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. 😉 Look below to see the pattern laid out.
Isn’t that coffee mug cute? My SIL gave it to me along with a Mr. mug for DH. 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. 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. 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. 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. I used the Zutter Round-it-All Corner Tool to…go on guess…yep, round the corners. Remember when I bought that Sew Easy tool? Click HERE to see the video I made about it. Well, that’s some of the thread from it. I used it to make a bow on the tag. 😉
I used white tulle to wrap this candy. 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? I’m so pleased with myself. LOL! 😉
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. 😉 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!! 😀
AND THE WINNER IS…
May 14th, 2011 at 5:53 AM e
WOW!!! What a beautiful box. I love the paper you used. Don’t have the Paisley cart. Thanks for a chance to win one
I love the Treasure Box! And the Paisley cartridge has been on my Wish List for a while!!! Thanks for the chance to win it!!
What a cute box … and so delicate. The Silhouette really packs a big punch for its little size. Thanks for sharing.
Mighty clever, Joy!!
amazing. I don’t have that awesome machine.. BUT I am assuming I can do this with my Cricut / DS/Gypsy… It is a beautiful present!!
I love the cute box. I love my original silhouette as it cuts designs the cricut cannot manage.
Thanks for sharing and the chance to win x
Another awsome post! Isn’t the Stanley Hotel wonderful? Would love to win the Paisley cartridge! Thanks for the chance to win!
What a cute project!!! Super fun!
As soon as I saw this I went “Ooooh, Aww” and that was my way of saying that, I Love It! I love that Cart and I always look it it when making my mental wish list. I hope that I win. I have not been able to buy a new Cart in a long time. I always love your great ideas and inspiration.
Love the project! I’m curious…..which cutter do you prefer, the Silhouette or the Cricut?
I enjoy your site so much and appreciate the chance to win the Paisley cartridge!!
Have a great day!
Cute project Joy!. Super awesome cart to work with….
Wow just awesome. Beautiful.
Thank you so much for the chance to win.
It’s beautiful! I love intricate design!
You are awesome! Thanks again for the chance to win!
Pretty box! I wish I was creative like you! Please pick me!
This is a lovely detailed box, I love the color of the paper you used thanks
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I just love that cartridge, Its so much fun! Thanks for the opportunity to be one of your super friends! What a beautiful box!
I just found your site, and WOW!!! I love everything I’ve seen so far! And now I’m a superfirend…yay!
Very pretty. thanks for sharing
Very Pretty box!! Would love to have the cartridge!! Love your blog!
I second, you are awesome! Thanks for the chance to win.
Oh My Gosh !!!!
how cute is that box!!!!
I LOVE it!!!
thank you so much for a chance to win,
and thank you for all you do on your blog,
I love it. Ya’ll are making me want that machine too!!!!!
That is an amazing creation!
Such a cute box. It reminds me of a lantern. Very pretty!
That’s a great box and how intricate it is. I’d love to see you do a comparison of the cricut (E2 maybe?) and the Silhouette as there’s a lot of debate out there right now. 🙂
As always, thanks for the chance to win one of yoru great giveaways!
Beautiful project, and I would love to win a cartridge.
Love the project!! Which I really do love those chocolate treasures too!!! Thank you for all the projects you post.
Very nice. Haven’t really looked closely at that machine. Can you cut your own images. I do alot of girl scouting and would like to be able to cut some images for scouts.
Cool gift! Amazing intricate pattern. 🙂
I have an expression and purchased the “Sure Cuts Alot” software. I have been watching your Silhouette projects and was wondering which you prefer – The Cricut or the Silhoutte?
This is one cartridge I’ve never gotten…. great giveaway!
I’m very curious, as well, as to which machine you prefer Joy?
Joy, what a beautiful treat box.
Really lovely. Thanks!
What a gorgeous treat box… I love it… thanks for a chance to win a cricut cart….
THanks for the chance to win! I love the little treat box that you made, it is beautiful!
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Joy that is sooo cute! I love your sight because first of all, you come up with amazing projects…and secondly you give such great detailed instructions! Thank you so much for what you do for all of us!!
That treat box is awesome! I love all the detail! It is truly a treasure! Thanks for sharing!
Love it! Would love to win!!!
Love your project! Great details! Thank you for posting great ideas for us all to copy!
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Love the box. I could think of so many people to make it for!
Simply beautiful. I am really impressed with what this machine can do. Great job on the latticed work!
Gorgeous project! Thanks for the chance to win a cartridge 🙂
What a cute box! Thanks for all your great ideas!
New to the crafting world, but luving every minute of it. This is beautiful!
I do love my Cricut and absolutely adore this cartridge. Your projects ar too sweet. Thanks for opportunity.
What an awesome box. Kicking myself that I didn’t purchase the silhouette when I had the chance
What a beautiful box !!!!
Which do you like best, the Silhouette or the Cricut?
Or is it like the Sizzix Big Shot and the Cuttlebug; you need both?
This is cute! More things that I need to add to my wish (need) list! Thank you.
I can’t believe the Silhouette made such lacey cuts perfectly. The stamp was just right for your treat. Great project.
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Great box project. Love 3-D idea 🙂 Thanks for a chance to win the cartridge too.
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