This workshop shows how to make a special box using one sheet of 12” x 12” card for the main section of the box.
The box has been decorated with the Heartfelt Creations vintage collection papers.
The image shows the coloured lip area of the box which joins the 2 pieces of box together.
A close up of the tinted UTEE glazed flowers and the lace teardrops pieces that embellish the box.
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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL
Platinum 12″ x 12″ Card
JustRite Vintage Filigree Fancies Stamp Plate: JRAG-04020
Spellbinders Bitty Blossom Die : WIZS5-086
Tim Holtz Walnut Stain : DPWALNUT,
Glossy Accents : ACCENTGLOS
Three White Bead Pins : PINWHITE
Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE
2 Tone Ribbon :KN16
Creative Expressions Teardrop Lace : LACETEARCREAM
Low Tack Tape : 3MTAPEMAG
Grime Boss : GB30
Ink Blending Mat : INKBLENDMATA3
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Wonder Tape WH2, WH4, WH8 or WH10 are available
Step by Step Instructions
1 Remove the backing board from the back of the Heartfelt Creations vintage collection paper pad and choose a decorative paper for the project. Select a sheet of platinum 12”x 12” card for the basic box & a 2nd sheet if matting with the same colour too.
2 Place the piece of 12” x 12” card onto a score board or use the measurement by marking the card by hand, score at 7cms, 14cms, 21cms & 28cms down the card. (2 ¾, 5.5”, 8 ¼” & 11”)
3 4 Crease and fold the card along the 14cm line that was made in the first set of scorings. Cut through the card where the box base and lid is going to be – in this case it`s 10.5cms in on the larger inner section. The UNIQUE feature to this box is the way the size can be changed so easily to meet your requirements.
5 This photo is great for seeing the basics of the box shape. It has the 7cm end flaps as well as the 7cm main sections of the sides of the box and the tab section. Please DON`T cut this tab off. (These measurements could easily be 6cms each as long as a side tab is also left on the card too)
9 10 Cut 4 panels of 5.5cms x 9cms (2 1/8” x 3 ½”) – use 2 sheets of paper if the same pattern is needed). Here 2 bigger flowers and 2 smaller flowers have been used. Then cut 4 panels of 5.5cms wide by 4.5cms tall (2 1/8” x 1 ¾”) for the lid panels.
10 11 As there is a distress edging on the 12” x 12” paper, place the paper on the ink blending mat & distress the edges of the paper with some walnut stain on a piece of cut`n`dry foam. Repeat the process on all of the paper panels.
15 16 Take the platinum piece of card used for the lid & turn it over. Distress the white area using some Victorian velvet distress ink on a piece of cut`n`dry foam. Stamp at random using the some forest moss ink on the small rose stamp.
1617 Now add some wonder tape to the platinum side (right side) of the lid & on the box lid ends that are going to be stuck down. It is an idea to ease the flaps into place to see which areas need tape on them.
20 21 Secure the next flap down onto the box making sure the box stands in a solid square shape for a flush feel to the piece. Here you can see these 2 flaps are the ones which were trimmed away earlier.
2526 Crease these score lines up so they lay in the same position as the 4 sides of the open box. To allow for a detailed workshop part 2 will follow next week so please check back for this. There is no need to have a tab on this card.
Here is a close up of scalloped lace feature on the finished box. The glazed flowers have been coloured to co-ordinate the project by adding some pink embossing powder to some already made UTEE flowers, this technique just helps to tone in the flowers to whatever colour scheme you wish.