Paper

Christmas Cookie Recipe Box

By  Lisa Johnson 

size: fits 4"x6" cards

Materials

  • Raw Goods Recipe Box Kit
  • Precious Metals Collection Silver Lining patterned: Luster; Radiant; Peppy
  • Precious Metals Collection Silver Lining Rub-ons: ChiChi Alphabet; Post Alphabet; Swirl
  • Precious Metals Collection Silver Lining Hardware Kit (ribbon charm)
  • Lime Rickety Double Churned Scrapboard Alphabets
  • Green silk ribbon, 1/2 yd.
  • Stickles Christmas Red glitter glue

Tools

  • ColorBox Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Inkpad
  • Synthetic sponge
  • Marvy Mega Scalloped Circle craft punch
  • Paper trimmer with scallop blade or decorative-edge scissors
  • Embellishing glue

Pattern - Holly Cookies

  • 1. Follow manufacturer's directions to assemble box, if necessary.
  • 2. Measure and cut Radiant paper pieces to fit sides of box. For lid, cut Peppy piece for top and four Luster pieces for sides. Adhere paper to box and lid; sand excess. Use sponge to ink edges.
  • 3. Use scallop blade or decorative-edge scissors to cut narrow Luster strips to fit around box base. Use sponge to ink scalloped edges. Adhere strips to box and sand excess; ink edges.
  • 4. Punch large scalloped circle from red side of papers and ink edges. Apply rub-on letters and brackets and adhere to box. Apply swirl rub-on to box, opposite circle.
  • 5. Wrap lid edge with ribbon, inserting ends through charm. Spot glue ribbon to lid using embellishing glue. Apply rub-on letters over ribbon.
  • 6. Sand and ink chipboard letter edges. Back "C" and each "o" with tiny bit of red paper, and then fill in with glitter glue. Adhere chipboard word to box.