Now this took some doing in under 30 mins, but we got there. This is such a pretty box for a specific brand of Prosecco (or any other bottle with the same diameter (2-1/2″ or 6.25cm). The box is 8-1/2″ (21.5cm) tall and has a snug fit lid – and there in lies a tale, which we will come to.
I have been wanting to make a box like this for a while now, so have had the bottle (full and unopened) sitting on my desk. I think some of my visitors have wondered if I took a quick drink in the afternoons (trust me there have been moments…but no!)
Now I really should apologies that I have not worked out metric measurements for this one, the imperial ones broke my brain, and some of them aren’t actually measurements – watch the video and you will get what I mean by that. But I had to share the project anyway, because I am so proud of it!
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Base – 8-1/2 x 10-1/2″. With the long edge at the top, score at 2″. With the short edge at the top, score every 1″
Top – 4-1/2 x 9″. With short edge at the top, score at 2″. With the long edge at the top you need to score at ‘a hair of a smidge’ over 1″ (not nearly as much as 1-1/16″). Now you understand why I said that this was not really a measurement!