Way Back Wednesday – Pentagonal Treasure Chest Keepsake Box

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Way Back Wednesday – Pentagonal Treasure Chest Keepsake Box

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Way Back Wednesday - Pentagonal Treasure Chest Keepsake Box

Morning everyone!

Well I’m very excited to be sharing this project today. I’d sort of forgotten about it until my German demo friend Maria mentioned that she’d made one recently. Well, that was it! I had to make one myself too and I’m very pleased I did!

It’s a lot easier to make than you’d think, and although the paper is from 2-1/2 years ago in the summer of 2013, the switch up to add in the new Botanical Garden DSP and matching Botanical Builders die makes it very ‘now’ doesn’t it!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Way Back Wednesday - Pentagonal Treasure Chest Keepsake Box Open

Black is such an elegant colour, and with the tiny splashes that the flowers make, I love how this new ‘modern’ treasure chest has turned out.

I hope you enjoy my trip down memory lane this week.

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Cardstock – 10.5 x 8″ (26.5 x 20cm)

Score along length at 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10″ (5, 10, 15, 20, 25cm)

Score along short side at 2 and 6″ (5, 15cm)

DSP measures 1.75 x 3.75″ (4.5 x 9.5cm)

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Sam Hammond Donald

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. Ooh, I remember this. It’s so pretty with the new paper.

  2. Anne Lumsden says:


  3. I so remember making this one Sam….into a chocolate coin filled treasure chest for my Nephew!!!! It is an AWESOME project and I LURVE the new twist ooxx

  4. Cute box. Will you be doing the soap box?

  5. That is absolutely stunning!

  6. Amazing…I want to make one just now!!!

  7. Darling treasure box!!!!

  8. Marie Campagna says:

    You are a genius. Great job. I really love your treasure chest

  9. Renee McClintock says:

    Loved this project. Thank you for really explaining the gluing on the sides. Without it, I would have been really lost. I can’t wait to make one for my daughter. She will love it!!

  10. Love this box. Thank you

  11. Hi Sam,

    I made this box last night, but with a twist. I made it masculine instead of feminine. I had some old wood grain dsp and turned it into a treasure chest, with a brad to open it. I have another idea of turning it into a ( piggy) bank by gluing the lip and cutting a slit in the back portion of the lid. what do you think…Ann

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