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Handmade Box and Bow

Handmade Box and Bow

My blog today is about a Handmade Box and Bow project I completed recently. I used the Boughs of Holly Designer Series Paper. Shop Link Here

The finished size of the box is 4″ x 4-1/2″ x 1″ (Specific to my gift). I will also detail measurements for a
4-1/2″ X 4-1/2″ x 1″ box.

The link to the Facebook Replay on YouTube is at the end of the blog.

A lovely little gift for customers or friends and family. This gift has a bangle inside so perfect Christmas gift.

Measurements: for 4.5″ x 4″

  • Cut a piece of 12 x 12 DSP in half as one sheet will make two treat boxes
  • Long side at top score at 1″ – 5-1/2″, 6-1/2″ and 11″
  • Short side to top score at 1″ and 5″
  • With long side to top, cut up the four score lines at bottom. Do same on opposite side.
  • Cut little wedges from the sides of the smaller glue tab sections.
  • Fold and burnish all score lines
  • Glue together using the YouTube tutorial as a guide.
  • Mat for top, and inside lid, inside base measures: 4-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ – You need 3
  • Mat two for on mat one measures: 4″ x 3-1/2″ – You need 3
  • Adhere mats
  • Hand stamp your tissue paper and wrap your gift – place inside box
  • Use a 20″ piece of ribbon to secure your box closed
  • Now on to the handmade paper bow.

For the bow you will need:

  • 3 pieces of DSP 1″ x 8″
  • 3 pieces of DSP 1 ” x 7″
  • 3 pieces of DSP 1/2″ x 6″

Please refer to the YouTube video for instructions.

Measurements for 4.5″ x 4.5″ x 1″ box:

  • Cardstock @ 12” x 6-1/2
  • Mat one for top @ 4-1/4
  • Patterned paper mat two @ 4”
  • long side to top score at:   1” –  5-1/2”  –  6-1/2”  –  11”
  • short side to top score at: 1” and 5-1/2”

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