Joy to the World Gift Box & Card


  • Kraft Gift Box, 4-3/4”x5-1/4”x8” (Stampin Up!)
  • Cardstock: red; cream
  • Star Bright patterned (Flair Designs)
  • Star Bright Cardstock Stickers (Flair Designs)
  • Red crocheted trim (Creative Classics)
  • Red metal bookplate (Heidi Swapp)
  • Red brads and safety pin (Making Memories)
  • Red buttons, three


  • ColorBox Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk Inkpad (Clearsnap)
  • Scallop scissors
  • Mod Podge découpage medium (Plaid)
  • Foam adhesive squares



  • 1. Assemble box. Ink edges brown.
  • 2. Cut star paper pieces slightly smaller than each side of box; ink edges. Machine stitch edges. Découpage paper pieces to box; let dry.
  • 3. Apply sentiment sticker to lower right corner. Attach bookplate over sticker with brads.
  • 4. Tie red trim around box. Trim star sticker and mat on cardstock. Punch hole in top and pin to trim.


  • 1. Make red card base. Cut 2-1/2”x5-3/8” star paper strip; ink edges and adhere to top of card. Cut 1-7/8”x5-3/8” cream cardstock strip, using scallop scissors at bottom. Ink edges; adhere to bottom of card.
  • 2. Machine stitch around edges of card. Adhere trim across center; machine stitch along top edge.
  • 3. Mat star sticker on red cardstock; adhere to card with foam squares. Adhere buttons.
by Melanie Douthit
Joy to the World Card
Joy to the World Card Joy to the World Gift Box
Joy to the World Gift Box