin’ Up convention in July I signed up to join in with an ‘organized swap’

It was for a 3D treat holder and the requirements were that it should hold a treat and be an original design if possible.  As I love to make boxes I knew that would be the base of my ‘treat’ but I also wanted to show a technique – after all I was going to be giving my treat to fellow stampers/papercrafters so I wanted it to have a bit of a WOW factor.

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