Friday, May 20, 2022

THIS BIRTHDAY PIGGY FOLDOVER BOX with BLOSSOMING HAPPINESS DIES - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a  4 x 2 1/2 x 1" Fold Over box.  I used This Birthday Piggy stamp set, Blossoming Happiness dies, Rectangle Stitched dies, Fabulous Frames dies, Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper and Fun Flowers Resin Shapes.



I started with a piece of Crushed Curry Cardstock sized
11 x 4 1/2".
I scored the  11" side at:
1,  5,  6  and  10".
I scored the  4 1/2" side at:
1  and  3 1/2".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
Below is a picture of how your Cardstock should look after scoring and cutting.


I attached pieces of Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper to the box.
(1)  3 3/4  x  2 1/4"  for the top.
(2)  3 3/4  x  3/4"  for the long sides.
(2)  2 1/4  x  3/4"  for the short sides.
I attached the DSP to the box with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the image, from This Birthday Piggy stamp set, onto Basic White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I colored the image with Stampin' Blends.
Light and Dark Petal Pink for the pig.
Light Smokey Slate for the hoof.
Light and Dark Crumb Cake for the dirt.
Light Granny Apple Green for the leaves and grass.
Dark Daffodil Delight for the flowers.
I cut the image out with a  2 3/4 x 1 3/8" die from the Rectangle Stitched dies.


I cut the left edge of a  3 3/8  x  1 3/4" piece of Crushed Curry Cardstock using the Notebook edge die from Blossoming Happiness dies.
I attached the image rectangle onto of the Crushed Curry rectangle with Liquid Glue.
I wound Black and White Gingham Ribbon around the left side of the box twice and tied a bow at the top.
I attached the image piece, to the right of where the ribbon is, with Dimensionals.


I stamped the sentiment, from This Birthday Piggy stamp set, onto Poppy Parade Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I cut the sentiment out with a label from Fabulous Frames dies and attached it to the bottom right side of the box with a piece of a Dimensional and Liquid Glue.
For the final touch I added a Fun Flower Resin Shape to the right side of the sentiment label.



Supplies:
Crushed Curry Cardstock
Poppy Parade Cardstock
Basic White Cardstock
Tuxedo Black Ink
Light and Dark Petal Pink Stampin' Blends
Light Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blend
Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blend
Light Poppy Parade Stampin' Blend
Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends
Black and White Gingham Ribbon
Tear and Tape
Liquid Glue
Dimensionals
Simply Scored
Take Your Pick Tool

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my Piggy Box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

GLAD WE'RE FRIENDS CRAYON & PAPER BOX with ALL THAT DIES - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a Favor Box that holds an 8 pack of Crayons and 75  4 x 3" pieces of blank paper.  It measures  4 1/4  x  3 1/4  x  3/4".  I used Glad We're Friends stamp set, All That dies, Rectangle Stitched dies, Butterfly Kisses Designer Series Paper and 2022-2024 In Color Designer Series Paper.



I started with a piece of Parakeet Party Cardstock sized
11  x  6 3/4".
I scored the  11" side at:
3 1/4,  4,  7 1/4  and  8".
I scored the  6 3/4" side at:
1/2,  1 1/4,  5 1/2  and  6 1/4".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
Below is a picture of how your Cardstock should look after scoring, cutting and rounding the corners.


I attached several pieces of 2 different Designer Series Paper to the box.
Butterfly Kisses DSP
(1)  3 x 4   for the top of the front flap.
(1)  2 3/4  x  4"  for the top of the inside flap.
(2)  1/2  x  4"  for the long sides
(2)  3  x  1/2"  for the short sides.
2022-2024 In Color DSP (Parakeet Party Dots)
(1)  3 x 4"  for the inside of the top flap.
I attached the DSP to the box with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the Cat image, from Glad We're Friends stamp set, onto Basic White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I cut the image out with a frame die from All That dies.
I colored the image with Stampin' Blends.
Dark Flirty Flamingo for the cheeks.
Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie for the Cat.
Dark Daffodil Delight for the Crown.
Light Pool Party for around the outside of the Cat.


I cut a  3 1/2  x 2 1/4" stitched rectangle from 2022-24 In color DSP using the Rectangle Stitched dies.
I stamped the sentiment onto the bottom of the rectangle with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I attached the rectangle to the top flap of the box with Liquid Glue.
I attached the image label onto the rectangle with Liquid Glue.


For the paper inside I used a 150 sheet 4 x 6" paper pad from Dollar Tree.  I took 37 sheets and cut them in half.  I got 4 sets of these sheets from one paper pad.
I attached a 5/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots inside the top flap and inside flap for a closure.
I added some Wink of Stella glitter to the crown and for the final touch I added  3  2022-2024 In Color Matte Decorative Dots mourned the image.



Supplies:
Rectangle Stitched dies
Butterfly Kisses Designer Series Paper
2022-2024 In Color Designer Series Paper
Basic White Cardstock
Tuxedo Black Ink
Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blend
Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blends
Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blend
Light Pool Party Stampin' Blend
Wink of Stella
Tear and Tape
Liquid Glue
2022-2024 In Color Matte Decorative Dots
5/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots
4 x 6" Paper Pad and 8 Pack Crayons - Dollar Tree

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my Crayon box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

ELEPHANT PARADE CURLY Q TREAT BOX with FABULOUS FRAMES DIES - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a Treat Box that measures
4 1/2  x  2 1/2  x  1 1/2".  I used Elephant Parade stamp set, the Elephant dies,  Fabulous Frames dies and Butterfly Kisses Designer Series Paper.  I made some Curly Q pieces for the top of the box with some Cardstock and my Bone Folder.



I started with a piece of Parakeet Party Cardstock sized
8 1/2  x  6 1/4".
I scored the  8 1/2" side at:
2 1/2,  4,  6 1/2  and  8".
I scored the  6 1/4" side at:
1 1/2,  4 3/4  and  5 3/4".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
Below is a picture of how your Cardstock should look after scoring and cutting.


I attached pieces of Butterfly Kisses Designer Series Paper to the box.
(2)  2 1/4  x  3"  for the front and back.
(2)  1 1/4  x  3"  for the long sides.
(2)  2 1/4  x  3/4"  for the tops.
I attached the DSP to the box with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the Elephant, Balloon and 3 peanuts, from Elephant Parade stamp set, onto Basic White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I cut the images out using the Elephant dies.
I colored the images with Stampin' Blends.
Light Flirty Flamingo for the inner ears.
Light and Dark Smokey Slate for the Elephant.
Light Fresh Freesia for the Balloon.
Light Crumb Cake for the Peanuts.


I cut 2 frames out using the Fabulous Frames dies.  One from Fresh Freesia Cardstock and one from Butterfly Kisses DSP.
I used the outer part from the Fresh Freesia Cardstock and the inner piece from Butterfly Kisses DSP.
I attached the frame pieces to the middle front of the box with Liquid Glue.
I attached the Elephant in the middle of the frame with Dimensionals.
I put a Dimensional on the Balloon and Liquid Glue on the string to attach the Balloon.
I attached the Peanuts with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the sentiment, from Elephant Parade stamp set, onto Parakeet Party Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I cut the sentiment out with a small label die from the Fabulous Frames dies.
I cut 2 pieces of Cardstock  1/8 x 11", one from Parakeet Party Cardstock and one from Fresh Freesia Cardstock.
I curled each end of each piece with my Bone Folder and then wound it around my finger.
I clipped them onto the middle top of the box with a small Binder Clip.
I tucked the sentiment under the edge of the clip.
For the final touch I added some Wink of Stella Glitter to the Balloon.



Supplies:
Parakeet Party Cardstock
Fresh Freesia Cardstock
Basic White Cardstock
Tuxedo Black Ink
Light and Dark Smokey Slate Stampin' Blends
Light Fresh Freesia Stampin' Blend
Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blend
Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blend
Tear and Tape
Liquid Glue
Dimensionals
Wink of Stella
Simply Scored
Take Your Pick Tool
Binder Clips - Walmart
Peanut Erasers - Target Dollar Spot

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you liked my Elephant Box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Friday, May 13, 2022

SWEETEST CHERRIES STURDY GIFT BOX with AWASH IN BEAUTY DSP - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a Rectangular Gift Box that measures
5  x  3  x  1 1/4".  I used Sweetest Cherries stamps set, the Cherry Builder Punch, Awash in Beauty Designer Series Paper and Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.



I started with a piece of Poppy Parade Cardstock sized
11  x  8 1/2".
I scored the 11" side at:
1 1/4,  4 1/4,  5 1/2,  8 1/2  and  9 3/4".
I scored the  8 1/2" side at:
1/2,  1 3/4,  6 3/4  and  8".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
Below is a picture of how your Cardstock should look after scoring, cutting and rounding the corners of the side pieces.


After attaching the tabs with Tear and Tape I attached the two front flap pieces together with Liquid glue.  I trimmed the sides slightly (if needed) to make sure the flap fit inside the box snuggly but not too tight.


Next I cut a  4 3/4  x  2 3/4" piece of Awash in Beauty Designer Series Paper.
I stamped the sentiment, from Sweetest Cherries stamp set,
1/2" down and over to the left onto the DSP with Balmy Blue Ink.
I attached the DSP to the top of the box with Liquid Glue.
I attached 4 more pieces of DSP to the box.
(2)  4 3/4  x  1"  for the long sides.
(2)  1  x  2 3/4"  for the short sides.


I stamped the Cherries, from Sweetest Cherries stamp set, onto Basic White Cardstock.
I stamped the Cherries with Poppy Parade Ink.
I stamped the Leaves with Pear Pizzazz Ink.
I stamped the Veins on the Leaves and the Stems with Mossy Meadow Ink.
I cut the pieces out using the Cherry Builder Punch.
I attached the Cherries to the right of the sentiment with Liquid Glue.


I cut a finger grip hole on the left side of the front side with a small circle punch.
I tied a small bow from White Baker's Twine and attached it between the leaves with Liquid Glue.
For the final touch I added 3 Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels under the sentiment.



Supplies:
Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels
White Baker's Twine
Poppy Parade Cardstock
Basic White Cardstock
Poppy Parade Ink
Balmy Blue Ink
Pear Pizzazz Ink
Old Olive Ink
Tear and Tape
Liquid Glue
Corner Rounder
Small Circle Punch

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my Cherry Gift Box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

LET'S SET SAIL FLIP TOP BOX with HEY SPORTS FAN - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a rectangle flip top box that measures
4  x  3 1/2  x  1".  I put some delicious Salt Water Taffy inside.  I used Let's Set Sail stamp set, the Sailboat Builder Punch, Beautiful Shapes dies, Layering Circle dies and Hey Sports Fan Designer Series Paper.



I started with a piece of Starry Sky Cardstock sized
10 3/4  x  6 1/2".
I scored the  10 3/4" side at:
1 1/2,  2 1/2,  6 1/2  and  7 1/2".
I scored the  6 1/2" side at:
1/2,  1 1/2,  5  and  6".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
I put the box together using Tear and Tape and Liquid Glue.


I attached 4 pieces of Hey Sports Fan Designer Series Paper to the box.
(1)  3 1/4  x  3"  for the front of the flap.
(1)  3 1/4  x  3"  for the back of the flap (different pattern)
(1)  3 1/4  x  1 1/4"  for the bottom front.
(1)  3 3/4  x  3 1/4"  for the back.
I attached the DSP to the box with Liquid Glue.


I cut a  2 3/4" scalloped circle from Starry Sky Cardstock and a
2 5/8" smooth circle from Poppy Parade Cardstock using the Layering Circle dies.
I cut a 2 1/2" circle from Hey Sports Fan Designer Series Paper using the Beautiful Shapes dies.
I attached them together smallest to largest with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the sailboat, from Let's Set Sail stamp set, onto Very Vanilla Cardstock.
I stamped the Boat/Mast with Night of Navy Ink.
I stamped the Sails with Poppy Parade Ink.
I cut the images out using the Sailboat Builder Punch.
I attached the images to the DSP circle with Liquid Glue.
I attached the entire piece to the front flap with Dimensionals.


I cut a label from Very Vanilla Cardstock using the Beautiful Shapes dies.
I stamped the sentiment, from Let's Set Sail stamp set, onto the label with Poppy Parade Ink.
I attached the label inside the front flap with Liquid Glue.
I attached a 3/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots inside the edge of the Flap and body of the box for the closure.
I tied a double bow with Blue Baker's Twine, from the Fan Baker's Twine Pack, and knotted the ends.
I attached the bow to the front of the box with Liquid Glue.



Supplies:
Beautiful Shapes dies
Layering Circle dies
Starry Sky Cardstock
Very Vanilla Cardstock
Night of Navy Ink
Poppy Parade Ink
Fan Baker's Twine Combo Pack
Tear and Tape
Liquid Glue
Dimensionals
3/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my Sailboat Gift Box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

HAPPINESS ABOUNDS SCALLOPED GIFT BOX with BLOSSOMING HAPPINESS DIES - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a  Scalloped topped gift box.  It measures 4 1/2  x  4  x  1 1/4".   I used Happiness Abounds stamp set, Blossoming Happiness dies, Scalloped Contours dies, Flowering Fields Designer Series Paper and Stampin' Blends.  I used two pieces of Flirty Flamingo Cardstock to construct the box.



I started with the body of the box.
I used a piece of Flirty Flamingo Cardstock sized
9 1/4  x  7".
I scored the  9 1/4" side at:
4  and  5 1/4".
I scored the  7" side at:
1 1/4  and  5 1/4".
To cut the first piece of Cardstock a picture is below of how it should look after scoring and cutting.


For the top of the box I used a piece of Flirty Flamingo Cardstock sized  3  x  4 1/2".
I scored the 3" side only at:
1 1/2".
Next I cut both 4 1/2" sides of the Cardstock with the Scallop Edge die from the Scalloped Contours dies.
Below is a picture of how the Cardstock should look when you are done.
To put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.


Before attaching the top to the body of the box I attached a piece of Flowering Fields Designer Series Paper to the back of the box with Liquid Glue.
(1)  4 1/4  x  3 3/4".
Then I attached one side of the Scalloped piece to the back of the box with Liquid Glue.


I cut a piece of Basic White Cardstock to measure  4  x  3 1/2".
I cut the background out of the Basic White by cutting it twice using the Background die from Blossoming Happiness dies.
Next, I attached the Basic White Cardstock to another piece of Flowering Fields Designer Series Paper, sized  4 1/4  x  3 3/4", with Liquid Glue.
I attached the entire piece to the front of the box with Liquid Glue also.
I attached 3/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots to the inside flap and body of the box for the closure.


I stamped the images from Happiness Abounds stamp set onto Basic White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I stamped two different roses, one of the multi leafed spring and two of the double leaf sprigs.
I colored the image with Stampin' Blends.
Light and Dark Flirty Flamingo for the roses.
Light and Dark Mossy Meadow for the double leaf sprigs.
Light and Dark Granny Apple Green for the Multi Leafed Sprig.
I cut the images out using the Blossoming Happiness dies.


I attached the roses first with Dimensionals, then the three sets of leaves with Liquid Glue.
I punched two small holes in the front flap of the box and tied Glittered Organdy Ribbon through with a bow at the front.
I stamped the sentiment, from Happiness Abounds stamp set, onto a  3 x 1/2" piece of Basic White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I flagged the ends and tucked the end of it underneath the bow with Glue Dots.
For the final touch I added 3 Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels around the roses.



Supplies:
Happiness Abounds stamp set
Blossoming Happiness dies
Scalloped Contours dies
Flowering Fields Designer Series Paper
Flirty Flamingo Cardstock
Basic White Cardstock
Tuxedo Black Ink
Light and Dark Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blends
Light and Dark Mossy Meadow Stampin' Blends
Light and Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends
Glittered Organdy Ribbon
Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Liquid Glue
Dimensionals
Glue Dots
Simply Scored
Take Your Pick Tool
Stampin' Pierce Mat
Small Hole Punch

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my gift box.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn

Friday, May 6, 2022

CUP OF TEA FOLD OVER TEABAG BOX with STYLISH SHAPES DIES - Stampin' Up!



Hi Friends!
My project today is a Teabag Gift Box that measures  2 3/4  x  3  x  1".  It will fit 5 Bigelow or similar teabags inside.  I used Cup of Tea stamp set, the Tea cup dies, Stylish Shapes dies, Layering Circles dies and Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper.



I started with a piece of Orchid Oasis Cardstock
sized  11  x  4 3/4".
I scored the 11" side at:
3,  4,  7  and  8".
I scored the  4 3/4" side at:
1  and  3 3/4".
To cut and put the box together you can watch my Video Tutorial Here.
Below is a picture of how your Cardstock should look after scoring and cutting.


I attached several pieces, 2 different patterns, of Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper to the box.
Lemon Pattern
(2)  2 1/2  x  2 3/4"  for the front and back.
(2)  3/4  x  2 3/4"  for the long sides.
(2)  3/4  x  2 1/2"  for the short sides.
Orchid Oasis Pattern
(2)  2 1/2  x  2 3/4"  for the inside and back of the flap.


I attached a 3/8" Adhesive Velcro Dot inside the flap of the box and a matching one on the body of the box for the closure.
I cut a 2 1/8" Stitched circle from Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper using the Stylish Shapes dies.
I cut a scalloped circle from Orchid Oasis Cardstock using the Layering Circle dies.
I attached them together with Liquid Glue.


I stamped the striped tea cup, from Cup of Tea stamp set, onto Basic White Cardstock with Orchid Oasis Ink.
I stamped the Lemon Wedge onto Basic White Cardstock with Crushed Curry Cardstock.
I cut both images out using the Tea Cup dies.  I also cut a small teabag tag from the Orchid Oasis DSP I used inside of the box.


I attached a 3" piece of White Baker's Twine to the back of the tag with a Dimensional.
I attached the other end of the Baker's Twine to the back of the Tea Cup with a Dimensional.  I added two more Dimensionals to the Tea Cup and attached the Cup then the Tag to the Stitched Circle.
I attached the entire piece to the middle of the front of the box with Liquid Glue.
I cut a slit between second and third wedges of the lemon and attached it to the rim of the Cup with a dot of Liquid Glue on each side.


I cut a label from Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper using the Stylish Shapes dies.
I stamped the sentiment onto the right side of the tag with Tuxedo Black Ink.
I cut the tag down to 2 1/4" and attached it to the inside of the box with Liquid Glue.
I tied Glittered Organdy Ribbon around the the top of the box and tied a ribbon at the top.
For the final touch I added a Daffodil Delight Dot from the Glossy Dots Assortment.



Supplies:
Cup of Tea stamp set
Tea Cup dies
Stylish Shapes dies
Layering Circle dies
Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper
Orchid Oasis Cardstock
Basic White Cardstock
Orchid Oasis Ink
Crushed Curry Ink
Tuxedo Black Ink
White Baker's Twine
Glittered Organdy Ribbon
Glossy Dots Assortment
Liquid Glue
Dimensionals
3/8" Adhesive Backed Velcro Dots

Thank you for visiting my Blog today.  I hope you enjoyed my Teabag Holder.
See you next time!

Love and Hugs,
Cathryn