Thursday, January 6, 2011

Matchbook Dresser

My blogging buddy Karen posted a matchbox dresser, and I made a note to put this one on my to-do list. I think opening these little drawers, hiding little treasures, are perfect for a young tween girl, who's "too old for princesses".

The flower on top was created by starting with ~18" of Purely Pomegranite satin ribbon and cutting half way across the width of the ribbon every 3/4-1", rounding the edges of the cuts, and then heating with a heat gun until the ribbon curls. Once the curling is done, just form a ribbon on a 1-3/4" circle of Sticky Strip pages or Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets.

The hardest part is to find some little treasures that fit into a matchbox drawer.

For this drawer, I stamped some tissue paper and wrapped up some earrings.

Can you tell I find chocolate to be a pretty good gift?

Stamps: Wonderful You; Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Razzleberry Lemonade DSP; Ink: Crushed Curry, Dusty Durango, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry; Accessories: Clear rhinestone brads, Tissue paper, Purely Pomegranite satin ribbon, Multipurpose adhesive sheet, 1-3/4" Cirlce punch, Pearl brad, Topnote die, Matchbox die, Big Shot.

Thanks for stopping by!

14 comments:

Melissa said...

Both her & mom were VERY impressed with the box! :o) I think there may be 1 or 2 pieces of chocolate left. I wonder if she'd notice if I took one?!

Kim P said...

SERIOUSLY adorable gift! I have seen some dressers that are so-so...this one is amazing! LOVE the ribbon flower...must try that!!!

WOWZA!

Jen Timko said...

This is really fantastic! You know how I love anything with ribbon so I'm going to have to give that flower a try!

Yapha said...

Super cute!! I love the flower on top!

Cindy said...

I, too, have seen dressers that were just okay, but this one is really fabulous! Thanks for sharing how to make the ribbon flower (she said as she scurried off to try it)!

Adriana Benitez said...

Heidi - you are incredible. This dresser is amazing and the flower - a must try! Thank you for the details and congrats on another gorgeous creation.

Holly/Rubber Redneck said...

way to cute!!

Sara Mattson-Blume said...

I love that flower idea! I'll have to try it!

Holly said...

What a neat idea with the dresser.. So cute! And Chocolate!!

Karen said...

LOVE the flower ... these are such great gifts!! Awesome!

Mickey Roberts said...

Very cute! Who'da thunk that the Top Note fit over two of the drawers side-by-side? Thanks so much for sharing! And BTW, chocolate is ALWAYS the best gift!

Shelley said...

Cute dresser! What else would you put in other than chocolate?

Marie said...

Very pretty, love it!

Tanya Boser said...

That ribbon flower is gorgeous!!