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DT Thursday: Create Fun Magazine Holders for Cards with Sandiebella!

Hey everyone, it’s time for DT Thursday here on the Stamping Bella blog. This week Sandiebella has another fab project for you to recreate! Click on through for the full step by step guide to this project.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Magazine Holders for Cards

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Supplies:

White card
Patterened papers
Metal drawer handle
Circle & scalloped circle dies
Border punch
Scoring board and bone folder
Pencil and ruler

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Step by Step Guide:

These magazine holders fit 5.75″ wide cards. If you want to make it larger, adjust the measurement of the centre panel, and height, accordingly. 

Cut 2 pieces of white card measuring 6″ x 10″ and score at 2″ and 8″ on the long side.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

**On one end, measure up 3″ and mark with a pencil

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Use a craft knife or paper trimmer to cut across from the 3″ mark to the first score line.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut from the top down, to remove the 3″ piece, as shown.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut the card diagonally, from the 2″ scoreline on the other side, down to the 3″ tab

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

This is what you should have

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Repeat to make the other side of the holder, cutting diagonally from the opposite end.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut 2 pieces of white card measuring 5.75″ x 5.75″, 1 piece measuring 1.75″ x 5.75″ and 1 piece measuring 1.75″ x 2.75″

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut 2 pieces of patterned paper measuring 5 5/8″ x 5 5/8″, 1 piece measuring 1 5/8″ x 5 5/8″ and one piece measuring 1 5/8″ x 2 5/8″

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Take one of the white card panels and position it  in the centre panel of the box base. Make a mark with a pencil where it you want to cut to.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut diagonally from the top left corner down to the pencil mark.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

This should give you the perfect angle

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Repeat with the patterned paper, centering it on the white card you just cut.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere the patterned paper to the white card.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Repeat for the other side of the box.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere the other patterned paper pieces to the white card.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere the centre panel and both end pieces on one side of the box. Using a crop-a-dile, or similar, punch a hole on the long 2″ section, about 1.5″ down from the top

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Insert the drawer handle and butterfly the ‘legs’

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

On the other side of the box, adhere the centre panel.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Apply plenty of double sided tape to the long 2″ section. this will hold the handle in place.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Apply more double sided tape to the shorter 2″ section.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere the middle panels together and burnish well to secure the handle.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

To make the bottom of the box, cut a piece of card measuring 2 7/8″ x 5 7/8″ and score at 1/2″ on all 4 sides.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut the ends to make tabs, as shown.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Taper the edges of the tabs.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Apply double sided tape to the outside of all of the tabs

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Remove the tape backing from the small tabs and adhere them to the inside to make a tray.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Remove the backing from the rest of the tabs and adhere the tray to the inside of the box, wrapping it around the tray.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Stamp the image onto white card and colour with your chosen medium.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Use the accent stamps to add more elements, and colour them in.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!
Fussy cut the image.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut 2 pieces of contrasting patterned paper measuring 2 1/4″ x 5 5/8″. Punch a border and cut to lengths of 5 5/8″

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere them to the sides of the boxes

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut some scalloped circles and stitched circles and matt them together. If you don’t have circle dies, you can cut squares.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere the circle die to the side of the box and adhere the image, flat, onto it.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Stamp out more of the accessory stamps and colour. Again, cut some circles and scalloped circles to matt it

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Adhere it to the back of the box, as shown.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Pop your cards in the holders

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

You can use the other accent stamps to make a set.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Alternative magazine holder base. The top section of this is the same method as above.


Cut 2 pieces of white card measuring 7.5″ x 10″. Score on the 7.5″ side at 6″
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Flip it 90 degrees and score on the 10″ side at 2″ and 8″.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut from the bottom 1.5″ section on each of the 2″ score lines, up to the horizontal score line. Taper the edges, as shown.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

On the second piece, cut away both outside pieces of the 1.5″ section and tape the centre piece.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

To assemble (after decorative panels have been added.) Adhere the 2 long ends, and the 2 short ends.  together.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Fold in the side tabs. Fold down one of the long tabs, apply double sided tape to the inside of the other side and adhere to close the bottom.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

Cut a piece of card 5 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ and adhere to the inside of the box to make the bottom sturdier.

Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!
Decorate as desired.
Stamping Bella - DT Thursday - Create Magazine Style Card Holders with Sandiebella!

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!

10 Comments

  1. Tricia T says:

    What a fantastic project!! Thanks for sharing!!

  2. denise i says:

    love it! can’t wait to try this out! thanks!!

  3. BunnyD says:

    Great design and a handy thing to have! Love your embellishment on it.

  4. Vicky Pass says:

    Sandie these are awesome…love em!!!

  5. Susan says:

    I know what I’m doing this afternoon. How cute are these!

  6. Helen Gullett says:

    Totally love those beautiful and adorable boxes. Perfect way to use as gift. Thank you so much for the tutorial.

  7. Laura P. says:

    Another wonderful tutorial!! Your card holder is so cute!

  8. Leslieabella says:

    OUTSTANDING! I need to make one of these!

  9. Nancee Purdum says:

    Oh wow! These are beautiful! I’m definitely saving this one in my favorites! This would make great gifts! Thanks so much for sharing! 🙂

  10. Gail Plaskiewicz says:

    Wow, who knew you could do this? Great idea! Leave it up to you guys to come up with something so clever.

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