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Tutorial: Moonbeam Meadow Gift Box

Finished box
Supplies:
This project is made from a sheet of A3 Centura Pearl card which has been trimmed to approx. 30cm x 30cm.
Centura Pearl card has been used to give the box stability.
The finished box measures 22cm x 10cm x 4cm.

Directions:

Step 1

Step 1: Centura Pearl card measures approx 29.8cm wide. Working from the top score line of your Big Score Board, score the card 4cm in from each edge of card.

Step 2

Step 2: Turn your card and score on the vertical at 2cm, 6cm, 16cm, 20cm. Fold and score all lines.

Step 3

Step 3: Begin your box construction by cutting bottom tabs as shown.

Step 4

Step 4: Turn your card and remove pieces shown to create box lid and flap.

Step 5

Step 5: Print out your Moonbeam Meadow Christmas designer paper sheet from the CD-ROM to create the panels for your box. Satin Smooth Printer Paper was used for this.

The panels should measure:
21cm x 9cm for front and back of box.
21cm x 3cm for lid and 9cm x 3cm for each side

For this project a topper has been selected from the Moonbeam Meadow Christmas CD-ROM. This was printed on watercolour card and placed on a mat of Centura Pearl Platinum card on the front of the box.

Step 6

Step 6: Add adhesive to box bottom flaps and attach these to the inside of the flaps on the back of the box.

Step 7

Step 7: Apply adhesive to the front flaps of the box and fold into place over the back folds.

Step 8

Step 8: Here's how the box looks when bottom and side folds are glued.

Step 9

Step 9: The box construction with topper.

Step 10

Step 10: Fold down top of box.

Step 11

Step 11: Decorate as desired.

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