Sparkling Poinsettias

Robin Merriman shared this beautiful Red Glimmer paper poinsettia and I thought it would make the perfect embellishment on the top of a gift box:


Glimmer Poinsetta Gift Box

The petals are made with the Blossom Petals Builder punch.  I layered cardstock on the top and sides and used the Petals-a-Plenty Textured Impressions Embossing folder to give the top layer a little dimension.  Dazzling Details added just a smidgen of sparkle to the flowers – it really didn’t take that long!

Underneath the button and tab is a self-stick Velcro closure.  The box stays closed very nicely on its own, but I wanted to put the tab on and I didn’t want it flappin’ around.  Here’s a look from the top:

Glimmer Poinsettia Gift Box top

A few gold brads and a dusting of gold glitter (shhhh, don’t tell!!) finish off this pretty Christmas flower.

One thought on “Sparkling Poinsettias

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.