Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Newlywed [Game] Treat Boxes

Well my dear hubby and I have been invited over to a friend's house for “Newlywed Game” party and I thought I'd give my new  Tags, Bags, Boxes & More® 2 cartridge a try and create a little treat box for each of the host and hostess of the party.

The bride box was cut from Recollections shimmer cardstock while the groom box was cut from regular Recollections cardstock.  I used the fit to page setting to cut the boxes as large as possible from the letter sized paper. I cut the groom box out twice - once in black and the other in white, so that the groom's shirt could be white on the box.  I had to hand cut the collar piece off the white  box to attached to the black box but the front of the shirt for the groom box is already a separate piece.  

I think these would make a wonderful favor boxes for a wedding especially if you embellished them a little more (perhaps a boutonnière or pocket square on the groom and a ribbon on the bride's waist?).  Here's a side view of the boxes:

The bride box is approximately 4.75" x 3.5" x 1" while the groom box is  approximately 5" x 2.5" x 1".  I put about four  individually wrapped toffee candies in each of the boxes.

To be clear, none of the attendees (including my hubby and I) are newlyweds, so I really am curious as to how the evening will go.  In the meantime, I just have to figure out what appetizer I'm going to make to bring. Maybe I'll feel ambitious and make some California Sushi Rolls....

Thanks for looking and as always I'd love to hear your comments.


Nadia's Beautiful Mess said...

cute boxes. I LOVE using Recollections shimmer cardstock! Hope it was a fun game night!

Susie Craft Happy! said...

So cute!!!! That is very pretty paper. Hope you're well!

Nadia (WithGlitteringEyes.com) said...

Wow! Those are so cute! I just got that cartridge but haven't tried those two- it really does help to see them from the side. I am sure the host and hostess will love them!