Friday, November 23, 2012

A Sweet Window Box by Toni Storie

Toni here today. 
It's my pleasure to bring you a fun treat box, made super easy with your Scor-Pal.  
I present you with a Window Box

Details  - Paper: Sweet Tooth White, SEI Winter Song; Accessories: Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, 1/8" circle punch, Pretties Kit rhinestone brads, Recollections rhinestones, stampin' dimensionals, Rounded Rectangle die (Verve), Rounded Scallop Frame die (Verve), white organdy ribbon, white grosgrain ribbon, Snowflakes #8 embossing folder, Spellbinders Create a Flake 2 dies; scallop edge punch,
paper snips.

The supplies that you will need are:

  • Scor-Pal
  • One piece of card stock or patterned paper, 9" x 6 3/4"
  • One piece of card stock or patterned paper, 1 1/2" x 6"
  • One piece of card stock or patterned paper, 1 1/2" x 9"
  • Acetate, 2 7/8" x 4 7/8"
  • Additional card stock for window frame
  • Scallop edge punch
  • Die cut for window (punch or craft knife would also work)
  • Painter's Tape
  • Scor-Tape
  • Other items for embellishment

Place your paper in your Scor-Pal with the 9" side up against the top fence as shown.  Score at 1", 4", 5" and 8".  I used patterned paper for my box base, so I placed it with the patterned side down

Turn your paper 90 degrees and score at 3/4" and 5 3/4". 

Again, turn your paper 90 degrees so that the 3/4" score is aligned with the top fence.  Cut out the top left and bottom left squares.  They are marked in the photo with an "X".

Cut on the 4", 5" and 8" score lines from the top and bottom edges to the first horizontal score line.  I trimmed in a triangle shape to help my box come together in a neater fashion later.

Scallop one edge of the 1 1/2" by 9" piece of card stock.  Decorate as desired.  I embossed mine with a snowflake patterned embossing folder.

Line the back of the 1 1/2" by 9" with Scor-Tape.  

Die cut window in front of your box.

Die cut frame from additional card stock.  Line the back of the frame with Scor-Tape

Peel the backing and adhere the frame around the die cut window in the front of the box.  With your Scor-Tool, burnish all score lines for your box. 

Open to the inside of the box.  Line the inside border of the window panel with Scor-Tape

Peel the backing off the tape and adhere the 2 7/8" by 4 7/8" piece of acetate.  Instead of acetate, you could use vellum or a piece of a report cover. 

With your Scor-Tape, line the 3/4" section of the paper.  Then peel the back and adhere down to the inside of the box. 

Scallop both edges of the 1 1/2" by 6" piece of paper.  I further decorated it by adhering two layers of ribbon with my Scor-Tape.  This will be your box handle. 

Adhere one end of the 1 1/2" by 6" piece to  one side panel of the box.  I used a 1/8" circle punch and a rhinestone brad to attach the box handle. 

Line 1" tab on the box side with Scor-Tape.  Peel the backing and adhere it to form the box.  Attach the other side of the box handle in the same fashion as the step above. 

On the bottom of box, line the small tabs with Scor-tape.  Peel the backing and fold them in first.  Fold the bottom of the box up. 

Line the top tab Scor-Tape.  Peel the backing off the tape and fold the tab down, finishing your box. 

Embellish and fill as desired.  I added a couple of die cut snowflakes with rhinestone centers.  Finally, I filled up with window box with the traditional Hershey's Kisses.

Thanks for hanging with me through the whole tutorial! 


Anonymous said...

Very, very nice. Thanks for sharing. I now have an idea for how to package things for my grandkids.

Cathy said...

great tutorial, nice box. TFS

Sandra H said...

Fabulous tutorial and thank you for sharing this x

Kristie Maynard said...

Adorable! Thanks for the tutorial, will be saving this for future use. So many uses for a little box like this one!

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