Pootles 6×6 Week #3 Slim Milk Carton Tutorial

Pootles 6×6 Week #3 Slim Milk Carton Tutorial

Pootles 6x6 Week #3 Slim Milk Carton Tutorial

I’m endlessly amazed at just how ‘big’ a box I can make with only a small piece of paper. Okay, that’s not meant to be ironic, but given the slender nature of yesterday’s project, it does surprise me that this box appears to be bigger even though the paper is the same size to start with….

Everyone loves a milk carton style box. They’re easy to make, look cute when stacked together and displayed, and the possibilities are endless with them!

And of course, milk carton type boxes are a great way to show off a gorgeous DSP and these 2 are rather lovely!

Pootles 6x6 Week #3 Slim Milk Carton Tutorial Stampin Detail


Pacific Point isn’t a colour I’d normally put with Very Vanilla, but that’s exactly what I’ve done here on one, and I think it looks rather fab!

I hope you enjoy my video, and perhaps you’ll show me your milk cartons too!

S xx


Dimensions when finished – 1-3/8 x 1-3/8 x 3-1/8″ (3.5 x 3.5 x 8cm)

Paper – 6 x 6″ (15.25 x 15.25cm)

Score on one side at 1-3/8, 2-3/4, 4-1/8, 5-1/2″ (3.5, 7, 10.5, 14cm)

Score on the other side at 1-3/8, 4-1/2, 5-1/2″ (3.5, 11.5, 14cm)


Products used and showcased

Cardstock scraps – Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Pacific Point

DSP – Go Wild, Pretty Petals

Stamp Set – Amazing Birthday, Homemade for You

Ink – Pacific Point, Wild Wasabi

Punches – 1″ Circle, 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle, 1-1/2″ Circle, 3-4″, Circle, 1-3/8″ Circle

Other – Glimmer Paper, Whisper White Baker’s Twine, Linen Thread, Clothes Pegs


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Sam Donald

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  1. Good morning ! What shall I admire first ? The DSP, the box ? Well, I frankly dont know which one because I admire everything. Thanks for sharing Sam x

  2. Christine says:

    Good afternoon Sam, Love both boxes, must try to make it later with the things I have in my collection.
    Thanks for sharing
    Christine xx

  3. Thank you so much for my surprise stamp set so unexpected and lovely the cards great too x

  4. Sam, I’m loving all of this little boxes you are making with the 6×6 DSP, they are just adorable and just perfect to give a small gift like some ear rings or a bracelet or even some sweeties.
    Thank you so much for making this videos Sam, they are an endless source of inspiration.

  5. hi Sam, love today’s box i am going to have a try at that soon! I love the pretty petals dsp and , like you, tend to use it for bags and boxes rather than cards. Thank you so much for the stamp set, i love it and am using it today in fact. Keep inspiring us!

  6. nina m.m. says:

    my box of boxes is getting full! love, love it all TFS

  7. Mary Jo says:

    Hi Sam. Lovely! I’m pretty sure the print was giraffe not cow!

  8. Kay Jantz says:

    Amazing, TFS!

  9. Teresa N says:

    Way to rock that stamp and the circle punches, Sam!

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