Friday, October 28, 2011

Holiday Card and Gift Box

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I hope you will enjoy my tutorial on how to make the gift box for your card. Once I figured out the sizes. It is so easy to make, and it give such a nice presentation to your card. So for all my friends and the professional people I always give a Christmas card to I’m going to make a box to give them their Christmas card in.

I used heavy card stock for the box
BOTTOM
Cut 1 piece 6 inches x 11 inches
Score on each side 1/4 inch (Vertical)
Turn cardstock (Horizontal)
Score 5 3/4 inch and 5 5/8 inch
That will give you 1/4 inch at the bottom of the box
TOP
Cut 1 piece 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/2 inches
Score 1/4 inch on each side (Vertical)
Turn your cardstock (Horizontal)
Score 1 5/8 inch x 1 7/8 inch
That will give you the 1/4 inch for the top of the box
Card size  is 5 x 5

Directions Once everything is cut, scored and folded you need to glue or tape (USING A VERY STRONG ADHESIVE) Make sure you only glue the SIDES of the bottom and the SIDES of the top so you can add your card inside the bottom. You can decorate your box any way you want too as it can be used for any kind of Holiday. When you are putting
the box and the top together where it gives you the 1/4 inch you need to cut into the scored 1/4 inch line so the edges fold in.

 

Gift box card holder

SUPPLIES:
Punches:
Key tag Stampin’ up
Holly, Fern, 5 petal mini, small flower, Punch a Bunch
Frond leaf Martha Stewart
Labels 5 Spellbinders
Rosette Tim Holtz Alterations die strip
Lace light Deco Border Cherry Lynn designs
PAPER:
Holiday Wonderland EK Success
Cryogen
Pearl Ivory card stock
INK:
Copic Markers
Tuxedo black Memento ink
Blazing Red Sta-Zon ink
Yellow Brilliance ink
STAMPS:
Merry Christmas Hero Arts
Precious Present by Sylvia Zet
OTHERS:
Ribbon grosgrain
Bells
Flake Snow

This is the bottom. I do hope you understand this.

box bottom

This is the top. I do hope you understand this.

for top

I do hope these help a little.

Card with box card 2011

I do hope you enjoyed my tutorial. I also hope you give it a try, if you do please let me know I would love to see what you do.

Thanks for stopping and I hope everyone has a super week end.

Hugs, Patricia

8 comments:

Danni said...

This is so pretty! What a wonderful job you did!!

julieprice3 said...

Beautiful card Pat, thanks for the info on the card boxes
Hugs Julie P

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Pat, and great box! Thanks for sharing the details on how to make it!

Linda Palmer said...

Beautiful card and box Pat. Thanks for the directions and hopefully I'll find time to try it. My only problem is I make 6X6 cards. I love your image and the way you colored it. Beautiful design.

Roxann said...

Paticia, you have done it again! Your creativity just so impresses me!
Hugz,
Roxann

Lorraine said...

Wow, your card & gift box are gorgeous! Love your coloring and all the beautiful detailing on your card & box!

Kim said...

Oh my goodness this is absolutely darling!!! I love your card and that beautiful box to hold your card is absolutely darling! I am going to have to give this a try! I love how the box opens!!!
Hugs~ Kim

C l A i R E said...

So doing this next year!! Awesome!!