Gourmet Goodies Cards in Gift Box

Materials

  • White cardstock (Georgia Pacific)
  • Sugared Collection patterned pack (BasicGrey)
  • Adhesive pearls and rhinestones (K&Company)
  • Ribbon: pink/cream polka dot; sheer/satin edge cream organza
  • Cream/white flowers (Prima Marketing Inc.): sheer silk with ribbon rose centers; paper
  • Foof-a-La pink buttons (Autumn Leaves)
  • Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue (Ranger)

Tools

  • Ink pads: ColorBox Charcoal Fluid Chalk (Clearsnap); VersaMagic Cloud White and Sahara Sand (Tsukineko)
  • Fine-line permanent pens: Zig Memory Systems Pure Black (EK Success); White Gelly Roll (Sakura)
  • Ink blending foam
  • Sewing machine and white thread
  • Sewing needle and pink thread
  • Computer with printer and Arial font
  • Creative Cutter Inspiration computerized cutting system (Pazzles) or envelope template
  • Cricut® Personal Electronic Cutter and templates (ProvoCraft): Celebration; Doodlecharms; Wedding
  • Marvy® small flower craft punch (Uchida)

Directions

Box

  • 1. Using Pazzles machine, cut 4-1/2” square box (finished size) from Delightful paper using included template software. Ink edges Charcoal. Fold and assemble box.
  • 2. Cut a second scalloped flap from Precious paper. Sponge Cloud White ink around flap edges; ink paper edges Charcoal. Adhere green flap to box. Adhere pearls to scallops.
  • 3. Use white pen to add detail dots around flap; use black pen to add dots to front edges of box.
  • 4. Wrap box with pink/cream polka dot ribbon, securing at center back with dot of adhesive. Tie ribbon ends in a bow at front of box, inserting silk flower before finishing knot.

Cards

  • 1. Use Cricut machine and appropriate cartridges to cut 3-1/4” to 3-1/2” tall cards (finished size) from white cardstock: wedding cake; apple; cupcake; strawberry.
  • 2. Cut additional paper pieces from assorted patterned papers to embellish card fronts; ink paper edges to add definition. Use photos as a guide.
  • 3. Add machine stitching and/or pen dots to cards as desired.
  • 4. Embellish cards with punched, paper or silk flowers. Ink flower edges to add defi nition; detail with black or white pen. Adhere gems, rhinestones or buttons to flower centers or directly to paper. Make and adhere sentiment tags.

Envelopes

  • 1. Using Pazzles machine, cut four 3-1/2”x4” envelopes (finished size) from White cardstock using included template software. Fold and assemble envelopes.
  • 2. Cut a set of four envelope liners from papers to coordinate with each card; adhere liners inside assembled envelopes.
  • 3. Embellish closures with punched, paper or silk flowers to match cards. Adhere gems, rhinestones or buttons to flower centers.
  • 4. Place cards inside envelopes and envelopes inside box for presentation; tie box closed with ribbon.
by Regina Easter
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