Thursdays with Sandiebella

Hiya sistahs, happy Thursday with Sandiebella !

Today Sandiebella teaches us how to make a 

Curvy Girl Loves Tea -Teabag Dispenser


Designer paper
Scoring board, bone folder, pencil, ruler.
Craft knife
Selection of die cuts for embellishing
How to:
Stamp Curvy Girl Loves Tea onto white card, colour using your preferred medium then fussy cut around the outline. Set aside to work on the teabag dispenser.
Dispenser base: 

Cut two pieces of card measuring 6″ x 9.5″. Score both pieces on the short side at 2.75″ and 5.5″, and on the long side at 2.75″

Cut up along the score lines of the 2.75″ section and then remove the 0.5″ section as shown below. Repeat for the second piece of card.

Apply adhesive to one of the 0.5″ tabs and adhere the two pieces of card together.

With the 0.5″ section on the right, cut away the second 2.75″ section.

To make the slot for the teabags, measure up approx 3/8″ (depending on the thickness of your teabags) above the removed 2.75″ section, and cut

Apply adhesive to the 0.5″ tab, fold down and adhere the opposite end, making the box shape.

Assemble the box without adhesive, holing it in place, to ensure the teabag slot is big enough.

For the box layers, cut three pieces of card measuring 6-7/8″ x 2-5/8″ and one piece at 6.5″ x 2-5/8″

For the lid, cut a piece of card measuring 6-7/8″ square. Score on all four sides at 1″ and 2″

On one side, cut away the three outer squares in each corner and make a tab from the remaining square. On the opposite side, cut away all  four squares and the outer 1″ section. Taper the edges of the remaining 1″ section as this will slide inside the box.

Cut four pieces of white card measuring 7/8″ x 2.75″ and four pieces of paper measuring 0.75″ x 2-5/8″ Adhere the paper pieces to the card.

Adhere three of the pieces to the inner 1″ section of the lid.

Apply adhesive to the outside of the tabs and adhere inside the adjacent 1″ sections. Apply adhesive to the inside of the outer 1″ sections, then fold down and burnish well.

Adhere the panels on the dispenser base.

Apply adhesive to the outside of the back bottom flap and the inside of the side bottom flaps. Fold in the back, then each side. Use a bone folder to burnish through the teabag slot.

Cut a piece of card measuring 3.25″ square, another layer of card measuring 3-1/8″ square, and some contrasting paper measuring 3″. Adhere them all together and then centre the box on it.

Ensure the edges of the lid tab are tapered well.

Apply adhesive to the outside of the tab, then adhere to the inside of the box.

Adhere the remaining lid panel to the back of the box .

Stamp the sentiment on to white card then cut out using a circle day. Create two layers for the sentiment.

Apply foam tape to the back.

Cut some larger circle layers and adhere the sentiment to them .

Cut a piece of card measuring 2.75″ square and a piece of paper measuring 2-5/8″ square and adhere to the top of the lid. Adhere the circles on top of them.

Create a panel for the box front.

Decorate and then adhere Curvy Girl Loves Tea using foam tape.

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Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!



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