Today I have made a beautiful gift box with a set of 4 matching 3″ x 3″ cards. I have used the Forever Lovely stamp set, with balmy blue, lovely lipstick and soft sea foam inks. On the cards I have used the coordinating balmy blue card with the sentiment.
To make the box
You need a piece of whisper white card 9 1/2″ x 5 1/4″. Score along the long side at 1″, 4 1/4″,5 1/4″ and 8 1/2″. Turn onto the short side and score at 1″ and 4 1/4″.
Along each long side snip on each fold line up to the first fold line – this creates the tabs.
On the front edge of the box, punch out a semi circle using the small circle punch, or die cut a semi circle using the smallest circle die.
Mask off the base of the box, then start stamping using the flower stamp first, then the leaves followed by the hearts.
Burnish all of the fold lines.
With the stamped side facing up, glue all 6 tabs. Start at the bottom of the box and construct the box by sticking the tabs into place.
Finish the box by gluing a coordinating ribbon to the top or making a bow from a bow die.
To make the cards
To make 6 cards you will need 2 pieces of A4 whisper white card. Cut them into 3″ x 6″ .
Score at 3″, but do not fold yet.
Mask off the back of the card with a post it note, then start stamping using the flower stamp first, then the leaves followed by the hearts.
Fold the cards along the fold line and burnish.
Using the 2″ circle punch, punch out 4 circles in Balmy Blue card stock. Using the 1 3/4″ circle punch out 4 circles in whisper white.
Stamp your sentiment onto the white circles using the coordinating ink and glue to the card.
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