Monday, 16 June 2008

Gift box of cards

This is my new favourite project - a little box containing five square cards. I'm enjoying making them so much that I'm going to hold an eScape class over the summer to make one. So if you're interested, please get in touch.

The box is really simple and can be made out of one sheet of A4 cardstock. You can make a lid, like on this example, or simply attach a strip of cardstock or some ribbon to make a handle. They're really easy and fun to make.

There are only three cards in the picture because, in the interests of saving time, I duplicated two of them.

Stamps: Three For You Punch Box (p80), Doodle That (p55), Basic Phrases (p65)
Cardstock: Old Olive, Sahara Sand, Naturals Ivory, Whisper White
Paper: Designer Series Paper – Fall Flowers (p72)
Ink: Old Olive, StazOn®
Accessories: Three For You punch (p80), Scallop Circle Punch (p80), 3/8” Grosgrain Ribbon – Old Olive, (p86) ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon - Very Vanilla (p86), Brads – Rich Regals® (p85), blender pen (p81), office staple


This set is a birthday gift so I made this co-ordinating birthday card using some of the same supplies. I even remembered to stamp the envelope!

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11 comments:

  1. I love your Three For You Punch Box card ideas. I just received mine today.
    Christine
    Australia

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  2. very cute project :) i love making stationary boxes and this one is so adorable! thanks for sharing. my sister just bought the three for you punch box and i might need to borrow it now!

    thanks for sharing :)

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  3. This box and cards idea is just beautiful!

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  4. I love these little cards to! They are so much fun to make. The cards, and box are adorable! You E-scape will be a hit!

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  5. That is outstanding! Truly fantastic! You mentioned it's a birthday gift....hmmm, someone is going to be very happy. I wish I could come to your eScape class and make it but perhaps I'll get one for my birthday - hint, hint! CC

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  6. These are all just lovely! Great colors and layouts!!!

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  7. Oh, I'm getting Fall Flowers in a trade...thank you for the great inspiration! Love the gift set!

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  8. Gorgeous box and cards. That ds paper and color scheme is pretty!

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  9. These are wonderful! Very pretty color combos!

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  10. Love this set!!!!!!!!!

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