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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Mother's Day Hand Sanitizer or Lotion Box

Although these little boxes can be made 
for any occasion, I thought they were 
especially cute for Mother's Day!
I came across a tutorial and instead 
of reinventing the wheel, 
here's a link to the tutorial.

And here are a couple of pics to show how easy it is to put this little box together!


Then add your decorative paper around the box.



And embellish to your taste, 
I stamped a flower and cut it 
out with a circle punch 
 and then backed it with 
coordinating card stock also 
circle punched. 
I used a 1", 1 1/2" & 1 3/8" circle punch. 
Tie a pretty ribbon and voila!















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29 Comments:

At April 24, 2012 at 5:51 PM , Blogger Chrissy Taylor said...

This is so cute! Love it!

 
At April 25, 2012 at 1:24 AM , Blogger SensationallySarah said...

How lovely!

 
At April 25, 2012 at 1:32 AM , Blogger Karri Reiser said...

I saw your post while visiting the Clean & Scentsible link party. I am hosting a Homemade Mother's Day Link Party and would love to have your join me.
You can find me at:
http://mylifesatreasure.blogspot.com/2012/04/homemade-mothers-day-link-party.html

Thanks,
Karri

 
At April 25, 2012 at 9:23 AM , Blogger Patricia Purcell said...

I always have a bottle of this in my purse. This is such a pretty way to store it!

 
At April 25, 2012 at 9:44 AM , Anonymous Liz @ Love Grows Wild said...

Very cute! It would make anyone smile to receive one of those!

 
At April 25, 2012 at 10:24 AM , Anonymous heather @ new house, new home, new life said...

What a great idea. Perfect as a favour for a shower or tea party too.

 
At April 25, 2012 at 10:47 AM , Blogger Suzanne said...

Cute idea! I make my own hand sanitizer and that is an adorable way to gift it:-)

 
At April 25, 2012 at 11:15 AM , Anonymous Amanda K. said...

Great idea, love it!

 
At April 25, 2012 at 11:00 PM , Blogger Katherines Corner said...

sweet, it's all about presentation :-) Hugs! P.S> I hope you will join us at the hop tomorrow :-)

 
At April 26, 2012 at 12:46 AM , Blogger DebbieDoesCreations said...

These would also make great Teacher Appreciation gifts. That's coming up soon. Thanks so much for sharing at Toot Your Horn Tuesday :)

 
At April 26, 2012 at 9:27 AM , Blogger Maureen Hayes said...

Great idea and lovely presentation. Thanks for sharing.

 
At April 26, 2012 at 11:17 AM , Blogger Karena said...

Adorable and i can see how creative one can get with the designs!! I came over from Kate's!

....I wanted you to know...I am featuring Anita Rivera, Designer and Paper Artist with Castles Crowns & Cottages, & her Giveaway on my site!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

 
At April 26, 2012 at 5:44 PM , Blogger D @ The Shady Porch said...

Very pretty! I love the presentation/packaging...it really elevates the gift. It's great using what you have too. Thanks for sharing at the Rock N Share!

 
At April 27, 2012 at 12:04 AM , Blogger Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

I love the papers you chose! So pretty. And being a stamper, I love the little flower medallion too! Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

 
At April 27, 2012 at 1:43 AM , Blogger Michelles Tasty Creations said...

Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. This is such a cute idea for a Mother's Day gift or even year end Teacher's gift. Thanks so much for sharing.

I can't wait to see what you link up next week. Have a wonderful weekend.

Michelle

 
At April 27, 2012 at 1:51 AM , Blogger Rachel said...

A nice package sure makes the gift seem more heartfelt. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.
Rachel
adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com

 
At April 27, 2012 at 8:52 AM , Blogger Christine said...

I LOVE IT SARAH!!!!!!!!!!! Fabulous idea!!!!!!! Perfect for Teachers' too!!!!

Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream to Reality!! xoxo

 
At April 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM , Blogger Jenny @ The NY Melrose Family said...

Love it! It's so springy and fresh. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

 
At April 27, 2012 at 4:39 PM , Blogger Recipes We Love said...

Great idea! found you on vintage farmhouse party!

Amber
recipeswelove.net

 
At April 30, 2012 at 12:05 PM , Blogger Whimsical Folk Art Blog said...

Great idea :)

 
At April 30, 2012 at 6:55 PM , Blogger Karri Reiser said...

Thank you for sharing on my Homemade Mother's Day Link Party:
http://mylifesatreasure.blogspot.com/2012/04/homemade-mothers-day-link-party.html
Karri

 
At May 1, 2012 at 5:50 PM , Blogger Natural-Nesters said...

So cute and creative!! Such a sweet way to give such a simple gift! I love it!
Thanks so much for linking up to our Naturally-Nifty Party! This week's party is up! We would love for you to stop by and link up!

http://www.natural-nester.blogspot.com/2012/05/naturally-nifty-linky-party-12.html

 
At May 2, 2012 at 9:09 AM , Blogger Tara @ Tales of a Trophy Wife said...

Great little project! Ruby Jean Closet said they still haven't heard from you. You won their pattern 5 pack. I'm wondering if I forgot to tell you(b/c that's how my week is going) Please contact her ASAP at her shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/RubyJeansCloset

 
At May 2, 2012 at 8:53 PM , Blogger ~Mary said...

That is such a cute project! What a great idea. You could use that for a lot of things and is more personal than just a gift box. Thanks for sharing!

 
At May 13, 2012 at 5:07 PM , Blogger Alana Mitchell - skincare tips said...

Hey Alderberry Hill, that is awesome gift for mothers day and i am willing to give this wonderful gift to my mother. Beside i would like to give my mom some skincare tips as well, becuase do to such a load and heavy work my mom's hand are getting rough.

 
At May 26, 2012 at 4:17 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice opinion. thanks for posting.

 
At June 12, 2012 at 3:23 PM , Anonymous hand sanitizer said...

hi very nice information and very nice blog.So cute and creative!! Such a sweet way to give such a simple gift! I love it!
Thanks so much for linking up to our Naturally-Nifty Party! This week's party is up! We would love for you to stop by and link up!

 
At June 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM , Blogger Rob Morris said...

Hello end Thank You.Great !! I enjoy it.Good Luck

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