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DT Thursday: Create a Treat Box Card using Sandiebella’s Step by Step Tutorial

It’s time for another fantastic DT Thursday post! This week our awesome Sandiebella is showing you how to make a beautiful Treat Box Card – perfect for sending someone a little treat at Christmas or any time of year!  Click through to keep reading for the step by step tutorial.

At the end Sandie also has a BONUS Silhouette Studio Cut File for Silhouette users to download. This is not required to make the project, as full cutting and scoring instructions are provided in the tutorial.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

Treat Box Card by Sandiebella

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

Supply List:

White Card
Christmas themed patterned papers (Authentique)
Scoring board & bone folder
Adhesive
3D Foam tape/dots
Chocolate (for inside the treat box)
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

Step By Step Instructions:

Cut one piece of white card measuring 6.5″ wide x 11.25″ long
On the 11.5″ side score at 0.25″, 0.75″, 2.25″, 2.75″ & 7.75″
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
On the 6.5″ side, score at 0.25″, 0.75″, 5.75″ & 6.25″ 
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Fold and crease all the score lines with a bone folder.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

On each side of the 6.5″ side, cut away pieces as marked, and taper the edges of each of the tabs.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

Use a paper trimmers or scissors to cut away the outside sections as indicated below.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

This is what it should look like at this point.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

With the outside facing up, apply double sided tape, or strong wet glue, to the 0.25″ tab at the end.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Flip the card over so that the inside is facing up and fold over to create a box on the inside of the card.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Fold in the tabs on the top and bottom of the box, ensuring they close properly.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Cut three pieces of white card measuring 3.25″ x 4.75″ and one piece measuring 1.25″ x 4.75″. Cut three pieces of patterned paper measuring 3 1/8″ x 4 5/8″ and one piece measuring 1 1/8″ x 4 5/8″.
Adhere the patterned papers to the white card to make panels.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Adhere a panel to both sections of the inside of the card, and along the top of the box.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Adhere the final panel to the outside of the card.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Colour up the Gingerbread House and matt it with  white card, leaving a 1/8″ border all around.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Sponge some ink around the house, if desired.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Adhere the Gingerbread house down onto the front of the card using 3D foam tape, or dots.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Cut a panel of white card and adhere to the inside of the card, where you can write your message.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!
Finally, adhere the sentiment across the card and it’s done 🙂
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday Sandie's Treat Box Card. Click through for a full step by step tutorial and a bonus Silhouette Studio file download!

BONUS SILHOUETTE STUDIO CUT FILE DOWNLOAD:

For those of you with a Silhouette machine that prefer not to cut by hand, I have designed a cut file for this Treat Box Card. CLICK HERE to download it.

Over To You!

Hopefully I’ve inspired you to sit down and try your hands at this lovely project.  It’s proven to be wonderful as gifts!

We also encourage you to share your personal favourite Stamping Bella creations with us. We LOVE to see what you’ve been creating with Stamping Bella stamps.

Another way to connect is by joining us in the Stamping Bella Sistahood Facebook Group and share your pictures.

If you are posting your images online, we would love to see them on Instagram and all the platforms mentioned above. To make it easier for us to find you just use  #stampingbella as a hashtag.  We love it when you connect, so don’t be shy!

Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

6 Comments

  1. Dolly says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this, it’s an Awesome little project!

  2. Jane Crisci says:

    Thank you for this great tutorial. I love cards that are different shapes or full of surprises. This certainly fits the bill!

  3. Denise I says:

    Love it! Thanks for sharing!

  4. sheron egolf says:

    Thank you for this idea! I will definitely be making this!

  5. Ok this one is on my to do list perfect for my nieces and nephews..love it!!!

  6. Oh what a great project! Bookmarked! Can’t wait to try this one! thanks for sharing! 🙂

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