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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Spellbinder Classic Scalloped Large Circle : WIZS4-124
Umount – Rambling Rose A5 Stamp Plate : UMRAMB
Umount Repositional Foam Sheet : UMREPOST
Archival Ink Pad : ARCHBLK
Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Ink : Metallics – CSDIMET
White Thick Card 220gsm:P/N 40001
Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)
& Various Card Stock – A3 & 12″ x 12″ papers
Eazi Score Board : EAZISCOR
Ribbon – Various Codes Available
Heat Gun : BLUEHEAT
Double Sided Tape : Tape 2S
Tape Runner Glue: STICKY
Acetate : HEATEMBOS
Clear Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder : CSEPCLEAR
Border Punch & 3D Glue
Step by Step Instructions
1 Within the whole workshop there will be 2 different style tops for the carton boxes, so you choose which you want to make. Why not use a Spellbinder die to cut a hole in the front of the box and place a piece of acetate behind a scalloped border and place over the hole. A great style for adding sweets or a gift too. For this project take a piece of A4 card & score the card using the A4 measurements in the chart at the end of the workshop.
1 2 Once the aperture is dry stick the side seam together. Ensure all the score lines are creased for ease of putting the box together. Close the bottom flaps of the box by sticking them folded in place.
3 Pinch in the 2 small score lines at the top of the carton.
4 Squeeze the centre of the carton and the side panel will form into place. Place a peg to hold the box closed.
5 Decorate the front panel compliment the box and place a ribbon through 2 holes in the top carton to close the box. Alternatively use the following steps to create different size boxes for your gifts. Choose the folded carton effect top or the folded in the box which is fully shown next.
6 All details & measurements are easily found in the chart so you can use the eazi score board as shown or use a cm board – it`s up to you .To make the cracker box place the 25.5cms x 37cms card on the no.1 point of the board & score at the no.5 point
7 Repeat this measurement using the last score line as the starting point, alternatively score @ 8, 16, 24 & 32cms. Turn the sheet score 8cms in from the edge & then punch a border down the slim side panel. Repeat this on the 2nd sheet.
8 Trim up to the 8cm score line on all the squares and trim a diagonal notch on the 2nd & the 4th square. Now cut away the end bottom piece where the punched edge is.
9 Now take the 2nd score sheet and punch a decorative edge along the bottom of the card.
10 Place the top of the card on the edge of the score board and score at the no.2 point which is 2cms in.
11 Now score at the no.6 point (A5 half fold)
12 Cut down all the scored lines to the 8cm point & cut off the small top piece with the punched edge or do this later, it`s up to you. Cut off the 2cm tabs on the 2nd & 4th panels.
13 Add double sided tape across the full width of the base part of the box, this is the first piece you made with the notches cut out in the card. Leave the backing on until you have completed the next step.
14 If using the box for a cracker, place the cracker and check the height needed for the box depending on the cracker size. Once you have the 2 pieces in the correct position remove the backing of the tape and secure the 2 pieces in place.
15 Fold the crease lines to form the shape of the box.
16 Add double sided tape to the inside of the decorative edge – alternatively just have a straight edge here and place that edge on the inside of the box or if not have a pretty edge on the outside of the box to make a feature of it.
17 Remove the tape backing and with the box flat butt the edge of the box up to the edge and secure the flap closed on the edge of the box.
18 Cut off the top punched panel if you haven`t already done so in the earlier step.
19 Place your hand into the box to ease it back into a 3D shape.
20 Close the whole squares closed at the base of the box and secure down with glue or tape.
21 Here is a close up of the tape and then repeat the same process with the 2 shaped flaps to complete the base of the box.
22 Here is a close up of the tape and then repeat the same process with the 2 shaped flaps to complete the base of the box.
23 To make a medium size box follow the instructions as above to make the base part of the box and replace the top panel by using the shorter panel with a piece of card 21.5cms x 37cms.
24 Place the shorter punched edge on the base card. This is the part when you can adjust the panel to any depth to suit your needs.
25 When wrapping the tab around the side use a piece of cut card to place over the top each to neaten the tabbed edge.
26 Also if you require a shorter top to the box cut off the 2cm tab and re score the line & stick in place. Cut the tabs at an angle to add to the effect of the lid.
27 To make the box using 12” x12” papers, cut the paper so you have a panel 25.5cms x 12cms & another piece 8cms x 12cms. Score the larger piece at 8cm intervals.
28 Join the 8cm panel to the shorter 1.5cm tab to give you the same size piece as in the workshop above.
29 Attach the panel to the base piece and another way to add the piece is to leave one panel free of tape, fold the box and secure in place and then stick the panel down so it covers the punched edged side.
30 Stamp 3 roses using the archival ink pad and emboss using the clear embossing powder.
31 Colour the roses in using the Cosmic Shimmer drawing inks. Shake the bottles to mix the mica and colour as you wish. The pots are great as they have a non spill part in the bottle so no accidents on your work.
32 Add another layer of colour to build the areas & use the pearl ink to lighten areas and this will give you shade to the roses. Cut out one whole rose & cut 2 roses with fewer petals as you work the down.
33 Stamp the rose onto the paper panel so you have the swirl of the design. Punch 2 holes in the tabbed top and thread ribbon through. Tie in a bow to fasten the box closed.
34 Add the cut rose petals onto the base flower using 3D glue to add depth. Here is a selection of different size boxes to suit different card sizes. Decorate using paper flowers, stamped images or just use fancy papers.
35 Use the chart below to gain the measurements quickly, just select the style top you want to make when cutting the card & although the workshop might seem difficult, when you make one up you`ll understand it`s very simple. The workshop has been designed with lots of different ideas to make the most out of this style.