Silhouette SD Moroccan Treat Box

The stamps are from my Mother & Daughter and You’re So Punny stamp sets.

I have to say, I was AMAZED that the Silhouette could cut out this incredibly intricate pattern.  It’s so cool!  I made this for DH’s Mom. ๐Ÿ˜‰  Look below to see the pattern laid out.

Isn’t that coffee mug cute?ย  My SIL gave it to me along with a Mr. mug for DH.ย  We drink out of them a lot.

The Silhouette must be used with a computer to make it work.  The software that comes with it is excellent and easy to use.  I think this paper is PRETTY!  I just bought it at Michael’s a few days ago.  It’s “Abrianna” by K&Co.  Next, I’ll feed the paper into the Silhouette for cutting.

This is a screen shot from the Silhouette during its cutting time. I downloaded that cool pattern from the Silhouette site for .99.

After the Silhouette finished cutting, I removed the paper from the mat.ย  You can use any kind of scraper you have to clean all the bits off the mat.

Even though the Silhouette SD makes score lines, I thought it would help if I used the Scor-Pal to help me score those marks even more.ย  With a project as detailed and fragile as this one I didn’t want to bend or fold the wrong parts because it might interfere with the stability of the piece.ย  If you don’t have a Scor-Pal or a paper trimmer with a scoring blade like the Fiskars Paper Trimmer then you might want to try the much loved Martha Stewart Scoring Board.

I used the “Mom” stamp from my Mother & Daughter stamp set to personalize the “You are a Treasure” set from my You’re So Punny stamp set.ย  I used the Zutter Round-it-All Corner Tool to…go on guess…yep, round the corners.ย  Remember when I bought that Sew Easy tool?ย  Click HERE to see the video I made about it.ย  Well, that’s some of the thread from it.ย  I used it to make a bow on the tag. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I used white tulle to wrap this candy.ย  I stuck a flower to the top using a 3D Zot .

Ok, how perfect is that stamp I used now that you know the candy is called Treasures?ย  I’m so pleased with myself.ย  LOL! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Here’s the finished back.

Here’s a close up of the bow and stamp.

Time for a Super Joy loves her Super Friends Giveaway!!

The 14th of every month is Super Joy loves her Super Friends Day which always means … GIVEAWAY!  It’s my way of thanking you for being here. ๐Ÿ˜‰  Today I’m giving away a Paisley Cricut Cartridge.

Just leave a comment and I’ll post the winner on this post Thursday, May 26.  GOOD LUCK!! ๐Ÿ˜€


mimicaro Says:
May 14th, 2011 at 5:53 AM e

WOW!!! What a beautiful box. I love the paper you used. Donโ€™t have the Paisley cart. Thanks for a chance to win one

Have a Great Day!

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  1. Sheryl Kemper says:

    WOW JOY….that is sooo pretty! I really like that A LOT!!! I have wanted to get the Paisley cart for such a long time…but other carts over powered my decision. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win. You are awesome!!!

  2. WOW!!! What a beautiful box. I love the paper you used. Don’t have the Paisley cart. Thanks for a chance to win one

  3. I know I haven’t been able to pop by for a while but I thought I was on the wrong blog when I saw ‘Silhouette’ in the title, I am going to have to back track your post’s now to see what has been going on lol.
    Love this though and wow that Silhouette really can cut intricate pieces can’t it. Perfect for a Mother’s Day gift.
    Kim xXx

  4. Joydee1963 says:

    Joy, Very cute mug! That pattern is so beautiful! wow! Love the box you made!! I don’t have that cart! Have a great weekend! Joy

  5. ChristiK76 says:

    Very cool!

  6. Very impressive. I would have never thought to laminate the paper first. Great giveaway.

  7. christyjordan says:

    That box is beautiful!!! That’s also the cartridge I’ve been eye-ing lately ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. What a beautiful project! My mother would love to get that! The Silhouette is awesome, but just not in the budget. I’ve been wanting the Paisley cart for a long time. Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. What a pretty box…it’ll make a great gift! LOVE that paper…just beautiful! TFS!

  10. What a beautiful box Joy, well done, as always. Such pretty paper too. Thanks for the chance to win a Cricut Cartridge, I really need lots more!

  11. scrappingrandma says:

    Oh I love that box..always thought of boxes as being just plain but now I think I may try my luck.. Thanks for the opportunity to win a great cart.

  12. Joy, This is just gorgeous! I have a friend who has a Silhouette and she loves it. I may need to another look at it. I am very impressed with nicely it cuts. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful project.


  13. stitchinpixie says:

    I so love your site!! I would also love to own a Silhouette so I could cut these beautiful boxes and such. However, I do own a Cricut and would be oh so happy if I could win this wonderful Paisley Cart. I have pushed aside forever. Then I could cut some cute little round dolls!! Thanks for the chance!

  14. Love the box. My daughter always makes things like that for me. They are so pretty. Love the way the Silhouette cuts those intricate pieces.
    [email protected]

  15. Hi Joy, I just bought a Silhouette and I’m so pleased that you’re doing more crafts featuring this great little cutter. I’ve got the Cricut Imagine but it’s so heavy that I can’t take it with me so the Silhouette is the perfect cutter for our extended vacation. Wonderful project!

  16. CathyinMN says:

    Joy, I love the box you made your MIL! The paper is so pretty and so is the design. The intentional play on words was fun (treasure candy and the word “treasure” on the tag). Love how your mind thinks. Thanks for the chance to win the cart, too.

  17. laneyhollo says:

    What a GREAT project it is so cute, thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

    later tater,
    [email protected]

  18. What a crazy intricate box – its beautiful!! And how perfect is your stamp with that candy!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  19. Jeannette Butler says:

    That box is so pretty! I agree with your sentiment on the paper, too!! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with all of us!!

  20. Terrific looking box. Love the cut. You are such and enabler- now I want a silhouette! LOL Thanks for sharing

  21. What a lovelly gift for your MIL. I know she will “TREASURE” it! Hahaha…..pardon the pun!
    Love those candies!
    Thanks for the chance to win, Super Joy!
    happiqueen at aol.com

  22. I have been watching your Silhouette projects and am starting to think I need one! Thanks for all you do and the opportunity to win a cool cartridge. Love the box too!!

  23. marsngonzopoly says:

    What a beautiful box! I think the silhouette will be on my Christmas wish list! Thanks for all the great projects!

  24. What a great project. I am not too familiar with the Silhouette but it seems like a pretty cool machine!

  25. I would love to get a Silhouette! I want to be able to buy images for $.99! Thanks for sharing.

    I would love to win this cartridge! Joy’s friends love you too. : )

    nginerd at gmail dot com

  26. I have seen the Silhouette at my local scrapbooking store, but never thought about it since, great job on your creation, very nicely done…tfs

  27. Pretty pretty box Joy! Your MIL will be so pleased with it . Don’t know much about the silhouette, but always enJOY watching your tutorials on your new machines. Thanks for the opportunity to maybe win the Paisley cartridge it looks like a fun one to own! Have a great weekend.

    [email protected]

  28. nativetexangirl says:

    I would love to win the Paisley cartridge since I recently got a Cricut. I would also like to know the name of the Silhouette file since I own a Sil SD also. TFS. Your treasure box is fantastic!

  29. iluvkatie74 says:

    The treat box is soo adorable!! Great job.

  30. Beautiful paper? Check. Beautiful box patter (what a steal at just .99!). Check. Yummy candy? Check. I think you have a winner! Lucky MIL.

  31. That box is totally fabulous!!! I love how intricate it is! I am sure your MIL will be thrilled, after all, who wouldn’t want to get a box of chocolates?? YUMMMM! Thanks for another awesome giveaway Joy.
    Your Super Friend,
    got2bcrafting at gmail dot com

  32. Super cute gift. I love it all! Thanks joy for the awsome giveaway. We all love u too!

  33. sy3_smith says:

    that paper is so pretty! the box lookx great! sp clever! great job joy! thanks for a chance to win!

  34. Great project! I love the lattice on the box! Thanks for the great giveaway as well ๐Ÿ™‚

  35. Love this project. Its so versatile to use for any event. Thanks for the chance to win such a great giveaway too.

  36. Wow Joy! That turned out gorgeous! I Love the paper you picked for this project and the cut is fabulous! I gotta get this machine! thanks for always enabling! LOL ๐Ÿ™‚

  37. This project is so delicate -they would make great wedding favors.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win, however, what I really want to know is: After your ghost tour, were you able to sleep that night?

  38. This is so pretty!

  39. indialee12 says:

    Love the card/box – would have never thought of doing that for a gift box. Thanks for the idea!

  40. Great box! Very intricate!
    Thanks for sharing

  41. Suni Brandt says:

    Very cute box!!!! …i have been working on a new thingy lately …lol had to tell you how cute it is ,,,BUT DONT let me win the cartridge!!! I already have it!!! thanks hagd….Suni

  42. Very cute! Love it!

  43. LOVE that box!!! Thanks for the chance to win as well!!

  44. kweunique says:

    I sure hope I can win!

  45. Cute box, I love it! Thank you for the chance to win!

  46. Hello, Joy!! This is a Beautiful box!! I love it Thanks for sharing.

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