Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Unusual packaging...

I went to a birthday party over the weekend for a neighbor. I'd called and asked what he would like as a birthday present. I was told a certain 5 pack of mini cigars. So I bought that for him. But it seemed so small that I wanted a unique way to package it up.

I placed the pack of cigars down on top of a sheet of cardstock and then loosely wrapped it around the package of cigars and flattened the cardstock slightly. Now I had a flattened tube shape that was large enough to hold my cigars when I was finished. I removed the cigars at that point. Next I needed to make a flap for the top...so I cut all around the top of the pouch...but left a flap area on the back so it'd fold over when finished. Then I used red sticky tape on the bottom edge and the side where it seals (in the back) and finally stuck the pouch together. From there out it was just decoration. I used the paper crimper on the bottom seal more for decoration than anything.



Stamps used are from Stampin Up...Classic Convertibles (which may be retired?), Crosshatch (which is retired), and a saying set.

Hope you like it!

Jane

6 comments:

Rose Ann said...

This turned out perfect, and your coloring is great! He'll love this for sure!!

Concetta said...

I love how this came out, very cute!

Suzanne said...

Hi from a fellow SBS4 sister. I just wanted to say this is the cutest package ever.

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Ohhh, that turned out so nice! I gotta know, where in AZ do you live, I'm in Parker. Your SBS4 friend~

Marcia said...

Love it Jane - I am sure your neighbour loved it too.

scrappernic said...

Darling! It's so creative--I love it :)