I really enjoyed putting together my stars from this brand new Simply Created kit. This kit is from the new Holiday Supplement brochure which starts today!!!!! But a heads up - these items are available only while supplies last. See it here:
Look at these!
And that's not even all of them! I still have about 7 left of the 26 stars to decorate. The largest one above is over 13" across! I know many of these beauties will be used as ornaments on my tree this year.
You might wonder if these boxes open.... Well they do not; they are meant to be for decor. But.....! I figured out a cool way to make some of these into treat boxes.
If you die-cut a hole in one side before you put it together and add a window with a 'hinge' it opens up many new possibilities! Check out the video below and I'll show you how I did it.
This video will show you a few 'tips and tricks' on making your boxes plus ideas so they hold together securely too.
Here are most of the pieces that come in this comprehensive kit:
I added a few extra items to make the hinged and embossed stars but all you really need is adhesive to finish them. The stars come with adhesive tabs but you do need additional adhesive to adhere the fun embellishments.