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Ornament and Matching Gift Box

Here is another project that we will be doing at my Giftables class on Saturday.  It is a clear glass ornament filled with rolled up paper tubes and I have created a box to package it for giving.  Scroll down for a tutorial on the box. (sorry about the quality of the pictures, I was having a bad camera day!!)Ornamentandboxdashing

Ornamentboxstampedside_2This is the box bottom.  I had the Artichoke box bottom put together and then I decided to create a tutorial for it so this is the beginning of the one I did with the Dashing paper.

I decided that I wanted the middle of the box to be a 2 3/4" square and the sides the same size so I cut my Real Red cardstock to 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 (which is 2 3/4 x 3) I scored it at 2 3/4" all the way around.  I cut up the score lines on two opposite sides and stamped the main image from Season of Joy as shown.

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This is a picture of the flip side where I would use Sticky Strip.  Since Sticky Strip is backed with a red strip, I used correction tape so you could see where to place the Sticky Strip.

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Here is the box after you remove all the backing pieces from the Sticky Strip and attach it all together.  It is a 2 3/4 square and the ornament will fit neatly inside.

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This is the lid for the box.  It is 4 13/16 x 4 13/16 and scored all the way around at 1".  Cut up the score lines on two opposite sides and add the Sticky Strip.

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This is the reverse side of the lid showing where to place the Sticky Strip and how I decorated the edges with the swirl from Season of Joy and a 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 square of the Wintergreen papers.

Here is the finished project tied with the gold cord.  I used Always Artichoke for the box bottom and Certainly Celery for the box top.Ornamentandboxwintergreen

Have fun making these this year, they can be addicting!!!!

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