Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Halloween 2014 Favor Box

 Hi Friends,
Well don't you know Halloween is coming fast and furious.  I could not believe when I got to work today and the first time I typed the date this morning I thought to myself "How the heck did we get to Sept. 17th!"  Time is surely slipping past me. So this weekend I am taking down all the summer/patriotic decorations in the hope that I can get Halloween up the following weekend.  I made my annual speech to the family about how I was going to scale it back.  I say the same thing every year. "No bales of hay, Not taking out the Halloween dishes, Not going to put up the 5 foot twisted wire Dept. 56 tree . . . etc" and then every year I do the exact opposite and put up pretty much every single decoration I have.  Well, that would be me. Say one thing and do the other.  So today I have for you this years candy favor.  I cased it from Stampin Up.  You know they came out with the curvey keepsake die.  Which I think is kind of a blast from the past as this little bon-bon box has been around forever and a day.  I have it as a .gsd file from my Wishblade years!  Now what got me was you have to cut it in 2 pieces.  Which is great when you want to make it with 2 patterns. Plus it does save a bit on paper as you can cut it with half of a sheet of 12X12. My problem is  I really don't like the way it goes together and it was just a bit to big for me.  I have to make about 30 or so of these so I need to take candy cost in to consideration. As it is I went with Hershey Kisses instead of my normal Hershey Nuggets. I created the pattern where the base was 2 inches and it was huge so I shrunk it down to my liking.  I used my CraftArtist2 to draw the box and exported it to a .pdf file so that I could cut it with my Zing using MTC.  I saw these pumpkins all over Pinterest and thought they were so cute.  I see SU peeps are making Frankie and Vampires and all sorts of cuties.  I even saw a penguin.  I loved them all and thought I would share my file with all of my digi cutting friends. Here is a picture of the pdf file:
For those of you who want the PDF you can find it here:
http://www.mediafire.com/view/8e9iqkb93h8a92z/bonbon_box_with_pic_2014.pdf

And the MTC file is here, I have included the faces and the leaves with the MTC file:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/vu58hx4v42c1y9x/curvey_box__share.mtc
I hope you like this file and I think at Christmas you can make some really cute boxes by adding a cut out window. If you need this box to be larger you can easily resize to your need.  Hope to be back with a picture of Rory and my banner that we made in the next day or so.  It came out great and I can't wait to see it hanging with all the other decorations.  Please let me know if you have any problems with the file.
Thanks for visiting,
Lysa

10 comments:

  1. These little pumpkin boxes are adorable Lysa! I love that you made a file to fit your needs. The kisses are going to be so cute in them. Love them! Hugs, Brenda

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  2. Hello, could you send me the MTC file to my email? when I try to download it from here it only shows the leaves! meylaguapa@hotmail.com

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  3. Hi Mey,
    I have sent you the file. I checked and the file is complete just remember to click on the page tabs in order to view the 3 included pages. Enjoy,
    Lysa

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    1. Oh my! I didn't pay attention to that! Duh! Hahaha, thank you for sharing it!

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  4. HEY LYSA...
    LOVE THESE... WONDERING IF U HAVE A SVG FILE FOR MY CRICUT?
    TY
    TYKAILIULI@GMAIL.COM

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    1. Hi Kaleilani,
      I will send it of to you today at some point. Enjoy

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  5. Lysa, these little pumpkin boxes are wonderful!!!
    Thank you very much for the files!!!
    A big hug from Italy!

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  6. This is a great box... I am unable to use it with my cricut or/or my silhouette curio. Can anyone help??

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  7. Hi Ana, What file type do you need? If you let me know I will convert it and send it to you. Do you have any software like MTC or SCAL that will convert the pdf for you. Let me know,
    Lysa

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