|Outside Box Cover- 6 1/2"
x 12" white text weight paper (copy paper)
Lining - 4 7/8" x 10" white or colored text weight paper
Panels for box - chipboard or heavy cardboard
(4) 2 1/4" x 5" (1) 1" x 5"
Inside boxes - 6" x 6" colored cardstock
Box Lid - 6 3/4" x 6 3/4" colored cardstock
|Glue stick, or
Decorators chalks, Pearl-ex
red liner tape
|Outside Box Cover:
With 6 1/2" x 12" copy paper, stamp pattern all over with Versamark. Apply chalks at random in desired colors. After all ink has chalk on it, burnish chalks into paper by rubbing in a circular pattern all over paper.
Inside Box Liner:
With 4 7/8" x 10" paper, decorate in similar manner with chalks or stamping.
Making the Outer Box:
Generously apply gluestick to one side of chipboard , and arrange as shown, using a spare piece of chipboard as a spacer between panels.
Trim corners as shown, and "wrap" edges to inside of box cover
|Glue liner paper to inside.
At this point, with bone folder, lightly score between panels to make it easier for box to fold.
Now we're ready to make inside boxes and lid. When making boxes with cardstock, use a bone folder to sharpen creases.
See Easy Fold Box Pattern at: Easy Fold Box
|While folding the inside
boxes and Lid, if you wish to emboss, stamp, or glue paper to it,
do this before making final folds.
A dab of glue will lock final folds into place.
Place inside boxes evenly in steps on each panel
Use red liner tape to secure in place
box was made with copy paper, using versamark and chalks.
Inside boxes and lid were embellished with embossed images using Stampendous PEARLustre embossing powder before completing fold.
Large Falling Leaves #2851
Small Falling Leaves #1242
Maple Leaf #3250
| Red Keepsake box was made
with copy paper, using Versamark and chalks. Inside paper was sponged
first with Lumiere Halo Pink , then stamped with Brilliance ink.
Inside boxes and lid were embossed in gold. Marble "feet" and lid
embellishment were glued on with Crafter's pick Ultimate glue.
Design Element #2967
|This pattern was originally developed by Andy Wright of Stubby Stampers|
|Class instructions copyright by V. Blancq 2002|