Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Karen Robinson | 12 Weeks of Halloween 2019 – Week 6
Wow! Can you believe that we’re at the half-way mark already? It won’t be long now before costumes & trick or treaters, but there’s still time to make some handmade goodies and today I have a simple one to share with you that you can start making now and store flat until just before the big day 🙂
I’ve seen today’s project called a No Glue Box and there are plenty of size variations, but I used this tutorial by Sam Hammond (pootles.co.uk) to make these teeny ones – just right for a small treat 🙂
These little cuties measure 2″ x 2″ x 1/2″ and only need a 7″ x 4″ piece of cardstock. This means you can make two from one A4 sheet & if you have 12″ x 12″ cardstock you can make four!
I made mine from Terracotta Tile & Soft Suede cardstock, which are two colours that coordinate with the Monster Bash DSP I used for embellishment and as I kept my decoration quite simple I decided to emboss the boxes with the *new* Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder to add a little something extra.
TIP: Score, trim, fold & burnish your cardstock before embossing as you tend to lose your score lines a little.
This year’s Halloween DSP (Monster Bash) has a fun “family portrait” pattern that I’ve been dying to use and I was so happy to find that most of the pictures are the perfect size for these little boxes 🙂
I fussy cut them out with my Paper Snips right on the black outline & went over this with my Basic Black Marker to cover up any uneven cutting and the white edges.
The sentiment is from Itty Bitty Sentiments (2019-20 Annual Catalogue) and I stamped it in Momento Black ink onto Whisper White cardstock and trimmed it down with my scissors.
After I’d adhered the sentiment to my “portrait” I felt it still needed just something extra and after a little experimenting went with the Monster Bash Enamel Shapes. These were the perfect size for both the pictures & the sentiment and after I’d put them in place I popped this entire element up on the front of my box with dimensionals.
TIP: The Monster Bash Enamel Shapes are stickers and to prevent anything sticking to the exposed areas after they were attached I used my Embossing Buddy to remove the excess stickiness.
Here’s The How To:
Finished Size: 2″ x 2″ x 1/2″
Cardstock: 7″ x 4″
- Score @ 2″, 2-1/2″, 4-1/2″ & 5″ (on 7″ side)
- Turn 90°
- Score @ 1/2″, 1″, 3″ & 3-1/2″ (on 4″ side)
- Trim cardstock as per diagram
- Fold & burnish score lines
- Check box closes well & adjust where needed
- Emboss (optional)
- Decorate as desired
I don’t have too much that will fit into these cuties yet, but I did find that two Hershey’s Miniatures will fit perfectly (I found these at Aldi if you’re in Australia) and I think the small packets of Haribo lollies would fit perfectly as well as plenty of other small goodies. I think what I like about these ones is that they really are a treat size and you can make them in advance & store them flat until you’re ready to use them
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