Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Card In A Block

      This fortnight at The Male Room we are looking for a masculine project made with a moving part, it could be a card or a gift as long as it's for a man or boy.
      My son has a birthday this month and he's an avid Minecraft player, I must say out of all the games I've seen so far this one actually has me interested too. The whole world is cubed so when I saw a card in a box I thought of Minecarft.
     I have used a tutorial I found here, it's very easy to follow. With a few adjustments I made my green card cube ready to decorate. Then came the lucky find, a Minecraft annual in a charity shop, we have our own already but this lucky find was one I would be allowed to cut up without the threat of being banished to the Nether (Minecraft underworld).
      At this point I would like to point out that this card is for my son, not for profit but maybe a little gain. I have no intention of breaking any rules by making this, it's for him because he'll love it and I love him!!
     The green backing paper used on the cube under the flaps was made by colouring individual cells on a spreadsheet in various shades of green, once you have a few done you can copy them to fill up the page.
     You have two weeks to make something with a moving part for a man or boy, so please pop over to The Male Room and take a look at the DT inspiration.


I would like to enter this cube in the following challenges:
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Through The Purple Haze - Anything Goes (For A Male)
UnstampaBelles Challenge - A Special Person

17 comments:

  1. Wow this is wonderful and I'm sure he will love it. I must check out Minecraft as maybe I'm the only person around who hasn't heard of it!!

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  2. Genius! I think the Minecraft in a box is fabulous and I have to say that my daughter would love this one too! So lucky to find the annual to decorate it too!

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  3. Super i am in awe of anyone who can make boxes as no matter how hard i try mine are a horrible mess....lol.....super and i love the image and thought behind it..

    Fiona dT
    TTPH

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  4. I'm sure he will love it - and don't worry Val, I hadn't heard of it either! have to admit I'm not keen on making these, far too fiddly - but I may have to have a go......

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  5. Love your box, they're great fun to make aren't they? and the spreadsheet paper is grill! Personally I couldn't make head nor tail of Minecraft !

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  6. Fabulous work. Thank you for sharing with un on UnstampaBelles.

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  7. What a wonderful project! I would like to try this sometime!! Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!
    Darcy

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  8. Oh my goodness a Minecraft card! My two boys are into this game too and would love your box. I love making these box cards they are always impressive!

    Louise xx

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  9. Very neat card creation! Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles!
    Tracey, DT

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  10. Fabulous project. Love all the details of your box.. Thanks for joining us over at TTPH.

    DT Pam

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  11. A special article for a special person indeed. Love it -my grandson is obsessed with minecraft so I recognised the passion! Thanks for sharing this wonderful card with us at Unstampabelles for our current challenge.

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  12. I love box cards and yours is awesome. Great in everyway. Love it!!
    Thanks for joining Through the Purple Haze challenge.

    Hugs
    Joanie

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  13. What a special creation for your special guy. Thanks for sharing it at CFTH.
    Cheers Nicole DT

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  14. Great card! I love these box pop up cards. So effective. I love the Minecraft theme on it.

    Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges.

    Lucy DT x

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  15. My boys would love this Minecraft box card!! I bet your son will love this! Great idea!

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  16. Thank you so much for entering our current challenge '#31 A Card For A Male' over in the "Left Of Centre" Challenge Blog.

    What a great box card. Love the fact you have used a minecraft book from a charity shop! I don't know the fascination with minecraft but boys seem to love it. Genius!!

    I hope you will pop over and join us for more of our future fortnightly challenges. We have great sponsors so we always have great prizes to win.

    <3 & hugs
    Lisa xxxx LOC DT Member

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  17. Thank you for entering Unstampabelles. What a fabulous project!

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