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February 16, 2008

Damask Gift Box Tutorial

While working on another project with the Damask image, I realized my score marks were not in the right place, so I improvised and came up with a template for a box, rather than throw the pieces on my recycle pile.

Here's the finished view - the box uses the Damask image and Many Sentiments both from Flourishes. To add some depth to my brocade blue card stock I used the Faux Denim technique from a past issue of the TJNL.

Here's the dimensions for the lid (click to enlarge

Cut your card stock to 5" x 3 3/4"
score 1/2" on all sides
Cut on the bold lines as indicated

You can use your fiskars scoring blade, I used my Mini Scor-It from Betsy at Innovative Stamp Creations.

Dimensions for the bottom (click to enlarge)

Cut card stock 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Score 13/16" on all sides
Cut as indicated

I used sticky strip on my tabs so that my box would hold securely in place.


Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Gorgeous box, Lisa and a great tutorial!!! Thanks!!!

Orion Designs said...

What a lovely box Lisa. I think I'll try to make one of these myself!


Kerry D-C said...

My oh my! What a pretty pretty box! I wonder what could fit in there for me?! ;)

flourishes said...

Great tutorial...love your photos and examples. Now I MUST make one for Easter treats!

Merlyn said...

Thanks for the tutorial Lisa.. Very eaay and simple one.. I tried one gift box using this template. Do visit my blog and give your comments. Here is my blog address :


Thanks :)

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