Paper

Box Bonanza

By  Tami Mayberry 

sizes: 2" to 5" tall

  • Box Bonanza

Materials

  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Prismatics Black; Blush Red Dark; Perfect Baby Blue
  • Patterned: Dutch Girl Audrey (Cosmo Cricket); North Shore Barrel (Scenic Route Paper Co.)
  • Ribbon: black satin; black grosgrain; red mesh
  • Congrats epoxy charm
  • Red glitter brad

Tools

  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Sunflower; A Gift for You
  • Ancient Page ink pads (Clearsnap): Coal Black; Cardinal
  • Scallop-edge scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Kreate-a-Box Purse and Pyramid Template (Green Sneakers)
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L EZ-Runner (3L)

Pattern - Figs. 1-3

  • Purse Box
  • 1. Trace template onto Audrey paper, cut out and score as indicated. Follow template instructions to assemble purse.
  • 2. Trace flap onto black cardstock, cut out and adhere over paper flap; insert brad. Cut 5" ribbon handle and glue ends to inside top of box.
  • Tall Open Box (2-4-6-8 Box)
  • 1. See Fig. 1. Cut 5-1/2"x8-1/2" black cardstock; score on solid lines and cut on heavy solid lines. Fold box at score lines to create sides; adhere flap to inside. Overlap and adhere bottom flaps.
  • 2. Stamp sunflower four times on red cardstock; cut out and adhere to box. Tie ribbon/tag around top.
  • Small Box with Lid
  • 1. See Fig. 2. Cut 6" Barrel paper square; score on solid lines and cut on heavy solid lines. Fold box at score lines. Fold and adhere flaps A and B over center section C on opposite sides of box.
  • 2. Make lid in same way, cutting 3-5/8" black cardstock square and scoring 3/4" from each edge. Adhere lid flaps inside lid edge. Cut and adhere 1-3/4" paper square to lid.
  • Tall Favor Bag (2-5-7-10 Box)
  • 1. See Fig. 3. Score 8-1/2"x11" red cardstock on solid lines and cut on heavy solid lines; remove everything but flap at top. Fold box at score lines; adhere tab to inside. Overlap and adhere bottom flaps.
  • 2. Cut and adhere 2-3/4"x4-3/4" paper piece to front. Trim bottom edge of flap with scallop scissors and punch two holes close together in center. Punch matching holes in top edge of bag front. Tie ribbon though holes. Stamp sentiment on blue cardstock, trim and adhere to flap.