Creativity Abounds Blog Hop - Gift Packaging

Welcome to our Creativity Abounds Blog Hop. We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world who are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can inspire you to make creations of your own. You may be starting here or you may have come from someone else's blog - either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed - so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin' Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin' Up!® teams. 

Here's our amazing Creativity Abounds Design Team! Welcome back to Narelle Fasulo!

Our theme this month is "Gift Packaging". My project today uses the 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Acetate Card Boxes.  These boxes are amazing to put cards in to give away or to decorate and included chocolate or other gifts.  Add a Belly Band and a tag and it's a perfect gift!

  1. Fold on the score lines for the Acetate Card box and put card box together.
  2. Cut Designer Series Paper 5 3/8" x 5 3/4" (14.3 cm x 14.6cm)
  3. Score at 2 1/2", 3" and 3 1/2" (6.3cm, 7.5cm, 8.7cm)
  4. Fold on score lines and adhere one side to the other of the fold
  5. Insert into the card box
  6. Cut Evening Evergreen card stock 1 7/8" x 4" (10.2 cm x 4.7 cm) and score at 1/2" and 3 1/2" (1.2 cm and 9 cm).
  7. Fold on score lines and insert into the narrow slot of Designer Series Paper in box
  8. Fill with goodies!
  9. Cut 2 pieces of Evening Evergreen 1 1/4" x 7" (3 cm x 17.5 cm).  
  10. Score at 3 1/2", 4 1/4", 8 3/4" and 9 3/8" (9cm, 10.5 cm, 22.3 cm and 24 cm).
  11. Wrap around card box and adhere together using Tear and Tape adhesive
  12. Cut Gold Foil 1" x 4 1/4" (2.5 cm x 10.8 cm)
  13. Adhere to belly band
  14. Cut tag using largest Tailor Made Tag die from Basic White card stock
  15. Stamp image using Evening Evergreen ink.
  16. Cut Designer Series Paper 3/4" x 1 3/4" (2 cm x 4.4 cm)
  17. Cut Gold Foil 1/2" x 1 3/4" (1 cm x 4.4 cm)
  18. Adhere Gold Foil to Designer Series Paper.
  19. Adhere to the Tag
  20. Cut 4" ribbon and insert into Tag
  21. Tie Gold Cord around ribbon and tie a bow.
  22. Adhere to the belly band using Dimensionals
  23. Adhere Gilded Gems or Garden Gems.

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