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Thursday with Sandiebella: Oddball Mending Hearts Valentine’s Gift Box Tutorial

Happy Thursday! Sandiebella has a gorgeous step by step tutorial for us today…

Oddball Mending Hearts Valentine’s Gift Box


White card
Valentine’s themed designer papers
Scoring board and bone folder
Adhesives – double sided tape, wet glue, foam tape

How to:

Cut white card:
(1x) 6-3/8″ x 7-3/8″ – scored at 1.5″ on all sides
(1x) 6.5″ x 8″ – scored at 0.75″ and 1.5″ on all four sides.
(1x) 3-3/8″ x 4-7/8″
Cut paper:
(2x) 1-3/8″ x 4.75″
(2x) 1-3/8″ x 3-3/8″
(2x) 3/8″ x 4-7/8″
(2x) 3/8″ x 3-3/8″
(1x) 4-7/8″ x 3-3/8″ (inside lid)
Stamp Oddball Mending Hearts onto white card and colour using your preferred medium. Trim the paper down to approx. 2-7/8″ x 4-3/8″
Set aside.

Score the card as above.

On the box base, cut up on all 4 score lines and make tabs from each corner.

For the box lid, cut away the 3 outer squares in each corner, and make a tab from the fourth section. Taper in all the edges.

Adhere the paper layers to the base, then apply wet glue to each corner and fold up to form the box shape.

Repeat with the box lid, folding down the outer sections as shown.

Ensure the lid fits.

Adhere the image to the top of the box. Use cut outs from the designer papers to decorate.

Stamp the sentiment from Love Sentiments onto a piece card approx. 3-3/8″ x 3″. Adhere the paper layer inside then adhere the sentiment to it. Decorate with cut outs.

Fill the box with candy hearts or a small gift.

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