Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ghirardelli Chocolate Square box

Thanks to Creations on Paper for the initial instructions of this box. Once I saw her pictures it was easy for me to recreate!

100079 Old Olive cardstock cut at 8-1/2" x 3-11/16" 
100459 Pretty in Pink
117155 Designers Series Patterns Stack Bright’s collection
Extra’s 114950 Define your life stamp set
119246 Jewels Basics Rhinestones
117335 Perfect Polka Dots textured impressions folder for Big Shot
109032 Pretty in Pink Ribbon
113439 Big Shot
100908 Chocolate Chip Ink
104294 Sticky Strip
104430 Stampin dimensionals

Step. 1 Make Box Paper
  1. Cut Old Olive cardstock at 8-1/2" x 3-11/16" 
  2. Score it crosswise at 2", 4", 6" and 8"
  3. Cut along the score line for 2, 4, & 6 inch up to the score line.
  4. Score it lengthwise at 1" and 2".
  5. Cut on the lengthwise side up to the last tab (6 inches from the bottom)
  6. Cut the at the score marks to remove the outer tabs
  7. Apply Sticky strip to tabs as shown
  8. Put box together  
  9. Cut one strip of Pretty in Pink cardstock at 1 x 11
  10. Cut Pretty in Pink with die cut machine and square’ish piece cut 2 pieces at 3 ¼ & Cut DSP with die cut machine and square’ish piece cut 2 pieces at 2 ¾
Step 2. Build the Lid & Bottom of box.
Adhere DSP to Pretty in Pink paper using snail adhesive

Step 3. Build the closure band.
Run the 1 x 11 strip of pretty in pink through the Big Shot in the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder.
Score the closure band @
2 ¼ 
3 ¼
7 10/16
8 11/16
Apply small piece of sticky strip to one end
Step 4. Adhere top and bottom to box
Apply sticky strip to the top & bottom of box.
Adhere bottom first to the box
Line up the lid and apply to box.
Step 5. Fill with up to 3 Ghirardelli chocolate pieces
Step 6. Adhere the closure band
Step 7. Create your tag
Stamp “Favorite” definition on a piece of Pretty in Pink cardstop.
Cut out with punch or decorative sissors
Cut a larger piece of DSP to match
Adhere the two together using dimensionals
Adhere to belt of card.
Tie your bow attach Rhinestone to the middle and adhere to box. 

Please let me know if you have any questions!

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