This project is the second of my series of book boxes. The actual box design was created in Cricut design space, ( and then cut in chipboard),as well as the window that pulls/pops up. The window frame and edging is actual wood ( veneer). There is plexiglas in the window. And Cricut cut and altered Santa and eight tiny reindeer. Clement C. Moore’s entire poem is inside and I love that it is nearly 200 years old and still apropos. When you open the book, there’s a tiny mouse sleeping with a pillow and blanket and a sculpey candy cane between his front paws. Again, a Cricut cut…vinyl Twas the night before Christmas…
A 2 Page Mini book pulls out with two of the original illustrations which have been cut out and popped up. I added some 3D candy to the sugarplums. The vintage plastic leaves have been encases in Ice resin, and the chimney with Stocking was stamped and fussy cut from a Stampin Up set. The half Santa is created from a mold made from Tim Holtz’s Santa. The holly and berries are from a paper punch. The book was attached with a Cinch binding tool. I used printable glitter paper for the poem.
Underneath is a little scene with a Graphic 45 Santa and toys, some wrapped gifts, a decorated paper tree ( again created in Design Space) and the final line of the poem ( cut in gold vinyl). Most of the paper used to cover the inside and outside of the boxes is Graphic 45. The tiny Santa & sleigh is a Lawn Fawn stamp.There are so many details to this project! The closure is a short chain with added Christmas charms and a lobster clasp.
The first book box in the series had two copies. This one has four!