Week of October 28th, 2012

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Altered Acrylic Tissue Box using the Cricut Recess Lite Cartridge

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What to give teachers at the end of the year?

That was the question I was just facing last month and thought this tissue box was fun and could be displayed in the classroom - functional and cute!  You can find these decorative acrylic tissue boxes at Hobby Lobby.

The new Cricut Lite Recess cartridge has just the cutest images on it for elementary school teachers.

Take a peek below:


I chose a different motif for each side but stuck to a basic pattern of kraft or red background with decorative October Afternoon papers complementing the various cuts.  All in all, there are 11 cuts on the project.

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Don't forget that we are giving away an Ornamental Iron cartridge this week!  Leave a comment below for a chance to win!

Be sure and check out Joy's and Melanie's personal blogs for more creative goodness at Obsessed with Scrapbooking and Courtney Lane Designs!

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Lil Green Bug said...

This is adoreable... what a cute idea.. my mom is a teacher I might just have to make something like this for her!!!!!
Thanks

Dinah said...

adorable! I would never have thought of making something like this with the cricut!

Cheryl O said...

Cute tissue Box........Love this cartridge. Thanks for the chance to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge! That one is so cool..........

Donnas Den said...

Wonderful idea.

Scrapper69 said...

Oh WOW Joy! This turned out ADORABLE! I really like this new Lite Cartridge.... and your project is perfect! Gonna have to use it for next year! :o)
Theresa

Crhiga said...

The tissue box is an adorable idea!! Fantastic gift for a favorite teacher!!

Carol
Crhiga at hawaiiantel dot net

Joan Smith said...

Love this cartridge can't wait 2 buy it at Cricut.Com....it's so stinkin' cute love what you did with it...

Brigitte said...

So cool!!! Great idea!
brigitteetleschats at hotmail dot com

craftymom205 said...

Love the tissue box. Great idea.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Lucy said...

That came out great! The teacher will love it :)

Short Scrapper said...

As a teacher, I would LOVE to get this as a gift from a student. Thanks for giving me ideas for my peers - love it!

Angie said...

This is a great idea and turned out super cute!!!

GiGi said...

What a great idea! This would look so cute on a teachers desk!

Yvette said...

Love this!!!! I am a teacher and off for the summer. This would be a perfect project to keep me busy!!!

Vee said...

What a great idea. In my experience most teachers have a box of tissues somewhere on their desk - this would fit the bill perfectly.
Veexx

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

Such a cute gift idea!! Love all 4 sides of it. Thanks for the chance to win!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Karen Wilson said...

This is the NEATEST teacher's gift!! What a cool idea! TFS!

scrappin with a schnauzer said...

Wonderful Ideal I didn't know HL sold this, I'll have to check it out. THANKS for sharing with us and all the chances to win these great prizes.

Ami said...

I just love the tissue box. I wish I had a Hobby Lobby close by to get some of those to give as gifts. Thank you for the inspiration!

Crystal said...

Great idea!!!! You can never have too many tissues in a classroom....LOL

gshrader said...

Such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing

Rachel said...

Oh my word...this is SUCH a good idea!!! Love it! :)

pcwoodmansee said...

This is a great idea!!! I have some undecorated wood tissue boxes and plan to adapt to this project!

Renae said...

cute idea! I am a teacher(high school), but it seems like the elementary teachers get all the gifts!

DebJoAl said...

Very cute tissue box! Teacher will love it.

TeddynBarbie said...

Love the iron work. Very pretty. I also really liked the school themes...lots of possibilities for cute teacher gifts!

Christy said...

I had no idea they had such a thing....great idea!! So cute!

Michelle said...

what a cute idea, this is adorable!
and thanks for the chance to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge..love it!

Cindy said...

What a cute idea! That would make any classroom cuter!

SWalter said...

Great Project, that cartridge has a lot of potential!

Jeannene said...

Cute ideas!! Thanks!

anet said...

Very cute! Thanks for the great ideas!

Eileen said...

What a terrific idea! I hope I can find one in a store near me.

Barbara Adcock said...

Great idea guys! So cute...

Sissi said...

As a teacher, I go through tons of tissues. This would be a great cover-up for those "fabulous" tissue boxes we get. Any chance of seeing a flat long box for decorative purposes? Most boxes we get are long and flat as opposed to tall and square

Lyd's Creations said...

I like that idea; I could use one on my own desk.

NanetteMT said...

What a cute idea...makes me wish I had kids in school!

Tiffany said...

Cute project! I'm convinced I need this cartridge now :) TFS

Tiffany
http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

Mandee said...

Love, love, love the tissue box. Such a cute idea, and I love this cartridge!

Sahily said...

This is such a great idea!! It can be used with so many themes also... Thks!

croppixie said...

WOOOOOW!! This is the most gorgeous project I've ever seen. And what an amazing teacher gift! Love, love, love it.

JenniferS said...

Love this cartridge.. thanks for the chance to win.

lmkindell1 said...

School is out but it would be great for next year too. Would love a chance to win the ornamental cartridge

Isabel Z said...

As a preschool teacher I must say that I LOVE this. It would make a great gift for all of my kids' teachers. I'd better get busy:-)

Daynene said...

great project, thanks for sharing. Love to add this cartridge to my library. nenerscreations.blogspot.com

Laurie said...

OMG that is cute! Love the Recess Cart!

Peg said...

What a great idea. I shall have to look for one of these next time I get to HB.

Sue S. said...

Adorable project!! Recess Lite looks like a great school cartridge. I could see it coordinating really well with Locker Talk.

sueot33@yahoo.com

MarilynDH said...

What an awesome idea for a teacher, very cute!

JenBenLola said...

That is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing! Sure the teacher loved it! JenBrierley2 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Such a cute project and cart! DD just graduated from HS but I'm so behind on her books, I just might have to buy this one! Cathy cmwirt at verizon dot net

Rita Winmill said...

that is so cute, but I wished Wallmart would start stocking those new cartridges. They are no where to be found

BuzzyBee said...

Great idea. What a super cute box.

Donna S. said...

Love the ornamental iron cartridge. I would love to win it. Thanks for all the cute ideas you share on your blog!

Lis said...

Very cute - wish I could get the acrylic box here in Oz!

Meems said...

Great idea and by making a cartridge change, I can see several other occupations, too...like the nurse's desk at my Dr. office. TFS this one.

Diane said...

Cute tissue box-you could rotate ideas and put seasonal things in too. Ornamental iron looks like it has great possibilities too.

mamawcindy said...

Oh,WOW!!! I just Love this!!! This lite Cartridge is at the top of my list. My little Grandson starts Kindergarten this year.Thanks for Sharing and Thank you for the chance to win. :0)

Michele Swanberg said...

I need one of those in my classroom!! That is adorable! Thanks for sharing!
michele dot swanberg at me dot com

wimarinemom2006 said...

What a great idea. A teacher would love a gift like this. I really want this Lite cartridge.

scrappyfrannine said...

How adorable is this. What a wonderful gift for a teacher. Thanks for sharing

LilyK said...

Oh, so cute. I am going to have to get this cart. And I love the Ornamental Iron!

SueNJ said...

This is an awesome idea. I would love to do one of those large acrylic blocks as a gift using this cartridge. Thanks for sharing it and for a chance to win this cartridge :)

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B
suenj99 at yahoo dot com
http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

Christy R said...

I love these tissue boxes. I had no idea hobby lobby sold them. Thanks for the info.

Crystal said...

Why weren't all these great products available when I was teaching......I really would have used this Recess cart! But I would love to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge! Thanks....

Sherrie K. said...

This tissue box is adorable! I love all the cuts on this cartridge. Wow, you are enabling big time, LOL!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Daily Cropper said...

What a cute idea! Now I want this cartridge even more.

Mom of 2 Monsters said...

What a great idea for teacher's gift. Loving this cart. TFS.

Allene said...

Love this idea for tissues at school!!!

Gramjak said...

Not only is this an outstanding gift idea-- but it is also a terrific LO idea! (4 different pages, to be exact!)
I really would LOVE to win Ornamental Iron -- thanks so much for all you share with us!

debbie susee said...

Love the tissue box. What section at Hobby Lobby would I find that in? I'd love to try making one.
debsusee@yahoo.com

Kay said...

What a cute idea! May have to make one for me niece who is a school teacher :)

Kay
goebel75 at gmail dot com

Cynthia B. said...

Awesome project!! So cute for a teacher gift. TFS!

Anonymous said...

Great idea! Thanks for sharing.

Milly D said...

What a super cute idea. Perfect for ay teachers desk. I'm going to try that but wiTh the Rock Pincess cart ad put it my daughters room. TFS

Anonymous said...

cute idea, thanks for sharing.

Nancy said...

Love it. I am going to file this away for future use. Thanks

Northwoodszoo said...

Cute idea with a lot of versatility!

Donna K U said...

I have a niece that is a teacher. I'm sure she would love a tissue box like this.

BarbB said...

I never would have thought of making a tissue box cover! That is a super cute idea for end of the year teacher gifts!

Sue D said...

Great idea--teachers always ask for tissues.

xxsquigglesxx said...

This is so adorable! I love that owl!

Mariah W said...

I love doing teacher gifts! I think I will try making my own box though, for the typical Kleenex style boxes. Beautiful design though.

Debbie said...

Awesome Idea. I know some teachers that would love it. Thanks for sharing.

Debbie

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful idea! So cute.

Stephanie said...

That's so cute. I hope I can remember it for next year when my grandson goes to Kindergarten.

Houses Built of Cards said...

That came out ADORABLE!!! I totally LOVE all the stitching on it! PERFECT!!!

housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Linda said...

darling project! Any teacher would love to get this!

Debbie (from Sugar Land) said...

I love the tissue box - I'm always looking for teacher gifts that are useable rather than another nick-nack to try to find a place for. And I so want Ornamental Iron...

Megan H. said...

What a cute idea for a teacher. Thanks for sharing.
Megan H.
mhcards at embarqmail dot com

LaLa said...

Very cute and creative! This cart looks like fun!!!

~Lauren
queen_lade at yahoo.com
scrappinwithlala.blogspot.com

Deanna said...

What a cute idea, I love it.

Carrie K said...

How cute!! I love this tissue box!

Deniece said...

I love this cartridge. Cute idea to use it for the tissue box.

Connie said...

Several of my scrapbooking buddies are teachers...what a great gift idea for them. As a pediatric nurse, this would also be great to have on my desk using several other cartridges. You always have such great ideas. Thanks!!!!

LisaRosan said...

I love the tissue box but I really WANT WANT WANT the Ornamental Iron cartridge. PLEASE!!!???

motherloves3 said...

A very adorable tissue box.

divinecrone said...

Looks like I'm heading to Hobby Lobby this week... Thanks for the great idea. I love decorative tissue boxes, but in this economy, it's something that had to be cut out. Now to see if I can find some @ my local store...

Sally Gasparri said...

Cute - cute cute. Great gift for a teacher. Young mothers can do so much with this cart. Thanks for the chance to win Ornamental Iron. That is one I have been wanting.

Sally Gasparri

Casey said...

LLLLLOOOOOVVVEEEE this!!!!!

Cin said...

Love the box. I would love to get the Ornamental Iron cartridge, there are so many things I could make with that. Thanks for the chance to win.

Terry said...

Great idea for a personalized kleenex box. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win the ornamental cartridge.
Mststoys@ sonic.net

Jen said...

So cute! Thanks for the chance to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge. I appreciate it!

Carolee said...

What a fun project and this one is super cute. Thanks for the great ideads.

The Cropping Canuck said...

Cutest tissue box I've ever seen!

carmen said...

Fun tissue box, love the stitching on the fonts :)

KT said...

Oooh, great idea! I would love this gift from one of my students!

kteachone@gmail.com

KAT said...

i make my own tissue box covers, but this is dedinately a great idea for those 'use alot' places. much sturdier for busy little hands.
would love to win ornamental iron

Kathleen said...

Perfect Solution to that difficult teacher gift! I love it!

StefanieH said...

Very cute, this is a great idea and a great cart. thanks for sharing :)

TheLastOfNine said...

You completed completed the tissue box with the white stitching and it looks great!

SallyP said...

The tissue box is so cute! I already am in love with the Recess cart - this will be the next addition to my collection.

Alicia said...

Adorable! A great idea! I will just have to make one for my daughter's teachers. :)

Kaycee said...

SUPER CUTE!!! TYFS!

rhonda said...

This is a very good idea for teachers! Or you could make one for secretarys or any office. I want to give this idea a try! The possibilities are endless!

coolmommaweed said...

Would love to win the ornamental iron cartridge...its my fav of the newest carts!

scrapdiva said...

very cute idea, thank you for sharing

Carol said...

Fabulous job on the tissue box and perfect for a teachers class room!

I would love love the Ornamental Iron Cartridge! I have been trying to find one to purchase with no luck! Thank you for the chance to win it!

Frank-LEE Speaking... said...

What a very neat gift. I can think of so many other designs for this also. Wish I had a hobby lobby in my town. Smooches... frankleecrafts[at]gmail[dot]com and http://scrapperinthemaking.blogspot.com

Nadia's World said...

Awww....this is so cute! I really want this cart. It is going to come in very handy for my daughter's teachers/school!

TFS!

Nicole T.

Amy said...

Super cool project--any teacher would love this!

Ann said...

What a novel idea! Teachers always need tissues whether for tears or sniffles so I am sure any teach would just love this! tfs
Mstgane
Ann

Anonymous said...

I love the tissue box idea! Thanks
Sharon (scrappyone)

sldotvaughnatcomcastdotnet

Marissa said...

How cute! I would LOVE to get this for my own classroom! I guess I will have to make it for myself.

4Ucards said...

I think this is a great cartridge. I am just starting my 13 year old son's scrapbook. Thank you for featuring Cricut Recess Lite cartridge.

Michele said...

Wow that is a really cute idea :)
Very creative :)

SherriC. said...

this is sooooo sooooo cute, Love this idea.....
TFS!!!!

Rebecca Geile said...

What a great teacher gift idea!

smgerman said...

Thanks for the ideas and the cart reviews.

crotnem said...

Wow your art is awesome. Thanks for a chance to win the ornamental designs lite.

Jessica said...

I'd love to have that cartridge! We,Charlestonians, have a man who's been creating ornamental iron works in the area for about 70years! He's taught his son or grandson, but they of course will have their own style. So when he's gone... well anyway. We're on limited funds, so no cartridge buying. And by the time I can buy it, there won't be any more, since it's been discontinued. :( So I sure hope I win this one. I'd love to make a page layout for this man and his family. And for myself too, to keep my kids remembering part of Charlestons heritage.
Thanks for the cnance towin.
Jessica

Pat said...

ooo00! I have been lusting after that ornamental iron cartridge for MONTHS!

Jeanie said...

The tissue box is a neat project. Sure showed off the Recess Lite Cartridge. You do such a great job!
Ornamental Iron is on my wish list.mo

DTarchala said...

This is an adorable cute fun idea! LOVE IT

Dana
Danascraftycorner.blogspot.com

Simmons Family said...

Such a cute idea, and all of the detailed layers make it look very professional - not like a thrown together hand made gift. Very creative.

Anonymous said...

What a cute project. Would look good in a childs room also. Any teacher would love it.

Carol's Creations said...

Wow! This is one of the cutest things ever...I didn't even know they had such a thing as an acrylic tissue box that could be altered! TFS!!!

CarolB said...

Very cute tissue box. Good job with picking out images to use.

Would love to win Ornamenta Iron!

Donna Sue said...

What a cute idea for that tissue box! Thanks for the chance to win the Ornamental Iron cart!!

Em'smom said...

I NEED A HOBBY LOBBY in California! what a super cute idea!
Lori

IRW Dana said...

Love this idea. My daughter is a teacher and this would be perfect for her class room. Thanks for the inspiration.
papermemories4u@ yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

The tissue box is a real winner! So colorful and sooooo practical! You did an awesome job! And thanks for all you do to keep us creative!
LynnV.

Judy said...

I just love seeing what creativity you will come up with. I wasn't impressed with the new carts til I saw you uses of them.

Judy said...

I just love seeing what creativity you will come up with. I wasn't impressed with the new carts til I saw you uses of them.

Kris Dietz said...

What a great idea! Perfect gift for a teacher.

Kris
dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

candkleo said...

What a great idea! Love it! TFS! :) Kelly

Libby said...

What a great idea! I love to see your work. Thanks!

libbychibe at g mail dot com

Linda S. said...

Love your ideas. Thanks for the chance to win Ornamental Iron cartridge.

Appleblsom said...

I dont have kids but I think this is a cute idea,change it for every holiday. Thank you for your talent and the the cart.

cdaily28 said...

Such a cute idea I love the tissue box! I can't wait to get this cartridge!

Mandy said...

I love both of these cartridges! Cute idea too!

Mandy said...

I love both of these cartridges! Cute idea too!

Marjorie said...

Cute project. Your son should enjoy it.

I have been looking for Ornamental Iron and haven't been able to find it. So excited to see that you are giving it away. WOW would love to win as I know all the others leaving a message would also.

marjorie_brundage at sbcglobal dot net

JoellaD said...

The tissue box is the cutest teacher gift I have seen in a long time. Looks like I will be purchasing another cartridge in the near future...!

Just Me said...

That is so cute. I would love to have this cartridge in my library.

Kimberli said...

What a great idea, I will be using this one for my son's teachers next year!

sweetlilscrapper said...

what a great idea!

sweetlilscrapper.blogspot.com
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

Vanessa said...

What a great idea! TFS

ctibbmn said...

I would never have thought of that - it is so cute! I am a homeschool mom - maybe I will have to make me one!!

ctibbmn at yahoo dot com

Linda said...

That tissue box is soooooo cute. What teacher wouldn't love it.
Thank you for the chance to win a cart. Maybe I will win a the 19th is my 40th wedding Ann.
Thank you
Linda in Stanwood

snappy scrappy said...

Great idea!! Love the paper you used too! Lee-Ann :)

Kim L. said...

Love the tissue box! What a cute idea.

JustJules said...

Love, love, love this idea!! TFS!

Queenie said...

Great idea. I do not know where to find a Hobby Lobby but will look around. Thanks for sharing.

pcrusberg said...

Joy, what a great project! I've never seen these, but will keep an eye out for them now. Thanks!

Donna said...

Such a cute and functional gift! Great idea1

Susan said...

Who thinks up all of these ideas for cartridges at Cricut. When I see a new one I think, WOW, I need would have thought of that. Beautiful cartridge.

Gloria Westerman said...

What a cute and fun project....and it would be a awesome gift for a teacher.....tfs

Sandy said...

what a great idea! even more ideas to do with cricut...
thanks...

Liz said...

Love the acrylic tissue box. Great idea and what a wonderful teacher's gift! Thanks for another great giveaway.

Anonymous said...

Cool tissue boxes. I'm going to have to find me some of those.
marilyn2222 @ hotmail.com
follower

surfnfroggie said...

What a cute tissue box and what a great idea! Thanks for sharing your wonderful project.
sufnfroggie

christhedolllady said...

Adorable project! This would make a great teacher's gift, my oldest son will be starting Kindergarten in the Fall so I'm keeping a look out for ideas now.

Jingle said...

What a STINKING FUN project!!! I absolutely LOVE it!!!

Kim. said...

What a great gift, I have not seen these tissue boxes before but love the way you decorated it.
Kim xXx

Karen said...

I love this project. I wish I had a Hobby Lobby nearby. I could see this being a great hostess gift and decorating it in a style to suit their house!

Ticketgoddess said...

This is a cute project...such a clever idea!! Thanks for sharing!

pdela-torre said...

Love the tissue box! Also love the Ornamental Iron cart. TFS!
Pam D
pdela-torre@wavecable.com

Jen's Creation Station Studio said...

Very cute - thanks for sharing!

Cheryl Winget said...

Such a fun idea for a tissue box. I had no idea these were even available and I will look for them now. TFS. And thanks for the chance to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge. It's a beauty!

SaraBug said...

Very cute and clever. I love it.

Wendy said...

What a cute idea! I've never seen these acrylic tissue boxes. There isn't a Hobby Lobby out this-a-way.

Wendy T.

Crystal said...

that is such a cute idea.thanx for sharing

Lisa P said...

Love the kleenex box. What a great idea.

Donna said...

You are inspiring me to work on those school years layouts!

Brenda moore said...

perfect idea for a useful and fun teacher gift

Momof4inArlington said...

I have SOOO many teachers to thank this year! Thank you for the idea!

Jill K. said...

What a creative gift!
The Ornamental Iron cart is already on my wish list so I hope to win it on Sunday.
Thanks so much!

OKScrapGal13@yahoo.com

chinakat72 said...

What a clever idea. I am always looking for a personalized gift for teacher appreciation and this is great! Thanks for the inspiration!

Anonymous said...

Great teacher idea. Will remember for next school year as all schools around here are on summer break.

canana3

LisaAnn said...

I would SO love to win the Ornamental Iron cartridge! It is on my top ten list of ones I want to get :) Thanks for the chance!

lhy5@yahoo.com

craftaholic said...

What an Awesome Idea!! Love the Ornamental Iron Cart!! Thanks for the Chance to win!!

http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
Rexann♥

chignon said...

Fantastic project idea! Now I am starting to appreciate the school themed cart!

Shawnee said...

So very cute!

DanielleP said...

Never thought of altering a tissue holder...great idea.
DanielleP

Corrie M. said...

What a great, useful gift for the teacher! I used to teach and received enough mugs to last forever, but this is such a unique and wonderful idea!!

Peggy said...

Cute and clever idea. TFS {{Hugs}}

Carla said...

That is a cute idea! Could be used in so many ways.

Carla from Utah

sleigh said...

So cute and adorable... great for a classroom for all those runny noses, hee hee! I need that today... woke up with sore throat and runny nose in June, huh?

Stephanie said...

So creative. Love the idea. Thanks for the chace to win one our selves.

scrappin.diva.girl@gmail.com

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