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Long Slender Chocolate Egg Boxes using Stampin’ Up! DSP

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Long Slender Chocolate Egg Boxes using Background DSP

How gorgeous are these? I made similar long slim cartons for chocolate eggs last year, but I used cardstock that I hand stamped. This year I fancied doing something a little different and because our amazing Background Stacks of DSP have all of our colours, there’s definitely one to match each foiled egg!

I’ve kept the measurements the same as the cardstock version, simply so that you can make them in either paper or cardstock, whichever you fancy.

I get my eggs from Amazon because I like the 1 kilo bags of them (hey, I’ve got 4 children and a sweet tooth of my own, it’s allowed….) but you can pick up smaller net bags of them in supermarkets easily enough. But you can also get eggs that have patterned foil decorations – chicks/bunnies etc, so that’s why I left the measurements as a cardstock size so that if you do find those types, you can hand stamp matching easter critters on them!!! (this is partly why I went with the Little Cuties stamp set, in case you were going for bunny characters!)

I love the look of them though and my boys have been eyeing them up for a while now. I wonder if I can hang onto them until Easter Sunday….?

S xx

Paper – 11 x 3.5″ (28 x 9cm)

Score on the LONG side at 0.5, 1.25, 9.75, 10.5″ (1, 3, 25, 27cm)

Score on the SHORT side at .75, 1.5, 2.25, 3″ (2, 4, 6, 8cm)

 

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Comments

  1. heather daniel says:

    Love your ideas and blog

  2. So lovely and good idea. Have a good day

  3. Anne Lumsden says:

    So cute and colourful.

  4. I made these boxes last year after your instructions- they were a big success❣

  5. Nannie Annie says:

    Love the look of these boxes. Will go and watch the video now. Thank you for sharing these.

  6. KAREN GARTLAND says:

    love this!! Just tried it, well sort of, I reduce the 11″ side to 5.5″ and made a tiny one that should hold six mini eggs. Can hopefully make one for all my daughters little friends Thanks Sam x

  7. Very cute, my son would like these. And I just got the In Color dsp stack! tfs!

  8. OMG!! These are Amazing…must try!
    Cristina
    thehouseoftheblackbirds.blogspot.it

  9. Awesome tutorial! Can’t wait to make these!

  10. Lisa Sylvia says:

    WOW, I love those, great idea for an Easter treat or any holiday treat.

  11. What an adorable little Easter treat. Thanks for another wonderful project and video.

  12. Going to have a go at these lovely boxes.my grandchildren will love them,thanks Sam xx

  13. Sheryl Sgarbossa says:

    adorable!! TFS

  14. I love this !!!

  15. I love this !!! I plan to make these for Easter. Thank you.

  16. Great for teacher gifts – always looking for new ideas. Thanks so much!!

  17. Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.

    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways, just wanted to say fantastic blog!

  18. Just made these only made a few adjustments…made them sliders..woukd lovevyo post pics.

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