1. Cut out two of the Wood Crate pieces from a 4-1/4″ x 11″ piece of Soft Sky card stock. 2. Lay them flat on scratch paper so both pieces are facing the same direction and look identical. Fold the Side Tabs and add Tear & Tape to all four Side Tabs. Add Tear & Tape to the long side of ONE Crate Bottom as shown in the video. 3. Stamp the flowers in Marina Mist ink covering all of the die cuts on both pieces. No you do not have to stamp the bottom, but it will look nice if you do. 4. Assemble. Attach the two bottom sections first. Then attach the bottom side flap to the side, the the side flap to the side. Repeat with the other side. 5. Decorate. Stamp on Whisper White cardstock with Pacific Point ink: one design, one saying. Cut out the design with the coordinating Framelit. Cut out the saying with scissors. Attach both to the Crate with Glue Dots.
This is what I am giving my DH for Father’s Day Sunday. Make both the card and the crate in less than 30 minutes!
The Instructions and video to make the card is my latest Creative Technique for Marbling Card stock. Subscribe HERE with a $1 Seven-day trial: http://nendyscreativecorner.com/creative-techniques-corner
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Here are the instructions to make the crate which holds 12 Hershey Nuggets if you pur 2 on the side and one on top.
CRATE SUPPLIES: Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood Mount #128748, Clear Mount #127802 Ink: Tranquil Tide Card Stock: Whisper White
Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (6×6) #144177 Big Shot: Wood Crate Framelits #143730 Punch: Classic Label #141491 Adhesives: Tear & Tape
Fast Fuse or SNAIL Candy or Treats I used Hershey Nuggets. Use your Guy’s favorite candy.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Choose two sheets of the Wood Textures paper to cut your crate from. Cut out with the Wood Crate Thinlit. Fold all score lines: along the short side and long side, bottom, two side tabs. 2. Add Tear & Tape to the side tabs on both Crate pieces. Also add add strips of Tear & Tape along the top side of the bottom of just ONE of the crates. 3. Put the Crate piece on the bottom that has the Tear & Tape on it. Attach the other bottom piece to the Tear and Tape. Now attach the bottom tabs on both sides, the the side tabs. 4. Stamp Happy Father’s Day twice on Whisper White card stock in Tranquil Tide ink. Punch out with the Classic Label Punch. Attach to the sides of the Crate. 5. Insert the Hershey Nuggets by laying three along the bottom with flat side down. Now lay one on its side with the flat side along the short side of the Crate. Repeat with two more layers of three Nuggets laying with flat side down. Add one more with the flat side against the short side of the Crate. Top with one more to make an even dozen Nuggets.
This cute Bunny Treat Holder is perfect for Easter or Spring Treat or Small Gift Giving. It is also really quick to make! So get some Thick Whisper White card stock and some circle and oval Framelits or punches and make one for the people you love. SUPPLIES: Marker: Basic Black #1000082 Card Stock: Thick Whisper White
Blushing Bride Big Shot:Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Adhesive: Tear & Tape
Tombow Glue Other: Pencil or pen Paper Trimmer with Scoring Blade #126889
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut and prepare your papers:
~two large circles from Thick Whisper White card stock. I used the largest Circl Stitched Shapes Framelit. Put both circles together on your Paper Trimmer and trim off 1/2″ This will give you a flat bottom.
~Two Thick Whisper White ovals the size you want for your Bunny Ears. I used the second smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Two Blushing Bride ovals just smaller than your Bunny Ears. I used the smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Decide how wide you want your Bunny Treat Holder to be. Mine is 1″ wide. Decide how wide you want the tabs to be. Mine is 3/8″. Double this measurement – 3/4″. So I cut a 1-3/4″ x 8-1/2″ piece to go between the large circles. Score along each 8-1/2″ side at 3/8″ so you have two long tabs. Put the Tear & Tape on the tabs now. Leave the Tape backing on. Fold both Scored Tabs with your Bone Folder. This is your Bunny Width Strip. 2. Prepare & Assemble.
~Choose one of your Circles to be the front. Draw a Bunny Face on it. Don’t worry if it is not perfect. It will give you bunny character and make it even cuter!
~If desired you can add a Bunny Tail to the other circle with a small punched circle or a pom pom.
~Glue a Pink Oval to a Whisper White Oval. Repeat with the next set. Bunny Width Strip
~Find the center of your Bunny Width Strip either by measuring and marking the tabs at 4-1/4″ or by making light fold marks on the tabs.
~Hold the flat part of your Bunny Face circle next to the center of your Bunny Width Strip. Try to make the Bunny Face even on both sides of the center mark. Mark both the tabs where the outside of the Bunny Face is. I drew a straight line on the tabs. DO NOT cut between these lines!!
~Now cut out “V” shapes every 3/8″ to 1/2″ along both tabs leaving the part you marked in the center flat. These “V” shapes will help eliminate bulk and make it easier to attach to your Bunny Face and Back. Assembly
~Now pull off the Tape Backing. Have your Tabs folded up with the Adhesive on the outside.
Attach your Bunny Front and Back to the center of each tab with the part you want showing on the facing outward and the plain sides facing the Bunny Width Strip.
~Decide how far up you want the Bunny Width Strip to go on each side of the Bunny Face and Back.
~ Attach one side of the Tab to both sides of either the Bunny Face or Back up as high as you want. Trim off the excess on both sides. Repeat with the the other Bunny Face or Back.
~Glue the Bunny Ears inside the Bunny Back. I put Tombow Glue on about 1/4″ from the bottom of the Bunny Ear and attached it close to the Bunny Width Strip.
~Fill with Treats or a small gift.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your paper into four 2-3/4″ squares. Attach to sides. Cut 1″ strips for the top. Attach the first strip diagonally down the center, then a strip on each side leaving a white strip in between each patterned strip. 2. Sponge around the edges in Real Red ink if desired. 3. Punch out the Bow Builder Punch twice from Red Glimmer Paper. Put together with Glue Dots. Attach to the lid with Glue Dots. 4. Stamp My Valentine in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut it out with one of the Large Tags and Labels tag framelits. 5. Cut 6″ of each the Real Red and Whisper White ribbon. Put together and fold in half. Put the fold through the tag hold and put the ends through the loop formed by the fold. Pull tight. Trim ribbon ends. 6. Attach tag to box with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 7. Fill with treat or small gift.
Have fun giving out your Valentine Treats and Gifts in this Valentine Box.
This fun Hexabon Window Box Thinlit and stamp set will be available on January 4, 2017 in the NEW Occasions Catalog. It is simple to make and decorate. AND it has tabs to hold it closed!! There are LOTS of options for dressing it up! Sale-a-bration also starts on January 4th so if you buy the Window Shopping Bundle you can choose 1 FREE Sale-a-bration product! SUPPLIES: *Bundle: Window Shopping stamp set + Window Box Thinlits Wood #144742, Clear #144743 (Bundle pricing only available until May 31, 2017) Stamps: *Window Shopping Wood #142920, Clear #143265 Ink: Rich Razzleberry Card Stock: Sweet Sugarplum Big Shot: *Window Box Thinlits #142762 Adhesive: Tear & Tape
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Sweet Sugarplum card stock into two 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ pieces. Use your Window Box Thinlit to cut out each piece. Make sure and line up the Thinlit so the outside Tab cutting lines hang just over the edge of the card stock. 2. Stamp box top and sides. Piece 1-Box Top
~Stamp the words with the 3 side pieces above the box top.
~Stamp the sides with the image upside-down. Piece 2-Box Bottom
~Leave the box bottom blank.
~Have the sides closest to you and stamp the images right side up (opposite direction you stamped Piece 1). 3. Cut the two side tabs off Piece 1. Add Tear & Tape to all side and bottom tabs. Put NO Tape on any of the upper box tabs!! Start by attaching one side Tab to a side where you cut off the tab. Move around attaching the Box Bottom and sides until you have formed the Hexagon Box shape. There will be tabs around the top of the box and the box lid. DO NOT put tape on these tabs! 4. Fill up the inside of the box and close the tabs. Your box is finished.
I will show you more variations of this box later. So come back for more.
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for Basic Baker’s Box instructions. 1. Cut your Baker’s Box Thinlit twice from Crumb Cake card stock cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold all score lines so each piece looks the same.
~You can stamp the Hardwood image in Chocolate Chip ink either before you cut out your Baker’s Box pieces or after you have cut it out. I did it after, but it would probably be easier if you stamped before you cut them out.
~Before. Ink up your Hardwood stamp and lay Rubber side up. Lay your card stock on top of the inked stamp. Use a Clear Stamp Block and rub it over all the card stock to transfer the ink. Remove card stock. Repeat with the second piece.
~After: Fold the side score lines and do one side at a time. Lay one folded side of your cut Baker’s Box piece on top of the inked stamp, as above and rub with a Clear Stamp Block. Repeat for the other side and the other cut piece. 2. Add your Tear & Tape to the side tabs and the bottom flaps.
~~Side Flaps (smaller): With the outside facing up, put Tear & Tape on the outside edge and the bottom on both pieces.
~~Front and Back Flaps (larger with V in the center. I leave this part flat):
~~~Front: Put Tear & Tape on the INSIDE of both sides of the V.
~~~Back: Put Tear & Tape on the OUTSIDE of both sides of the V. 3. Cut:
~Cut two Pine Cones from Chocolate Chip card stock. Angle the two Pine Cones together the way you want and attach them together with Glue Dots. Tie a bow with the Gold Baker’s Twine.
~Cut 2 small Pine Branches and 1 Medium Pine Branch from Garden Green card stock. 4. Assemble your Box: Attach the side Tabs. Now for the bottom flaps: sides first, then the Back Flap, and the Front Flap is last. 5. Decorate:
~Choose the front of your Box. Attach the Medium Pine Branch about 1″ above the center score line on the box front with a Glue Dot. Attach the other two Pine Branches on top of the first one with Glue Dots. Attach the Pine Cones with 2-3 Glue Dots on top of where the Pine Branches meet.
~Tie closed with Gold Ribbon.
Have fun making your own Fall Pine Branches Box. Come back Friday for a Christmas Version.
This will be the favor box made with the Gift Bag Punch Board for my friend’s bridal shower. You can put treats in it with out without a cellophane bag. This bag is 3″ tall. I have not decided if I want to clip or tie it closed yet. SUPPLIES: Stamps: Confetti Celebration Wood # 141510, Clear #142034 Ink: Bermuda Bay Card Stock: Pool Party
Whisper White Big Shot:Layering Ovals Framelits #141706 Punch:Blossom Builder #141469 Tools:Gift Bag Punch Board #135862 Adhesives: Fast Fuse, Tear & Tape, or Tombow Glue
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Pool Party card stock at 4-1/4″ x 10″. 2. Make a Small Gift Bag. Watch thie Video for detailed instructions. 3. Stamp your sentiment on Whisper White card stock with Bermuda Bay ink. Cut it out with the desired size Layering Oval Framelit. Cut a Scallop Oval just slightly larger than your sentiment Oval from Bermuda Bay card stock. Layer together. I attached the sentiment to the Bermuda Bay layer with Tombow. I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the layers to the Gift Bag. 4. Punch a small flower from the Blossom Builder Punch from Bermuda Bay card stock. Attach with a Glue Dot or two. 5. Fill with treats or a small gift for those attending the party.
Have fun using your Gift Bag Punch Board to make this cute Favor Bag.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Rose Red card stock into two 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ pieces. Cut your two Baker’s Box pieces from the Rose Red card stock. Make sure and use one of the pieces to cut a ribbon hole in the top flaps. Assemble your box. Watch this Video if you need instructions. 2. Cut out four Swirly Scribbles circles from Pink Pirouette card stock. Glue one to each side of your Baker’s Box. 3. Cut a 2″ x 3″ Piece of Pink Pirouette. Punch the top with the Scallop Tag Topper punch and round the lower corners. Stamp your sentiment in Rose Red ink. Punch out a small Rose Red heart using the Owl Builder Punch and glue beside the word “Heart”. Fill with treats. Tie the tag to your Baker’s Box with the Silver Ribbon.
Have fun making a variety of colors of Baker’s Boxes!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put a strip of Tear & Tape around the center of your box outside. Attach your Ribbon so it starts and stops in the center front. Press along the Ribbon & tape to make sure they are stuck together. 2. Fold all score lines and Assemble your box:
~First: the side with the “U”
~Then the two sides
~Last-push the part that extends through the sides and the “U”. Flatten out.
~Close the lid. 3. Stamp a small round sentiment from the Amazing Birthday stamp set or a stamp of your choice. Punch out with the Circle Punch. Attach to a small Silver Doily with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Attach the Silver Doily to the front of your box (covering where the Ribbon ends meet) with Dimensionals. Yea, the sides and front are finished! 4. Put Tear & Tape along the sides of the box lid stopping about 1/4″ from each corner. Punch your Large Scallop Circle from Pink Pirouette card stock and center on the lid. Notice the box lid showing through on each corner. 5. Punch two Glimmer Paper Flowers using your Pansy Punch. Bend up the petals on the top flower. Attach the two flowers using Glue Dots. Attach the flowers to the Scallop Circle on the box lid. 6. Put 4 Glue Dots on each card board side of the Honeycomb Embellishment and attach to the center of your Glimmer Paper Flower. 7. Add a small gift or some treats and make someone happy!
BASKET INSTRUCTIONS: Watch this Videofor basic instructions on putting the Basket together.
1. Cut your Blackberry Bliss at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and Farmer’s Market Designer Series Paper the same or just cut in half for a 6″ x 12″ paper. 2. Cut your papers using your Big Shot and the Berry Basket Die. You can cut two sheets of card stock at once, but only one sheet of Designer Series Paper at a time as the score lines will tear if you do two sheets. 3. Glue the Blackberry Bliss and Farmers Market pieces together for the Berry Basket main parts and the handle. Fold the score lines on the Berry Basket Parts. Decide if you want the patterned paper on the outside or the solid color on the outside. Lay the two Berry Basket parts together and put Tombow Glue or Tear & Tape to attach the bottom Basket Parts together. 4. Put Tear & Tape Adhesive on the outside top edges of each Berry Basket Side. Take the two Scallop Edge pieces. Fold on the score lines. Glue the small tabs to the edge of the other Scallop Edge piece to form a square. Attach each Scallop side to a Basket side centering the Basket side. Repeat on all four sides. 4a. This is the way I should have done it. Glue together a Blackberry Bliss and Farmers Market Straight Piece for the Handle. Punch a 1/8″ Circle in the center of two opposite sides and each end of the Handle. Attach to the Basket with the Antique Brads. 5. If desired, use the Patterned Scallop Pieces around the inside top of the Basket to cover the Brads. 6. Stamp the Easter Blessings in Blackberry Bliss ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the Deco Label Framelit leaving some space above your Easter Blessings. Attach a Honeycomb Embellishment to the top of your Easter greeting with Glue Dots. Attach the Deco Label with to the front of your basket with either Fast Fuse, Tear & Tape, or Tombow Glue making sure the adhesive is only on the part attaching to the basket. 7. Fill with Easter Grass and goodies.
CARROT INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut out two Pyramid shapes from Tangelo Twist card stock. Fold all score lines the same way for each piece. Rotate the pieces over the bottom square so the plain triangles are opposite each other and the triangles with tabs are across from each other. I found it easier to use Tombow Glue to glue the tabs behind the plain triangles. Press firmly on the sides to make sure they stick together. 2. Cut a 2″ square of Cucumber Crush card stock. Add some Tear & Tape Adhesive along one edge. This will be the bottom. Use your Fringe Scissors to cut down to the Tear & Tape, but not past it. Cut into 1/2″ pieces. Attach to the center of your Carrot Top. 3. Add to your Easter Basket.
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for detailed instructions on making a Fry Box.
1. Cut out your Fry Box from Thick Whisper White card stock. 2. Stamp the stripes using Real Red ink. 3. Punch the Hearts from Red Glimmer Paper using the Sweetheart punch for the large heart and the Itty Bitty Accents Heart Punch for the 3 small Hearts. Glue the Hearts to the Fry Box as shown. 4. Fill with a treat. You can also put treats in a Cellophane Bag and tie with a ribbon.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Make your Curvy Keepsake Box using Real Red card stock. Watch this Video for instructions. 2. Punch out 2 large Hearts and 1 small Heart from Silver Glimmer Paper. Glue the Large Hearts onto the Curvy Keepsake box on opposite sides. 3. Cut out one of the tags from the Curvy Keepsake Thinlits. Write “TO” and “FROM” on the back if desired. Glue your Small Heart onto this tag. Thread some Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine through one of the handles and tie a bow. Trim the ends as desired. 4. Fill with your treats and give away.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut out and assemble the Baker’s Box. Watch this Video for more detailed cutting and assembly instructions. 2. Punch and cut out all the parts. Attach with Tombow Glue.
~Bird Builder Punch: 2 Crumb Cake Wings for Rudolph’s ears. Attach to the top front as shown.
~Tree Builder Punch: 2 Early Espresso Trees for antlers. Attach inside the top back positioned as shown.
~1/2″ Circle Punch: 2 Whisper White for Eyes.
~1/4″ Circle Punch: 2 Basic Black OR Early Espresso for Eyes. Glue both eye parts together and then attach to box.
~Nose options: Large Red Enamel Dot OR 1/4″ Red Circle. Attach just above fold.
~1/4″ x 10″ Red Glimmer Paper for collar. Attach just above the middle of the lower box. 3. Tie closed with 1/8″ Red Striped Ribbon.
Do you have some smaller gifts to give this year? Make your OWN small Gift Bag in just a few minutes using the Gift Bag Punch Board, some adhesive, and some ribbon or Baker’s Twine! It takes less time to make your OWN Gift Bag than to watch this video!!
This video is 12 minutes long.
SUPPLIES: Gift Bag Punch Board #135862
Card Stock or Paper cut at 10″ long for a Small bag, 11″ long for a Medium Bag, and 12″ long for a Large Bag. Cut the paper 1-1/4″ taller than you want the finished Bag height to be. For example: a 6″ tall piece of paper will make a Bag about 4-3/4″ high.
Adhesive: Fast Fuse OR Tear & Tape Ribbon or Baker’s Twine if desired
TIPS: 1. Score along the 10″, 11″ or 12″ side of the paper at 1-1/4″ with either your Gift Bag Punch Board or other scoring device. 2. Remember to Punch first, then Score.
~a. Start at the Start Line. Punch then score at the S, M, OR L line depending on the length of your paper. 10″ long=Small. 11″ long=Medium. 12″ long=Large. This will be the Back of your Gift Bag.
~b. Move your Score Line to the Start Line. Punch. Now score the side of your bag: Left side of Triangle, line down the Center of Triangle, Right side of Triangle, then the Side Line. These 4 Score lines make the side of the Bag with the Pleat.
~c. Move the Side Score Line (the furthest to the Right) to the Start Line. Punch. Now score the S, M, OR L line to form the Front of your Bag.
~d. Repeat Step 2b to make another Side and form the Tab for the adhesive. Trim off the the flap part of the Tab. Check the diagram on the Punch Board to made sure your project looks the same. 3. Place adhesive on edge of Bottom Flaps: Front facing up: both Sides and Back flaps and side Tab. Turn over so the inside is facing up and put adhesive on the Front flap. Fold in the sides first, then the Back, then the Front. Use your Scoring Tool to press down the adhesive. 4. Optional Ribbon Holes. Punch the end, then each side of the Front and Back. DO NOT punch the center lines of the Sides.
Do you need a little Fall Themed basket? Choose some Fall Themed paper and make one using the Berry Basket Bigz Die and your Big Shot. Watch the Video to find out how quick and easy it is to make one (or more)! Have fun making a variety of these cute Berry Baskets for every occasion!
TIPS: 1. Cutting measurements
~Cut two Designer Series Paper: 3-1/2″ x 8″ (or a little longer than 8″) Yes, you can cut them at the same time. Just make sure both pieces cover the Basket die cut markings.
~Cut two 1-1/2″ x 8″ Daffodil Delight card stock for the Scallop and Handle die cuts.
~Cut one Thick Whisper White bottom piece 2-3/4″ x 2-7/8″ Attach to the inside of the very bottom piece in the center between the cut outs. Attach the upper piece over it to form a +. 2. Choose either the Scallop or Straight handles to attach to the top of the basket. Fold the Score Lines. Add adhesive to the small tabs and attach together to form a square. 3. Add adhesive to the top edge of each side of the basket. Attach to one side of the topper piece, centering the basket side and the topper piece. Repeat with one side at a time until finished. 4. Add about 1/2″ of adhesive to the handle piece. Center (and make sure it is going straight up and not at an angle) and attach the first side then the other side. 5. Fill with lightweight treats or fill with decorative items and leave setting on a table just to enjoy looking at it.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Watch this video for instructions on making the Baker’s Box. 2. Wrap Washi Tape around the lower edge of the box about 1/8″ above the bottom. 3. Stamp the Witch’s Hat in Blackberry Bliss ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with the coordinating Framelit. 4. Cut the BOO! out of Basic Black card stock with the Framelit and your Big Shot and Glue onto the top front of your BOO! Box. 5. Color your Owl stamp with Markers: Black for the eye centers, Tangerine Tango for the claws/feet (and color in the beak after you stamp), Chocolate Chip for the owl body and wings. Remember to open your mouth wide and breathe moist air onto your stamp several times to remoisten the ink. Stamp. Then cut out with the coordinating Framelit. I used Tombow to glue the body to the box front. I did NOT put Tombow on the Owl head above the black eye dots! 6. Fill with treats or a small gift and tie closed with about 10″ of ribbon.
TIPS: NOTE: You can click on the supplies with numbers above and go to My Online Store to that item to purchase it. Remember to UNCHECK “No Contact” so you can start earning Reward Points. 1. Cut your card stock for the smallest box into 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Stack and cut out two layers at a time. You will need four Envelope Liners for each box. 2. For each Envelope Liner:
~Score one side and cut off the other side. Just make sure you do these the same for EACH Envelope Liner.
~Score 3/8″ along the bottom of each Envelope Liner. Cut out the little square.
~Put adhesive on the scored side tab. 3. Measure between the cut line and the score line to determine how big to cut your square box bottom. Put Tear & Tape around the inside edges of your box bottom. 4. You can stamp each box side individually or after you have attached them together and they are still laying flat. Stamp the inside flaps if desired. 5. After the sides are attached and flat, score along the flaps so they will fold down easily. Use the groove on your paper trimmer or Simply Scored Board to help you get your score line straight. 6. Form the box by attaching the last side tab to the side as shown in the video. 7. Fold all bottom tabs and attach to the box bottom squaring up all sides. 8. Either fold the top flaps as shown OR you can fold them down onto the side of the box and attach each flap to the box side with a Dimensional.
This is a fun little Baker’s Box you can use to hold a small gift or some treats. This one is for treats.
This video is 8 minutes long.
SUPPLIES: Stamps: You’re So Sweet Ink: Real Red Card Stock: Real Red Cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.
Whisper White Window Sheet #114323 cut 2-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ Big Shot:Baker’s Box Thinlits #138279 Other: White Jute Ribbon
Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine
Parchment or Wax Paper
Tear & Tape Adhesive OR Fast Fuse
TIPS: 1. Cut each piece of card stock for the Baker’s Box one at a time. 2. Use either Fast Fuse or Tear & Tape Adhesive for the Baker’s Box side tabs and bottom. Use Glue Dots or Tombow Glue for the “Yum”.
Every Wednesday until Father’s Day there will be something you can give to your Guy for either Father’s Day or other occasions. Today will feature the Hamburger Box XL Bigz Die. You can make either a single-wide one OR you can tweak it and make a double-wide box.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Choose the color of card stock you want and decide if you are making a single or double-wide box. 2. Get your card stock ready.
~Single-Wide: Cut your card stock 6″ x 11″.
~Double-Wide: Fold your 8-1/2″ x 11″ in half so you have a 4-1/4″ x 11″ piece. 3. Lay your card stock on the Hamburger Box Die.
~Single-Wide: Lay your card stock on the Die covering the box cut lines.
~Double-Wide: Lay the fold of your card stock along the crease line furthest from the edge of your card stock edge and the open edges close to the edge of the die. Make sure the fold does NOT cross over the crease line. 4. Cut your card stock. Put an Extended Cutting Plate under your die and on top of your card stock. Run through your Big Shot. 4a. If you want to stamp directly on the card stock do so now. 5. Fold on all Score lines. (Double Wide: Unfold your card stock first, then fold all the score lines. Run your Bone Folder along the center crease line to flatten it out.) 6. Instead of folding all the pleat lines, I cut one side and then put the adhesive along the score line. I have shown where I cut and put on the adhesive. 7. Attach the triangles matching the score line with the box edge. Repeat until all the triangles are attached. Now attach the “Front” tab to the edge. There are tabs that stick out on the bottom. There are small slits on the top front to slide them through and hold the top and bottom together. 8. Now you can decorate your box.
~I put some ribbon on the double-wide by putting sticky strip to cover the center crease line, as shown. I used about 20 inches of ribbon and trimmed some off after tying it in a knot.
~Single Wide: I used Thick Baker’s Twine. Put a Glue Dot at the center back and at the ends (where the Sticky Strip ends in the example.) You will need to either roll or scrunch the Glue Dot so it is all the way under the Baker’s Twine so it won’t stick to things. 9. Stamp the sentiment or image you want to put on top. Attach to the box with either Dimensionals or Glue Dots. 10. Put in a treat or gift and give to your guy.
Happy Box Making! Nendy Kerr
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