Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Christmas Gift Box Tutorial - Guest Designer at Crop Stop

Today I have a quick box tutorial to share with you for my 3rd guest spot at Crop Stop

Merry Christmas Tutorial:
Crop Stop Products
Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder
Couture Creations Merry Christmas Die
Winter Snowflake Wreath by Cottage Cutz
Core'dinations Cardstock
Core'dinations Sanding Tool
Martha Stewart Floral Lace Border Punch

Timeless Rectangles by Spellbinders
Holly Jolly Paper by The Paper Studio
Holly Ribbon
Metallic Cardstock

Cut out the rectangle from Core'dinations cardstock and emboss it with the folder. Cut the other die cuts from metallic cardstock.

Use the sanding block to sand over the embossing to make it stand out.

For the lid use a piece of cardstock 10 1/4" by 8 1/4" and score at 1" and 2" on all sides as in the photo. Burnish the folds with your Scor-Tool.

Cut out the squares as in the photo and snip to form the flaps that will create the corners.

For ease of folding snip the flaps at an angle as in the photo, it makes it much easier to get a crisp corner when adhering.

Turn over and add tape to the flaps.

On the inside edges add tape to the edge sides.

Attach the sides to form the lid and use your Scor-Tool on the inside edges to create crisp sides.

For the base use a piece of cardstock 12" by 10" and score at 3" on all 4 sides and cut the flaps as the photo shows.

Snip the flaps as you did for the lid corners and add tape.

Form the base and again use the tool for crisp folds.

Decorate the box as you wish. I used the border punch to make a decorative edge around the box and added ribbon.

Finally add the die cuts to the lid. I added Stickles for a little extra sparkle.
I hope you liked this little box tutorial and can find time to make a special gift box for someone this upcoming Holiday season :)

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Chris Hanselman said...

Amazing project. Love the embellies. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Created With Love Challenges


Monica taylor said...

Great instructions and finished project. Saw it on MIM - Monica

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Beautiful box love all the die cuts. Thanks for sharing this week at Created with love Challenges Anything goes.
Linda K. DT

Blossom Cards said...

love the box you have made and the sanding thanks for sharing with CWLC this week Rachel DT

Unknown said...

Beautiful project! And what a great, well explained tutorial.
Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at CWLC. We hope to see you back very soon!
Created with Love Challenges Design Team
Queen Bee Paper Crafts

Unknown said...

Katie, what an amazing box, and a fabulous tutorial, thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs, this week, best of luck xxx

Unknown said...

What a fantastic box! Your tutorial is well done, too. It looks like such a solid and sturdy piece. Thanks for sharing it with us at MIM.

Rocio, DT

K8 said...

What a lovely box, love the color and feeling of christmas!! Thank you for join us at Artistic Inspirations this week, hugs Kate DT

Unknown said...

Wonderful project, great tutorial.Thank you for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network with our Christmas challenge , hugs Tania (DT) xx