Sweet Ice Cream Card and Treat Box Gift. Today I am sharing the details of the projects I made on Tuesday morning. The idea was to make a Gift Set of Card and Box. If you have followed me for a while you will know that I love to make boxes and bags (although I haven’t made any for a while!) Sometimes you need something in a rush. That is when Stampin’ Up! comes to the rescue with all their wonderful packaging ideas. With this in mind, I have pulled one of the Love You Always Treat Boxes. These are going to be leaving us in July, so if you like them, please don’t wait, get them now!
Both projects are pretty straight forward, although the card is probably the one that needs a few more skills. The basic design is just a case of layering paper and then stamping with the two-step stamps and die cutting two tags. I did add some heat embossing and fussy cutting (which seems to be becoming a feature of a lot of my projects!) If you are not a fan of either of these techniques, it would be a simple case of not fussy cutting, if that is the issue.
I thought it would be fun to layer the tags to add more of a feature to the front of the card. The Tailor Made Tags die set is pretty well hidden in the catalogue, so make sure to take a look at them.
Remember that if it is the heat embossing that you don’t want to add, then why not stamp the sentiment in Blackberry Bliss on White card and either leave it on a strip, or fussy cut it. Up to you.
For the box, I simply cut a strip of the Designer Series Paper and wrapped it around the box before cutting it to the right length and sticking it in place with some Tear and Tape. The tag is mad in the same way as the first one, just in Petal Pink and Calypso Coral rather than Pool Party and Coastal Cabana. For some fun, I wrapped some ribbon around the slider part of the box and tied the ends together with White Twine.
Again, I added a length of ribbon attached by tying some White Twine in a bow around it at the top of the tag. To finish off both projects, I added some Artistry Blooms Sequins.
To see how I made these in real time, why not take a look at the replay of Tuesday’s Live, the link is below. Remember to give me a ‘thumbs up’ and subscribe while you are there, it is a great way to support the Free projects I bring for you, and costs you nothing!
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For International A4 Card
Standard A6 Cardbase
First Mat – 5-5/8 x 3-7/8” (14.4 x 10cm)
Second Mat – 5-3/8 x 3-5/8” (13.9 x 9.5cm)
For Letter Sized Card (8-1/2 x 11″)
Standard Card Base (half sheet folded in half to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″)
First Mat – 4 x 5-1/4″
Second Mat – 5 x 3-3/4″
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