Botanical Gardens Pretty Box Tutorial – Fits Loads…!!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Botanical Gardens Pretty Box Tutorial – Fits Loads…!!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Botanical Gardens Pretty Box Tutorial - Fits Loads...!! Open

Don’t you just love a box that is so versatile that it fits lots of things???

I have to confess, I didn’t design it to perfectly fit one of our smaller punches, that was luck of the draw and total fluke. It was designing it for the shape and to show off the paper, the rest is a wonderful bi-product!

So this is definitely one for you if you like to gift craft supplies. It fits the punch, but also 2 of our Clear Blocks as well. And 2 of the most popular ones at that!

It also fits half a dozen mini dime bars (the ones you get from ikea!) and 2 tins of Vaseline Lip Balm.

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Botanical Gardens Pretty Box Tutorial - Fits Loads...!!

I’m sure you could fit loads more in it, but I was running out of desk space, but that’s quite a lot to be going on with!!!

I hope you have a moment to have a go at making one.

S xx

Dimensions when finished – 4 x 2 x 1″ (10 x 5 x 2.5cm)

Cardstock – 6 x 6.5″ (15 x 16.5cm)

Score on the LONG side at 2, 3, 5, 6″ (4, 7.5, 12.5, 15cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 1, 5″ (2.5, 12.5cm)

DSP – 0.75 x 1.75″ (2), 1.75 x 3.75″ (2), 0.75 x 3.75″ (1)           2 x 4.5cm (2), 4.5 x 9.5cm (2), 2 x 9.5cm (1)

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Sam Hammond

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. Lovely, useful little box sam, thank you, as always!

  2. Love it can’t wait to try this one

  3. Cute box, Thank you for sharing.

  4. Amazing! As always…

    That is one beautiful and versatile little box Sam, it’s amazing that you can fit one of those small SU punches in there, what a great way to give this as a gift!!!
    I’m off to make one, woo hoo!!
    Thank you for sharing.
    Big hugs,

  6. Oh, I forgot to ask you…..Is that gorgeous watch you’re wearing from South Hill? It’s just STUNNING!!!!!

  7. Cheryl Hicks says:

    Hello from the US! I just LOVE your posts! I have made so many of your projects, and I can’t wait to try these little boxes. You are so creative!! Enjoy your week! ~ Cheryl

  8. Gloria Westerman says:

    What a prefect little box…super simple…which is what I like…thank you so much for sharing…

  9. And another stunning box – thanks Sam! Off to go and make a few. You are a super star!

  10. I love this box. I need a box that is 3/4″ taller and 1 1/2″ less in width. Wish me luck!

  11. I love this box! Think decorate it for St. Patrick’s Day and fill with some peppermint patties. 🙂 As always, thanks for sharing!

  12. What a great box have just finished making it so very easy
    Great for tiny Easter eggs
    You have excelled as always
    Love everything you make

  13. Corinne says:

    Hi Sam,
    Love your box. I made it, and I noticed that while you said score on the long side at 4cm, it should be at 5cm.
    Have a nice day,

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