Perpetual Birthday Calendar Hand Stamped Box Tutorial

Perpetual Birthday Calendar Hand Stamped Box Tutorial

Perpetual Birthday Calendar Hand Stamped Box Tutorial

Well what do you think to today’s box? All hand stamped by me and looking rather pretty I think!

I broke out the Perpetual Birthday Calendar stamp set to create the look and I’m thrilled with how it has all come out.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, if I never use the months in the stamp set, it doesn’t matter!

There are a couple of layers to the box, a little like a card really with it’s mats and layers, but I love it and how simple yet pretty it is!

Perpetual Birthday Calendar Hand Stamped Box Tutorial close up

Imagine it with the ‘splat’ image for boys….

Anyway, here’s the video for you, I hope you like it!

S xx

Dimensions when finished – 4 x 2.5 x 2″ (10 x 6.5 x 5cm)

Cardstock for box – 8 x 11″ (20 x 28cm)

Score on the LONG side at 2, 4.5, 6.5, 9″ (5, 11.5, 16.5, 23cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 2, 6″ (5, 15cm)



1 of 3.75 x 2.25″ (9.5 x 6cm)

2 of 3.75 x 1.75″ (9.5 x 4.5cm)

2 of 1.75 x 2.25″ (4.5 x 6cm)


WHITE panels

1 of 3.5 x 2″ (9 x 5.5cm)

2 of 3.5 x 1.5″ (9 x 4cm)

2 of 1.5 x 2″ (4 x 5.5cm)


Products used and showcased

Cardstock – Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, Marina Mist, Wisteria Wonder

Stamp Set – Perpetual Birthday Calendar

Ink – Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, Marina Mist, Wisteria Wonder

Ribbon – Wisteria Wonder and Whisper White Seam Binding Ribbon

Sam xx

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  1. Oh I love them Sam! One of my favourite stamp sets too! Greetings Iris xx

  2. This stampset really rocks !!! The box is HUGE as you said for many treats and I really like it ! Thanks for sharing x

  3. Love your stamped dsp!! The colors are perfect together, and love the box too! thx!!

  4. Love it! It’s beautiful!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!

  5. I love this set, the images are all so pretty and, you are right Sam, even if you don’t use the words for the months, the rest is just so worth it.
    Love your box, the size is fabulous, you can fit a lot of goodies in there.
    You did a fabulous job with the bow, looks great.
    Thank you for sharing.

  6. Annie Jasper says:

    Here’s another pretty example of how lucky we are that the papers and inks match so well. The effect is so nice! Now if I could only remember how to wrap the ribbon around the box so as to avoid the lump on the bottom so that the box will sit flat on the table. Does anybody remember? Thanks!

  7. fabulous box! I like the idea of stamping the background better than pattern paper.
    stamping sue

  8. Gorgeous!! I love that stamp set and, after seeing you use it so much, I just had to buy it. Take care

  9. lisa boorman says:

    gorgeous as always Sam thank you for sharing. As always you make it look stunning and your instructions are always so clear to follow, instead of stamping all the little pieces separately could you stamp a whole sheet of a4 then cut them or do you need to do them individually?

  10. Teresa N says:

    Just in time for my daughter’s birthday. She is getting a box full of aromatherapy products. This box will be perfect for bottles of essential oils. Big hug of thanks from Tucson.

  11. This box is absolutely perfect! I love its size! Love it! Thank you! Stampin Up used to have a stamp called Sprinkles. They are background stamps, much like the Perpetual Birthday stamps you use. I have it and it works superbly! Thanks again!

  12. Janette says:

    Love the set and what you have done with it. Thanks Sam xx


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