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Spellbinder Square Bracket Edge Box : WIZLF-010
Spellbinder Die Curved Rectangles Mega-Nestibilities Die : WIZS5-006
Umount Easter Bunny A5 Stamp Plate : UMEASBUN
Couture Creations – Tied Together Embossing Folder : EFC0723027
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet – 300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
U-Mount Repositioning Mounting Cushion: UMREPOST
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE & Pearl Glue : CSPEAWHGLU
Anti Static Bag : ANTIST
White Pearlescent Cardstock : Various Codes Available
Tim Holtz Distress Inks Peeled Paint :DPPEELEDPAINT
Vintage Photo :DPVINTAGEPHO & Dried Marigold: DPDRDMARIGOLD
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s or
Wonder Tape – WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Wrinkled Edge White Ribbon : NK01
Idea ology Design Ruler : TH92481
Step by Step Instructions
1 Cut 2 pieces of white pearlescent card using the largest mega curved rectangle die.
2 Place the cut panel into the tied together embossing folder & emboss the piece as per the die cutting machines instructions. Complete this on both pieces.
3 Cut the base & lid of the grand square bracket box die in the same white pearlescent card.
4 Once the die shape has been cut place the tan mat & pink embossing mat over the die & card to emboss the piece.
5 Keep the box base plain & emboss the lid using the tied together embossing folder.
6 Just go back in and score the embossed edge on the lid as it can be flattened slightly when using the embossing folder.
7 Fold the score lines & tabs of the box lid & place glue on the tabs.
8 Secure the tabs to the sides of the box lid & hold them in place with some pegs. This will make sure there is a firm neat finish to the lid.
9 Take the embossed curved panel & measure the width of the piece. This will be 4inches for the largest die but this technique can be used on all the different size rectangle shapes so just follow the width measurements if making a smaller box.
10 Place the ruler onto the embossed panel and measure & mark at the 4 inch point leaving equal measurements top & bottom the piece to create the tabs.
11 Repeat this process on the other panel before creasing the score lines so the top flap comes forward and the bottom flap goes under.
12 Take a piece of A4 pearlescent card & score a line 2cms in from the left hand side. Measure 4 inches & score, now measure 2cms & cut the card at this point.
13 As the card is not 12” long place the design ruler in the centre using the `0` measurement to find the middle & score 2” either side of that point.
14 Score across the card at the measured points before creasing all the score lines in place. Snip into the first score line to create the box base.
15 Take a length of wrinkled ribbon & make 2 holes on the score line & pass the ribbon through the holes to create a handle. Make both lengths the same.
16 TOP TIP: Cut the ribbon across the top & leave the bound edge intact & trim to the end. This will create a needle effect & will make it easier to pass the ribbon through a small hole.
17 Place a length of double sided tape along the top tab & directly under the score line. Stick the ribbon to the bottom tape & trim away any excess ribbon.
18 Remove the top line of DST & stick the tab down. It is at this point that wet glue can be used for a firmer finish to the piece & use the pegs to help hold the piece until dry.
19 It is optional whether the middle section tab is kept or removed. Here it has been removed & the first panel is stuck by matching the score line of the tab & the edge of the box.
20 Repeat this on the second panel so all the sides of the box are in place.
21 Place glue or DST on the side tabs and bring the panels up and secure in place.
22 Crease & make up the base of the small bracket box.
23 Create added dimension to the bag & box by adding small dots of pearl PVA glue to the cross over sections on the tied together pattern.
24 Stamp & colour in the rabbit, road sign & sentiment using the distress inks. Make a tag using the labels 22 die & place a ribbon through the top of the tag.
25 Add the coloured pieces to the tag before attaching the tag to the ribbon handle.
26 Add a few words & thoughts to the inside of the box for an added surprise. Then place tissue paper & eggs to the box bag.
27 Here is the finished project with a few bon bons added to the box with the sentiment inside the lid & the larger eggs are scattered in the box.
This box doesn’t just have to be for Easter you can change the theme to suit your needs