Beautiful Butterfly Window Box Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Beautiful Butterfly Window Box Tutorial

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Beautiful Butterfly Window Box Tutorial

I adore what I do, and I adore sharing projects and ideas and new things. However, I equally love to revisit old projects and recreate them in different ways.

Today’s project is doing exactly that.

2 years ago, not long after I joined, a soap maker friend of mine, Suzanne from Scent Trail, asked me if I would make a box for her in a specific size. I wanted to leave a little hole in the box so that her customers could still smell the soap but without having to open it before they parted with their cash.

Well Suzanne went on to join my Stampin Up! and more than 2 years on, is still creating the most beautiful papercraft projects.

And it was while thinking of which project to revisit that I decided upon this one.

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Beautiful Butterfly Window Box Tutorial Window Detail

Now my original was designed to fold flat, because as a Soaper, Suzanne, and other soapers, do have storage issues to overcome – their soaps take up a lot of space! But my recent one has fixed sides.

And while I’ve punched out the hole in this one, I’ve sealed it with a window, but it’s up to you!

Anyway, I hope you like the project video today, and do check out Suzanne and the original project!

S xx


Dimensions when finished – 3.25 x 3.25 x 1″ (8.5 x 8.5 x 2.5cm)

Cardstock – 9.5 x 5.25″ (24.5 x 13.5cm)

Score on the LONG side at 1, 4.25, 5.25, 8.5″ (2.5, 11, 13.5, 22cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 1, 4.25″ (2.5, 11cm)


Products used and showcased –

Cardstock – Pool Party, Marina Mist, Whisper White, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper

Ink – Pool Party, Marina Mist

Stamp Set – Kinda Eclectic

Punch – Bitty Butterfly, Large Oval, Scallop Oval

Other – Basics Pearls, Whisper White Seam Binding Ribbon, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Window Sheets

I hope you enjoyed this project, please do use the hostess code to get free product! (hostess code shown in the top right of my blog for the current one!) Learn more HERE. If your order is over £150, please do not use this code as You become the hostess and get the Rewards!



Sam Donald

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. What a beautiful box – and such a great size, I will definitely give that one a try!

    Just checked my orders again. Now it says ‘shipped’ and I should get it by the end of today. I keep my fingers crossed…

  2. Ooh, I can’t wait to try this.

  3. Love this box, what a great idea to leave a little hole to smell the soaps or bath salts, thank you for the video Sam.

  4. Love it thanks.. Mm but Is it possible to request a paper craft?..

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