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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Big Shot Petal Card Box

Someone mentioned that they had made a box using the Petal Card Die for the Big Shot. I had to figure out how it was made, so I set to work. Turns out it wasn't too difficult and I am very pleased with the result.

Stampin' Up! products used:
Big Shot Die Cut Machine, item #113439
Petal Card BigZ Die, item #113467
Flower, Daisies #2 BigZ Die, item #114520
Standard Premium Crease Pad, item #113476 (recommended for the BigZ dies with folds)
SNAIL Adhesive, item #104332
Pop-Up Glue Dots, item #103683
1/2" Circle Paper Punch, item #104390
Whisper White Organza 5/8" ribbon, item #114319
1 piece 12x12" card stock of your choice for the petal card -- cut into four 6 x 6" pieces
2 pieces 6 x 6" card stock for the flowers

The 4 petal cards were cut out, then lined up side by side to make the box. I glued them together by attaching the petals. The bottom is folded just like the card would of been. I used the small circle punch for the top and tied with a ribbon. The daisies were attached with the Pop-Up Glue Dots to the box ... the layers of the daisies was done with SNAIL to layer them and keep them together.

Thought this would be a great gift box idea, a small Easter Basket, or a candy box. Lots of possibilities and could be personalized easily using stamps, flowers, brads, and other embellishments.

I really use my Big Shot Die Cut Machine a great deal. It's fun to be creative with it and to think outside the box with what can be done with the dies. I have shown a card on my blog earlier that used the Petal Die, CLICK HERE to view. It's the 2nd photo.

UPDATE: Just put a video tutorial on my blog that shows how this box is made. CLICK HERE to view the tutorial.

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Gramma said...

I really don't understand how you come up with all these neat ideas... but keep on keepin' on!

Teri Barefoot said...

Last summer I spend all of June and July cutting and gluing 250 of these boxes with the flowers on the top from the Tags, Bags, Boxes & More cart. they were so pretty I bought a stamp with my son's name and his wife's (now) name on it and the date of the wedding I did them in brown with gold ink and then like a buff tan with a dark brown ink on it they turned out pretty good, I wish I had some I didn't get any of these I should have kept one of each
So always keep one for yourself if you are making a lot
I know I will

tesa said...

hello I just leave a comment on your Youtube video, I really love it. My grandaughter's first birthday is fast approaching somight as well make some of this for her giveaways, again thank you very much,you just gave me an idea how to make cute neat boxes.

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