Saturday, December 12, 2015

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

 Welcome to Day 12 of the Advent Calendar Extravaganza!!
Advent Calendar Extravaganza is -the- festive event of the season! This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and features surprise destinations each day! Joining in the fun with Taheerah are over 60 special guests - each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where you’re going to be visiting next until you ‘open the door’!

Behind today's door is this pillow box I made. 
 
Products used:
Avery Elle
Paper Sweeties
Eyelet Outlet


And that’s not all! With 25 *amazing* sponsors taking part as well, your crafty wish list is bound to get a boost with a chance to win a prize EVERY SINGLE DAY!! Speaking of Avery Elle ... they are today's fabulous sponsor! Make sure you comment to be elegible to win a prize!! Have a great holiday season!

Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises wait behind the door!

137 comments :

Lisa Gross said...

Love the front of the pillow box very nice.

~amy~ said...

Love your sweet pillow box!

cm said...

You've decorated your pillow box beautifully; it's a gift in and of itself! Thank you for being part of Taheerah's Advent series!
~carol

Debbie Vasel said...

So pretty and joyful to use a doily on the front of your pillow box.
And so easy and fun to make!

Melanie MacKenzie said...

How lovely. Someone will be thrilled to receive this!

Helen F. said...

Beautifully decorated pillow gift box!

Janis said...

What a lovely way to decorate your pillow box. Very festive.
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Dana & Glen said...

Stunning! I love how you shaded the leaves and fabulous dimension on the Joy!

Scraplea 1 said...

Cute pillow box! Thanks for sharing this very nice project.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the pillow box. Especially like the use of the doily. There's a challenge at Cardz TV Christmas Gift Bag or Box you can enter this in. Please let Mary of Cardz TV blog know that I sent you.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

cghundley said...

Oh cute! Love
the use of the
doily.
Carla from Utah

Lynn Hardy said...

What a very pretty box!

Kathy Mc said...

Great way to decorate a pillow box...love the doily with holly. Brings me joy!

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Love that pillow box

Denise Bryant said...

Sweet pillow box! Love the greenery and the 'joy' die!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love pillow boxes.
I was talking about making favors for a meeting in March.
The doily would make a nice base for some flowers (our proposed plan).
thanks for the idea.

Anita in France said...

What a gorgeous pillow box, Annette ... the doily against the texture-y kraft is fabulous ... so delicate and feminine! Anita :)

Berina RGA said...

Beautifully decorated pillow box!! Love the look of doily against the kraft.
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh what a pretty gift box!

Michele Henderson said...

I LOVE the beautiful colors in your treat box! Wow!Festive and fun for gift giving!
Holiday Hugs,
Michele

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cute!!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Beautiful!

Greta said...

So beautiful! LOVE the use of the doily!

Dana said...

Sweet little pillow box!! love the big leaves and joy!!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Very pretty! You could add a gift card, candy, cash - lots more!

Amy C. said...

What a sweetly decorated pillow box!

Angeline Choo said...

Oh so beautiful! LOVE how you decorated it.

Barbara said...

What an adorable little box, perfectly decorated and waiting to make someone happy. Great idea! Thanks!

Irene Grau said...

Lovely little treat box!

Linda Rubarski said...

Great stocking stuffer for a small gift.

Mary-Anne V said...

such a pretty pillow box...love the doily.

Rosemary said...

what a lovely project!

Maureen Hayes said...

What a sweet way to dress up a little Kraft pillow box and make it all festive and pretty! Thanks for participating in the hop. I am having so much fun seeing what each of you has decided to create each day. I am meeting new bloggers and finding new companies and just have a great time getting inspired. I really appreciate you taking the time to make this and to post.

NanW said...

I love the colors on the kraft pillow box!

Super Stick Chick said...

Love how your gold Joy jumps out of all the pretty embellishments.

StampinLouie said...

Love th efestive pillow boy. The die cut Joy in gold adds a special touch.

Jeanie said...

I love this sweet little pillow box! Thanks for the inspiration!

Flo said...

Fun box with the red and gold. You did a great coloring the leaves.

Oliev said...

What a cute pillow box, love it.

Colleen said...

Fabulously decorated pillow box!!

Taheerah said...

Lovely pillow box, love the golden joy! Thanks for being a special part of my event! <3

TracyM #6773 said...

BEAUTIFUL pillow box Annette!!!
LOVE your inky leaves, golden Joy and pretty layers!!!
THANK YOU for sharing :)

Scrapthat said...

So very cute!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Very lovely gift box. Anyone would LOVE to receive that!!

Erum said...

Annette! This is absolutely gorgeous!!!!

Carol McCready said...

Gorgeous gift package.

Sabrina said...

Be pillow box!!

Sabine Edelmannn said...

Cute and gorgeous pillow box!

pcm said...

what a pretty package!

StampingbugKerry said...

Love your pillow box and the way you colored the leaves. So pretty!

hthole said...

Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

Chark said...

what a cool gift box--love the leaves!

Sharron said...

Love your pretty little pillow box! The sweet joy die cut works so great!

Miriam Prantner said...

The box is so sweet! I love how you colored the greens and love that joy sentiment die cut!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Love your cute, little pillow box!

Sherisse Ang said...

The doily is a perfect finishing touch to this pillowbox!:)

Cynthia Daugherty said...

the gold colored "joy" is special looking!

Jayell said...

Beautiful pillow box

Teresa Doyle said...

Annette, this is sweet. I love different shaped gift boxes when possible. You decorated it beautifully!

Beastybunny said...

Very pretty box! Lvoe the dimension acheived in the colring of the leaves!

Nina-Marie Trapani said...

what a cute pillow box! love the leaves you clustered to the side.

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

How pretty!

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Oh I love this. What a great gift box idea.

AZ Lyn said...

Very pretty pillow box.

Memories by Manda said...

Lovely pillow boxes. We all need packaging ideas at this time of year.

Daria Z. said...

Fabulous pillow box - love the way you dressed it up with the doily.

Rahmat said...

Lovely gift pocket.

Helen Gullett said...

Simply beautiful box!!!!

CraftyPaws said...

Aww sweet pillow gift box!

Christine said...

Very feminine!

Lisa Petrella said...

Beautiful pillow box!!!

Bernice P. said...

The pillow box is so pretty!

Patricia Gentilini said...

Gorgeous box!!

Ericka Strange said...

Great pillow box, love the leaves.

Megan said...

Fun gift box!

rscowtown said...

love it! the doily finishes it off very nicely :)

Robin said...

This is lovely; I'm really enjoying seeing doilies coming back into use. They add an elegant touch when they are used as embellishments.
Thank you for sharing your pretty gift box with us. Merry Christmas!

D.Ann C said...

Doilies make everything look lovely!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Pretty pillow box, love the leaves and the doily with the pop of red!

A Crafty Person said...

Love this pillow box gift idea.

Phyllis Rodriguez said...

cute pillow box

Laura Miller said...

The doily is perfect layer under your message; perfectly embellished with the cut-out holly leaves. Nicely done.

theCook said...

Great box!

Danielle said...

lovely!

Debra said...

Great use of the products and design!

D- said...

Your pillow box is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Me said...

So elegant! Love the colouring of the branch! And love how the word "Joy" stands out!

Houses Built of Cards said...

So lovely! That doily is the perfect touch!

housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Maureen Chandler said...

What a great project - very festive and fun! Thanks so much & Merry Christmas!

Lanae said...

Very pretty!

Kari D said...

Who would not want to have that cute pillow box waiting under her tree? So perfect. Thanks for sharing.

Elizabeth said...

Love the elements you used to decorate the pillow box, would look great under any tree

Dee Earnshaw said...

Oh, this pillow box so gorgeous. Great design and festive inspiration:)

sandie said...

cute and practical

sandie said...

so cute and practical

barbara macaskill said...

Such a pretty pillow box!! I love easy projects that look like they took a while to create!! TFS! Merry Christmas!

Zuby said...

I love the shading on the leaves!

Lindsay Weber said...

So cute, love pillow boxes!

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! Just AWESOME!! THANKS for sharing and for the chances to WIN too!! =) Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

Dorothy Kovak said...

Great idea for a sweet little gift box. TFS

Debbie A said...

Beautiful pillow box! I love it.

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Love this decorated box.

Lucinde said...

beautiful pillow box

bev p said...

This is the one that might just make me decide to start doing pillow boxes. It's lovely. Thank you so much!

rscholz said...

Love the pillow box. The gold Joy was a nice touch. TFS

zgagi said...

Beautiful pilow box.Love the embellies.

Ria Montefalcon said...

Beautiful package for the holidays or parties, love the design too

Patty said...

Excellent pillow box!! Just the right amount of green,red & gold against the kraft!!

Christy Q said...

What a fantastic gift packaging idea! Love the use of the doily as it really steps it up another notch.

Patt H. said...

A beautiful gift box! really a gift in itself!

Liz O. said...

Lovely box! Gorgeous design, TFS! Have a wonderful day!

Dodie said...

Cute pillow box ... love the Kraft paper!

Leonor said...

great box

mtscrapgal said...

What an adorable pillow box. It's so festive. Thanks for taking part in the event.

Kim Faucher said...

Love this... What a great gift!

joy said...

A doily, gold, and Joy - perfect combination.

KT Fit Kitty said...

A very sweet pillow box! Such a nice detail to add the doily!

MTPatB said...

Cute little gift box. I like the gold "joy"--it really pops.

Michelle Lupton said...

Love the doily, love the gold sentiment, love it all!

Joyce said...

Yes, just like what it says on the pillow box " Joy" to receive a present.

livingonair said...

Cute pillow box. Loved the doily accent.

Karen R said...

Elegant and beautiful! I love the Joy..such a nice font and the gold really adds so much.

Daria said...

This is beautiful. I hope you don't mind if I CASE it! TFS.

Nikki said...

Great pillow box. So cute.

Nikki said...

Wonderful pillow box.

Debbie Anemaet said...

I love pillow boxes and this one's adorable! Thanks for sharing with us.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

So beautiful! I love the red with kraft!

Nandini said...

Super simple and super cute. Would hate to open a gift that is so prettily wrapped!

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful pillow box! Love the colours. :)

Anna Natalia said...

That's a cute box.

Tracy said...

Always, love a great gift box idea!

Angela said...

This is cute!

Arianna Barbara said...

Gorgeous!!!! I love this project!

Christine Canfield said...

i love the coloring on the leaves

Sue D said...

Would be lovely to receive a gift in this.

Karen H said...

This turned out very nicely, thanks for sharing!

Sandy Griffin said...

Great for the holidays.

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