Lots of projects on the go this week, and while I work on some new furniture designs, I’ve put up a few color block cutting boards on Etsy. The boards are all made from locally sourced and milled maple, with … Continue reading →
52 Create, my weekly creative outburst for 2011. Hot on the heels of my first Etsy sale, I realized that I couldn’t simply wrap the camera in newspapers and send it away, I needed to give it some class. While I realize this week’s craft isn’t exactly epic, I do feel there is some importance to the first impression when the buyer opens the box, and as well you can never work hard enough to establish some great branding.
The box is made out of card stock, stapled together to form two boxes that fit inside each other. The red tissue paper was left over and my wife designed the logo (which was printed by inkjet onto the paper before I folded it). As you can see above, I gave in to the customer’s request and burnt “M9” onto the camera.