Card Holder Gift Box with unseasonal seasonal paper? VIDEO

Well, someone had to do it, didn’t they? Take a whole load of seasonally styled paper and throw a spanner in the works. Yes, that would be me.

I confess, I’m the one who looks at a paper and then digs right down into the inner depths to see how it could be used elsewhere.

Pootles Stampin Up UK Card Gift Box 3

So, these two boxes are decorated with DSP from the very Autumnal,  and initially manly-looking, Sweater Weather papers and the Seasons of Style Christmas paper.

Pootles Stampin Up UK Card Gift Box 2

Would you be able to tell?

I don’t think so!

So, of course, it’s Monday, so that means it’s video day. What do you do *awaits chorus of * Clickety Click HERE!

Pootles Stampin Up UK Card Gift Box

But as ever, here are the details for you as to how to cut and score the box –


Cardstock 29.7 x 21

Score along the length at 10.2, 12.5, 23.8, 26

Score along the short at 2.2, 18.7

DSP Slim 15.5 x 2.8

DSP Main 15.5 x 7


Cardstock 11.75 x 8.25

Score along the length at 4, 4 7/8, 9 3/8, 10 2/8

Score along the short at 7/8, 7 3/8

DSP Slim 6.25 x 1.25

DSP Main 6.25 x 2.75

Products used and showcased –

Cardstock – Naturals White, Whisper White, Pistachio Pudding

Designer Series Paper – Sweater Weather, Seasons of Style

Ink – Blushing Bride, Cherry Cobbler

Punches – Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch

Embellishments – Cherry Cobbler Stitched Edge Grosgrain Ribbon, Blushing Bride Chevron Ribbon, Blushing Bride Buttons, Cherry Cobbler Buttons, Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine, Early Espresso Bakers Twine

Other – Stampin’ Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Paper Snips, Sponges, Snail Adhesive, Tombow

And today’s question is…. What non-seasonal seasonal things do you do? We have a tiny sprig of (fake!) mistletoe that hangs in our hallway and has done for about 6 years…

Sam x

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a catalogue, please feel free to contact me, and if you’re thinking of joining Stampin’ Up! and my team of Pootlers (that’s them over there on the left!) I’d most definitely like to hear from you! I have a YouTube channel (over there on the left!) and you can find me by searching PootlesPapercraft, Pootles Paper Craft or Pootles Papercraft! (I like the variety!)

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