Sweet Friend Card & Gift Box

By  Michelle Woerner 

sizes: card, 5-1/2"x4-1/4"; box, 2-3/4"x2-3/4"x1-1/2"

  • Sweet Friend Card & Gift Box


  • Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury White Cardstock
  • Basic Grey Knee Highs Collection 6”x6” Paper Pad
  • Gina K. Designs Ocean Mix Buttons
  • Rhinestones, 2mm : silver, pink
  • Wood veneer shapes: Studio Calico Hearts, Prima Leaves
  • Burlap string


  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die-Cutting System and Dies: Nestabilities Classic Rectangles, Classic Scalloped Squares SM, Classic Squares SM; Shapeabilities On the Edge, Grand Templates Square Petal Top Box
  • Gina K. Designs Stamp Sets: Sweet Friend Mini Set, Year of Flowers 2
  • Gina K. Designs Ink Pads: Dark Chocolate, Black Onyx, Grass Green
  • Imagination International COPIC Markers
  • Art Institute Glitter Stardust Ultrafine Glitter
  • Adhesives: Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3-D Foam Squares; Scor-Pal Scor-Tape, 1/8”, 1/4”

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • Card
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x4-1/4" white top-fold card.
  • 2. Die cut three different papers using various On the Edge dies. Cut strips to 1" width and various lengths. (Note: Keep paper scraps to decorate box.)
  • 3. Wrap string around longest paper strip, tie bow, and adhere strips to card as shown.
  • 4. Stamp images onto white cardstock; die cut/emboss into rectangle. Adhere to card with foam squares.
  • 5. Stamp bird again onto white cardstock, color with markers, and detail cut body. Adhere to main image with foam squares.
  • 6. Stamp black sentiment onto white cardstock, cut out words, and adhere to card with foam squares.
  • 7. Adhere button, heart, and rhinestone accents using liquid glue; let dry.
  • Box
  • 1. Die cut/emboss box from white cardstock. Fold along pre-scored lines and adhere sides using 1/4" Scor-Tape. Die cut/emboss box side accents from patterned paper; adhere to box.
  • 2. Adhere 1/8" Scor-Tape along top and bottom of box sides and sprinkle with glitter; shake off excess over scrap paper and return to container.
  • 3. Die cut/emboss white cardstock square and slightly larger pink paper scalloped square. Layer and adhere together. Fill box as desired. Adhere square to box top; decorate with paper strips, wood leaves, string, and button.
  • 4. Stamp black sentiment onto white cardstock, cut out words, and adhere to square with foam squares. Adhere rhinestone accents to square using liquid glue; let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Stamp up a batch of bird gift tags and present with string and embellishments in a gift-wrapping kit.