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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Coffin Box: Take 3

Hi friends,
You're at day 3, the final coffin box revealed. This box can be created with one sheet of 12 x 12 cardstock. Unlike the other two, it is two separate base & lid. So let's take a peek at it:

When you first look at this paper, it looks like roses in bloom. But, when you take a closer look, you see that those "roses" are actually bats flying in circles- really cool! I punched out some bats, pinched their wings up & popped them up on the coffin so they look like they're flying around eagerly waiting for their master to rise! Oooooh, creepylicious!

I also wrapped the "chain" ribbon around it.


Wanna see what's inside??? Here's a peek...FANGS!!!! gummy ones, of course. These came out of the same package as the feet I used for the witch shoes.

So witch one (oops, I meant,--->which) should you make? Well, here's a peek at the 3 coffin boxes side by side so you can see the difference:
Coffin Box Take 1 is in the middle, Take 2 is on the left, & Take 3 is on the right. As you can see, Box three is bigger, Box 1 is wider, & box 2 is the smallest.

Here's another look:
Box 3 is bigger, wider, deeper- the big daddy of coffin boxes.
Box 1 (middle) is slimmer than the others.

There you have it- Three coffin boxes, three different sizes, one frightfully fun creation :) & now that I'm no longer "coffin" I'm feeling like myself again!


Jinkies! I almost forgot to give you the pattern for this coffin box. It comes from my good friend, Martha Stewart and yes, it's a good thing :)

Download MS Coffin Box Templates
Coffin top
MS Coffin Top
MS Coffin Bottom

Thanks for peeking at the coffin boxes I had to share this week. I hope you give them a try 'cause they're fun & easy to make. I'm off to finish my project for the PTI Blog Hop tomorrow so I hope you'll be able to pop in & check it out!----> Gotta Go!

8 comments:

  1. all three are great. and thanks so much for sharing the templates

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  2. I just made one! thanks soo much, loved it!

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  3. I love all three. I made the MS ones last year and they were a big hit! The chain ribbon is the perfect touch on the coffins, and love all the creepy things you found to fill them with! Fun projects!

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  4. What a bunch of great coffins! Thanks for the template- the ribbon is awesome! Love your paper too. Thanks for the templates!

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  5. WOWZER!! Now these are awesome!! I REALLY love that blood drippy one and that chain around the lid is such a creative idea!! Thank you so much for sharing the pattern to these too!! How fun!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Saturday Spotlight this week!! HUGS

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  6. How cool are these coffin treat containers! Thanks for the idea & templates and thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight! Please join us again next week!

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  7. Spooktakular and the treats are perfect, too! Thanks for playing in this week's Spotlight challenge!!

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  8. Very spooky treat container. Perfect for Halloween!! Thanks for playing with the Saturday Spotlight!!

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment :) So appreciated!

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