Got Worries, Dreams or Wishes.…

Apr 23, 2008

At the moment, I seem to have all of the above so I cre­ated this lit­tle box mainly to keep my hands busy and to place the above men­tioned in to let them fall as they may. I have a wish/dream that is so close to com­ing true it causes me great worry but in the end if all goes well it will be incred­i­ble to have reached a goal I have had for the past few years. If it doesn’t hap­pen well I am not giv­ing up and will go to plan B.

A little place to store those not so little worries, dreams and wishes.

Here is a lit­tle tuto­r­ial on recre­at­ing this lit­tle box in case you have a few wor­ries, dreams or wishes you need to store away for awhile.

Small Match­box (2″ x 1.5″ x .5″)
2 — Pat­terned Papers or 1 — Dou­ble Sided
Seam Bind­ing
Jew­el­ers Tag

Martha Stew­art Star­burst Punch
Col­or­Box Fluid Chalk Ink (Chest­nut Roan)
Strong Adhesive


  1. Cut a strip of Pat­terned Paper to 2″ x 4.5″, ink edges using Chest­nut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink
  2. Wrap strip of Pat­terned Paper around Match Box and adhere using a Strong Adhesive
  3. Ink outer edges and the sides of drawer por­tion of the Match Box using Chest­nut Roan Fluid Chalk Ink
  4. Using the Star­burst Punch, punch out Star­burst from Pat­terned Paper and adhere to center/left top por­tion of the Match Box
  5. Wrap Seam Bind­ing around the Match Box and tie a bow
  6. Place a small bunch of Vin­tage Flow­ers under bow
  7. Tie Jew­el­ers Tag to cen­ter of Bow
  8. Open Match Box and fill with your wor­ries, dreams and wishes

Wish Often, Dream Big and Worry Less

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  • Celeste


  • Rebecca


    I visit your blog fre­quently to see all of the beau­ti­ful things you cre­ate, but never leave a com­ment. Isn’t that silly? I feel com­pelled to leave one this time to let you know that I hope your wish comes true! You’re incred­i­bly tal­ented, and I think there are no lim­its to where that can take you!


  • Heather Mell­strom

    :lol: I stopped by your blog last night and had a hunch what you were refer­ring to.…I just saw that my hunch was cor­rect– A super huge Con­grats to you Lisa!!!! I know this is some­thing you’ve had in the works for awhile and I know it will be fab­u­lous! I can’t wait to see it and get my hands on it– so deserved!

  • Han­nah

    so i think i have one of these cute lit­tle boxes at home with ear­rings in it.
    thanks so much!

    prom was a blast and im sure you’ve already seen pictures.

    see you in less then 3 months!!

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