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Monday, July 23, 2012

Christmas in July Blog Hop - Christmas Cards in a Gift Box

Welcome to Mark’s Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company’s Christmas in July blog hop!  We are so glad that you joined us.  We hope that you will enjoy the tutorial each day and the projects on each of the blogs.  The blog hop will run 23-29 July, with a new tutorial and project each day of the hop.  Please note, if you are not a member of Speedy TV you will need to join the site before you can view the tutorials.  Joining is quick, easy and FREE, just click the tutorial link below and it will take you right to the home page where you can join.  The sign up button is on the right hand side of the page.

    Monday July 23rd —Christmas Cards in a Gift Box
    Tuesday July 24th —Stocking Stuffers
    Wednesday July 25th—Gift Bag
    Thursday July 26th—Gift Card Holder
    Friday July 27th —Ornament with Shrinky Dink
    Saturday July 28th —Glass Block
    Sunday July 29th —Decorated Tissue Box

Below are the designers participating in the hop. Some may have a project and some may not.


Christmas Cards in a Gift Box

Here is my tutorial for this project. I hope you find it helpful.

Christmas Cards in a Gift Box
By: Debbie Moran

2 pieces of card stock for the box (can be the same color or different)
Designer Paper
Card stock for cards and layering
Scoring tool
Paper Cutter
Bone Folder
Embellishments (not pictured)
Dies or punches (optional, not pictured)
Die Cut Machine (optional, not pictured)

Step One:
Cut both pieces of card stock 7 ¾ x 7 ¾. 


Step Two:
Place your first piece of cardstock on your scoring tool and score each side at 1 1/8”.  This will make your bottom.

Step Three:
Score your second piece of card stock at 1”. This will make your top.

Step Four:
Cut one of the inside lines of each corner all the way to the score line on all four sides. Do this for both pieces of card stock.

Step Five:
Fold all four score lines in on both pieces of card stock. 

Step Six:
Attach all four tabs to make a tray. Do this to both pieces of card stock.

Step Seven:
Cut 4 pieces of designer paper 14/8 x 5 ½ and adhere them to the sides of your top. You may want to verify the measurements.

Step Eight:
Cut one piece of designer paper 5 ½ x 5 ½ to put on the top of your lid.

Step Nine:
Finish decorating to your liking.

Step Ten:
Create your cards to your liking for inside the box. Make sure they look like the outer box.

I hope you liked my cards and project. Thanks for stopping and commenting. Be sure to check back tomorrow for some more great projects and tutorials. 



Debbie Moran said...

wonderful box of cards
stamping sue

Davi said...

A beautiful set of cards Debbie!! You did a fabulous job on your matching box!!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Thanks for sharing a wonderful gift box & card idea.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Lois said...

Good job with the tutorial, Debbie. And very pretty Christmas cards.

Ravengirl said...

Such a sweet set!

Kelli Hull said...

what a beautiful set of cards Debbie!!!! Great Set!!!

Kathy Bradley said...

Beautiful box and set of cards - wow - what a gift for someone - they will be doing a happy dance!

Teresa Sue Jones said...

Thank you for sharing this project. I love the cards and the box you made. Christmas and birds are always a favorite. Love the stamp set and background papers also. The instructions were great. Merry Christmas in July.

Winnie and Patty said...

Debbie--what a great tutorial and a beautiful set of cards!!! Your BG paper is so pretty! Love this set! TFS

Katie said...

what a great tutorial...thanks for sharing...

Bonnie aka raduse said...

I really liked this on the tutorial yesterday and they're still awesome!

Golda said...

Wow! Beautiful work.