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DT Thursday: Create a Valentine’s Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella

Hey everyone, it’s time for DT Thursday here on the Stamping Bella blog. This week Sandiebella has an adorable project for you: Valentine’s Candy Matchbox! Click on through for the full step by step guide to recreating this project.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Valentine’s Candy Matchbox 

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Supplies:

White Card
Patterned Papers
Scoring board and bone folder
Adhesive
Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Step by Step:

Cut one piece of white card measuring 3.5″ x 7″ and another piece measuring 5.25″ x 6.5″

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Score the 5.25″ x 6.5″ at 0.75″ and 1.5″ on all 4 sides.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Cut away the 3 outside corner squares and cut the last square up to the 1.5″ line to make a tab.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Taper the edges of all the tabs.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Repeat on all 4 sides.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Apply double sided tape on the outside of four small tabs

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Turn the card over and apply double sided tape to the long outer tabs.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Remove the tape backing from the small tabs and adhere them to the sides of the box, as shown

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Repeat for all of the smaller tabs, to form a drawer.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Remove the tape backing from the inside tabs and fold down each tab, burnish with a bone folder to adhere well.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

To make the  wrap, take the 3.5″ x 7″ piece of white card you cut earlier, and score at 0.75″, 3 1/8″, 3 7/8″ and 6.25″

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

On one of the ends, taper the edges of the 0.75″ section.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Apply double sided tape to the outside of the tapered tab

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Adhere the tab to the inside of the opposite end.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Ensure the box fits before moving any further.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Cut the layers for the top and sides of the matchbox –

One piece of white card measuring 2.25″ x 3 3/8″ and two pieces measuring 5/8″ x 3 3/8″

One piece of patterned paper measuring 2 1/8″ x 3.25″ and two pieces measuring 1/2″ x 3.25″

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Adhere the patterned papers to the white card

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Adhere the panels to the top and sides. There is no need to add paper to the bottom unless you would want to.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Stamp the image onto white card

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Colour with your desired medium.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Cut the image down to approx 1 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ and mat it onto a piece of white card measuring 2″ x 3″

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Adhere the image down onto the top of the box. I added a little pennant behind the image, in red paper, to add a pop of colour.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Fill with candy, or a small gift, to give to your Valentine.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday - Create a Valentine Candy Matchbox with Sandiebella. Click through for full step by step guide.

Over To You!

Hopefully I’ve inspired you to sit down and try your hands at this lovely project.

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.

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Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

 

6 Comments

  1. Beverly says:

    So cute. Must make one or two or five.

  2. Casey Thrush says:

    I love this so much!!

  3. Denise I says:

    Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Oh what a great project! Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the step by step instructions! 🙂

  5. Debbie says:

    Love Sandie’s projects! She’s amazing!

  6. caroleann says:

    I absolutely loved this – thank you so much for sharing. I love all the coloring tips etc. that are sent to us – so inspiring!!! Big Hugs

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