Paper

Two Hearts, One Dream Box

By  Richard Garay   for  Journey Blooms

6½”x4¼”

MATERIALS

Journey Advent Box

Cardstock: Cool Pool, Whip Cream, Pool Play, Sweet Pear

Whip Cream Thread

Sweet Pear Satin Ribbon

Cut Rhinestones 

TOOLS

Journey Platinum Machine and Dies: Border Basics, Summer Branch, Banner Parade, Tattered Bloom Minis

Silver Silk

Ink Pad: Black Licorice, Rock Candy

Punch Handle and Summer Pretties Punch

Two Hearts Artist Trading Stamp

Journey Craft Glue 

BASIC SUPPLIES 

Scissors 

 

*All materials manufactured by Journey Blooms

1. Die cut five Border Basics from Whip Cream cardstock to create box skirt. Die cut small banner from Whip Cream cardstock and medium banner from Cool Pool cardstock.

2. Die cut Tattered Blooms Minis from Sweet Pear cardstock. Cut small blooms.

3. Punch several small flowers from Pool Play cardstock using Summer Pretties Punch.  Die cut Summer Branch from Whip Cream cardstock.

4. Stamp sentiment with Black Licorice ink onto small Whip Cream banner from Step 1. Stamp heart and line with Rock Candy ink in between sentiments as shown. Gently flick Silver Silk onto stamped banner, let dry.

5. Assemble Advent Box and loop 10” Sweet Pear ribbon through the handle and tie a simple bow.  

6. Layer and adhere five Whip Cream borders from Step 1 in a skirt formation, start with the bottom. Trim sides evenly to fit front of advent box.

7. Adhere Summer Branch die cut out and layer Pool Play & Sweet Pear blooms as shown. Adhere Cut Rhinestones to center of each bloom.

8. Adhere small Whip Cream stamped banner onto larger Cool Pool banner. Pierce small hole in center top through layered banner. Thread 10” Whip Cream thread through pieced hole and box handle, tie a simple bow. Adhere and secure thread bow to ribbon bow as shown.