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DT Thursday: Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella!

Time for another fun project by our awesome Sandiebella, for you to follow along with!

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Wedding Gift Box – Upcycled Card Box

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Supplies

Empty card box, or similar
Card
Patterned Papers – Ruby Rock-It Foundation 2
Flowers, Ribbon, Lace
Embellishments of choice
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

The box I’m using is an all-in-one flip box, but the top and bottom are covered separately. 

Step by Step:

Measure the box top, taking in to account the top, sides and how much folds over into the inside. On the length, allow about 3/4″ to overlap to the back.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Write down the measurements, noting the size of each section, for scoring.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Cut the paper to size and score using the measurements you wrote down, ensuring to leave approx 3/4″ to fold up on the inside of each side.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Top Tip: Heavy double sided paper can crack whilst folding. To prevent cracks on the outside, fold the paper the opposite way first and then fold it and crease the correct side.

As you can see, the inside is cracked, but there are no cracks on the outside.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Position the bottom of the box in place without gluing down. Fold up the sides and, using a scissors, cut the sections that need to be removed or tapered.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Remove the box and work on the paper until you are happy with it.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Adhere the box to the correct position and then glue the sides in place.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Repeat for the box top, again, allowing 1/2″ to 3/4″ to fold over the back.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Cut a piece of paper the width,  and 2″ longer than the length of the back section. Adhere to the back of the box, centred so that 1″ protrudes from each side.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella
Fold the sides towards the inside of the box, and adhere with strong glue.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Cut a piece of white card measuring approx 1/4″ smaller than the length and width of the box, and some patterned papers to layer. You will also need some coordinating card for the image.
This box measured 6″ square so I cut the front panel at 5.75″ square and the patterned papers at just over 5.5″ wide. 

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella
Assemble the front panel, adhering the layers
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella
Stamp the image onto white blending card and colour with your preferred medium.
Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Cut the image using any shaped die

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Cut a piece of white card using the same die as the image, and a larger piece of coordinating card to matt the image. Adhere them all together.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Decorate the front panel as desired, using flowers, lace, ribbon, etc.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Adhere the panel to the front of the box.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Stamp the sentiment onto a small strip of white card

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

To complete the box, adhere the sentiment onto the front.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday Create an Upcycled Wedding Gift Box with Sandiebella

Over To You!

If you try out the techniques shown in any of the posts with your Stamping Bella stamps, be sure to share! We would love to see the results and hear how you feel about them. Show off your creations in the comments below and even better, share your own favourite tips with us. Let’s talk stamping!

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Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

MWAH

Elaineabella

4 Comments

  1. Nancee Purdum says:

    Oh this is beautiful. I’m going to have to remember this (with the help of bookmarks! LOL!) Great project! 🙂

  2. Gail Plaskiewicz says:

    What a beautiful gift for a bride and groom! I wish I knew someone who was getting married because I would make this for them.

  3. Lynda C says:

    WOW what a beautiful wedding gift idea! Thank you for sharing

  4. Christine Levison says:

    Another fabulous tutorial from Sandie.. so much brilliant detail!

    Christine x

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