Gift Box

Did you know that in many cultures, the Ladybug represents love, prosperity, and good luck? When I found that out, I knew I had to add one to the Tag on my friend’s gift. I picked the “sweet friend” sentiment today and our Acetate Box as it’s the perfect size for the gift I’m giving. With any of the other six sentiments in this set, I’ll be ready to decorate more Acetate Boxes for all my gift-giving needs … PERFECT!

SUPPLIES

Stamps:
RETIRING – Oval Occasions (cling 154477) *
* purchase this stamp set and the coordinating Double Oval Punch as a BUNDLE (156261) and save 10% – RETIRING

Ink:
Memento (132708)

Paper (including Cutting Dimensions):
Daffodil Delight Cardstock [CS] (119683) scrap
Gorgeous Grape Cardstock [CS] (146987) scrap
Highland Heather Cardstock [CS] (146986) scrap
RETIRING – True Love Designer Series Paper [DSP] (154281) Polka Dots 3” x 8.5”

Accessories:
3/8″ Sheer Ribbon – Gorgeous Grape (154572) 18”
RETIRING – Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack (154579) scrap
RETIRING – Heart Charms (154282)
RETIRING – Ladybug Trinkets (154299)
Double Oval Punch 154242) *
Essential Tag Punch (153607)
3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ Acetate Card Boxes (150428)
Emery Board
1/8” Hand-held Punch

Basic Supplies:
Bone Folder (102300)
Clear Block G (118489)
Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
Stampin’ Seal (152813)
Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Simply Shammy (147042) or Stampin’ Scrub (126200)
Stampin’ Mist Stamp Cleaner (153648)
Grid Paper (130148) or Small Grid Paper (149621)
Paper Snips (103579)
Paper Trimmer (152392)

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Stamp your message on Daffodil CS with Memento ink; cut out a small oval with Punch.
2. From Heather CS, cut out scallop oval with Punch; cut out Tag from Gorgeous Grape CS.
3. Use Emery Board to rough up the back of Heart Charm.
4. Assemble the Box; wrap Box with DSP. Crease edges with your fingers; burnish creases with Bone Folder. Wrap DSP around the box; add Seal to overlap area, and glue ends together.
5. Adhere Heather Oval to Grape Tag with Seal; add Daffodil Oval with Seal. Attach Ladybug with Glue Dot; add Heart with Liquid Glue. Cut a hole with Hand-held Punch; add a Twine loop. (See Photo 1).
6. Insert Gift in Box.
7. Wrap Box with Grape Ribbon; add Tag and tie Bow.

INTERNATIONAL

Daffodil Delight A4 Cardstock [CS] (121680) scrap
Gorgeous Grape A4 Cardstock [CS] (147011) scrap
Highland Heather A4 Cardstock [CS] (147010) scrap
RETIRING – True Love Designer Series Paper [DSP] (154281) Polka Dots 7.5cm x 22cm

3/8″ Sheer Ribbon – Gorgeous Grape (154572) 46cm

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