On Sunday, some friends and I went to a benefit tea my best friend had organized. Tasty tea, lovely scones and sandwiches, yummy cake and treats and all topped off with the Bradywine Harp Orchestra! We had so much fun. I used the (retiring) Curvy Keepsake Thinlits Dies and a long ago retired stamp set to make little favors for everyone at our table.

Curvy Keepsake Thinlits Box, Blooms and bliss Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Up! Diannescards.com

I will confess, I made them the morning of the tea. That’s how easy and quick they are!

Design Notes for Curvy Keepsake Boxes:

 

The box itself is just a matter of cutting with the die. I used Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper. I do love that paper and cherish each sheet I have left. (As I write this, it is still in stock, but is retiring and when it’s sold out, there will be no more.) I like to use Fast Fuse when I make boxes and things. It is a strong adhesive that is easy to use. After I filled the boxes with some treats, I closed it up with some Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon. Didn’t I tell you that it was easy? The little tag is from a stamp set that retired a year or so ago. I don’t keep many retired sets since I don’t have room to store them. But I knew I would want to use this one again! I used another pieces of the designer paper to back it and embellished with a Rhinestone.

Curvy Keepsake boxes with candy, Stampin' Up! diannescards.com

Some people at our table had already left when I remembered to take a picture!

 

Supply List for Curvy Keepsake Boxes:

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Here are some other pictures from the tea.

Brandywine harp Orchestra

Some of the attendees. The god daughters had already left!