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Fold Flat Easy Stick Box Tutorial using Stampin’ Up! Supplies

Stampin’ Up! #1 Demonstrator Pootles – Fold Flat Easy Stick Box Tutorial using Stampin’ Up! Supplies

Happy Friday everyone!

Hurrah, a tutorial with reasonable lighting and everything in shot…. Thank goodness for LED light strips overhead and a blind fully on!

I have a lovely couple of boxes to share with you today, and I am so pleased with how lovely they both look! I’d planned for both of them to be Tutti Frutti, but my new Truly Tailored bundle arrived right before I was due to start filming, so I had to dive straight in! Literally! Not a single stamp prepped and I was in there!

The first box was paired with the Lemon Zest stamp set from the Annual catalogue and yes, I did some fussy cutting to keep the words from being too large over the lemon and lime slices, but with the manly True Gentleman box, I just had to use the matching punch. Oh I can see this one is going to be a great friend to me in my craft room!

And yes, as promised, it folds flat! Flat flat flat!!! And just one piece of adhesive tape is needed to seal it up. Yay for easy-stick and fold-flat…!

I also need to mention the button thing. I really cannot stand them. It’s a hideous phobia that I’m much better with now than I used to be, thanks to my children having them seemingly all over their uniforms, but they still set my fingers a-twitching and my skin prickles up…. I love how they look on a paper project, and will do my best to get one on there as I adore the look, but touching them is a different matter…

The first time I publicly mentioned this strange phobia, my friend Lynnette, a journalist and vintage fashionista, asked me to write a blog post for her on her Vintage Emporium Store website because she’d never heard of such a thing. So to save me explaining my phobia more, do feel free to have a read of this post from 2013, a few months before I joined Stampin’ Up!

Back to the project though, I hope you make one and get some fruit or some tailoring going on in your life.

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Cardstock – 8-1/4 x 11″ (If you use USA 8.5 x 11″ cardstock, keep it to that full size)    (21 x 28cm)

Score on the LONG side at 0.5, 2.5, 8.5, 10.5″ (1, 6, 22, 27cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 2, 4, 6, 8″ (5, 10, 15, 20cm)

DSP – 5.75 x 1.75″ (15.5 x 4.5cm)

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Sam Hammond Donald

#1 Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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Comments

  1. Just lovely!! Stampin Up should do some neutral or feminine stamps for the Tailored Tag Punch. Thanks Sam!

  2. Love box an paper, so glad corner punch working for you, It’s nice to give you a treat now a againXx

  3. Debbie Wicklund says:

    You joined Stampin’ Up in 2013? Wow! I cannot believe what you have accomplished in such a short time. It truly must be your passion. Thank you for all the wonderful ideas, like these adorable boxes.

  4. Dagmar Mosler says:

    beautiful box and the fold flat factor is the best – one can make and store them easily until use! Thanks!

  5. maggie litlle says:

    Sam,
    It’s ok. I can not touch screen, you know like what is in a window.
    Your work is amazing and thank you for the videos!!!

  6. Lisa Sylvia says:

    Very cute boxes..what a gorgeous cat, so sweet.

  7. Love your boxes. Thanks for the tip on cutting, I always struggle on which side to cut or straight down the scored line. Do you find cutting easier to cut before or after you burnish your score lines?

  8. Love, Love, Love your cat! It definitely adds a touch of reality to how we craft.

  9. Lorraine Turner says:

    Great foldable box for many different occasions and a quick to make box too! Always a bonus! :O)

  10. Very cute little box. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  11. Thanks for the share of your work, great clear information so enjoying all your idea’s ,big fan
    Cheers,
    Debra

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