I like making storage containers so when I got a new set of markers I decided to create this marker holder that would hold 20 markers.
The back piece has .022 chipboard behind the cardstock. I added a Pazzles double flower and placed a button brad on it and glued it on. I then added a metal owl charm and flatback pearls. The Pazzles Pen and Ink image was cut from heat transfer vinyl and ironed onto the cardstock before I glued it to the chipboard.
The top with the holes is glued to 4 other pieces (front, sides, and back). The trim also has 4 sides to glue on to the sides. The trim was embossed using the Cuttlebug Tiny Bubbles embossing folder and a Texture Boutique Embosser. Flatback pearls were added to the front. I also added 2 more metal owls to the front. The Pazzles Flower Banner was a print and cut that I curved a bit so it could look more 3D.
In order to keep the markers from falling out, I created a bottom piece to glue to the inside. All sides are glued to the inside.
I made my pen storage container using Die-Cuts with a View and Core’dinations Cardstock, but when I make another one, I’ll be using .022 chipboard for the whole thing. The one I made is sturdy, but it would be a lot sturdier using the chipboard.
I hope you make one. I’d love to see how others would decorate theirs.
–Black Heat Transfer Vinyl (Siser EasyWeed) – Pen and Ink Images
–Burgundy Core’dinations Smooth – Safari Pack Cardstock
—Die Cuts With A View (DCWV) – Industrial Chic Cardstock
–.022 Chipboard (For top backing)
—3M Quick Dry Glue
—American Crafts Metallic Marker (Copper)
—Createx Transparent Burgundy Airbrush Paint – Painted Chipboard Edges
–Copper Colored Button Brad
—Owl Charms by Heart Rock Beads (Amazon)
—Recollections Adhesive Rhinestones (Flatback Pearls)
—Texture Boutique Embossing Machine
—Tiny Bubbles Cuttlebug Folder
—Revoir Bold Italic (Added the words “Write Daily” on the Flower Banner)
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